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Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale from Friday 6 to Monday 23 September  

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Engineering work details

Starts 06 Sep 2024 to 23 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

between Chester / Wigan Wallgate / Manchester Victoria and Leeds


Engineering work is taking place between Mills Hill and Rochdale, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on or before the 9 September, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are planning to travel on or after the 10 September, these changes have yet to be uploaded into online journey planners.

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.