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 midweek TransPennine Express service from Monday 17 until Friday 21 September

Start date
17/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between York and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between York and Leeds, closing some lines from 23:45 each night.

The following trains will be retimed to depart York up to 20 minutes later than usual:

  • 01:38 York to Manchester Airport will depart at 01:54
  • 02:52 York to Manchester Airport will depart at 03:09
  • 05:05 York to Manchester Airport will depart at 05:19

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:

As part of the Trans-Pennine Route Upgrade, Network Rail are upgrading bridges, tunnels, track, junctions and signalling. Work will be done assessing 38 level crossings along the route, removing trees and installing fencing. Network Rail are also installing overhead line equipment so that electric trains can run along the route.