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 Halifax and Accrington / Todmorden on Sunday 11 March

Start date
11/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between York and Preston and between Leeds and Manchester Victoria

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Halifax and Sowerby Bridge / Brighouse and between Todmorden and Burnley Manchester Road, closing all lines.

On the York - Preston route. trains will run between York and Halifax and between Accrington and Preston. A replacement bus service will operate between Halifax and Accrington.

On the Leeds - Manchester Victoria route, trains will run between Leeds and Halifax and Todmorden and Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus service will operate between Halifax and Todmorden.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map


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.