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 in the Blackburn area from Monday 1 until Friday 5 August

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

Between Blackburn / Preston / Clitheroe and Manchester Victoria / Colne / York

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Blackburn area, closing various lines.

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

Monday - Thursday

The 21:25 Clitheroe to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Bolton.  Onward journeys are available from Bolton.

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

The 22:57 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Blackburn.  A rail replacement 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 rail replacement bus will be provided from Todmorden to Blackburn.
 

Tuesday - 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 rail replacement bus will be provided from Preston to Colne.

The 05:22 Colne to Preston service will start from Blackburn.  A rail replacement 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.