Skip to main content


Amended service between Mirfield and Dewsbury from Saturday 30 December to Tuesday 2 January 

See all service disruptions

Engineering work details

Starts 30 Dec 2023 to 02 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Manchester Victoria and Leeds via Dewsbury

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh and

between Manchester stations and Hull / Scarborough


Engineering work is taking place between Mirfield and Dewsbury, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​


Trains in both directions between Manchester Victoria and Leeds via Dewsbury will be diverted to run via Halifax and Bradford Interchange, and will not call at Brighouse, Dewsbury, Batley and Morley.

Buses will be provided between Halifax and Leeds via Dewsbury and Brighouse.

Please note Northern do not operate a service via this route on Sunday 31 December.

TransPennine Express:

On Saturday and Sunday, buses replace trains between Huddersfield and Leeds.

Check before you travel: 

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.