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 overnight Northern trains from Monday 17 to Friday 21 September

Start date
17/09/2018  00:00
End date
21/09/2018 
Route affected

Various route on the Northern network

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Each night from 23:45 to 06:00,  engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Northern network resulting in the closure of various lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

  • 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Preston will not call at Euxton Balshaw Lane. A replacement bus will run between Wigan North Western and Preston calling at Euxton Balshaw Lane and Leyland.
  • 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout.
  • 23:29 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street is replace by a bus throughout calling at all stations. An additional bus will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only.
  • 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout calling at all stations. An additional bus will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only.

Tuesday to Friday 

  • 05:05 Preston to Colne is replaced by a bus between Preston and Blackburn. 

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

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.