TRAIN cancellations are planned for Sunday across the north west.

Services to Manchester Victoria, from Blackburn via Todmorden are to be cancelled however a rail replacement service will operate between Victoria and Todmorden, with alternative train services available between Hebden Bridge and Blackburn, and from Colne for stations on the East Lancs Line.

A Northern spokesman said: "We are sorry for the inconvenience this will cause our customers.

"Please check immediately before you travel.

"All the planned cancellations will be fully updated on the Northern website or National Rail Enquiries websites and apps overnight, so customers should check on Saturday morning for the latest information.

"Anyone whose journey is delayed by 15 minutes or more can apply for compensation via Delay Repay."