Northern Status | Amended evening / morning trains in the Wigan / Bolton area from Monday 6 to Friday 10 May





Updated at: 14-Feb-2024 12:13:23: PM

Operator:  Northern

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Wigan / Bolton area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday:

The 21:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will not run. The 21:55 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly service will run via Chorley and call additionally at intermediate stations. Alternative services are available between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

The 22:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Preston at 23:55. A bus will be provided from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North.

The 23:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will run between Blackpool North and Preston, and between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Airport.

The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:17 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run. Customers should travel on the 23:07 service from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly, from where a bus will be provided to Blackpool North.

Tuesday to Thursday:

The 22:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, not calling at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Oxford Road and Preston.

The 23:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Airport.

The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, not calling at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. Customers should use the next available service.

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This page created on: 14-Feb-2024 12:13:23: PM

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