CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Northern Strike Days January 2018

The RMT are holding a series of days of industrial action on Monday 8th January, Wednesday 10th January and Friday 12th January 2018.

Details of the train and replacement bus services that Northern are intending to operate on the strike days in the Community Rail Lancashire and surrounding area can be seen below. Click the links to download the details.

Blackburn – Burnley

Blackburn – Colne buses  

 Blackburn – Todmorden & Hebden-Bridge buses  

 Bolton – Clitheroe buses  

 Calder Valley

 Carlisle – Appleby buses  

Carlisle – Whitehaven buses  


Lancaster – Morecambe buses  

Leeds & Bradford Forster Square – Skipton

Leeds – Carlisle

Liverpool Lime Street – Wigan North Western

Manchester – Bolton & Blackburn

Manchester – Wigan – Southport

Oxenholme – Windermere buses  

Oxenholme – Windermere

Preston – Blackburn

Preston – Blackpool buses  

Preston – Manchester Airport

Preston – Ormskirk buses  

Settle – Lancaster buses  

Skipton – Settle buses  

Details of other services operating across the rest of the Northern network can be seen by visiting their website at

Disclaimer: Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in the timetables, Northern can accept no liability for any inaccuracies, and reserve the right to change information without further notice. Customers are advised to always check before they travel at

For information on pick-up/drop-off points for our rail replacement buses, please see the Useful Information Poster at every station entrance. Unfortunately Northern are unable to carry dogs, non-folding prams, pushchairs, bicycles or wheelchairs on our rail replacement bus services.