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 trains between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Oxford Road on Sunday 8 March

Start date
08/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between Windermere / Barrow-in-Furness / Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street / Wilmslow and Manchester Airport

TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Newcastle / York / Scarborough / Cleethorpes / Leeds and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Heald Green, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport / Wilmslow.

TransPennine Express:

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Buses at Manchester Piccadilly will depart from outside the main entrance. Buses at Manchester Airport will depart from stands L and M at the bus stop next to the railway station.

The bus journey time between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be around 25 - 30 minutes.

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.