Northern Status | Buses replace trains between Preston / Wigan Wallgate and Bolton on Sunday 21 July

Updated at: 03-May-2024 14:48:04: PM

Operator:  Northern

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Routes affected:

Northern between Manchester Airport and Windermere / Barrow-in-Furness / Blackpool North and between Stalybridge and Wigan Wallgate via Bolton

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Ince and Bolton and between Bolton and Blackrod, closing all lines.

The following amendments will be in operation:


Trains between:

Manchester Airport – Barrow-in-Furness / Windermere: Trains will start / terminate at Preston.

Manchester Airport – Blackpool North: Trains will be diverted to run via Wigan North Western, and will not call at stations via Bolton and Chorley.

Stalybridge – Wigan Wallgate via Bolton: Trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Wigan Wallgate and Bolton
  • Bolton and Preston

TransPennine Express:

Services between Manchester Airport and Preston will be diverted via Eccles and will not call at Bolton.

Some services may start later/terminate earlier in the journey.

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.

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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This page created on: 29-Apr-2024 11:09:45: AM

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