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 services in the Manchester / Stalybridge area on Sunday 2 February

Start date
02/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between Wigan Wallgate / Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield / Leeds / York / Hull / Scarborough / Redcar Central / Newcastle / Edinburgh

TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Ashton-under-Lyne, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

TransPennine Express:

An amended timetable will be in operation between Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester stations, Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Leeds and York.

Services between Manchester Airport and Redcar Central / Newcastle will be diverted, not calling at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria, but additionally calling at Stalybridge. This will also mean there is a reduced service between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

Services to / from Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough.  21:15 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will run from Manchester Piccadilly at 21:04.

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh will not call at Newton-le-Willows or Huddersfield, but will additionally call at Lea Green. A half hourly service will run between Liverpool Street and Manchester Victoria.


  • The 07:53 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 08:53 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Stalybridge, with a replacement bus running from Stalybridge to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 08:54 Liverpool Lime Street to Hull service will start from Leeds.
  • The 09:00 Manchester Victoria to Huddersfield will be diverted to start from Manchester Piccadilly at 08:59.
  • The 10:03 Manchester Victoria to Huddersfield service will start from Stalybridge at 10:15. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly at 09:40 to Stalybridge, connecting with this train.
  • The 21:06 Hull to Liverpool Lime Street service will be diverted, not calling at Dewsbury, Huddersfield or Stalybridge.
  • The 21:08 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will be amended to depart Liverpool at 20:56, and will terminate at York.

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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.