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 overnight trains between Preston and Blackpool North / South from Monday 24 to Friday 28 September

Start date
24/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Leeds / Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

TOC(s) affected

Each night from 23:00 to 05:15, engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North closing the line. 

Buses will replace trains between Preston and Blackpool North, and also between Kirkham & Wesham and Blackpool South.

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:

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