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 in the Manchester area from Monday 19 until Friday 23 August

Start date
19/08/2019  00:00
End date
23/08/2019 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Sheffield and Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Manchester area of the Northern network, closing some lines overnight.

Monday - Thursday:

23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will divert and not call at intermediate stations via Bolton. A bus will be provided to run between Preston and Manchester Airport.

23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be cancelled and replaced by a bus throughout.

23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be cancelled and replaced by a bus throughout.

23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will not call at Blackrod, Adlington and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided from Horwich Parkway calling at stations to Blackpool North.

23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be cancelled and replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday - Friday:

04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted and not call at stations via Bolton. A bus will be provided to run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at intermediate stations.

04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted and not call at stations via Bolton. A bus will be provided to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston, calling at intermediate stations.

Check before you travel:

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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.