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Amended early morning / late night service between Blackpool South / Blackpool North and Preston from Monday 19 until Friday 23 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 19 Feb 2024 to 23 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Blackpool South and Preston and also between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Preston and Blackpool North, closing all lines.


The 05:00 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston. A bus will be provided from Blackpool North to Preston. This will depart Blackpool North at 04:05 to connect with the train at Preston.

Monday - Friday

The 05:29 Blackpool South to Preston service will not run. An earlier bus will depart Blackpool South at 04:59 to connect with the train at Kirkham & Wesham.

Monday - Thursday

The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston. A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackpool North.

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.