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.

No trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

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Northern between Southport / Wigan Wallgate / Wigan North Western and Stalybridge

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and York / Scarborough / Redcar Central / Newcastle 

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NorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Ashton-under-Lyne, closing all lines.


Trains will not run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. Buses will run between Stalybridge and Guide Bridge to connect with train services to / from Manchester Piccadilly.

TransPennine Express

There will be no trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. Trains will be diverted to start and terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.