Future engineering work

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Amended evening / morning trains in the Preston / Lancaster area from Monday 20 to Friday 24 September

Start date
20/09/2021 
End date
24/09/2021 
Route affected

Northern services to / from Blackpool North / Blackpool South / Barrow-in-Furness

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North, and also between Carnforth and Barrow-in-Furness, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday.

To / from Barrow-in-Furness:

Monday to Thursday:

The 20:45 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster service will terminate at Carnforth. A replacement bus will run from Carnforth to Lancaster.

The 22:08 Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 22:10 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness will terminate at Lancaster. A replacement bus will run from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:53 Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston. A replacement bus will run from Barrow-in-Furness to Preston.

To / from Blackpool North / Blackpool South:

Monday:

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North to Preston.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus will run from Preston to Blackpool North.

Monday to Friday:

The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North to Preston.

The 05:14 Blackpool South to Preston service will start from Blackpool North.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will depart at 04:50, and will not call at Poulton-le-Fylde or Kirkham & Wesham. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North to Preston, calling at these stations.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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.