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Buses replace trains between Southport and Wigan Wallgate on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 17 Feb 2024 to 18 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Southport and Wigan Wallgate / Blackburn / Manchester Oxford Road

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Meols Cop and Wigan Wallgate, closing all lines.

No trains will run between Southport and Wigan Wallgate on Saturday or Sunday.

Saturday

Southport - Stalybridge services will be revised to start / terminate at Wigan Wallgate.

Southport - Wigan Wallgate / Manchester Oxford Road services will be cancelled.

Replacement buses will be provided between Southport and Wigan Wallgate in both directions.

Sunday

Southport - Blackburn services will be revised to start / terminate at Wigan Wallgate.

Southport - Wigan Wallgate services will be cancelled.

Replacement buses will be provided between Southport and Wigan Wallgate in both directions.

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.