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 / morning services between Preston and Colne from Monday 18 to Friday 22 February

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

Northern between Preston and Colne

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Burnley and Colne overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:47 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Rose Grove. A replacement bus will run between Rose Grove and Colne.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn and terminate at Burnley Central. Replacement buses will run between Preston and Blackburn, and between Burnley Central and Colne.
  • The 05:23 Colne to Preston service will start from Blackburn. A replacement bus will run from Colne at 04:37 to Blackburn, in order to connect with the train.
  • The 06:11 Colne to Preston service will start from Burnley Central. A replacement bus will run from Colne at 05:53 to Burnley.

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.