Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Preston and Blackburn / Hellifield until 12:00 on Sunday 10 December

Start date
10/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Hellifield and Preston

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Preston and Blackburn, closing the line between these two stations until 12:00 on Sunday 10 December.

Trains between Preston and York will be started from / terminated at Blackburn until 12:00 and buses will replace trains between Preston and Blackburn. The first service to run will be the 10:15 York to Preston service, due to arrive in Preston at 12:39.

Please note - buses are also replacing trains between Preston and Blackpool North as a result of major improvement work between these stations.

Trains between Preston and Hellifield (Ribble Valley Rambler services) will be replaced by buses until 12:00.

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.