This Sunday, there are planned cancellations on a small number of routes in the North West. These cancellations will affect:  

  • Manchester Victoria – Clitheroe: A rail replacement service will be running between Victoria and Clitheroe serving all stations.
  • Wigan - Stalybridge:  Rail replacement buses will be in place between Wigan and Bolton and between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. 
  • Lancaster – Morecambe: Rail replacement service will be in place between Lancaster and Morecambe
  • Southport - Rochdale: Rail replacement buses will operate between Manchester Victoria and Todmorden. Metrolink will accept Northern tickets for travel between Rochdale and Zone One.

We are sorry for the inconvenience this will cause our customers. Please check immediately before you travel.

Bus replacements are expected to operate to the published train departure time.

All the planned cancellations will be fully updated on the Northern website or National Rail Enquiries websites and apps overnight, so customers should check on Saturday morning for the latest information.

Anyone whose journey is delayed by 15 minutes or more can apply for compensation via Delay Repay. Details of the scheme and how to apply can be found here.