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.

Buses replace overnight / early morning Northern trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 9 to Friday 13 March

Start date
09/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport closing the line. 

From approximately 22:30 to 04:55 each night Monday to Thursday, finishing 04:55 on Friday morning, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport (Tuesday to Friday) is retimed to depart later from Manchester Piccadilly arriving Manchester Airport at 05:09.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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