Learn about all Northern planned improvement activity and timetable changes.

Below is a list of upcoming engineering works; as well as this, JourneyCheck will allow you to enter your planned route and time of travel, become informed about any scheduled works that may be affecting this route, and alternative routes that may be available.

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Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sundays 17 September to 22 October

Trains will not be calling at Rotherham Central, with buses operating between Swinton and Meadowhall via Rotherham

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield to Doncaster and beyond: Sundays 17 September to 22 October

Trains will not be calling at Rotherham Central, with buses operating between Swinton and Meadowhall via Rotherham

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool Lime Street and Huyton only: 30 September – 22 October

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool to Manchester Piccadilly via Warrington Central: 30 September – 22 October

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool to Wigan and Blackpool North: 30 September – 22 October

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool to Manchester Airport and Warrington Bank Quay: 30 September – 22 October

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North to Manchester: Sundays 8 & 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Colne to Preston: Sundays 8 and 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester to Southport: Sundays 8 & 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Preston to Blackpool buses: Sundays 8 and 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester to Southport: Sundays 8 & 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


York to Blackpool: Sundays 8 and 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester to Clitheroe: Sundays 8 October to 5 November

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Manchester and Blackpool: Sundays 11 and 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Carlisle to Barrow-in-Furness, Lancaster and Preston: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Preston, Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Nottingham to Sheffield and Leeds: Sunday 15 October

The 2133 Nottingham to Leeds service will not call at Normanton, Castleford and Woodlesford. A bus will be provided from Wakefield Kirkgate to Leeds.

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Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley: Monday 16 to Thursday 19 October

The 2308 Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley service will be replaced by a bus.

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield to Leeds via Moorthorpe: Monday 16 to Thursday 19 October

The 2224 Sheffield to Leeds service will terminate at Wakefield Westgate. A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool to Colne: Monday 16 to Friday 20 October

Monday to Thursday
The 2207 Blackpool South to Colne service will terminate at Blackburn.

Tuesday to Friday
The 0440 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn.
The 0518 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn. uses will be provided.

Alternative Timetable.


Ellesmere Port - Helsby: Saturday 21 October

Trains will not run. Buses will be provided.

Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Knottingley: Sunday 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester to Southport: Sunday 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Leeds via Castleford: Sunday 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Southport to Manchester: Sunday 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool to Preston and Manchester: Sunday 22 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North to Manchester: Sundays 22 & 29 October and 5 November

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Airport: Monday 23 October

The 0338 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service and 0434 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street service will be bus replaced throughout.

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Crewe: Monday 23 to Friday 27 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool - Warrington Central - Manchester: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetables (Both Directions).


Huddersfield to Sheffield: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

Alternative Timetable.


Leeds - Hebden Bridge/Huddersfield: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool - Preston - Manchester: Sunday 29 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Stalybridge - Huddersfield: Sunday 29 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Airport - Manchester - Wigan/Southport: Sunday 29 October

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sundays 29 October to 26 November

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield to Doncaster and beyond: Sunday 29 October to 26 November

Network Rail will be carrying out track maintenance work on this line and a revised timetable will be in operation.

Alternative Timetable.


New Mills Central - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 30 October to Thursday 2 November

The 2330 New Mills Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Hadfield/Glossop: Monday 30 October to Thursday 2 November

The 2246 Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield service, and the 2327 Manchester Piccadilly to Glossop service will be replaced by buses.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool-Manchester: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.


Bolton-Manchester: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.


Colne-Blackpool: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.


Liverpool-Blackpool: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.


Preston-Blackpool: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.


York-Blackpool: 11 November 2017 – 28 January 2018

Alternative Timetable.