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 evening Northern services in the Manchester area from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 August

Start date
03/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Sheffield / New Mills Central / Glossop / Buxton and Manchester Piccadilly, and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various places on the Northern network in the Manchester area, closing some lines.

As a result:

Manchester - New Mills Central / Sheffield:

  • The 22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted, not calling at New Mills Central, Strines, Marple, Romiley, Bredbury, Brinnington, Reddish North, Ryder Brow, Belle Vue or Ashburys. A replacement bus will run from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, serving these stations.
  • The 23:15 New Mills to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:26 Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Manchester - Glossop:

  • The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Glossop service will be replaced by buses throughout. One bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield, calling at Ashburys, Gorton, Guide Bridge, Flowery Field, Newton for Hyde, Godley, Glossop, Dinting and Hadfield. A second bus will run from Godley to Hadfield, calling at Hattersley, Broadbottom, Glossop, Dinting and Hadfield.

Manchester - Buxton:

  • The 22:59 Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Stockport for alternative rail connections towards Manchester.

Manchester - Liverpool:

  • The 22:24 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service via Warrington Central will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. Customers should use alternative train services towards Manchester Airport.

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