Future engineering work

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Amended late night / early morning service between Huddersfield / Brighouse and Leeds from Monday 7 to Friday 11 October

Start date
07/10/2019  00:00
End date
11/10/2019 
Route affected
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Northern between Wigan Wallgate / Blackpool North and Leeds

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and York, and also between Huddersfield and Leeds 

 
TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Work on the signalling equipment is taking place between Mirfield and Leeds, closing all lines between these stations each night from 23:50 on Monday 7 October until 05:45 on Friday 11 October.

As a result, the following changes will apply:

Monday - Thursday:

  • 22:15 Blackpool North - Leeds service will be be diverted via an alternative route between Hebden Bridge and Leeds, arriving later than usual at Leeds at 00:27.
  • 23:19 Manchester Airport - York service will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate and will not call at Dewsbury. In addition, this will result in a later departure than normal at Leeds at 01:24. A replacement bus service will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury, departing at 00:43 from Tuesday to Friday.
  • 23:53 Leeds - Huddersfield service will be cancelled and replaced by coaches throughout.
  • 23:56 Huddersfield - Leeds service will be cancelled and replaced by coaches throughout.

Tuesday - Friday:

  • 01:38 York - Manchester Airport service will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate and will depart Huddersfield later than normal.
  • 02:47 York - Manchester Airport service will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate. Consequently, this train will depart a few minutes earlier than usual at Leeds and Huddersfield.
  • 02:42 Manchester Piccadilly - York service will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate, departing at Leeds later than usual at 04:31
  • 05:19 Leeds - Wigan Wallgate service will be diverted via Wakefield Kirkgate and will not call at Cottingley, Morley, Batley, Dewsbury and Ravensthorpe. A bus will be provided from Leeds to Brighouse, departing Leeds at 04:35 to connect with the train at Brighouse. A second bus will be provided from Leeds to Brighouse departing Leeds at 05:35.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Northern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, some of these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.