Preston and Lancaster trains won’t run over Christmas

Posted on - 11th November, 2017 - 3:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Roads, Transport
Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland
Virgin Trains Class 390 Pendolino passing through Leyland

Anyone wanting to use the train between Preston and Glasgow will need to catch the bus during the Christmas period.


Virgin Trains is halting services between Preston and Lancaster from December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Wednesday 27 December.

This is due to engineering work and will be replacement bus services instead.

All west coast mainline trains from Christmas Eve until New Year’s Eve will shutdown early.

No services are being run at all on Christmas Day and Boxing Day due to engineering work.

Read more: Watch as Preston to Blackpool railway line closure begins

No information has yet been given by TransPennine Express or Northern about their Christmas services.

Passengers are advised to check the National Rail website before making travel plans.

Will you be using the trains over Christmas? What are your travel plans? Let us know in the comments below

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