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.

No trains between Hebden Bridge / Todmorden / Clitheroe / Colne and Blackburn on Sunday 3 December

Start date
03/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between York / Colne / Hellifield and Preston and between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe / Blackburn via Todmorden

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hebden Bridge and Blackburn, closing the line.

Trains between York and Preston will be replaced by buses between Hebden Bridge and Preston.

Please note - buses are also replacing trains between Preston and Blackpool North because of further engineering work between these stations.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn via Todmorden will be replaced by buses between Todmorden and Blackburn.

Trains between Clitheroe and Manchester Victoria will be replaced by buses between Clitheroe and Blackburn.

Trains between Hellifield and Preston (Ribble Valley Rambler services) will be replaced by buses throughout.

Trains between Colne and Preston will be replaced by buses between Colne and Blackburn.

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.