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Amended late night / early morning service between Preston and Blackpool North from Monday 5 to Friday 9 August. 

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Engineering work details

Starts 05 Aug 2024 to 09 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Preston and Blackpool North


Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North, closing some lines.

The following services are affected:


  • The 05:00 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston at 05:26. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North to Preston, departing earlier than usual at 04:05.

Monday - Thursday:

  • The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus will run from Preston to Blackpool North.

Monday - Friday:

  • The 05:29 Blackpool South to Preston service will start at Blackpool North at 05:44. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool South to Preston, departing earlier than usual at 04:59.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.