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Summit Tunnel Closure To Affect Services

Network Rail are due to start work to relay 3km of track through Summit Tunnel on the Calder Valley Route between Todmorden and Rochdale.

Summit Tunnel aerial image Calderbrook end – Network Rail

The work is due to start on Saturday 23 October 2021 for nine days and trains will be replaced by buses between Rochdale and Hebden Bridge and will affect services between Manchester Victoria and Leeds and also the service between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn via the Todmorden Curve.

Full details of this essential piece of engineering work can be found on this link: 

Summit Tunnel aerial image Walsden end (winter) – Network Rail