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Last updated:Today at 15:22
Train companies affected:Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

Amended Northern services in the Bolton area on Sunday 8 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 08 Sep 2024 to 08 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road and Blackpool North / Windermere / Ulveston

Between Manchester Victoria and Wigan North Western / Southport

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Bolton area closing some lines.

The following services are affected:

Until 12:50

  • Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at stations via Bolton and Chorley.

  • Services between Manchester Airport and Windermere / Ulveston will start at Preston.

Replacement bus services will run between Bolton and Manchester Victoria, between Bolton and Manchester Oxford Road, and between Bolton and Blackburn.

All Day

  • Services between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria / Southport will be diverted via an alternate route and will not call at Salford Central, Salford Crescent, Swinton, Moorside, Walkden, Atherton, Hag Fold, Daisy Hill and Hindley.

  • Services between Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road and Blackpool North willbe diverted via an alternate route and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Logstock, Horwich Parkway, Blackrod, Adlington, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway.

  • Services between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria / Wigan North Western will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Replacement bus services will run between Preston and Bolton, between Wigan and Bolton, and between Wigan and Salford Crescent via Walkden.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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