Future engineering work

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Amended overnight / early morning TransPennine Express trains through Manchester Victoria from Monday 6 to Friday 10 July

Start date
06/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Edinburgh and Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport, also between Hull / York and Liverpool Lime Street and between Redcar Central and Manchester Airport 

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Each night Monday to Thursday, finishing at 06:20 Friday morning, engineering work is taking place between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria closing the line.

Please note: This engineering work is subject to alteration and may not take place.

The following alterations will apply and where a train has been cancelled there is no alternative transport:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 19:30 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Manchester Victoria
  • The 20:30 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport is diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 21:08 Hull to Liverpool Lime Street is diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria or Lea Green but will call additionally at Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:08 Liverpool Lime street to York will start from Manchester Victoria nine minutes earlier than normal.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 04:27 York to Manchester Airport is diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.
  • The 05:19 Manchester Airport to Newcastle is diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria.
  • The 05:20 Liverpool lime Street to Edinburgh will not run. 
  • The 05:37 Manchester Airport to Redcar Central is diverted and will not call at Huddersfield.
  • The 06:00 Stalybridge to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Manchester Victoria.

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