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.

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate via Atherton on Sunday 9 February

Start date
09/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between Blackburn / Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate / Southport

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Hindley, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate via Atherton.

Services that usually run between Manchester Victoria and Wigan North Western will be diverted to run via Wigan Wallgate, and will be extended to run to / from Southport.

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.