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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Bolton: Saturday 12 - Sunday 27 August 2017

Route improvement works affecting service through Bolton.

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Blackpool North - Manchester: Saturday 12 to Sunday 27 August

To allow for continued work on The Great North Rail Project, alternative timetables will be in place.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Bolton: Saturday 12 to Sunday 27 August

To allow for continued work on The Great North Rail Project, alternative timetables will be in place.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Blackburn and Clitheroe: Saturday 12 to Sunday 27 August

To allow for continued work on The Great North Rail Project, alternative timetables will be in place.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester and Manchester Airport - Southport and Kirkby: Saturday 12 to Sunday 27 August

To allow for continued work on The Great North Rail Project, alternative timetables will be in place.

Alternative Timetable.


Huddersfield - Manchester Victoria: Monday 21 to 24 August

The 2306 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Stalybridge.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Sheffield - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 21 to Thursday 24 August

The 2248 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Manchester Piccadilly - Crewe: Monday 21 to Thursday 24 August

The 2313 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme.
The 2338 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth.

Buses will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Chester - Manchester Piccadilly Monday 21 to Thursday 24 August

The 2248 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus.

Alternative Timetable. 


Liverpool Lime Street - Blackpool North Monday 21 to 24 August

The 2242 Preston to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus.

Alternative Timetable. 


Manchester Victoria - Liverpool Lime Street Monday 21 to Thursday 24 August

The 2309 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street service will depart at 2233 and run earlier than normally advertised throughout.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Manchester Piccadilly - Macclesfield: Monday 21 to Thursday 24 August

The 2314 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will be replaced by a bus.

Alternative Timetable. 


Sheffield to Doncaster and beyond: Sundays 27 August and 3 September

Trains will not call at Rotherham Central.

Replacement buses will be in operation between Sheffield, Rotherham and Swinton.

Alternative Timetable. 


Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sundays 27 August and 3 September

Trains will not call at Rotherham Central.

Replacement buses will be in operation between Sheffield, Rotherham and Swinton.

Alternative Timetable. 


Nottingham - Sheffield - Leeds: Sunday 27 August

The 2133 Nottingham to Leeds service will not call at Normanton, Castleford and Woodlesford.

A bus will be provided from Wakefield Kirkgate to Leeds.

Alternative Timetable. 


Manchester Piccadilly - Wilmslow/Crewe: Monday 28 August to Friday 1 September

Monday to Thursday:
The 2243 Manchester Oxford Road to Wilmslow service will terminate at Manchester Airport.
The 2256 Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Manchester Airport.

Tuesday to Friday:
The 0044 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Manchester Airport.

Buses will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 28 to Thursday 30 September

The 2327 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Hunts Cross.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Blackpool South - Colne: Monday 28 to Thursday 30 August

The 2207 Blackpool South to Colne service will terminate at Rose Grove.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Blackpool North - Manchester Airport: Monday 28 to Thursday 30 August

The 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Southport/Wigan - Manchester: Monday 28 to Thursday 31 August

Trains will be unable to run via Salford Crescent.

Trains and buses will run.

Alternative Timetable. 


Blackpool North - Manchester Monday 28 to Thursday 31 August

Trains will be unable to run between Manchester Victoria and Preston.

Trains and buses will run.

Alternative Timetable. 


Huddersfield - Manchester Victoria Monday 28 to Thursday 31 August

The 2306 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Stalybridge. A bus will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Airport: Tuesday 29 August to Friday 1 September

The 0338 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. The 0434 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. Buses will be provided.

Alternative Timetable. 


Blackpool North to Manchester: Weekends 2/3 and 9/10 September

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

Alternative Timetable.

 


Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Victoria via Earlestown: Weekends 2/3 and 9/10 September

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

Alternative Timetable.


Southport and Kirkby to Manchester: Weekends 2/3 and 9/10 September

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

Alternative Timetable.


Wakefield Westgate - Knottingley: Monday 4 to Thursday 7 September

The 2308 Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley service will be replaced by a bus, as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Liverpool Lime Street (via Warrington Central): Monday 4 to Thursday 7 September

The 2327 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service and the 2338 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by buses, as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool - Colne: Monday 4 to Friday 8 September

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

Alternative Timetable.


Southport/Wigan - Manchester: Monday 4 to Thursday 7 September

Trains and buses will run as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North - Manchester: Monday 4 to Thursday 7 September

Trains and buses will run as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Scarborough and Hull to Doncaster and Sheffield: Sunday 10 September

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

Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 11 to Thursday 14 September

A bus will be provided as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Crewe: Monday 11 to Friday 15 September

Buses will be provided as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton: Monday 11 to Thursday 14 September

Buses will be provided as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 11 to Thursdsay 14 September

A bus will be provided, as shown below.

Alternative Timetable.