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 / early morning trains between Blackburn and Colne / Todmorden from Monday 19 to Friday 23 July

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Route affected

Between Preston and Colne, between Blackburn and York / Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Burnley and Colne each night, closing all lines.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:19 York to Blackburn service will not run. An additional train will run from York to Manchester Victoria, departing York at 22:19. A bus will be provided from Todmorden to Blackburn.

The 22:57 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Blackburn to Colne.

The 23:04 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackburn via Todmorden will not run. Customers should use the 23:19 Manchester Victoria to Leeds service to Todmorden. A bus will be provided from Todmorden to Blackburn.

Tuesday - Friday

The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn at 05:39 and will call at Accrington and Burnley Central only. A bus will be provided from Preston to Colne.

The 05:22 Colne to Preston service will start from Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Colne to Blackburn, departing Colne at 04:37 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

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:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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