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 late night Northern trains Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate / Bolton from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 March

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

Between Manchester Victoria and Southport and between Blackburn / Stalybridge and Wigan Wallgate

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Bolton / Hindley closing various lines from 22:20 until 05:05, each night, finishing at 05:05 Friday morning.

The following alterations will apply:

  • The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria train is diverted and will not call at Ince, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Hag Fold, Atherton, Walkden, Moorside and Swindon. A replacement bus will run from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria calling at these stations.
  • The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate train is replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 22:31 / 23:03 Stalybridge to Wigan Wallgate will not call at Salford Central, Salford Crescent, Kearsley, Farnworth, Moses Gate, Bolton, Westhoughton and Hindley. Replacement buses run from Manchester Victoria to Wigan North Western.

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.