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.

Amended 16:33 London Euston to Blackpool North service from Monday 12 February to Friday 16 March

Start date
12/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Euston and Blackpool North

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North, closing some lines.

The 16:33 London Euston to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus service will operate between Preston and Blackpool North.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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:

By 2022 the Great North Rail Project (GNRP), part of Britain's Railway Upgrade Plan will have delivered more than £1bn of improvements for customers across the north of England.

Faster, more frequent, more reliable passenger services, on larger trains with more seats, will give customers quicker, more comfortable journeys.