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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Blackpool North / Blackpool South and Preston from Monday 8 to Friday 12 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 08 Jan 2024 to 12 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Blackpool South and Preston / Manchester Airport

Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Blackpool North / Blackpool South and Preston, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

Monday only:

  • The 05:00 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston. A rail replacement bus service will depart Blackpool North at 04:05 running to Preston to connect with the train.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston. A rail replacement bus service will depart from Preston at 01:05 to Blackpool North.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:29 Blackpool South to Preston service will not run. A rail replacement bus service will run depart from Blackpool South at 04:59 running to Preston.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.