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Amended late night / early morning service between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport from Monday 25 to Friday 29 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 25 Mar 2024 to 29 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackrod, closing some 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 Oxford Road and Preston.

The 23:17 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 Oxford Road and Blackpool North.

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. You should use the next available service.

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