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 Northern service to / from Wigan Wallgate from Monday 1 until Friday 5 August

Start date
01/08/2022 
End date
05/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn / Stalybridge / Manchester Victoria, and also between Southport and Manchester Victoria 

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Wigan Wallgate area, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

Monday - Thursday 

The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at stations between Wigan Wallgate and Salford Crescent.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria.

The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate.

The 22:31 Stalybridge to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Bolton.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Bolton to Wigan Wallgate.

The 23:19 Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Bolton.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Bolton to Wigan Wallgate.

Tuesday - Friday 

The 06:08 Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria service will start from Bolton. Customers should instead travel on the 05:50 Wigan North Western to Alderley Edge service.

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.