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 late night / early morning service to / from Colne from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October

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All routes to / from Colne

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Burnley and Colne, closing some lines.

Monday to 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 Victoria 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 to 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:

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

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.