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 TransPennine Express service to / from Middlesbrough from 18:00 Saturday 13 and all day Sunday 14 October

Start date
13/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Northallerton and Thornaby closing some lines.


The 21:57 Middlesbrough to Leeds and 22:43 Middlesbrough to York services will be diverted to start from Darlington. A replacement coach will run from Middlesbrough to Northallerton (via Thornaby and Yarm) to connect with these trains.

The 18:47 and 19:47 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough services will be diverted to terminate at Darlington. A replacement coach will run from Northallerton to Middlesbrough via Yarm and Thornaby.


Until early afternoon, services between Manchester / York and Middlesbrough will operate to an amended timetable.

Trains will be diverted to operate via Darlington and will not call at Yarm but will call additionally at Eaglescliffe.

Trains from Middlesbrough and Thornaby towards York will depart up to 22 minutes EARLIER than normal.

Customers to / from Yarm are advised to use the nearby stations of Eaglescliffe or Allens West for services to / from Middlesbrough or Darlington / York.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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