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New timetables and planned disruption

Northern releases timetables for 10 November RMT strike

08 November 2018
Northern has released details of its amended timetables for the latest RMT strike action on Saturday, 10 November.

The strike action, together with some cancellations on Sunday 11 November, will see Northern running reduced timetables across the weekend.

Ongoing engineering work in some areas will also see some disruption to services on Sunday, particularly between Manchester and Crewe, Manchester and East Lancashire, Blackpool and Leeds, and Hull and York.

On Saturday Northern expects to run around 30% of services with customers advised to plan carefully if they intend to travel on the rail network.

This weekend also sees the launch of the famous Christmas Markets in Manchester with thousands of people expected to travel to the city for the traditional start of the festive season. Customers are reminded of the impact the amended timetables will have on travel to and from Manchester.

Manchester Christmas Markets services

  • BOLTON – Between 2-4 trains per hour to and from Manchester – last train to Bolton is at 6.35pm from Victoria
  • KIRKBY – One train per hour– last train to Kirkby is at 3.55pm from Victoria (change at Wigan Wallgate)
  • LIVERPOOL – Two trains per hour – last train to Liverpool is at 5.31pm from Victoria and 6.12pm from Piccadilly
  • WIGAN WALLGATE – Good service in the morning and one train per hour in the afternoon – last train to Wigan is at 6.55pm from Victoria
  • WARRINGTON CENTRAL – Eight services throughout the day to Manchester – last train to Warrington is at 6.12pm from Piccadilly
  • ALDERLEY EDGE – One train per hour – last train to Alderley Edge is at 6.38pm from Piccadilly
  • MACCLESFIELD – One train every two hours – last train to Macclesfield is at 6.46pm
  • BUXTON – Eight trains through the day to Mancehster – last train to Buxton is at 7.24 from Piccadilly
  • ROSE HILL MARPLE – Six trains to Manchester during the day – last train to Rose Hill Marple is at 5.35pm from Piccadilly
  • HADFIELD/GLOSSOP – One train per hour – last train to Hadfield/Glossop is at 6.59pm from Piccadilly

Full details of Northern’s timetables for the RMT strike on Saturday 10 November can be found online at or at

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