Major engineering works are taking place between July 26th and September 7th on First Transpennine Express and Northern Rail services.
Affecting the lines between Chorley and Preston, services to and from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Carlisle, Windermere, Oxenholme (Lake District), Barrow-In-Furness, Blackpool North, Preston, Chorley, Bolton, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport are running to a revised timetable.
There is a replacement bus service between Chorley and Preston. Services between Manchester and Preston are operating via an alternative route with trains not stopping at Chorley and a limited number not calling at Bolton.
Northern Rail are running an hourly train service between Bolton and Chorley along with an hourly replacement bus service.
Passengers can read and download revised timetables from the Engineering works section of the First Transpennine Express website.
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Room at the Manchester Marriott Hotel with up to eight days holiday parking from £105*
*Please note: This price is correct for bookings searched on July 30, 2008. Prices are subject to change. Book the Manchester Marriott Hotel in advance to get the best price and availability.∂