Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 24/11/2017 18:20. Update now

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.

Buses replace trains between Salford Crescent and Leyland on Sunday 12 November

Start date
12/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Preston / Blackpool North

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Leyland via Bolton closing all lines.

Buses will be extended to run between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Preston via Bolton and Chorley.

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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.