Passengers are warned that Huddersfield Railway Station will be closed – or access limited – for 10 days from Good Friday through to Sunday April 7.

Engineers will be working around the clock in and around Huddersfield and passengers are advised to check before they travel. There will be diversionary routes and rail replacement buses.

The works are part of the TransPennine Route Upgrade (TRU) and include the start of roof canopy work at Huddersfield station; mining remediation work in Ravensthorpe and Huddersfield; the installation of a new bridge deck on Huddersfield viaduct over the A641 Bradford Road; and track renewals in the Deighton and Mirfield area. 

Huddersfield station’s status as a Grade I-listed building means that great care is being taken in preserving the heritage of the site. The TRU team will prepare for the restoration of the iconic roof – one of the few remaining ‘Euston roof’ examples still on the railway today.

This will be carried out alongside the ongoing works on the station’s tearooms, which will be dismantled and rebuilt in an altered location using the same materials once other work has been completed.

Paul Sumner, senior sponsor for the TRU, said: “Our teams will be working around the clock to deliver this vital series of upgrades. The revamp of Huddersfield station and the rail works in the surrounding areas form a pivotal part of the TransPennine Route Upgrade. 

“I’d like to thank customers for their continued support and remind everyone that service changes will be in place, so to please check before they travel at” 

Chris Nutton, major projects director for TransPennine Express, said: “We’d like to thank our customers in advance for their patience while this work takes place.

“To keep customers on the move, there will be some changes to our services, including diversions on some routes and rail replacement buses on others, and we advise customers to check carefully before travelling. We’ll have extra staff on hand at stations to help customers who are travelling on days affected by this work.”

Due to the nature of the work being completed along the route, the change in services will differ throughout the 10-day period, with limited or no access to Huddersfield station on most days.  

Amended timetables will be in operation, with some services being diverted between Manchester Victoria and Leeds, and some being replaced by buses. An extensive rail replacement operation will be in place out of Huddersfield station to keep passengers on the move. 

There will be different timetables in place for the following dates: 

  • Good Friday March 29 & Saturday March 30 
  • Easter Sunday March 31 
  • Easter Monday April 1 
  • Tuesday April 2 until Friday April 5 
  • Saturday and Sunday April 6 and 7

For detailed timetable information for each of these dates, please visit