Northern Status | Disruption to Northern services between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield via New Mills Central until further notice





Updated at: 23-May-2024 11:21:47: AM

Operator:  Northern

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Routes affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield via New Mills Central

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Description of Incident

Ongoing repairs to the track are taking place between New Mills Central and Chinley. As the line is currently closed in both directions, journeys on the route between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield via New Mills Central are disrupted.

Trains may be cancelled, diverted or replaced by buses for part of the journey.

Disruption is expected until further notice.

The following service alterations will apply:

Monday – Saturday

Services that normally run between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield via New Mills Central will divert via Stockport.

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and New Mills Central will run as scheduled but will be subject to short notice cancellations and delays.

An hourly bus service will operate between New Mills Central and Chinley.

Sunday

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield via New Mills Central will divert via Stockport.

An hourly bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chinley via New Mills Central.

Additional information:

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton are not affected by this disruption.

Network Rail staff are on site. However, due to the extent and the nature of the work required to repair the track, the line is not expected to reopen before the end of May.

You can find more information about this disruption by visiting Northern’s website.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Friday 31 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Replacement bus travel advice:

Journey times will be extended by approximately 45 minutes when travelling using rail replacement transport.

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

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

Compensation:

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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