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Buses replace trains between Wigan Wallgate and Bolton / Salford Crescent on Saturday 14 September   

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Sep 2024 to 14 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Leeds / Stalybridge / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria / Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate / Headbolt Lane / Southport


Engineering work is taking place between Wigan Wallgate and Walkden / Hindley, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Wigan Wallgate and Salford Crescent via Atherton.

  • Wigan Wallgate and Bolton.

Services between Manchester Oxford Road and Southport, will run via an alternative route and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Westhoughton or Hindley.

A shuttle train service will run between Wigan Wallgate and Headbolt Lane.

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.