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.

Buses replace trains between Manchester and Bolton / Blackburn / Preston on Sunday 4 February

Start date
04/02/2018  00:00
End date
04/02/2018 
Route affected
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between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria / Chester and Bolton / Blackburn / Preston / Southport / Clitheroe

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Clifton and Buckshaw Parkway / Hindley, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston, and also between Manchester Victoria and Preston / Blackburn via Bolton.

Services between Southport / Wigan and Chester / Hazel Grove will be diverted via Atherton.

Services between Manchester Airport and Preston will be diverted, and will not call at Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock or Bolton.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Preston will not run.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will not run via Bolton.

Services between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn (via Todmorden) will be extended to run to /  from Clitheroe.

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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.