Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended early morning and late night services in the Burnley area from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

Start date
17/04/2017  00:00
End date
21/04/2017 
Route affected

Trains between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria and also between Blackpool South / Preston and Colne

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work from 22:45 until 06:05 each night between Burnley Manchester Road and Todmorden and also between Blackburn and Burnley. As a result, trains will be revised.

Customer Advice:

The 23:36 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria will start from Rochdale. A replacement bus will run from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria. Customers travelling between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria should use the train. The 22:50 Manchester Victoria to Blackburn will be replaced by a bus between Rochdale and Blackburn.

The 04:40 Preston to Colne service will be replaced by a bus. The 05:31 Colne to Blackpool South will be replaced by a bus between Colne and Blackburn. The bus will run earlier than the normal train times. The 22:07 Blackpool South to Colne will be replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.