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 evening / morning services to / from Manchester Victoria from Monday 1 to Friday 5 April

Start date
01/04/2019  00:00
End date
05/04/2019 
Route affected

Northern between Wigan North Western / Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge, between Southport and Manchester Victoria, between Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn and also between Blackpool North and Manchester Piccadilly

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Hindley, and also between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at Ince, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Hag Fold, Atherton, Walkden, Moorside or Swinton. A replacement bus will run from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria to serve these stations.
  • The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate.
  • The 22:50 Wigan North Western to Stalybridge service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.
  • The 23:03 Stalybridge to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Wigan North Western.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 06:03 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria service 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

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.