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 overnight trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale / Blackburn from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 March

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

Between Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn via Rochdale, between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale and also between York and Blackburn

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale closing the line, each night from 22:40 to 05:45 Monday to Thursday, finishing at 05:45 Friday morning.

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale / Blackburn via Todmorden.

Also as a result of this engineering work, the 22:19 York to Blackburn is replaced by a bus between Hebden Bridge and Blackburn.

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.