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 early morning Northern trains from Blackpool North on Sunday 21 June

Start date
21/06/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria / Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Early morning engineering work is taking place in the Preston area closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

  • The 07:52 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus between Preston and Bolton. Customers should use other Northern trains between Bolton and Manchester Victoria to complete your journey.
  • The 07:55 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street is replaced by a bus between Blackpool North and Wigan North Western, departing Blackpool North at 06:30 to connect with the train at Wigan North Western.

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.

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