Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 19 to Friday 23 September

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Northern between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly / Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street also between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express to / from Manchester Airport

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NorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly ending Friday morning, resulting in the closure of all lines.


Buses replace trains from 22:20 (Monday - Thursday) until 05:10 (Tuesday - Friday).

TransPennine Express:

Between 23:40 and 04:55 each night, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.