⚠️ Upcoming closures and
changes to services

Upgrading the Transpennine main line is a huge job. This means that, at times, we’ll need to close certain parts of the railway so we can make it more reliable and greener. When this happens, we’ll get you to where you’re going on a diversion route, or on a high quality bus or coach with comfy seats.

Here are some upcoming changes to services that might impact your journey:
Saturday 2 March 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield  every 20 minutes
  • Marsden-Huddersfield hourly
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly
  • Huddersfield-Mirfield hourly
  • Huddersfield to York via Castleford

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Sunday 3 March 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station, together with improvements to the track at Clayton Vale.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will not run

Northern services:

  • Manchester Victoria-Stalybridge local services will not run
  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield (fast) every 20 minutes
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield (calling at all stations) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Leeds via Dewsbury (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Leeds (calling at all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 March 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield  every 20 minutes
  • Marsden-Huddersfield hourly
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly
  • Huddersfield-Mirfield (Saturday only) hourly
  • Huddersfield to Leeds (all stations, Sunday only) hourly
  • Huddersfield to York via Castleford (Saturday only)

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Good Friday 29 & Saturday 30 March 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield  every 20 minutes
  • Marsden-Huddersfield hourly
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly
  • Huddersfield-Mirfield (Saturday only) hourly
  • Huddersfield to York via Castleford (Saturday only)

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Trains between Manchester and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station, together with improvement work at Mirfield.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will run between Liverpool and Manchester Victoria, and between Leeds and Newcastle only.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will run between Leeds and Saltburn only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield (fast)
  • Marsden-Huddersfield
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield to Leeds (fast)
  • Huddersfield to Leeds (calling at all stations)
  • Huddersfield-Halifax

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Trains between Leeds and York until 13:00

What’s Happening?

We will be commissioning a piece of infrastructure at Neville Hill near Leeds which will safely regulate the supply of electricity to the overhead line equipment to the east of Leeds in the future, which will enable faster, cleaner electric trains to run between Leeds and York.

How are train services affected?

Until approximately 13:00, services between Leeds and York, and between Leeds, Selby and Hull, will be diverted via Castleford.

Local stations between Leeds and York, and Leeds and Selby, will be served by rail replacement buses.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Easter Monday 1 April 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield  every 20 minutes
  • Marsden-Huddersfield hourly
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Tuesday 2 until Friday 5 April 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull stopping services will run two times each hour.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run, with two trains each hour.
  • A Dewsbury-Leeds stopping service is planned. Please check National Rail Enquiries for more details.

Northern services:

  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 April 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

TransPennine Express services:

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Manchester Victoria and Dewsbury via Brighouse and the Calder Valley route.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield local services will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Marsden only.

Northern services:

  • Sheffield-Huddersfield services will start and finish at Lockwood instead of Huddersfield.
  • Huddersfield-Bradford Interchange services will not run

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Huddersfield  every 20 minutes
  • Marsden-Huddersfield hourly
  • Lockwood-Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse every 30 minutes
  • Huddersfield-Brighouse-Halifax hourly
  • Huddersfield-Mirfield (Saturday only) hourly
  • Huddersfield to Leeds (all stations, Sunday only) hourly
  • Huddersfield to York via Castleford (Saturday only)

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 April 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

No trains will be able to run to, from or through Huddersfield.

Train services will be diverted or replaced by buses.

Timetables will be confirmed shortly.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Monday 22 until Friday 26 April 2024
Trains between Huddersfield and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We’re completely replacing the track in the Morley area to provide smoother, more reliable journeys. 

How are train services affected?

These details are still to be confirmed by the train operator – check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Wigan-Leeds services will be diverted between Hebden Bridge and Leeds via Bradford Interchange

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Halifax-Brighouse-Dewsbury-Leeds

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Monday 29 April until Friday 3 May 2024
Trains between Huddersfield and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We’re completely replacing the track in the Morley area to provide smoother, more reliable journeys.

How are train services affected?

These details are still to be confirmed by the train operator – check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Wigan-Leeds services will be diverted between Hebden Bridge and Leeds via Bradford Interchange

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Halifax-Brighouse-Dewsbury-Leeds

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Monday 6 until Friday 10 May 2024
Trains between Huddersfield and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We’re completely replacing the track in the Morley area to provide smoother, more reliable journeys.

How are train services affected?

These details are still to be confirmed by the train operator – check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Wigan-Leeds services will be diverted between Hebden Bridge and Leeds via Bradford Interchange

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Halifax-Brighouse-Dewsbury-Leeds

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Monday 13 until Friday 17 May 2024
Trains between Huddersfield and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We’re completely replacing the track in the Morley area to provide smoother, more reliable journeys.

How are train services affected?

These details are still to be confirmed by the train operator – check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Wigan-Leeds services will be diverted between Hebden Bridge and Leeds via Bradford Interchange

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Halifax-Brighouse-Dewsbury-Leeds

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Monday 20 until Friday 24 May 2024
Trains between Huddersfield and Leeds

What’s Happening?

We’re completely replacing the track in the Morley area to provide smoother, more reliable journeys.

How are train services affected?

These details are still to be confirmed by the train operator – check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

  • Liverpool-Newcastle services will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester-Saltburn services will start and finish at Manchester Victoria instead of Manchester Airport. They will be diverted between Huddersfield and Leeds via Wakefield Kirkgate, increasing journey times.
  • Manchester Piccadilly-Hull services will run hourly between Leeds and Hull only.
  • Wigan-Leeds services will be diverted between Hebden Bridge and Leeds via Bradford Interchange

Rail replacement bus services will run between:

  • Manchester Airport-Huddersfield via Stockport hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Huddersfield-Dewsbury-Leeds (all stations) hourly
  • Dewsbury-Leeds (fast) hourly
  • Halifax-Brighouse-Dewsbury-Leeds

 

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

No trains will be able to run to, from or through Huddersfield.

Train services will be diverted or replaced by buses.

Timetables will be confirmed shortly.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Tuesday 28 until Friday 31 May 2024
Trains between Leeds and York

What’s Happening?

We will be replacing a railway bridge which is approaching life-expiry. This will enable more frequent, faster, heavier passenger and freight trains to run in the future.

How are train services affected?

Services between Leeds and York will be diverted via Castleford.

Local stations between Leeds and York will be served by rail replacement buses.

Services between Leeds, Selby and Hull will continue to run.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

No trains will be able to run to, from or through Huddersfield.

Train services will be diverted or replaced by buses.

Timetables will be confirmed shortly.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 June 2024
Trains through Huddersfield

What’s Happening?

We will be carrying out work as part of the major upgrade of Huddersfield Station.

How are train services affected?

No trains will be able to run to, from or through Huddersfield.

Train services will be diverted or replaced by buses.

Timetables will be confirmed shortly.

For the latest travel information:

Check your journey at National Rail Enquiries or with your train operators TransPennine Express or Northern.