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.

Buses replace trains between Hebden Bridge / Todmorden and Blackburn / Preston on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November

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Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North and York and also between Kirkby / Wigan and Blackburn

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hebden Bridge and Preston all weekend, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • Services between Blackpool North and York will start / terminate at Hebden Bridge. 
  • Services between Kirkby / Wigan and Blackburn will start / terminate at Todmorden.


Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Hebden Bridge and Preston
  • Todmorden and Blackburn 


Train services will be available between Preston and Blackpool North.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.