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 to / from Manchester Victoria from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 May

Start date
13/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Southport and Manchester Victoria, between Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn / Stalybridge and also between Blackpool North and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Hindley, and also between Hindley and Southport.

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

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 from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria to serve these stations.
  • The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate.
  • The 23:03 Stalybridge to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.