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 Northern service between Wigan North Western and Preston from 21:50 on Saturday 16 until 09:00 on Sunday 17 March

Start date
16/03/2019  00:00
End date
17/03/2019 
Route affected
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Northern between Manchester Airport / Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Preston, closing some lines over night from 21:50.

Saturday night:

The 21:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will divert and not call at Wigan North Western. The train will call additionally at Bolton. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western.

The 21:15 / 22:15 / 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North services will terminate at Wigan North Western. Buses will be provided to run between Wigan North Western and Preston.

The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided to run from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street.

Sunday morning:

The 07:55 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Wigan North Western.

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.