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 overnight / early morning Northern trains from Monday 9 to Friday 13 March

Start date
09/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Northern routes

TOC(s) affected

Overnight / early morning engineering work is taking place each day from Monday to Friday, closing the line at various locations. The following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 21 17 Blackpool North to York is replaced by a bus between Leeds and York.
  • The 22:57 Preston to Colne is replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.
  • The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool is replaced by a bus between Hunts Cross and Liverpool Lime Street.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly will not call at Manchester Airport. A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly calling at Manchester Airport.
  • The 05:19 York to Blackpool North is replaced by a bus between York and Leeds.
  • The 05:20 Leeds to York is replaced by a us throughout.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.