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Buses replace trains between Wigan Wallgate and Bolton / Manchester Victoria on Sunday 2 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 02 Jun 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Stalybridge / Blackburn


Engineering work is taking place between Daisy Hill and Wigan Wallgate, and between Bolton and Hindley, closing various lines.

Trains between Southport and Blackburn will be diverted between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria, and will not call at stations via Atherton.

Replacement buses will run between Wigan Wallgate and Bolton, and between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria via Atherton.

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.