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 Todmorden / Blackburn after 21:55 from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 March

Start date
16/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn / Leeds

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Rochdale and Littleborough, closing all lines each evening from Monday evening until early on Friday morning.

As a result, trains after 21:55 will be partially or wholly replaced by buses between:

  • Manchester Victoria and Todmorden.
  • Manchester Victoria and Blackburn (via Todmorden).

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.