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 service between Barrow-in-Furness and Preston from Monday 13 to Friday 17 May

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

Between Carlisle and Preston, and also between Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster / Manchester Airport / Preston

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Barrow-in-Furness and Carnforth overnight, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • 19:09 Carlisle to Preston will terminate at Barrow-in-Furness. Onward connections to Preston are available
  • 20:42 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster will terminate at Carnforth. A bus will be provided from Carnforth to Preston
  • 22:06 Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness will be replaced by a bus throughout
  • 22:10 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness will terminate at Preston. A bus will be provided from Preston to Barrow-in-Furness

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 04:53 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston will be replaced by a bus throughout
  • 05:16 Preston to Carlisle will be split to run as two separate trains (Preston - Barrow-in-Furness, and Barrow-in-Furness - Carlisle). Customers will need to change trains at Barrow-in-Furness

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.