Future engineering work

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Buses replace overnight trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 13 to Friday 17 July

Start date
13/07/2020  00:00
End date
17/07/2020 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport and also from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Newcastle / Scarborough and Manchester Airport.

 
TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow, via Manchester Airport, closing the line.

The engineering work is taking place each night from approximately 23;00 to 06:00, finishing 06:00 Friday morning,

Northern:

Trains are replaced by buses  between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Additionally from Tuesday to Friday, the 00:04 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly is diverted and will not call at Manchester Airport. A bus will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly calling at Manchester Airport.

TransPennine Express:

Unless detailed below, where a train has been cancelled out there is no alternative replacement transport:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 20:11 / 22:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport trains are replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
  • The 20:34 / 21:34 Scarborough to Manchester Airport trains will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:40 Manchester Airport to York is replaced by a bus between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:08 Newcastle to Manchester Airport is replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
  • The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York is replaced by a bus between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 04:19 / 06:15 Manchester Airport to Newcastle trains will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

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