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 / early morning Northern service between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South from Monday 7 to Friday 11 September

Start date
07/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Preston and Blackpool North / Blackpool South from Monday night until Friday morning.

As a result of this, the following alternations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 23:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston.


Tuesday to Friday

  • The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston.
  • The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start at 04:50 and will not call at Poulton-le-Fylde and Kirkham & Wesham.
  • The 05:14 Blackpool South to Preston service will start from Blackpool North.


Buses will run between Blackpool North / Blackpool South and Preston in place of cancelled services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here 

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.