Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Preston via Bolton on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January

Start date
13/01/2018  00:00
End date
14/01/2018 
Route affected
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between Huddersfield / Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Bolton / Wigan North Western / Southport / Preston / Clitheroe / Barrow-in-Furness

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Bolton / Preston, and between Bolton and Hindley, closing all lines.

Saturday:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Bolton / Wigan Wallgate / Preston. Buses will also run between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn via Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Kirby and Manchester Airport will run between Southport / Kirby and Wigan North Western, and also between Manchester Airport and Wigan North Western by an alternative route.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Preston will be diverted, and will run between Manchester Victoria and Wigan North Western.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will be diverted and will not call at Bolton.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn will amended to terminate at / start from Clitheroe.

Sunday:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Bolton / Wigan Wallgate / Preston. Buses will also run between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn via Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Kirby and Manchester Airport will run between Southport and Wigan Wallgate.

Trains on the Manchester Preston route will be diverted via Todmorden with extended journey times.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will be diverted and will not call at Bolton.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn will amended to terminate at / start from Clitheroe.

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

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.