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 late night Northern trains between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate from Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October

Start date
28/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate

TOC(s) affected

Late night engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Hindley closing some lines.

Each night from approximately 23:00 to 04:00, the following alteration will apply:

  • The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria will not call at Ince, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Hag Fold, Atherton, Walkden, Moorside and Swinton. A bus will be provided from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria to serve these stations.
  • The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate.
  • The 22:31 / 23:03 (Wednesday and Thursday only) Stalybridge to Wigan Wallgate will not call at Salford Central, Salford Crescent, Kearsley, Farnworth, Moses Gate, Bolton, Westhoughton and Hindley. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate to serve these stations.

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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:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.