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 late night / early morning Northern services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 October

Start date
15/10/2018  00:00
End date
19/10/2018 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Northern network, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at stations between Wigan Wallgate and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria to serve intermediate station.

The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate.

The 22:46 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout. One bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly, stopping to set down only from Knutsford; a second bus will run from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly, departing Knutsford at 23:33.

The 22:47 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Rose Grove. A bus will be provided from Rose Grove to Colne. 

The 22:50 Wigan North Western to Stalybridge service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge.

The 22:59 Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly service will start at 22:52 and run EARLIER than normally advertised throughout. A bus will be provided from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly, departing Buxton at 22:59.

The 23:24 Manchester Piccadilly to Hazel Grove service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Hazel Grove.

The 23:03 Stalybridge to Wigan North Western service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

The 23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme. A bus will be provided from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Macclesfield.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.

The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Wigan North Western.

The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, stopping to set down only from Wilmslow.

The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be bus replaced throughout. One bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, stopping to set down only from Knutsford; a second bus will run from Knutsford to Chester, departing Knutsford at 00:23.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn and terminate at Burnley Central. A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, and from Burnley Central to Colne.

The 05:23 Colne to Preston service will start from Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Colne to Blackburn, departing Colne at 04:37 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

The 06:11 Colne to Preston service will start from Burnley Central. A bus will be provided from Colne to Burnley Central, departing Colne at 05:53 to connect with the train at Burnley Central. 

The 06:03 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced throughout.

The 06:26 Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge service will be bus replaced throughout.

The 06:30 Stalybridge to Wigan North Western service will start from Manchester Victoria. A bus will be provided from Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria, departing Stalybridge at 06:30.

The 07:00 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced 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

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.