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Amended Northern service in the Wigan area from Sunday 31 March to Monday 1 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 31 Mar 2024 to 01 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western / Blackpool North, between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria / Stalybridge and also between Southport and Manchester Victoria / Blackburn

Description

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

The following alterations will take place:

Sunday

Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria / Stalybridge services will start from / terminate at Bolton.

Southport - Manchester Victoria / Blackburn services will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Liverpool Lime Street - Wigan North Western / Blackpool North services will terminate at / start back from St Helens Central.

Rail replacement transport will operate between Southport / Wigan and Bolton / Salford Crescent, and also between St Helens Central and Preston.

Monday

Liverpool Lime Street - Wigan North Western / Blackpool North services will terminate at / start back from St Helens Central.

Rail replacement transport will operate between St Helens Central and Preston.

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.