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 midweek late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 3 to Friday 7 February

Start date
03/02/2020  00:00
End date
07/02/2020 
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network.

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Northern network, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:31 Sheffield to Leeds service will not call at Woodlesford. A bus will be provided from Castleford to Leeds, calling at Woodlesford.

The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly calling at intermediate stations via Chorley and Bolton.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout.

The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided: one bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only; a second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 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 to Blackpool North.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided: one bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only; a second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly calling at stations via Chorley and Bolton. The bus will depart Preston at 04:16 to connect with services in Manchester.

The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston calling at stations via Bolton and Chorley.

The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, departing Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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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.