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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Sheffield - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 19 to Thursday 22 June

The 2248 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A bus will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 19 to Thursday 22 June

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester - Crewe: Monday 19 to Friday 23 June

Monday to Thursday:
The 2204 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will terminate at Wilmslow. The 2304 Manchester Piccadilly to Alderley Edge service will terminate at Stockport. The 2313 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Stockport. The 2338 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will terminate at Stockport.

Tuesday to Friday:
The 0044 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus. Buses will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton: Monday 19 to Thursday 22 June

The 2257 Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Stockport. The 2310 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton service will terminate at Stockport. Buses will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Hull/Goole/Doncaster - Sheffield: Sunday 25 June

A revised timetable will be in operation with replacement bus services operating between Rotherham Central, Meadowhall and Sheffield.

  Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sunday 25 June

A revised timetable will be in operation with replacement bus services operating between Rotherham Central, Meadowhall and Sheffield.

  Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Barnsley - Huddersfield/Leeds: Sunday 25 June

Buses replace trains between Sheffield and Barnsley.

  Alternative Timetable.


York to Blackpool: Sundays 25 June and 2 July

Buses replace trains between Accrington and Blackpool North

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Victoria - Blackburn: Sundays 25 June and 2 July

Buses replace trains between Accrington and Blackburn

  Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sunday 25 June

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria, Clitheroe and Hellifield

  Alternative Timetable.


Colne to Preston and Blackpool: Sundays 25 June and 2 July

Buses replace trains between Colne, Accrington, Preston and Blackpool North

  Alternative Timetable.


New Mills Central - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 26 to Thursday 29 June

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Hadfield/Glossop: Monday 26 to Thursday 29 June

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Hull to Doncaster and Sheffield: Sunday 2 July

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: Sunday 2 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Barnsley - Huddersfield/Leeds: Sunday 2 July, until 0945

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Crewe: Monday 3 to Thursday 6 July

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.


Manchester Victoria - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 3 to Thursday 6 July

Monday to Thursday
The 2309 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street service, and the 2319 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by buses.

  Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North - Manchester: Monday 3 to Friday 7 July

Monday to Thursday
The 2129 Manchester Airport to Preston service will not run.
The 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston.
The 2330 Manchester Airport to Preston service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

Tuesday to Friday
The 0402 Preston to MIA service will not run. Buses will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North to Manchester: Saturdays 8 and 15 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Airport and Warrington Bank Quay to Liverpool via Earlestown: Saturdays 8, 15 and Sundays 9, 16 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester to Kirkby and Southport: Saturdays 8, 15 and Sundays 9, 16 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Huddersfield – Manchester Victoria: 8 – 30 July 2017

While engineering work takes place to renew a major bridge, Northern services will be replaced by buses between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

  Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield to Lincoln: Sunday 9 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Huddersfield - Leeds: Sunday 16 July, until 0800

The 0751 Huddersfield to Leeds service will be replaced by buses.

  Alternative Timetable.


York - Hull: Sunday 9 July

Trains are unable to call at Ulleskelf, Church Fenton and Sherburn in Elmet. Buses will run.

  Alternative Timetable.


York - Sheffield: Sunday 09 July

Trains will be replaced by buses between York and Moorthorpe.

  Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool North - Manchester: Mondays to Thursdays from 10 July to 4 August

From 2115
Trains will be unable to run between Manchester Victoria and Preston Trains and buses will run.

  Alternative Timetable.


Southport/Wigan - Manchester: Mondays to Thursdays from 10 July to 4 August

From 2130
Trains will be unable to run via Salford Crescent Trains and buses will run.

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Victoria - Blackburn via Todmorden: Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

The 2250 Manchester Victoria to Blackburn service will terminate at Rochdale.
The 2236 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service will start from Rochdale.

Buses will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - Manchester Piccadilly: Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

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

A bus will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Crewe: Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

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.


Manchester Piccadilly - Macclesfield: Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

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

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Victoria - Liverpool Lime Street: Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July

The 2309 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street service will depart at 2235 and run earlier than normally advertised throughout.

A bus will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Blackpool - Colne: Monday 10 to Friday 14 July

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

Tuesday to Friday:
The 0440 Preston to Colne service will not run.
The 0529 Colne to Blackpool South service will start from Blackburn.

Buses will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Sheffield - York: Sunday 16 July

Trains will be replaced by buses between Swinton and Sheffield.

  Alternative Timetable.


Leeds to Sheffield via Moorthorpe: Sunday 16 July

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 17 to Thursday 20 July

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 17 to Thursday 20 July

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

A bus will be provided.

  Alternative Timetable.


Manchester Piccadilly - Wilmslow/Crewe: Monday 17 to Friday 21 July

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.


Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Airport: Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 July

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.