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 Blackburn and Colne overnight from Monday 5 to Friday 9 February

Start date
05/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Preston / Blackburn and Colne

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Blackburn and Burnley, closing all lines overnight.

On Monday to Thursday night, the 22:45 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Rose Grove. A replacement bus will run from Rose Grove to Colne.

On Tuesday to Friday morning, the 04:57 Blackburn to Colne service will be replaced by a bus throughout and the 05:31 Colne to Preston service will be replaced by a bus 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.