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Engineering Works Detail

Fri 3rd April 2015 to Tue 7th April 2015
Manchester Victoria Blockade

Friday to Monday
First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Preston / Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness / Windermere will be diverted between Deansgate and Preston and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway. Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston via affected stations.

Friday to Tuesday
Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle are diverted to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Newcastle. Passengers should use other trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will be replaced by buses between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn. On Tuesday services will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road with a reduced frequency.

Services between Leeds and Manchester Victoria (via Bradford Interchange) will be replaced by buses between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale / Hebden Bridge.

Services between Leeds and Manchester Victoria (via Dewsbury) will start from / terminate at Moston. Passengers are advised that connections between train and bus are not possible at Moston. Passengers should change at Rochdale.

Northern Rail services between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield will be replaced by buses between Manchester Victoria and Ashton-under-Lyne.

Northern Rail services between Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North will run between Preston and Blackpool North only.

Northern Rail services between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road, with an hourly service running in each direction. On Tuesday, an amended timetable will operate providing up to 2 trains per hour via Earlestown, diverted to run to / from Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly. Additional peak hour trains will operate between Liverpool Lime Street and Earlestown only.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate via Bolton will not run.

Services between Manchester Airport and Southport will be diverted via Atherton. Up to 2 trains per hour will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan Wallgate.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate / Southport / Kirkby via Atherton will run to an amended timetable providing up to 2 trains per hour diverted to run to / from Manchester Oxford Road.

The 23.20 (Friday, Monday and Tuesday) Manchester Airport to York will be diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria. [284]


National Rail
Information on engineering works is mostly provided by National Rail Enquiries. You are advised to check with National Rail Enquiries for the latest updates before travelling.

Timetable alterations for engineering works are published in two different ways: Some appear as Future Engineering Works on the National Rail web site, while others, especially changes for longer periods, are simply incorporated into the published timetables. The latter are harder to spot and may be missing from this list.