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.

No trains between Bolton / Salford Crescent and Southport on Sunday 6 October

Start date
06/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Stalybridge and Wigan North Western

Blackburn and Southport

Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate.

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between  Hindley and Wigan North Western / Meols Cop closing the line.

Buses will run between the following stations and it may mean customers have to change buses to complete their journey: 

  • Manchester Victoria and Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate via Atherton
  • Bolton and Southport via Wigan North Western.

Customers travelling between Manchester stations and Wigan North Western should use alternative trains via Eccles.

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.