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Engineering Works Detail

Sat 2nd May 2015 to Fri 11th December 2015
Farnworth Tunnel Works

See the National Rail site for details of train service alterations.

Monday to Friday will see reduced services and some diversions via Wigan North Western for FTPE trains, and via Atherton for some Northern services.

On Saturdays and Sundays similar diversions will apply and there will be no trains via Bolton.

Originally scheduled to to be completed on 5 October, poor ground conditions have caused the works to be extended until 13 December.

See a separate notice for the final works on 12 and 13 December. [296]


National Rail
Information on engineering works is mostly provided by National Rail Enquiries. You are advised to check with National Rail Enquiries for the latest updates before travelling.

Timetable alterations for engineering works are published in two different ways: Some appear as Future Engineering Works on the National Rail web site, while others, especially changes for longer periods, are simply incorporated into the published timetables. The latter are harder to spot and may be missing from this list.