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Train disruption into Manchester Victoria over Christmas period

Northern Rail are warning passengers that services into Manchester Victoria will be disrupted in the over the Christmas period due to the ongoing work to upgrade the station and introduce electrification on some lines. To allow the project to be …

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Blackburn’s Boulevard set to close this month

Blackburn with Darwen Council have confirmed that Blackburn Boulevard will close on 22 September 2013. The closure is marks the first stage of the Cathedral Quarter development. The Boulevard has bee a transport interchange for over 100 years, but this …

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Notification of Local Roadworks / Closures

Green Lane As part of the Building Schools for the Future works at St Bede’s RC High School, part of Green Lane needed to resurfaced. It was hoped that the work would have been completed before the school reopened at the …

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New bus stops in Blackburn town centre

New bus stops are being introduced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in Blackburn town centre following changes to local bus routes. Transdev Lancashire United is introducing a series of changes to its services from September 1 aimed at increasing the …

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A666 Road Closures due to gas leak near Ewood

A gas leak has been discovered by National Grid today on the A666 Bolton Road, opposite Calico Street by the Ewood Gyratory. As a result emergency repairs are required and the road will have to be partially closed from 7pm …

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Changes to Bus Stops from 22 July

Blackburn Old Market

Due to the demolition of Blackburn Market, the following changes will take effect from 22 July: Bus stops on the southbound side of Ainsworth Street will be closed. These services will now depart from Blackburn Boulevard. Services affected in this …

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Road works on Roman Road and Blackamoor

Electricity North West will begin work on Roman Road and Blackamoor from Saturday 27th July 2013 to repair defective reinstatements. Works will begin on Blackamoor Road and then progress onto Roman Road. It is expected to take a maximum of three …

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Train disruption on Clitheroe to Manchester line

The following changes in services apply today and tomorrow (27 & 28 December), due to engineering work at Salford Crescent. A ‘shuttle’ train is running direct between Manchester Victoria and Bolton. Buses are also running between Manchester Victoria and Bolton …

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Disruption cleared between Blackburn and Hebden Bridge – Northern Rail

Trains between Hebden Bridge and Blackburn are now running normally following a broken down freight train near Burnley Manchester Road.

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Train services running normally between Blackburn and Bolton following earlier delays

Northern Rail have reported that train services are now running normally between Blackburn and Bolton following earlier delays of up to 40 minutes due to a signalling problem at Darwen

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Delays on rail services between Blackburn and Bolton until 11.30 am – Updates to follow

A signalling problem is causing disruption at Darwen. Because of this, there are delays of up to 40 minutes between Blackburn and Bolton. These delays are expected to last until approximately 11:30. Blackburn Life will report service updates.

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Trains now running normally between Clitheroe and Manchester via Blackburn

Following earlier disruption, trains are running normally between  between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe following a signalling problem at Darwen.

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Trains now running normally between Clitheroe and Manchester

Following earlier disruption, trains are running normally between  between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe following a signalling problem at Darwen.

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Travel Alert – Replacement buses between Blackburn and Clitheroe and delays to Bolton

A signalling problem is causing disruption in the Darwen area. Because of this, the following alterations will apply until approximately 16:00: Trains between Blackburn and Bolton are being delayed by up to 30 minutes. Buses are replacing trains between Blackburn …

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No trains between Blackburn and Bolton until 3pm

A signalling problem is causing disruption in the Darwen area. Because of this, trains between Blackburn and Bolton are currently suspended. This will continue until approximately 15:00.

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Delays now cleared through Blackburn train station

Delays through Blackburn railway station are now cleared

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Delays through Blackburn station due to signalling problems

Delays of around 30 minutes are affecting all train services running through Blackburn Station. Likely to last until at least 1pm

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22.55 Train services resumed between Blackburn and Preston

Northern rail have confirmed that train services between Blackburn and Preston are now running again as normal following the earlier incident.

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Northern Rail – Person hit by train – Blackburn to Preston line

Northern Rail are reporting that a replacement bus service is running between Blackburn and Preston due to a person being hit by a train at Bamber Bridge. Because of this, buses are replacing trains between Blackburn and Preston, with journey …

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