Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service between Manchester and Leeds on Sunday 14 October

Start date
14/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria and Leeds / York / Scarborough / Newcastle

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place in the Manchester Victoria area and between Manchester Victoria  and Huddersfield, closing various lines.

A revised timetable will be in operation across the North trans-Pennine route. Reduced frequency service between Manchester (Piccadilly) and Leeds.

No TPE services at Manchester Victoria or Manchester Oxford Road.

Trains will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via an alternative route (reduced frequency) adding approx 15 minutes to journeys.

Coaches will replace trains between Huddersfield and Leeds via the Dewsbury route, calling at all intermediate stations.

There will be no service to / from Liverpool Lime Street (also Newton-le-Willows and Lea Green)*.

Customers for Liverpool will need to travel via and change trains at Manchester Piccadilly using services provided by other operators between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool.

* The 19:46 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street service runs but will be further diverted and will call additionally at Stalybridge and Manchester Piccadilly.

* The 09:19 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will diverted to start from Liverpool Lime Street at 08:42.

Customers for Manchester Airport will need to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly.

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Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.