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 late night / early morning Northern service on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March

Start date
09/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Wigan North Western area from 21:50, closing some lines.

The following services will terminate at Wigan North Western with a bus replacement service forward to Preston:


The 21:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

The 22:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street.

The 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

The 21:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A replacement bus service will operate forward to Wigan North Western.


The 07:55 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will start from 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.