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 Accrington and Preston from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February

Start date
15/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between Manchester Victoria / Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn via Todmorden: between York / Leeds and Blackpool North: 

TOC(s) affected

On Saturday and Sunday both weekends, engineering work is taking place between Burnley Barracks / Hebden Bridge / Todmorden and Blackburn, and from Monday to Friday between Accrington and Blackburn, and closing all lines.

As a result of this engineering work, buses will replace trains between Colne and Blackburn for the whole 9 days.

On Saturday and Sunday replacement buses will also run between:

  • Hebden Bridge and Preston. 
  • Todmorden and Blackburn.

From Monday to Friday, replacement buses will run between Accrington and Preston.

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.