Salford rail passengers will be facing major travel disruption today if their journeys involve Manchester Piccadilly, due to a broken line.

The lines affected due to this incident are as follows:

Blackpool – Manchester Airport (both directions)

Liverpool Lime Street – Manchester Airport (both directions)

Wigan North Western – Alderley Edge (both directions)

Northern have urged passenger to check their journey ahead of time.

They have also offered an hourly replacement bus service between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport ( in both directions)

It is unknown how long this travel disruption will last with the services due to be affected until “further notice.”

In other travel news for today and the weekend:


All services currently running as usual.


Major disruption at Manchester Piccadilly will cause a knock affect for salford stations meaning delays will be likely.


With another weekend closer to Christmas, the markets in Manchester will highly likely cause congestion on the roads going into Manchester through Salford.


No current disruption

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