Northern Status | Amended late night / early morning service to / from Blackpool North on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

Updated at: 04-Jan-2024 08:53:43: AM

Operator:  Northern

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Routes affected:

Between Manchester stations and Blackpool North

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Wigan North Western and Preston, closing some lines.


The 23:17 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Bolton. A bus will be provided from Bolton to Blackpool North.


The 07:52 Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road service will not run. You should use the next available service.

The 08:00 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will run as normally advertised to Buckshaw Parkway, then depart Buckshaw Parkway at 08:54 and run approximately 12 minutes later than normally advertised to Blackpool North.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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