Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

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Welcome

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

West

Liverpool

Loop Line – On Monday 5th August, Sustrans will be starting work to construct an access ramp from the new Sumerhill Park Estate near Broad Green Station to the Liverpool Loopline. The path will remain open but you may  be asked to wait until safe to pass. Work is expected to take 3 weeks.

Flooding – We have received reports of flooding. Please take caution and plan your journeys accordingly. We will be posting updates.

Halton

Mersey Gateway – Update – October 2019:
The TPT under Mersey Gateway has now been re-opened.

Warrington

Thelwall – Flooding – We have received reports of flooding. Please take caution and plan your journeys accordingly. We will be posting updates.

London Road to Knutsford Road – Vegetation clearance works will commence on the TPT on the 4th November, it is expected to last 2-3 weeks and will be delivered by Warrington Borough Council. The route will remain open to all users although limited at times users may experience short delays with a need to be escorted through the works area.

Barnard Street/Gatewarth – Vegetation clearance works will commence on the TPT on the 4th November, it is expected to last 2-3 weeks and will be delivered by Warrington Borough Council. The route will remain open to all users although limited at times users may experience short delays with a need to be escorted through the works area.

Trafford

Please note drainage work will be taking place on the Trail in Trafford near Station Road, Dunham Massey from Friday 27th September. Banks men will be in operation however, you may be required to briefly wait for work operations to stop to allow safe passing.

Dairy House Lane, Altrincham – There will be a closure from the 22nd October for 4 days.

Manchester

Northenden, Ford Lane – Flooding – We have received reports of flooding. Please take caution and plan your journeys accordingly. We will be posting updates.

Stockport

Town Centre works – Following completion of the emergency Gas works at King Street West / Chestergate, Stockport, works will start on BT diverting their services. The traffic signals (including signalised pedestrian / cycle crossing) will remain switched off with the right turn from Chestergate to King Street West (northbound) and straight ahead from Chestergate towards the bus depot movements banned.  A diversion will be signed up to the existing Toucan on King Street West in proximity to Heaton Lane roundabout. Within a week Stockport hope to be able to open the right turn from Chestergate to King Street West (northbound), however, the traffic signals will remain switched off with the pedestrian / cycle diversion in place. Current programme to complete Winter 2019. Mapping (Updated 20th September 2019)

Flooding – Reddish Vale – With heavy rain forecast this weekend, please take caution in this area is it is likely to flood. Plan your journeys accordingly

Tameside

Haughton Green – A retaining wall has collapsed across the Peak Forest Canal towpath in Hyde. This does not affect the TPT but can cause problems for continuation of a journey along the towpath.  Advisory notices are to be placed on site until Canals & River Trust can action works. (Updated 26th February)

Apethorn Godley Turntable – Work will commence on Monday 17th June on the Turntable refurbishment programme. Trail users are asked to be mindful of site machinery during this time between Donald Avenue and the Turntable. Banksmen will be in operation. Expected duration – Late October (Updated 20th September)

Barnsley

Dunford Bridge National Grid will be working on this section potentially in 2020 to underground the cables from Dunford Bridge Ogden Foot. Further details will be posted when available.

 

Google Maps

View the Accessibility mapping of the TPT.(Using Google Maps)

Places on the trail

Explore some of the hundreds of attractions along the route.

Useful Links for Information

Check our useful links regarding accessibility 

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