Changes to train times

 

Northern services during Christmas and New Year 2019/20

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Northern will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Monday 23 December

 

Normal level of service.

Due to Engineering work taking place between Blackrod and Salford Crescent, closing all lines on Monday evening, the 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, not calling at stations between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton.

Also, the 23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted, not calling at Blackrod, Adlington or Buckshaw Parkway. A replacement bus will run between Horwich Parkway and Blackpool North, calling at all booked stations.

Tuesday 24 December

 

Due to engineering work taking place between Blackrod and Salford Crescent, closing all lines on Tuesday morning, the 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, not calling at stations between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton. The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted, not calling at stations via Bolton. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston via Bolton.

On all Northern routes, from 19:00 onwards train services will start to be withdrawn, and after 21:00 most services will not run. Please check before you travel to ensure you can complete your journey.

Wednesday 25 December

 
No service.

Thursday 26 December

 

No service.

Friday 27 December

 

Some early morning trains will not run, or will start from a station further down the line. If you wish to travel before 08:00 please check before you travel.

Due to engineering work, buses replace trains all day between Leeds and Horsforth.

Saturday 28 December

 
Due to engineering work, buses replace trains all day between Leeds and Horsforth.

Sunday 29 December

 
Due to engineering work, buses replace trains all day between Leeds and Horsforth.

Monday 30 December

 

Due to engineering work in various locations, some late night trains will be revised. Details of the affected trains can be found here

Tuesday 31 December

 

Due to engineering work in various locations, some very early morning trains will be revised. Details of the affected services can be found here

From 19:00 onwards train services will start to be withdrawn, and after 21:00 most services will not run.

Please check before you travel to ensure you can complete your journey.

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

There will be no Northern service all day on routes in the Tyne Tees region.

On other Northern routes, some early morning trains will not run, or will start from a station further down the line. If you want to travel before 08:00 please check before you travel.

Due to engineering work in various locations, some late night trains will be revised. Details of the affected trains can be found here

Thursday 2 January

 
Due to engineering work in various locations, some early morning and late night trains will be revised. Details of the affected trains can be found here

Last updated:   09 October 2019