Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Blackburn and Colne / Todmorden / Hebden Bridge on Sunday 1 December

Start date
01/12/2019  00:00
End date
01/12/2019 
Route affected
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Northern between Preston / Blackpool South and Colne, between Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate / Southport / Manchester Victoria / Leeds, and also between Blackpool North and Leeds

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackburn and Hebden Bridge, closing all lines. As a result, the following service changes will be in place:

Blackpool North - Leeds: Train services between Blackpool North and Leeds will not run between Blackpool North and Hebden Bridge. A replacement bus service will run between Preston and Hebden Bridge. Customers who are travelling to / from stations between Blackpool North and Preston may use alternative Northern train services.

Blackpool South / Preston - Colne: Trains between Blackpool South / Preston and Colne will not run between Blackburn and Colne. A replacement bus service will run between Blackburn and Colne.

Blackburn - Southport / Manchester Victoria / Wigan Wallgate: Train services will not run between Blackburn and Todmorden. A replacement bus service will run between Blackburn and Todmorden.

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.