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 Northern services on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November

Start date
11/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Various Northern Rail routes

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work at various locations on the Northern Rail network. A number of lines will be closed at various times throughout the weekend.

The following alterations will apply:


Buses will replace trains between Rose Grove and Colne.


All day, buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Colne and between Preston and Hellifield (The Ribble Valley Rambler)

Buses replace trains between Preston and Colne throughout.

Until 11:00 buses replace trains Halifax and Preston / Blackpool North (additional buses will start / terminate Hebden Bridge) / Littleborough.

Between 11:00 and 12:15, buses replace trains between Hebden Bridge and Littleborough.

Check before you travel:

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


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.