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 evening Northern services in the Manchester / Blackburn areas from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 July

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Route affected

Various Northern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Manchester / Blackburn areas, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The 21:42 Rochdale to Clitheroe service will terminate at Blackburn.  A bus will be provided from Blackburn to Clitheroe.

The 22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at New Mills Central, Strines, Marple, Romiley, Bredbury, Brinnington, Reddish North, Ryder Brow, Belle Vue or Ashburys, and will call additionally at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations.

The 23:22 New Mills Central to Manchester Piccadilly will be bus replaced throughout.

The 23:26 Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills Central service will be bus replaced throughout.

The 23:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Glossop service will be bus replaced throughout. One bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield, calling at Ashburys, Gorton, Guide Bridge, Flowery Field, Newton for Hyde, Godley, Glossop, Dinting and Hadfield. A second bus will run from Godley to Hadfield, calling at Hattersley, Broadbottom, Glossop, Dinting and Hadfield.

The 23:39 Clitheroe to Blackburn service will be bus replaced throughout.

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.