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Train companies affected:National Rail

Amended late night / early morning Northern trains between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly / Airport from Monday 12 to Friday 16 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 Feb 2024 to 16 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Blackpool North and Manchester Piccadilly / Airport

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackrod and Preston, closing all lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, not calling at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

The 23:17 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run. A bus will be provided between Manchester Airport and Preston.

The 23:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Airport.

The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, not calling at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

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