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.

Amended evening trains in the Wigan area from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 February

Start date
18/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Southport / Wigan Wallgate  / Wigan North Western and Manchester Victoria / Stalybridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Hindley overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines after 23:20.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at Ince, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Hag Fold, Atherton, Walkden, Moorside or Swinton. A replacement bus will run between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria to serve these stations.
  • The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate.
  • The 23:03 Stalybridge to Wigan Wall North Western service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted via an alternative route, and will not call at Wigan North Western.

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.