Changes to train times

 

TransPennine Express services during Christmas and New Year 2019/20

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

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Monday 23 December

 

Normal service.

Tuesday 24 December

 

Train services on all routes will finish early on Tuesday evening:

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester   Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

20:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.
23:30 Manchester Airport to Sheffield will not run.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

17:24 Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh:
18:11 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street:
20:30 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport:
All will terminate at Newcastle.

19:30 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street:
19:38 Manchester Airport to Redcar Central:
21:34 Scarborough to Manchester Airport:
22:45 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly:
All will terminate at York.

20:34 Scarborough to Manchester Airport:
22:39 Manchester Airport to York:
Both will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

21:08 Hull to Liverpool Lime Street:
Will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

The following services will not run:

20:24 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle
22:08 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
23:08 Hull to Leeds
22:06 & 23:08 Liverpool to York
23:40 Manchester Airport to York
22:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Hull
23:00 & 23:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Huddersfield
22:52 & 23:54 Huddersfield to Leeds local stopping services
22:46 & 23:47 Leeds to Huddersfield local stopping services
23:07 Redcar Central to York

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

20:07 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh:
21:06 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central:
Both services will terminate at Preston.

20:11 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport:
Will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

21:01 Glasgow Central to Preston:
22:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport:
23:10 Manchester Airport to Carlisle:
All services will not run.

Wednesday 25 December

 

No service.

Thursday 26 December

 

No service.

Friday 27 December

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

03:25 Sheffield to Manchester Airport will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

02:47 York to Manchester Airport will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

00:08 Newcastle to Manchester Airport:
00:38 Manchester Airport to York:
Both services will not run.

04:22 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh will start from Newcastle.

06:15 Manchester Airport to Newcastle will start from Manchester Victoria.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Due to there being no electric powered route available into / out of Edinburgh (TransPennine Express trains on this route are all electric trains), services will be replaced by coaches between either Carlisle, Lockerbie and Edinburgh or between Lockerbie and Edinburgh extending journey times by up to 90 minutes.

In addition, the 04:22 Glasgow Central and 05:48 Carlisle to Liverpool Lime Street services will start from Preston.

Saturday 28 December

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Saturday service.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Saturday service.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Due to the overhead electricity supply being unavailable between Carstairs and Edinburgh, TransPennine Express services will be replaced by coaches between Lockerbie and Edinburgh extending journey times by up to 90 minutes. Selected services will be replaced by coaches between Carlisle, Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

An alternative service is available between Edinburgh and Manchester (operates via York).

It is believed that the other West Coast operator (formerly Virgin Trains) will run a limited service to / from Edinburgh via an alternative (non electric) route. However these services are expected to be extremely busy.

Sunday 29 December

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Sunday service.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Sunday service.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Sunday service to and from Glasgow Central.

Due to the overhead electricity supply being unavailable between Carstairs and Edinburgh, TransPennine Express services will be replaced by coaches between Lockerbie and Edinburgh extending journey times by up to 90 minutes. Selected services will be replaced by coaches between Carlisle, Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

An alternative service is available between Edinburgh and Manchester (operates via York).

It is believed that the other West Coast operator (formerly Virgin Trains) will run a limited service to / from Edinburgh via an alternative (non electric) route. However these services are expected to be extremely busy.

09:05 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central: Will terminate at Carlisle with a replacement coach provided calling at Lockerbie (12:10) and Motherwell (13:25).

11:05 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport: Will start from Carlisle. A replacement coach will run from Glasgow Central departing at 09:55 to Carlisle to connect with this train calling at Motherwell at 10:25 and Lockerbie at 11:40.

Monday 30 December

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Normal service.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Normal service, subject to some late night retimings and the following changes:

23:08 Liverpool Lime Street to York will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield at 00:43 (Tue) to Dewsbury connecting off the train.

23:47 Leeds to Huddersfield, and 23:54 Huddersfield to Leeds services WILL NOT RUN and will be replaced by coaches throughout.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Normal service.

Tuesday 31 December

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Normal service, except:

03:24 Sheffield to Manchester Airport will depart 6 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:18.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Normal service, subject to some early morning and late night retimings and the following changes:

  • 00:08 Newcastle to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 22 minutes later than normal at 03:03.
  • 02:47 York to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal at 04:11.
  • 02:42 Manchester Piccadilly to York will depart Huddersfield 06 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:44.
  • 04:22 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh will depart Huddersfield 20 minutes EARLIER than normal at 05:11.
  • 23:08 Liverpool Lime Street to York will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield at 00:43 (Wed) to Dewsbury connecting off the train.
  • 23:47 Leeds to Huddersfield, and 23:54 Huddersfield to Leeds services WILL NOT RUN and will be replaced by coaches throughout.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Normal service, except:

19:07 & 21:06 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services will not call at Motherwell.

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Normal service, except:

03:24 Sheffield to Manchester Airport will depart 6 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:18.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Normal service, subject to some early morning and late night retimings and the following changes:
00:08 Newcastle to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 22 minutes later than normal at 03:03.
02:47 York to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal at 04:11.
02:42 Manchester Piccadilly to York will depart Huddersfield 06 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:44.
04:22 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh will depart Huddersfield 20 minutes EARLIER than normal at 05:11.
23:08 Liverpool Lime Street to York will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield at 00:43 (Thu) to Dewsbury connecting off the train.
23:47 Leeds to Huddersfield, and 23:54 Huddersfield to Leeds services WILL NOT RUN and will be replaced by coaches throughout.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Due to the overhead electricity supply being unavailable between Carstairs and Edinburgh, TransPennine Express services will be replaced by coaches between Lockerbie and Edinburgh extending journey times by up to 90 minutes. Selected services will be replaced by coaches between Carlisle, Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

An alternative service is available between Edinburgh and Manchester (operates via York).

It is believed that the other West Coast operator (formerly Virgin Trains) will run a limited service to / from Edinburgh via an alternative route. However, these services are expected to be extremely busy.

All services between Manchester and Glasgow Central will not call at Motherwell.

Thursday 2 January

 

South Trans-Pennine route (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Cleethorpes)

Normal service, except:

03:24 Sheffield to Manchester Airport will depart 6 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:18.

North Trans-Pennine route (Liverpool - Manchester - Leeds - York - The North East - Edinburgh)

Normal service, subject to some early morning and late night retimings and the following changes:

  • 00:08 Newcastle to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 22 minutes later than normal at 03:03.
  • 02:47 York to Manchester Airport will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal at 04:11.
  • 02:42 Manchester Piccadilly to York will depart Huddersfield 06 minutes EARLIER than normal at 03:44.
  • 04:22 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh will depart Huddersfield 20 minutes EARLIER than normal at 05:11.
  • 23:08 Liverpool Lime Street to York will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield at 00:43 (Thu) to Dewsbury connecting off the train.
  • 23:47 Leeds to Huddersfield, and 23:54 Huddersfield to Leeds services WILL NOT RUN and will be replaced by coaches throughout.

Manchester to Scotland route (Liverpool / Manchester - Preston - Carlisle - Glasgow / Edinburgh)

Normal service.

Last updated:   10 October 2019