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Buses replace trains between Bolton / Preston and Clitheroe / Colne / Halifax via Blackburn / Todmorden before 10:00 on Sunday 17 December   

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Engineering work details

Starts 17 Dec 2023 to 17 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Preston / Manchester Victoria and Leeds / York


Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Todmorden / Hebden Bridge, closing all lines on Sunday morning. ​​​​​​​

Before 10:00, buses will replace trains between:

  • Preston and Colne.

  • Preston and Halifax via Blackburn / Todmorden.

  • Bolton and Clitheroe via Blackburn.

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.