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 / late night services between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport from Monday 13 to Friday 17 September

Start date
13/09/2021 
End date
17/09/2021 
Route affected

Between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackrod and Preston, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run. There will be a bus provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North. Alternative rail services are available between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly to connect with the bus.

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 Wigan North Western but will not call there, the service also 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.

Tuesday - Friday

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

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