2nd Day Of Christmas

On the second day of Christmas, my CVS gave to me...

2 modes of public transport this Christmas, and a helpline if things are getting to you, for free…

 

 

Burnley & Pendle Christmas Bus Times

 

Here's a handy summary of how buses are running in Burnley and Pendle over Christmas and New Year:

Monday 24th December 2018 - Christmas Eve
Saturday service, with the last buses shown below

Tuesday 25th December 2018 - Christmas Day
No service

Wednesday 26th December 2018 - Boxing Day
Our amazing Boxing Day buses are back for another year!

Thursday 27th December 2018
Saturday service

Friday 28th December 2018 
Saturday service 

Saturday 29th December 2018
Saturday service

Sunday 30th December 2018
Normal Sunday service

Monday 31st December 2018
Saturday service, with the last buses shown below

Tuesday 1st January 2019
No service (except V1 & V3 to Boohoo)

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Buses return to normal

 

 

 

Route and Last Bus (Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve)

 

Buses in and around Blackburn

 

Hotline
17:50 Burnley to Preston
18:48 Blackburn to Preston
18:05 Preston to Burnley
18:49 Blackburn to Burnley

The buses at 18:28, 18:58, 19:28 and 19:58 from Burnley, and the buses at 18:35, 19:00 and 19:30 from Preston will finish in Blackburn.

 

Buses in and around Burnley

2
18:35 Burnley to Higherford
19:13 HigherFord to Burnley

 

Mainline M1
17:10 Padiham to Barnoldswick
17:32 Burnley to Barnoldswick
19:41 Burnley to Padiham
19:56 Padiham to Burnley
18:58 Burnley to Colne
18:56 Barnoldswick to Burnley

 

Mainline M2
16:53 Colne to Clitheroe
19:13 Burnley to Clitheroe
18:52 Clitheroe to Colne
19:43 Burnley to Colne

 

Mainline M3
17:09 Trawden to Accrington
18:03 Burnley to Accrington
19:25 Trawden to Burnley
17:36 Accrington to Trawden
18:28 Burnley to Trawden
19:12 Accrington to Colne
19:58 Burnley to Colne

 

Mainline M4
18:05 Burnley to Keighley
19:28 Burnley to Colne
20:06 Colne to Burnley
19:11 Keighley to Burnley

 

The Witchway
16:45 Manchester to Skipton
17:20 Skipton to Manchester
18:30 from Nelson will finish at Rawtenstall
19:10 Manchester to Nelson
19:40 Manchester to Burnley

The 17:50, 18:20, 18:50 and 19:20 buses from Skipton will finish at Burnley.

All of our other routes will run as normal.

 

 

Boxing Day Buses

 

We're running buses on a whole range of routes across Lancashire on Boxing Day. Ditch the turkey butties and hit the sales with us! Here's a summary of what we'll be running:

The Witchway - every 30 mins between Queensgate Depot, Burnley and Manchester

First bus leaves Queensgate depot to Burnley and Manchester at 08:54, last bus to Manchester leaves at 16:24
First bus leaves Manchester to Burnley and Queensgate at 10:30, last bus 18:00

Mainline M1 - every 30 mins between Colne and Padiham

First bus leaves Queensgate to Colne at 0924; first bus from Padiham leaves at 0955 and Burnley at 1016
First bus leaves Queensgate to Burnley and Padiham at 0921; first bus from Colne to Burnley and Padiham leaves at 0955
Last bus leaves Colne to Burnley and Padiham at 1655, and from Colne to Queensgate at 1755
Last bus leaves Padiham to Burnley and Colne at 1655, and from Padiham to Padiham to Queensgate at 1755

 

V1 and V3

V1 16:59 from Padiham to Boohoo, and 18:20 from Boohoo to Padiham will run on Boxing Day and New Year's Day

V3 17:05 from Colne to Boohoo, and 18:20 from Boohoo to Colne will run on Boxing Day and New Year's Day

 

Follow us on Twitter @burnleybuses and @blackburnbusco for travel updates.

 

 

 

 

Rossendale Christmas Bus Times

 

Here's a handy summary of how Rossendale buses are running over Christmas and New Year:

 

Monday 24th December 2018 - Christmas Eve
Saturday service, with the last buses shown below

Tuesday 25th December 2018 - Christmas Day
No service

Wednesday 26th December 2018 - Boxing Day
We've got amazing Boxing Day buses running this year - see below!

Thursday 27th December 2018
Saturday service, except for the 479 which will run to the weekday timetable

Friday 28th December 2018
Saturday service

Saturday 29th December 2018
Saturday service

Sunday 30th December 2018
Normal Sunday service

Monday 31st December 2018
Saturday service, except for the 479 which will run to the weekday timetable

Tuesday 1st January 2019
No service (except V1 & V3 to Boohoo)

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Buses return to normal

 

 

 

Route and last bus (Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve)

 

Red4

19:01 Bury – Ramsbottom
18:35 Ramsbottom - Bury

 

440

18:45 Rochdale - Syke
18:56 Syke - Rochdale

 

442
18:05 Rochdale - Norden
18:27 Norden - Rochdale

 

464
18:10 Rochdale - Haslingden

18:35 Rochdale - Accrington
17:40 Accrington - Rochdale
18:10 Accrington - Bacup
18:45 Accrington - Rawtenstall

 

467/468
18:34 Bury - Rochdale (467)
18:44 Bury – Rochdale (468)
17:50 Rochdale – Bury (468)
18:06 Rochdale – Bury (467)
18:40 Rochdale – Bamford (468)

 

Tottington Line 469
18:58 Tottington – Bury
18:46 Bury – Tottington 

 

481, 482 and 483
17:44 Blackburn – Rawtenstall only (481)

17:29 Bacup - Rawtenstall Bury (482)
17:59 Rawtenstall – Bury (482)
18:35 Burnley – Rawtenstall (483)
18:36 Bury – Rawtenstall (483)

 

Red Express
17:50 Accrington to Manchester
19:15 Manchester to Accrington

 

The Witchway
16:45 Manchester to Skipton
17:20 Skipton to Manchester
18:30 from Nelson will finish at Rawtenstall
19:10 Manchester to Nelson
19:40 Manchester to Burnley

The 17:50, 18:20, 18:50 and 19:20 buses from Skipton will finish at Burnley.

All of our other routes will run as normal.

 

 

Boxing Day Buses

 

We're running buses on a whole range of routes on Boxing Day. Ditch the turkey butties and hit the sales with us! Here's a summary of what we'll be running:

 

Red 4 every hour

First bus leaves Ramsbottom at 09:38, last bus 16:38
First bus leaves Bury at 10:10, last bus 17:10

468 every hour

First bus leaves Bury at 09:32, last bus 17:32
First bus leaves Rochdale at 09:20, last bus 16:20

Tottington Line 469 every hour

First bus leaves Bury at 10:03, last bus 17:03
First bus leaves Tottington at 10:16, last bus 17:16

The Witchway every 30 mins between Queensgate Depot, Burnley and Manchester

First bus leaves Queensgate depot to Burnley and Manchester at 08:54, last bus to Manchester leaves at 16:24
First bus leaves Manchester to Burnley and Queensgate at 10:30, last bus 18:00

Follow us on Twitter @rossobus for more information and travel updates.

 

 

 

 

TransPennine Express Services During Christmas and New Year 2018/19

 

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that TransPennine Express will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period. 

To check your journey, you can use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

To check if there's any further disruptions to the services visit National Rail

 

Saturday 22nd December 2018

A normal Saturday service is expected to run.

Sunday 23rd December 2018

A normal Sunday service is expected to run.

Monday 24th December 2018

A Christmas Eve timetable will operate with services starting to wind down from 19:00 with an earlier shut down across the network. Please check before you travel.

Tuesday 25th December 2018

No service.

Wednesday 26th December 2018

No service.

 

Thursday 27th December 2018

Some early morning services will not run due to the Christmas holiday.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough / Newcastle will start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

 

Friday 28th December 2018

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough/Newcastle will start from/terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

 

Saturday 29th December 2018

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough/Newcastle will start from/terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

 

 Sunday 30th December 2018

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough/Newcastle will start from/terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

Monday 31st December 2018

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough/Newcastle will start from/terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester and Leeds
  • There will be no services from Liverpool to stations east of Manchester. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly onto alternative TPE services (and vice versa)
  • An hourly service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly
  • There will be no TransPennine Express services at Manchester Victoria
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will only run between Leeds and Newcastle
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough will only run between York and Scarborough
  • Services between Manchester Airport and Middlesbrough/Newcastle will start from/terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. These services will also be diverted and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria
  • A reduced frequency service will be operating between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

 

 

Northern services during Christmas and New Year 2018/19

 

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Northern will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period. 

To check your journey, you can use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

To check if there's any further disruptions to the services visit National Rail

 

Saturday 22nd December 2018

Industrial action is taking place, so a reduced timetable will be in operation.

Sunday 23rd December 2018

A normal Sunday service is expected to operate.

Monday 24th December 2018

From 19:00 many services will be withdrawn before the normal end of timetabled services. From 19:00, customers should check before they travel to ensure they can complete their journey. From 21:00, most services will NOT run.

Tuesday 25th December 2018

No service.

Wednesday 26th December 2018

No trains will operate.

 

Thursday 27th December 2018

Some early morning trains will not run or will be amended. Customers wishing to travel before 08:00 should check before they travel.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge: Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Manchester Victoria - Rochdale: Replacement buses will run between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria. Train services between Leeds/Blackburn and Manchester Victoria will run between Leeds/Blackburn and Rochdale/Moston. Please note that it is not possible to change between bus and train services at Moston. Customers should change at Rochdale instead.

Manchester Victoria - Salford Central: Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Salford Central. An amended train service will be in operation between Southport/Wigan stations and Salford Central. Trains between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will not run between Salford Central and Manchester Victoria. 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central. Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street. 

 

Friday 28th December 2018

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge: Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Manchester Victoria - Rochdale: Replacement buses will run between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria. Train services between Leeds/Blackburn and Manchester Victoria will run between Leeds/Blackburn and Rochdale/Moston. Please note that it is not possible to change between bus and train services at Moston. Customers should change at Rochdale instead.

Manchester Victoria - Salford Central: Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Salford Central. An amended train service will be in operation between Southport/Wigan stations and Salford Central. Trains between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will not run between Salford Central and Manchester Victoria.

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central: 

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central. Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

 

Saturday 29th December 2018

Industrial action is taking place, so a reduced timetable will be in operation.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

A reduced train service will operate between London Victoria and Stalybridge.

Services between Southport and Leeds will be run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and between Manchester Victoria and Leeds.

Services between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will run between Kirkby and Wigan Wallgate. Services between Southport and Blackburn via Todmorden will be amended to run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and also between Rochdale and Blackburn via Todmorden.

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

 

Sunday 30th December 2018

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Monday 31st December 2018

From 19:00 many services will be withdrawn before the end of the normal timetabled service on New Years Eve. From 19:00, customers should check before they travel to ensure they can complete their journey. From 21:00, most services will NOT run. 

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

A reduced train service will operate between London Victoria and Stalybridge.

Services between Southport and Leeds will be run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and between Manchester Victoria and Leeds.

Services between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will run between Kirkby and Wigan Wallgate. Services between Southport and Blackburn via Todmorden will be amended to run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and also between Rochdale and Blackburn via Todmorden.

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Tuesday 1st December 2019

Some early morning services will not run, or will be amended. Customers wishing to travel before 08:00 should check before they travel.

There will be NO service on any of the routes in the Tyne Tees region.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Until 18:00, buses will replace trains between:

  • Manchester Victoria and Rochdale
  • Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge
  • Manchester Victoria and Wigan
  • Manchester Victoria and Preston
  • Manchester Victoria and Eccles
  • Manchester Victoria and Blackburn

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.