Assisted travel information
. Station staff can provide assistance throughout the station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff at the Ticket Office on the Station Concourse no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train.
Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting TransPennine Express on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay).
We can also provide help when you travel, even if it has not been booked in advance. You can turn up at this station if it is accessible to you and request assistance onto a train from a member of staff directly, or by using a help point.
Outside of staffed station hours, assistance to board and alight the train can be provided by the Conductor. The conductor is usually positioned at the rear of the train. Customers requiring assistance to navigate through the station when the station is unstaffed are requested to contact TransPennine Express on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay) to arrange alternative transport to the closest station where assistance can be provided.
Customers requiring assistance to access other services (such as buses, coaches or trams) or to connect with the airport terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Railway Staff can take you to the airport help point on the station concourse. Please press the intercom button to inform the airport of your arrival so that they can come and meet you.
Boarding ramps are available at this station, and are carried on board all TransPennine Express trains.
Assisted travel contact details
0800 107 2149
Assisted travel opening hours
The TransPennine Express Passenger Assist Team are not available on Christmas Day or Boxing Day.
Monday to Sunday – 24 hours