Delays and short notice cancellations are likely for the rest of Saturday and into Sunday as a band of heavy rain sweeps across the region.
Localised flooding is making some routes unusable - although in some cases the flood waters are subsiding quickly.
Northern customers are advised to allow extra time for travel and to check ahead - up to the last minute - for all rail travel in the North West.
Status at 3pm on Saturday 28 September
The line between Lancaster and Skipton remains closed at Bentham following a mudslip earlier today. It is unlikely the line will be re-opened before Sunday morning.
Speed restrictions are in place on many parts of the network as a precaution.