Northern has announced details of service alterations for Friday 26 May.

A number of Northern services will be impacted due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena.

The following routes will be impacted:

  • Leeds – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will start and terminate at Rochdale. A replacement bus service will run between Rochdale and Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations.
  • Blackburn to Manchester Victoria via Todmorden. These services will not run.
  • Huddersfield – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will start and terminate at Stalybridge. Alternative train services run between Stalybridge and Manchester Piccadilly. Passengers using Ashton-under-Lyne should use Metrolink services into and out of Manchester.
  • Liverpool Lime Street – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.
  • Liverpool Lime Street – Manchester Airport
    A reduced service will run on this route.
  • Southport – Manchester Airport
    These services will start and terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and run to Southport via Bolton, calling additionally at all stations between Bolton and Manchester Piccadilly.
  • Kirkby – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will run between Wigan Wallgate and Kirkby only. Services are available from both Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western into Manchester.
  • Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria
    Trains will start and terminate at Salford Central.
  • Blackpool North – Hazel Grove
    The majority of these through services are cancelled.
  • Blackpool North – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will start and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.
  • Blackpool North – Manchester Airport
    A reduced service will run on this route,
  • Clitheroe – Manchester Victoria
    Trains will run between Clitheroe and Bolton only. Services are available from Bolton into Manchester,

More updates on train services will be provided here. For full details of services please go to National Rail Enquiries or Northern Journey Planner.