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 service between Salford Crescent and Preston from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October

Start date
30/09/2019  00:00
End date
04/10/2019 
Route affected

Between Salford Crescent and Preston

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Blackrod, and also between Blackrod and Leyland each night until 05:35 on Friday morning.

Monday - Thursday

The following alterations apply:

  • 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will be diverted via Wigan North Western. A bus will operate between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly calling at stations via Chorley and Bolton.
  • 23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North will not call at Blackrod, Adlington and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will run from Horwich Parkway to Blackpool North

Tuesday - Friday

The following trains will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western:

  • 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  • 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

A bus will operate between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly calling at stations via Chorley and Bolton.

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.