Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South on Sunday 17 February

Start date
17/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between York / Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria / Liverpool Lime Street / Colne / Hellifield and Blackpool North / Blackpool South

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North / South, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Preston and Blackpool North, and also between Preston and Blackpool South.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.