Future engineering work

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Amended late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August

Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North and

Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Salford Crescent area and in the Hunts Cross area, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North.  Alternative services are available between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:09 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Lostock, Horwich Parkway, Blackrod, Adlington, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North.

The 23:19 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus throughout.  Two buses will be provided:  one bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only. A second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.  Two buses will be provided:  one bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only. A second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

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