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May 2018 Train Service Change - Summary

Summary of train service changes from Sunday 20 May 2018

Here is a summary of how train services are changing in West Yorkshire from Sunday 20 May 2018

For times for these services visit our timetables page or National Rail Enquiries

Airedale Line  (Leeds / Bradford – Skipton – Carlisle)


• Increased services to/from Carlisle
• Increased services to/from Morecambe. Morning services will terminate at Lancaster

 

 

Calder Valley Line  (Leeds – Bradford – Halifax – Manchester / Preston)


• Significant changes to times and service patterns at all stations along this route


York - Preston services now operates to Huddersfield via Bradford Interchange with earlier journey opportunities between Bradford Interchange and Huddersfield

 

• Selby - Huddersfield services now operates to Manchester Victoria

• There will more trains run from Leeds to Bradford Interchange, Halifax and Hebden Bridge Monday to Saturdays between 2200 and 2300 (extra trains at 2200 Leeds-Blackpool North, 2218 Leeds-Manchester Victoria)


• Manchester Oxford Road off-peak services are temporarily withdrawn until December 2018.


• A new Leeds – Preston service is introduced, replacing the York – Preston service but now stop at Sowerby Bridge at all times.

Direct trains between Leeds and Blackpool North will only run once a day Monday to Saturdays and all day Sundays. 


• The Leeds to Manchester Victoria via Dewsbury and Brighouse service, continues to operate Monday to Saturday, but is extended to Southport via Wigan Wallgate

 

Hallam Line (Leeds - Wakefield Kirkgate - Barnsley - Sheffield)

  • Some trains from Leeds to Sheffield are extended to/from Lincoln

 

Harrogate Line (Leeds - Harrogate - Knaresbrough - York)

  • Sunday daytimes - there will be a half-hourly service between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough. The current Horsforth services will be extended to/from Knaresborough
  • Late changes to the Monday to Saturday timetable from Northern :

    • 0740 Knaresborough to Leeds to depart earlier at 0737 and call additionally at Headingley and Burley Park.
    • 0809 Knaresborough to Leeds to depart Knaresborough 3 minutes earlier and call additionally at Pannal and Weeton
    • 0756 York to Leeds will call additionally at Pannal

Huddersfield Line (Leeds – Huddersfield – Manchester / Liverpool)


Significant changes to all stations along this route, with Northern no longer providing the local stations between Leeds & Huddersfield, and Huddersfield & Manchester Victoria.


TransPennine Express (TPE) will now operate 6 trains an hour between Leeds and Manchester via Huddersfield


•  The hourly Hull-Manchester service will also stop at Batley (Monday to Saturdays) and Slaithwaite (every day).


Leeds – Manchester Piccadilly service will be introduced stopping at most stations along the route taking over 1 hour.  This service will also run will hourly on Sundays.

This means that Cottingley, Morley, Batley, Ravensthorpe, Mirfield and Deighton will have a hourly instead of 2-hourly service to and from Leeds.


All Liverpool Lime Street services will operate via Manchester Victoria and no longer serve Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, Birchwood, Warrington Central or Liverpool South Parkway


All Manchester Airport services between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly be diverted to serve Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road 


• The Leeds to Manchester Victoria via Brighouse service, continues to operate Monday to Saturday, but is extended to Southport via Wigan Wallgate from Manchester Victoria

 

 

Huddersfield Line  (Huddersfield – Wakefield)


• Services will now operate between Huddersfield and Wakefield Kirkgate only.

 

 

Leeds Bradford Line (Leeds - Shipley - Bradford Forster Sq)


• All services now stop at Kirkstall Forge 

 

Penistone Line (Huddersfield - Barnsley - Sheffield)

  • Last train Monday to Saturday from Huddersfield to Sheffield will leave later at 2251
  • Most trains between Huddersfield and Sheffield will stop at Elsecar

 

Pontefract Line  (Leeds / Wakefield – Knottingley)


• Monday to Saturday services between Knottingley and Wakefield Kirkgate are extended via Wakefield Westgate to Leeds – but will not stop at Outwood.

This means there is a direct trains Streethouse, Featherstone and Pontefract Tanshelf into/from Leeds.

 

Wakefield Line (Leeds - Wakefield Westgate - Doncaster/Sheffield)

  • Later Monday to Saturday trains from Leeds to Doncaster. (Monday to Friday 2330 and 2331 Saturdays).
  • More trains between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds

 

Wharfedale Line (Leeds / Bradford – Ilkley)


• All Leeds – Ilkley services no longer stop at Kirkstall Forge. Kirkstall Forge will be served by Leeds-Bradford Forster Square trains. 

 

 

York and Selby Lines (Leeds – York / Selby)


• Significant changes to times and service at all stations along this route


York – Preston now operates to Huddersfield via Bradford Interchange


Selby – Huddersfield now operates to Manchester Victoria via Bradford Interchange


• New Sunday local Northern stopping service is introduced between Leeds and Selby


• Changes to TransPennine Express (TPE) trains stopping at Garforth with all Manchester-Hull services now calling instead of the Middlesbrough-Manchester Airport journeys. Peak-time TPE trains will still stop at Cross Gates.

 

For times for these services visit our timetables page or National Rail Enquiries

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