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.

23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria will be replaced by a bus from Monday 16 until Friday 20 July

Start date
16/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Blackburn to Manchester Victoria

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place each night between Manchester Victoria and Smithy Bridge, closing some lines.

The 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service will be replace by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.