No Northern trains between Lancaster and Morecambe for one day due to strike action

As a result of strike action, Northern services between Morecambe and Lancaster and other routes will not operate on Saturday, April 6.
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Additional disruption is expected from Thursday, April 4 to Tuesday, April 9 due to action short of strike called by ASLEF and customers are advised to check before they travel as there may be some short notice cancellations to services running on these days.

The train operator has published a travel advice calendar for Thursday, April 4 to Wednesday, April 10 at to highlight when services will be affected.

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*There will be no rail replacement buses on strike days for Northern services.

Lancaster Railway Station.Lancaster Railway Station.
Lancaster Railway Station.

*Some Northern stations may be closed or have reduced hours due to limited staffing and services.

No Northern train services operating on April 6 so there are no strike timetables for these days.

Some Northern services are expected to be very busy on routes shared with other train operators.

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Northern are aware of additional 'action short of strike' by ASLEF between Monday April 15 and Saturday April 20.

Morecambe railway station and platform.Morecambe railway station and platform.
Morecambe railway station and platform.

More information on how this will impact services will be available at soon. Please check before travelling.

Services are also likely to be disrupted and start later on the day immediately following a full strike day.

You can request a fee-free change of journey for all ticket types if the train is cancelled or delayed, or rescheduled from that in the published timetable of the day after you have purchased a ticket, via

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If you have a ticket for the day(s) industrial action is taking place you can use the ticket for travel on specified alternative days (excludes London Underground):

Customers with Advance, Anytime or Off-Peak tickets for travel between Friday April 5 – Monday April 8 can instead use their tickets any time between Thursday April 4 until Wednesday April 10- (the policy only applies to tickets purchased before the strikes were announced i.e. March 20).

Daily tickets, such as Anytime or Off-Peak can claim a full refund with no admin fee if you decide not to travel from the point of purchase on the refunds request page or find more refund details on the Northern Refunds page at

Season ticket refund, including flexi – You can get a refund on the portion of the season ticket not used, as per the standard refund policy at and more information can be found at

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Northern runs the service between Morecambe and Lancaster, as well as the route between Manchester and Barrow-in-Furness which goes through Lancaster.

Northern is the second largest train operator in the UK, with 2,500 services a day to more than 500 stations across the North of England.