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 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November

Start date
19/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Smithy Bridge, and between Smithy Bridge and Hebden Bridge, closing all lines overnight.

As a result, the 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria via Todmorden service will not run, and will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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.