Easter Weekend Route Improvement Work

Thursday 13 April - Monday 17 April 2017

There will be no access to Manchester Victoria for services from Blackpool, Liverpool, Clitheroe and Southport. This includes intermediate stops.

Thursday 13 April

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Friday 14, Sat 15 & Mon 17 April

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Services between Blackpool North and Huddersfield will run between Blackpool North and Bolton, and then between Manchester Victoria to Huddersfield.

Services between Wigan Wallgate and Huddersfield will run between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield. Alternative train services operate between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester.

Services between Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn via Todmorden will run between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn via Todmorden only. Alternative train services operate between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester.

Services between Southport/Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will start/terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will start and terminate at Salford Crescent.

Services via Manchester Oxford Road and/or Manchester Piccadilly will run as normally advertised.

BUSES will run between Bolton/Salford Crescent and Manchester Victoria.

Sunday 16 April

Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

Services via Manchester Oxford Road and/or Manchester Piccadilly will run as normally advertised with the exception of those running to Buxton (see below).

Weekend work will continue to affect services into and out of Manchester after Easter. Please check before you travel.

 

Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton - Structures and level crossing improvements

Sunday 16 - Monday 17 April 

Sunday 16 April

Services between Southport and Hazel Grove will start and terminate at Stockport.

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton will start and terminate at Stockport

BUSES will run between Stockport and Hazel Grove/Buxton

Monday 17 April

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton will start and terminate at Hazel Grove.

BUSES will run between Hazel Grove and Buxton.

 

Leeds to York/Selby - Switches and Crossing improvements

Friday 14 – Monday 17 April

Services between York and Blackpool North are affected by this improvement project.

Trains will run between York and Church Fenton, and Leeds and Blackpool North.

BUSES replace trains between Leeds and Selby and between Leeds and Church Fenton.

  View full details and timetables relating to this improvement project.

 

Additional timetable alterations affecting this period can be found below.

Bolton - Manchester: Friday 14 to Monday 17 April

Services between Bolton and Manchester will be running an amended timetable.

  Alternative Timetable.


Clitheroe and Blackburn to Manchester: Friday 14 to Monday 17 April

Services between Clitheroe, Manchester and Blackburn will be running an amended timetable.

  Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North to Manchester: Friday 14 to Monday 17 April

Services between Blackpool North and Manchester will be running an amended timetable.

  Alternative Timetable.


Southport and Kirkby to Manchester: Friday 14 to Monday 17 April

Services between Southport, Kirkby and Manchester will be running an amended timetable.

  Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport: Thursday 13 April to Monday 1 May

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport will be running an amended timetable.

  Alternative Timetable.


 

Small scale improvement and maintenance projects will also continue. Please check before you travel.

To view other planned Improvements Works across our network, please visit our Improvements page.