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Amended early morning / late night trains between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South from Monday 16 to Friday 20 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 16 Sep 2024 to 20 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Manchester Airport / Preston and Blackpool South / Blackpool North


Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South, closing various lines throughout the week.


The 05:00 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston at 05:26. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North at 04:05 (earlier than the train) to Preston, connecting with the train.

Monday to Thursday:

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

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:29 Blackpool South to Preston service will start from Blackpool North at 05:44. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool South at 04:59 (earlier than the train) to 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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.