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 services between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 December

Start date
23/12/2019  00:00
End date
24/12/2019 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackrod and Salford Crescent, closing all lines on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

Monday:

The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, not calling at stations between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly via Bolton.

The 23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted, not calling at Blackrod, Adlington or Buckshaw Parkway. A replacement bus will run between Horwich Parkway and Blackpool North, calling at all booked stations.

Tuesday:

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

The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted, not calling at stations via Bolton. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston via Bolton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.