Mainline is the the easy way to travel between Colne, Nelson, Burnley, Padiham and other places nearby. 

Brought to you by an amazing team, with sparkling new buses, it's ideal for getting to work, to the shops, or for connecting you with our fast buses into Manchester on the Witchway. 

Mainline runs up to every 7 mins, early 'til late, 7 days a week. You'll find a whole range of incredible features onboard including superfast free 4G WiFi, USB power at every seat, wireless charging pads, mini tables, next-stop announcements and much more. 

M1 - Padiham – Burnley – Nelson – Colne – Earby – Barnoldswick

M2 - Clitheroe – Padiham – Burnley – Nelson – Colne

M3 - Accrington – Huncoat – Hapton - Padiham – Burnley – Nelson – Colne – Trawden

M4 - Burnley – Nelson – Colne – Cross Hills - Keighley

Latest Updates

Free travel for veterans and forces on Armed Forces Day

24th June 19

On Saturday 29 June we will be supporting Armed Forces Day across Yorkshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester by offering free travel to members of the armed forces past and present. This year, we're also extending the offer to members of the cadet adult volunteers.  


Steve is the Pride of Blackburn!

18th June 19

Blackburn's brilliant driver Steve Holmes is the third winner of the Pride of the North Cup - our award dedicated to recognising our colleagues for their amazing customer service and driving skills!