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Industrial action affecting Eurostar services to and from Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014

Train companies affected

Eurostar

Routes affected

London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi

Description

A national strike is planned to take place in Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014.  Because of this, services between London St Pancras International and Brussels Midi are likely to only be able to run between London and Lille Europe on those dates.

The last two services departing London St Pancras International on Sundays 7 and 14 December 2014 will also be amended:

  • The 19:04 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will depart 30 minutes earlier at 18:34 arriving Calais 20.29, Lille Europe 21.00 and Brussels Midi 21.38 local times.
  • The 20:03 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will terminate at Lille Europe.

For the latest information on how this will affect your journey please check the Eurostar website for details.

If you hold a ticket for these dates you may either change your ticket free of charge for another date within 120 days, subject to availability or cancel your booking for a full refund.  Please contact your point of sale or Eurostar on 03432 186 186.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Eurostar

Disruption to and from Stratford-upon-Avon until the end of service

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways, London Midland

Routes affected

Trains to and from Stratford-upon-Avon

Description

A signalling problem near Stratford-upon-Avon is causing disruption to services to and from the station. The following changes will apply until the end of service. A normal service is expected to resume in the morning.

Trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Moor Street may be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Buses are replacing trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use National Express West Midlands services between Birmingham Snow Hill and Shirley

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #StratforduponAvon

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption between Teddington and Shepperton expected until end of service

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton

Description

Flooding between Teddington and Shepperton means that trains are unable to run between these stations, lines were reopened but flooding has now reoccured.

A shuttle service will be provided by taxis and minibuses between Teddington and Shepperton.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

Alternative routes where tickets will be accepted

Passengers may use London Buses between Sunbury and Twickenham / Kingston

Passengers with tickets to / from stations along this line, who can get to alternate stations on South West Trains route, including Weybridge, Staines, Ashford, Chertsey and Walton on Thames, will be able to use their tickets on services from these stations in order to complete their journeys.

Passengers at Upper Halliford or Shepperton, please press a help point on the platform for assistance.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Shepperton

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Delays to and from London Charing Cross expected until end of service

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Charing Cross / London Blackfriars and London Bridge.

Description

Following a fire at London Charing Cross, platforms 1 - 4 have reopened and trains are able to run however journeys to and from the station are being delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use:

  • London trams between Elmers End and East Croydon where you can change to connect onto a Southern service into London.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CharingCross

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

No London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and London Euston

Description

Flooding of the line between Watford Junction and London Euston means trains cannot run between these stations. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Chiltern Railways, First Great Western, Great Northern, London Buses, London Midland, London Underground, Southern and Thameslink services on reasonable routes.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #WatfordJunction

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption in the Barking area until at least 23:00

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

Description

A lineside fire near Barking means the following changes will apply until at least 21:30:

  • London Overground services between South Tottenham and Barking may be delayed by up to 20 minutes

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Abellio Greater Anglia, Docklands Light Railway, London Buses, London Underground or Thameslink on reasonable routes.

c2c services are no longer affected by this incident.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Barking

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Seaford until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Lewes and Seaford

Description

A broken down train at Lewes means trains cannot run between Lewes and Seaford. Buses will run between these stations, extending journeys by up to 30 minutes.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Lewes

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Heathrow Connect

Routes affected

London Paddington, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall, Hayes & Harlington & Heathrow Airport T123 and London Paddington, Acton Main Line, Ealing Broadway & Greenford / Reading

Description

This engineering work is associated with the London Crossrail project. Further information regarding this can be found here.

As a result of this works the last trains to call at Hanwell are:

  • 21:03 London Paddington to Heathrow Airport T123
  • 21:27 Heathrow Airport T123 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services. Customers travelling to Hanwell from Reading and Intermediate stations are advised to alight at Southall. Bus service 195 from the station front runs regularly between Southall High Street and Hanwell.

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

  • 21:46 Greenford to London Paddington
  • 21:15 London Paddington to Greenford


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services.

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading
  • 23:24 Heathrow Airport T5 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel to North Acton Underground station via Ealing Broadway on the Central Line and use bus 266 as a replacement for withdrawn train services.

Alternatively Customers travelling from London after 21:48 to Acton Main Line can also travel on the 21:57 and 23.00 Reading services to Ealing Broadway and take the 22:17 and 23:30 London Paddington services to Acton Mainline.

Tickets are valid for this alternative route for TfL Buses and London Underground.

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

Journey Planner

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on the replacement buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town until Summer 2015

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways

Routes affected

Between Oxford and Bicester Town

Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway

From summer 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. For further information please click here or here.

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until summer 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

To and from Hamilton Square

Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Liverpool Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. Moorfields will be refurbished next year.

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes for 27 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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Amended service to and from Penzance from Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

CrossCountry, First Great Western

Routes affected

CrossCountry services between Penzance and Glasgow Central

First Great Western services between Penzance and London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads

Description

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November the line between St Erth and Truro will be closed to allow improvement works to take place. The timber structures within Hayle Viaduct have deteriorated over the past few years. Network Rail will be carrying out the essential works to repair the viaduct, repair bridges along the route and renew the track in the area during three weeks in November.   

CrossCountry

Services travelling to and from Penzance will terminate at Plymouth or Truro and replacement buses will run between Penzance and Truro.

First Great Western

Trains will not run between St Erth and Truro. Replacement buses will run between Penzance / St Erth and Truro.

Most services will start / terminate at Truro but some may also start / terminate at Exeter St Davids, Plymouth or Par with onward connections provided.

A train service will run between Penzance and St Erth approximately every 30 minutes, with some being extended to run between St Erth and St Ives.

The Night Riviera Sleeper services  from London will terminate at Plymouth for onward rail / bus connections. Sleeper services to London Paddington will start from Truro with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will start from Plymouth. Rail and bus connections will be available for onwards journeys.

Trains between St Erth and St Ives may be retimed by a few minutes with some being extended to / from Penzance. 

Services on the Falmouth branch will operate normally with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will be replaced by buses. This is to allow for track renewal work in the Truro station area. 

Further information can be found here

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For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle / Hastings on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Charing Cross and Hastings

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Robertsbridge and Battle, closing the line.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings.

A replacement bus service will run between Robertsbridge and Hastings, calling at all stations apart from Crowhurst, which will be served by a shuttle bus that will run between Crowhurst and Battle.

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For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Swanley / Strood and Gillingham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Gillingham, closing the line.

Saturday

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Dartford will run between London Victoria and Strood only and not call at intermediate stations.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will run between Gillingham and Dover Priory only.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham will terminate at Sole Street

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Strood to Maidstone West services will not run.

Some services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International and some will be diverted and terminate Maidstone West.

Replacement bus services will run between Meopham / Strood and Gillingham.

Sunday

London Victoria to Canterbury East services will not run.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted and terminate at Maidstone East. Separate services will run between Gillingham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International or Strood.

Replacement bus services will run between Swanley / Strood / Maidstone East and Gillingham.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Bishop Auckland closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western

Routes affected

Routes to and from London Paddington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Maidenhead and between Tilehurst and Appleford with various line closures.

Saturday

Some trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed to depart / arrive earlier or later than usual and will call at different stations to the normal timetable.

Most local services which operate between London Paddington and Reading will not run.

Until 21:00, local services between London Paddington and Oxford will call additionally at Southall, Burnham and Taplow. Most of these services will depart from London Paddington 21 minutes early and then run as normal from Reading.

The 22:43 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:07 Oxford to London Paddington services will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus service will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with the train service.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa will only run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will only run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between Swindon and Westbury will depart approximately 10 minutes later than the usual timetable.

Sunday

The 07:29 London Paddington to Oxford service will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services.

The 08:00 and 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will start from Reading. Replacement bus services will run between Didcot Parkway and Reading to connect with the train service.

Services between London Paddington and Oxford will be diverted and not call at Didcot Parkway.

Saturday and Sunday

Some high speed services to and from London Paddington (except services to / from oxford) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

From approximately 22:30 on Saturday and all day Sunday, some trains between London Paddington and Maidenhead / Oxford will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus.

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Buses replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Between Leicester and Newark North Gate

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Netherfield and Newark Castle, closing the line.

On Saturday, the 07:04 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International service will start from Nottingham.

The 17:27 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central service will terminate at Nottingham.

Services that usually run between Leicester and Lincoln Central will run between Leicester and Nottingham and between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

On Sunday, services that usually run between Nottingham and Lincoln Central will run between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

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No trains via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Abellio Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Routes affected

All routes via Tottenham Hale

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Cheshunt closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted via the Southbury / Seven Sisters route. Passengers for the Lea Valley / Tottenham Hale route should use other local stations on the Southbury / Seven Sisters route, which are within walking distance.

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No trains between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Abellio Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield, Southminster and Southend Victoria and also between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich and branches

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bethnal Green and Stratford closing all lines.

No trains will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. 

Passengers should use London Underground Central line services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. Outside of London Underground opening hours replacement buses will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.  

West Anglia services will be diverted to Stratford via Hackney Downs.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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No direct trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London Marylebone on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways

Routes affected

Between Aylesbury Vale Park Parkway and London Marylebone (via Amersham)

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill with all lines closed.

There will be no direct train service between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London.

One train an hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham.

An hourly connecting bus service will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield for trains into London.

On Sunday between 09:00 and 18:00, the line will also be blocked between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham due to engineering work on the platforms at Aylesbury. Buses will replace trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham during this time.

Oystercard holders are reminded to tap in their Oystercards before boarding the bus at Amersham.

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For full details of the changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended Great Northern services to and from London Kings Cross from 23:45 Saturday 22 and all day Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Great Northern

Routes affected

Trains to and from London Kings Cross

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage and between Hitchin and Peterborough, with various line closures.

The 00:53 London Kings Cross to Peterborough service will terminate at Letchworth Garden City. A replacement bus will run between Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough, calling at all stations.

The 05:46 and 06:46 Peterborough to London Kings Cross services will be diverted to start from Letchworth Garden City. Replacement buses will run between Peterborough and Hitchin to connect with the train service.

Until approximately 07:00, trains will not call at Harringay or Hornsey. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey. Please note that this only affects northbound trains, as there are no southbound trains scheduled to call at these stations before 07:00 on Sunday morning.  

Until approximately 07:45 trains will not run between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. Passengers should use London Underground services between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. When London Underground services are not running, replacement buses will be available.

Trains between London Kings Cross and Cambridge will be subject to extended journey times. Trains will run non-stop between Finsbury Park and Stevenage, with buses serving intermediate stations. A change of train at Stevenage may be required on some journeys.

Peterborough services will be reduced to an hourly frequency. A change of trains will be required at Hertford North. Some journeys from Hertford North to Stevenage will be by replacement bus.

Welwyn services will be replaced by a bus between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City (and onto Stevenage).

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner 

To get options for your journey on London Underground and London Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Amended service between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate and also between London Charing Cross and Canterbury West / Ramsgate (via Dover Priory)

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Canterbury West / Deal and Ramsgate with various line closures.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Minster and Margate.

Also on Saturday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will run as normal until Sandwich and then divert to start / terminate at Minster. Other services between London and Ramsgate / Margate will terminate at Minster.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate.

Also on Sunday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, will terminate at Ashford International.

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Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

London Underground

Routes affected

As detailed in the description

Description

Jubilee line

On Saturday, there is no service between London Waterloo and Wembley Park and on Sunday, the closure is extended to between London Waterloo and Stanmore. Because of this there is no interchange at West Hampstead. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Metropolitan line

On Saturday and Sunday no trains will run between Aldgate and Northwood / Uxbridge. Because of this there is no interchange West Hampstead or Harrow-on-the-Hill. To assist travel, the Piccadilly line will run an enhanced service, with trains every 10 minutes, between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Special note about Wembley Park station: 

The planned work described above on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines means that there will be no service to or from Wembley Park station. Customers attending the event at Wembley are advised to use Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Wembley Stadium station; an enhanced service will be operating before and after the event. Alternatively please use Bakerloo line services to and from Wembley Central station or London Overground services between Euston and Wembley Central station.

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Amended service between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

First Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton and between Redhill and Tonbridge

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Three Bridges, with various line closures.

On Saturday, First Great Western 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill.

On Sunday, First Great Western trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will run between Reading and Redhill only. Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport should use the replacement bus service that will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe or Preston Park.

Additionally, the 23:42 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill

Southern trains will run to a reduced service at Redhill, Merstham and Coulsdon South and will not call at Earlswood

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all stations.

Services that usually run between Tonbridge and Redhill will be extended to run between Tonbridge and London Bridge.

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Dartford, closing the line.

Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath will not run.

Buses are replacing trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

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Buses replace trains between Bolton and Clitheroe on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe and between Blackpool North and Hellifield

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Whalley and Hellifield and between Darwen and Blackburn, closing the line.

Trains that usually run between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton only.

A replacement bus service will run between Bolton and Clitheroe.

The following 'Ribble Valley Rambler' services will be replaced by buses throughout:

08:10 Blackpool North - Hellifield

10:30 Hellifield - Preston

13:19 Preston - Hellifield

14:55 Hellifield - Blackpool North

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Buses replace trains between Preston and Colne on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Preston and Colne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Preston and Colne.

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Amended service to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Routes to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Vauxhall and Berrylands / Kingston until 13:20 and between Berrylands and Effingham Junction from 13:20 onwards.

Until 13:20

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour and stopping services between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will be diverted via Chertsey.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon) will not run.

Trains between London Waterloo and Dorking / Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Raynes Park only.

A limited service will run between Raynes Park and Guildford / Dorking.

Trains between London Waterloo and  Strawberry Hill (via Wimbledon) will be diverted via Richmond and run between London Waterloo and  Kingston only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Kingston via Richmond will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will run via Richmond and call additionally at Teddington and Kingston.

Trains between London Waterloo and Chessington South will not run.

Replacement bus services will run between Clapham Junction and Surbiton / Chessington South / Woking / Effingham Junction  / Hampton Court / Weybridge. This is likely to extend journey times by up to 40 minutes.

All day

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour (via Guildford) will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo.

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo. Some of these services will terminate at Basingstoke.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Woking will not run.

A limited service will run between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside and between Woking and Alton.

Trains between London Waterloo and Hampton Court will not run.

Bus services will run between Tolworth and Effingham Junction / Hampton Court / Weybridge / Woking.

Berrylands station will have no service.  Passengers should use the Transport for London K2 bus service between Kingston, Surbiton and Tolworth, which will accept valid rail tickets.

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To get options for your journey on London Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Scarborough and York on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Seamer and York, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Scarborough and York.

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Buses replace trains between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Leeds / York and Blackpool North

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley, with various line closures.

On Saturday, trains that usually run between Leeds / York and Blackpool North will run between Leeds / York and Hebden Bridge only.

A replacement bus service will run between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North.

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No Gatwick Express service from 01:00 on Sunday 23 until 04:00 on Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express

Routes affected

Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Description

Extensive engineering work is taking place at London Victoria, with various line closures.

From 01:00 on Sunday until 04:00 on Monday, Gatwick Express services will not run.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 

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Amended overnight service between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North from Sunday 23 until Thursday 27 November 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Leyland each night from 22:30 until 05:30 the following morning with the following trains amended:

Sunday - Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 22:45 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 23:06 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday - Friday

The 00:16 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North and 03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will not Call at Bolton.

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton to connect with the train services.

The 04:43 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted and not call at Chorley or Horwich Parkway.

A bus replacement service will run between Preston and Bolton, calling at Chorley and Horwich Parkway.

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Amended service to and from London Victoria and London Bridge on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

Southern and Gatwick services to and from London Victoria

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon with various line closures.

Trains travelling to and from London Victoria will be amended and operate at a reduced frequency and buses will supplement trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

The London Victoria to Epsom and London Victoria to Sutton (via Norbury) services are cancelled.

Some services which run to and from London Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Caterham, will not run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and be diverted via Crystal Palace.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Norbury.

London Bridge to East Croydon via Streatham services are cancelled.

London Bridge to Crystal Palace services will be extended to South Croydon and London Bridge to West Croydon services will be extended to Sutton.

Gatwick Express services are cancelled throughout Sunday.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park because of the reduced Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton.

Planning your journey

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Buses replace trains between Hampstead Heath and Stratford on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Stratford with all lines closed.

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford will start / terminate at Gospel Oak.

Replacement buses will run between Hampstead Heath and Stratford.

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Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Trains between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford / Eastbourne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

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There are currently no planned changes to train times.

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Industrial action affecting Eurostar services to and from Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014

Train companies affected

Eurostar

Routes affected

London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi

Description

A national strike is planned to take place in Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014.  Because of this, services between London St Pancras International and Brussels Midi are likely to only be able to run between London and Lille Europe on those dates.

The last two services departing London St Pancras International on Sundays 7 and 14 December 2014 will also be amended:

  • The 19:04 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will depart 30 minutes earlier at 18:34 arriving Calais 20.29, Lille Europe 21.00 and Brussels Midi 21.38 local times.
  • The 20:03 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will terminate at Lille Europe.

For the latest information on how this will affect your journey please check the Eurostar website for details.

If you hold a ticket for these dates you may either change your ticket free of charge for another date within 120 days, subject to availability or cancel your booking for a full refund.  Please contact your point of sale or Eurostar on 03432 186 186.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Eurostar

Disruption to and from Stratford-upon-Avon until the end of service

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways, London Midland

Routes affected

Trains to and from Stratford-upon-Avon

Description

A signalling problem near Stratford-upon-Avon is causing disruption to services to and from the station. The following changes will apply until the end of service. A normal service is expected to resume in the morning.

Trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Moor Street may be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Buses are replacing trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use National Express West Midlands services between Birmingham Snow Hill and Shirley

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #StratforduponAvon

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption between Teddington and Shepperton expected until end of service

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton

Description

Flooding between Teddington and Shepperton means that trains are unable to run between these stations, lines were reopened but flooding has now reoccured.

A shuttle service will be provided by taxis and minibuses between Teddington and Shepperton.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

Alternative routes where tickets will be accepted

Passengers may use London Buses between Sunbury and Twickenham / Kingston

Passengers with tickets to / from stations along this line, who can get to alternate stations on South West Trains route, including Weybridge, Staines, Ashford, Chertsey and Walton on Thames, will be able to use their tickets on services from these stations in order to complete their journeys.

Passengers at Upper Halliford or Shepperton, please press a help point on the platform for assistance.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Shepperton

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Delays to and from London Charing Cross expected until end of service

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Charing Cross / London Blackfriars and London Bridge.

Description

Following a fire at London Charing Cross, platforms 1 - 4 have reopened and trains are able to run however journeys to and from the station are being delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use:

  • London trams between Elmers End and East Croydon where you can change to connect onto a Southern service into London.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CharingCross

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

No London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and London Euston

Description

Flooding of the line between Watford Junction and London Euston means trains cannot run between these stations. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Chiltern Railways, First Great Western, Great Northern, London Buses, London Midland, London Underground, Southern and Thameslink services on reasonable routes.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #WatfordJunction

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption in the Barking area until at least 23:00

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

Description

A lineside fire near Barking means the following changes will apply until at least 21:30:

  • London Overground services between South Tottenham and Barking may be delayed by up to 20 minutes

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Abellio Greater Anglia, Docklands Light Railway, London Buses, London Underground or Thameslink on reasonable routes.

c2c services are no longer affected by this incident.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Barking

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Seaford until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Lewes and Seaford

Description

A broken down train at Lewes means trains cannot run between Lewes and Seaford. Buses will run between these stations, extending journeys by up to 30 minutes.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Lewes

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Heathrow Connect

Routes affected

London Paddington, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall, Hayes & Harlington & Heathrow Airport T123 and London Paddington, Acton Main Line, Ealing Broadway & Greenford / Reading

Description

This engineering work is associated with the London Crossrail project. Further information regarding this can be found here.

As a result of this works the last trains to call at Hanwell are:

  • 21:03 London Paddington to Heathrow Airport T123
  • 21:27 Heathrow Airport T123 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services. Customers travelling to Hanwell from Reading and Intermediate stations are advised to alight at Southall. Bus service 195 from the station front runs regularly between Southall High Street and Hanwell.

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

  • 21:46 Greenford to London Paddington
  • 21:15 London Paddington to Greenford


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services.

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading
  • 23:24 Heathrow Airport T5 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel to North Acton Underground station via Ealing Broadway on the Central Line and use bus 266 as a replacement for withdrawn train services.

Alternatively Customers travelling from London after 21:48 to Acton Main Line can also travel on the 21:57 and 23.00 Reading services to Ealing Broadway and take the 22:17 and 23:30 London Paddington services to Acton Mainline.

Tickets are valid for this alternative route for TfL Buses and London Underground.

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

Journey Planner

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on the replacement buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town until Summer 2015

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways

Routes affected

Between Oxford and Bicester Town

Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway

From summer 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. For further information please click here or here.

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until summer 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

To and from Hamilton Square

Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Liverpool Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. Moorfields will be refurbished next year.

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes for 27 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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Amended service between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

First Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton and between Redhill and Tonbridge

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Three Bridges, with various line closures.

On Saturday, First Great Western 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill.

On Sunday, First Great Western trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will run between Reading and Redhill only. Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport should use the replacement bus service that will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe or Preston Park.

Additionally, the 23:42 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill

Southern trains will run to a reduced service at Redhill, Merstham and Coulsdon South and will not call at Earlswood

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all stations.

Services that usually run between Tonbridge and Redhill will be extended to run between Tonbridge and London Bridge.

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Amended overnight service between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North from Sunday 23 until Thursday 27 November 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Leyland each night from 22:30 until 05:30 the following morning with the following trains amended:

Sunday - Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 22:45 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 23:06 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday - Friday

The 00:16 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North and 03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will not Call at Bolton.

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton to connect with the train services.

The 04:43 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted and not call at Chorley or Horwich Parkway.

A bus replacement service will run between Preston and Bolton, calling at Chorley and Horwich Parkway.

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Amended service to and from London Victoria and London Bridge on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

Southern and Gatwick services to and from London Victoria

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon with various line closures.

Trains travelling to and from London Victoria will be amended and operate at a reduced frequency and buses will supplement trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

The London Victoria to Epsom and London Victoria to Sutton (via Norbury) services are cancelled.

Some services which run to and from London Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Caterham, will not run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and be diverted via Crystal Palace.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Norbury.

London Bridge to East Croydon via Streatham services are cancelled.

London Bridge to Crystal Palace services will be extended to South Croydon and London Bridge to West Croydon services will be extended to Sutton.

Gatwick Express services are cancelled throughout Sunday.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park because of the reduced Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton.

Planning your journey

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Amended 23:12 Bedford to Three Bridges and 23:37 Brighton to Bedford services on Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

Thameslink

Routes affected

Between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton

Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place at London Bridge with the following trains amended:

On Monday night, the 23:12 Bedford to Three Bridges and the 23:37 Brighton to Bedford services will not call at London Bridge. Replacement buses will run between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.

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Amended Southeastern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Some Southeastern routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southeastern network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

  • 23:17 London Charing Cross to Hayes. This train terminates at Lewisham and is replaced by a bus between Lewisham and Hayes

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

  • 22:10 London Charing Cross to Ramsgate via Dover Priory. This train terminates at Folkestone Central and is replaced by a bus between Folkestone Central and Ramsgate
  • 22:40, 23:10, 23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory. These trains terminate at Folkestone Central and are replaced by buses between Folkestone Central and Dover Priory
  • 23:12 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory. This train terminates at Folkestone Central and is replaced by a bus between Folkestone Central and Ramsgate   
  • 23:45 Faversham to Dover Priory. This train terminates at Canterbury East and is replaced by a bus between Canterbury East and Dover Priory

Tuesday to Thursday

  • 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings. This train terminates at Tunbridge Wells and is replaced by a bus between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings 

Tuesday to Friday

  • 23:39 (Mon), 00:18 (Tue) London Charing Cross to Gillingham. These services terminate at Strood and are replaced by buses between Strood and Gillingham 
  • 23:52 (Mon-Thu) London Victoria to Gillingham. This train will not run. Passengers should travel on the 00:07 (Tue-Fri) London Victoria to Ashford International service and change at Swanley for a replacement bus to Gillingham
  • 00:10 (Tue-Fri) London Victoria to Ramsgate. This train will not run. 00:10 (Tue-Fri) London Victoria to Strood service will run non-stop, replacement buses will operate from Strood to Gillingham and from Gillingham to Ramsgate
  • 00:37 (Tue-Fri) London Victoria to Gillingham. This train terminates at Swanley and is replaced by a bus between Swanley and Gillingham
  • 03:43 (Tue-Fri) Gillingham to Strood replacement bus, calling at all stations
  • 04:06 (Tue-Fri) Gillingham to London Charing Cross. This train starts forward from Strood at 04:18

 

Journey times may be extended by up to 95 minutes.    

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Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 November 2014

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

  • 21:51 Aberdare to Penarth. This train terminates at Cardiff Central and is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth
  • 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester. This train terminates at Newport and is replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester
  • 22:42 (retimed to 22:55) Bridgend to Cardiff Central. This train is diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will run from Bridgend to Cardiff Central, calling at the affected stations
  • 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island. This train terminates at Cardiff Central and is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Barry Island  
  • 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central. This train is cancelled and is replaced by a bus

Tuesday to Friday

  • 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly. This train starts forward from Cardiff Central. There will be no alternative transport provided between Barry Island and Cardiff Central  

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Industrial action affecting Eurostar services to and from Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014

Train companies affected

Eurostar

Routes affected

London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi

Description

A national strike is planned to take place in Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014.  Because of this, services between London St Pancras International and Brussels Midi are likely to only be able to run between London and Lille Europe on those dates.

The last two services departing London St Pancras International on Sundays 7 and 14 December 2014 will also be amended:

  • The 19:04 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will depart 30 minutes earlier at 18:34 arriving Calais 20.29, Lille Europe 21.00 and Brussels Midi 21.38 local times.
  • The 20:03 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will terminate at Lille Europe.

For the latest information on how this will affect your journey please check the Eurostar website for details.

If you hold a ticket for these dates you may either change your ticket free of charge for another date within 120 days, subject to availability or cancel your booking for a full refund.  Please contact your point of sale or Eurostar on 03432 186 186.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Eurostar

Disruption to and from Stratford-upon-Avon until the end of service

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways, London Midland

Routes affected

Trains to and from Stratford-upon-Avon

Description

A signalling problem near Stratford-upon-Avon is causing disruption to services to and from the station. The following changes will apply until the end of service. A normal service is expected to resume in the morning.

Trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Moor Street may be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Buses are replacing trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use National Express West Midlands services between Birmingham Snow Hill and Shirley

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #StratforduponAvon

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption between Teddington and Shepperton expected until end of service

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton

Description

Flooding between Teddington and Shepperton means that trains are unable to run between these stations, lines were reopened but flooding has now reoccured.

A shuttle service will be provided by taxis and minibuses between Teddington and Shepperton.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

Alternative routes where tickets will be accepted

Passengers may use London Buses between Sunbury and Twickenham / Kingston

Passengers with tickets to / from stations along this line, who can get to alternate stations on South West Trains route, including Weybridge, Staines, Ashford, Chertsey and Walton on Thames, will be able to use their tickets on services from these stations in order to complete their journeys.

Passengers at Upper Halliford or Shepperton, please press a help point on the platform for assistance.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Shepperton

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Delays to and from London Charing Cross expected until end of service

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Charing Cross / London Blackfriars and London Bridge.

Description

Following a fire at London Charing Cross, platforms 1 - 4 have reopened and trains are able to run however journeys to and from the station are being delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use:

  • London trams between Elmers End and East Croydon where you can change to connect onto a Southern service into London.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CharingCross

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

No London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and London Euston

Description

Flooding of the line between Watford Junction and London Euston means trains cannot run between these stations. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Chiltern Railways, First Great Western, Great Northern, London Buses, London Midland, London Underground, Southern and Thameslink services on reasonable routes.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #WatfordJunction

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Disruption in the Barking area until at least 23:00

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

Description

A lineside fire near Barking means the following changes will apply until at least 21:30:

  • London Overground services between South Tottenham and Barking may be delayed by up to 20 minutes

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Abellio Greater Anglia, Docklands Light Railway, London Buses, London Underground or Thameslink on reasonable routes.

c2c services are no longer affected by this incident.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Barking

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Seaford until at least 22:30

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Lewes and Seaford

Description

A broken down train at Lewes means trains cannot run between Lewes and Seaford. Buses will run between these stations, extending journeys by up to 30 minutes.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 22:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Lewes

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Heathrow Connect

Routes affected

London Paddington, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall, Hayes & Harlington & Heathrow Airport T123 and London Paddington, Acton Main Line, Ealing Broadway & Greenford / Reading

Description

This engineering work is associated with the London Crossrail project. Further information regarding this can be found here.

As a result of this works the last trains to call at Hanwell are:

  • 21:03 London Paddington to Heathrow Airport T123
  • 21:27 Heathrow Airport T123 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services. Customers travelling to Hanwell from Reading and Intermediate stations are advised to alight at Southall. Bus service 195 from the station front runs regularly between Southall High Street and Hanwell.

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

  • 21:46 Greenford to London Paddington
  • 21:15 London Paddington to Greenford


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services.

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading
  • 23:24 Heathrow Airport T5 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel to North Acton Underground station via Ealing Broadway on the Central Line and use bus 266 as a replacement for withdrawn train services.

Alternatively Customers travelling from London after 21:48 to Acton Main Line can also travel on the 21:57 and 23.00 Reading services to Ealing Broadway and take the 22:17 and 23:30 London Paddington services to Acton Mainline.

Tickets are valid for this alternative route for TfL Buses and London Underground.

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

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Buses replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town until Summer 2015

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways

Routes affected

Between Oxford and Bicester Town

Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway

From summer 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. For further information please click here or here.

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until summer 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

To and from Hamilton Square

Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Liverpool Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. Moorfields will be refurbished next year.

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

More information can be found here

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Amended service to and from Penzance from Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

CrossCountry, First Great Western

Routes affected

CrossCountry services between Penzance and Glasgow Central

First Great Western services between Penzance and London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads

Description

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November the line between St Erth and Truro will be closed to allow improvement works to take place. The timber structures within Hayle Viaduct have deteriorated over the past few years. Network Rail will be carrying out the essential works to repair the viaduct, repair bridges along the route and renew the track in the area during three weeks in November.   

CrossCountry

Services travelling to and from Penzance will terminate at Plymouth or Truro and replacement buses will run between Penzance and Truro.

First Great Western

Trains will not run between St Erth and Truro. Replacement buses will run between Penzance / St Erth and Truro.

Most services will start / terminate at Truro but some may also start / terminate at Exeter St Davids, Plymouth or Par with onward connections provided.

A train service will run between Penzance and St Erth approximately every 30 minutes, with some being extended to run between St Erth and St Ives.

The Night Riviera Sleeper services  from London will terminate at Plymouth for onward rail / bus connections. Sleeper services to London Paddington will start from Truro with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will start from Plymouth. Rail and bus connections will be available for onwards journeys.

Trains between St Erth and St Ives may be retimed by a few minutes with some being extended to / from Penzance. 

Services on the Falmouth branch will operate normally with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will be replaced by buses. This is to allow for track renewal work in the Truro station area. 

Further information can be found here

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Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle / Hastings on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Charing Cross and Hastings

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Robertsbridge and Battle, closing the line.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings.

A replacement bus service will run between Robertsbridge and Hastings, calling at all stations apart from Crowhurst, which will be served by a shuttle bus that will run between Crowhurst and Battle.

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Buses replace trains between Swanley / Strood and Gillingham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Gillingham, closing the line.

Saturday

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Dartford will run between London Victoria and Strood only and not call at intermediate stations.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will run between Gillingham and Dover Priory only.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham will terminate at Sole Street

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Strood to Maidstone West services will not run.

Some services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International and some will be diverted and terminate Maidstone West.

Replacement bus services will run between Meopham / Strood and Gillingham.

Sunday

London Victoria to Canterbury East services will not run.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted and terminate at Maidstone East. Separate services will run between Gillingham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International or Strood.

Replacement bus services will run between Swanley / Strood / Maidstone East and Gillingham.

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Buses replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Bishop Auckland closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland.

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Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western

Routes affected

Routes to and from London Paddington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Maidenhead and between Tilehurst and Appleford with various line closures.

Saturday

Some trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed to depart / arrive earlier or later than usual and will call at different stations to the normal timetable.

Most local services which operate between London Paddington and Reading will not run.

Until 21:00, local services between London Paddington and Oxford will call additionally at Southall, Burnham and Taplow. Most of these services will depart from London Paddington 21 minutes early and then run as normal from Reading.

The 22:43 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:07 Oxford to London Paddington services will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus service will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with the train service.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa will only run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will only run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between Swindon and Westbury will depart approximately 10 minutes later than the usual timetable.

Sunday

The 07:29 London Paddington to Oxford service will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services.

The 08:00 and 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will start from Reading. Replacement bus services will run between Didcot Parkway and Reading to connect with the train service.

Services between London Paddington and Oxford will be diverted and not call at Didcot Parkway.

Saturday and Sunday

Some high speed services to and from London Paddington (except services to / from oxford) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

From approximately 22:30 on Saturday and all day Sunday, some trains between London Paddington and Maidenhead / Oxford will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus.

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Buses replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Between Leicester and Newark North Gate

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Netherfield and Newark Castle, closing the line.

On Saturday, the 07:04 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International service will start from Nottingham.

The 17:27 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central service will terminate at Nottingham.

Services that usually run between Leicester and Lincoln Central will run between Leicester and Nottingham and between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

On Sunday, services that usually run between Nottingham and Lincoln Central will run between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

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No trains via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Abellio Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Routes affected

All routes via Tottenham Hale

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Cheshunt closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted via the Southbury / Seven Sisters route. Passengers for the Lea Valley / Tottenham Hale route should use other local stations on the Southbury / Seven Sisters route, which are within walking distance.

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No trains between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Abellio Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield, Southminster and Southend Victoria and also between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich and branches

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bethnal Green and Stratford closing all lines.

No trains will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. 

Passengers should use London Underground Central line services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. Outside of London Underground opening hours replacement buses will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.  

West Anglia services will be diverted to Stratford via Hackney Downs.

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No direct trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London Marylebone on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Chiltern Railways

Routes affected

Between Aylesbury Vale Park Parkway and London Marylebone (via Amersham)

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill with all lines closed.

There will be no direct train service between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London.

One train an hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham.

An hourly connecting bus service will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield for trains into London.

On Sunday between 09:00 and 18:00, the line will also be blocked between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham due to engineering work on the platforms at Aylesbury. Buses will replace trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham during this time.

Oystercard holders are reminded to tap in their Oystercards before boarding the bus at Amersham.

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Amended Great Northern services to and from London Kings Cross from 23:45 Saturday 22 and all day Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Great Northern

Routes affected

Trains to and from London Kings Cross

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage and between Hitchin and Peterborough, with various line closures.

The 00:53 London Kings Cross to Peterborough service will terminate at Letchworth Garden City. A replacement bus will run between Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough, calling at all stations.

The 05:46 and 06:46 Peterborough to London Kings Cross services will be diverted to start from Letchworth Garden City. Replacement buses will run between Peterborough and Hitchin to connect with the train service.

Until approximately 07:00, trains will not call at Harringay or Hornsey. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey. Please note that this only affects northbound trains, as there are no southbound trains scheduled to call at these stations before 07:00 on Sunday morning.  

Until approximately 07:45 trains will not run between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. Passengers should use London Underground services between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. When London Underground services are not running, replacement buses will be available.

Trains between London Kings Cross and Cambridge will be subject to extended journey times. Trains will run non-stop between Finsbury Park and Stevenage, with buses serving intermediate stations. A change of train at Stevenage may be required on some journeys.

Peterborough services will be reduced to an hourly frequency. A change of trains will be required at Hertford North. Some journeys from Hertford North to Stevenage will be by replacement bus.

Welwyn services will be replaced by a bus between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City (and onto Stevenage).

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Amended service between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate and also between London Charing Cross and Canterbury West / Ramsgate (via Dover Priory)

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Canterbury West / Deal and Ramsgate with various line closures.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Minster and Margate.

Also on Saturday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will run as normal until Sandwich and then divert to start / terminate at Minster. Other services between London and Ramsgate / Margate will terminate at Minster.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate.

Also on Sunday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, will terminate at Ashford International.

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Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

London Underground

Routes affected

As detailed in the description

Description

Jubilee line

On Saturday, there is no service between London Waterloo and Wembley Park and on Sunday, the closure is extended to between London Waterloo and Stanmore. Because of this there is no interchange at West Hampstead. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Metropolitan line

On Saturday and Sunday no trains will run between Aldgate and Northwood / Uxbridge. Because of this there is no interchange West Hampstead or Harrow-on-the-Hill. To assist travel, the Piccadilly line will run an enhanced service, with trains every 10 minutes, between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Special note about Wembley Park station: 

The planned work described above on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines means that there will be no service to or from Wembley Park station. Customers attending the event at Wembley are advised to use Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Wembley Stadium station; an enhanced service will be operating before and after the event. Alternatively please use Bakerloo line services to and from Wembley Central station or London Overground services between Euston and Wembley Central station.

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Amended service between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

First Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton and between Redhill and Tonbridge

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Three Bridges, with various line closures.

On Saturday, First Great Western 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill.

On Sunday, First Great Western trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will run between Reading and Redhill only. Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport should use the replacement bus service that will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe or Preston Park.

Additionally, the 23:42 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill

Southern trains will run to a reduced service at Redhill, Merstham and Coulsdon South and will not call at Earlswood

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all stations.

Services that usually run between Tonbridge and Redhill will be extended to run between Tonbridge and London Bridge.

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Dartford, closing the line.

Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath will not run.

Buses are replacing trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

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Buses replace trains between Bolton and Clitheroe on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe and between Blackpool North and Hellifield

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Whalley and Hellifield and between Darwen and Blackburn, closing the line.

Trains that usually run between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton only.

A replacement bus service will run between Bolton and Clitheroe.

The following 'Ribble Valley Rambler' services will be replaced by buses throughout:

08:10 Blackpool North - Hellifield

10:30 Hellifield - Preston

13:19 Preston - Hellifield

14:55 Hellifield - Blackpool North

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Buses replace trains between Preston and Colne on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Preston and Colne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Preston and Colne.

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Amended service to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Routes to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Vauxhall and Berrylands / Kingston until 13:20 and between Berrylands and Effingham Junction from 13:20 onwards.

Until 13:20

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour and stopping services between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will be diverted via Chertsey.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon) will not run.

Trains between London Waterloo and Dorking / Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Raynes Park only.

A limited service will run between Raynes Park and Guildford / Dorking.

Trains between London Waterloo and  Strawberry Hill (via Wimbledon) will be diverted via Richmond and run between London Waterloo and  Kingston only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Kingston via Richmond will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will run via Richmond and call additionally at Teddington and Kingston.

Trains between London Waterloo and Chessington South will not run.

Replacement bus services will run between Clapham Junction and Surbiton / Chessington South / Woking / Effingham Junction  / Hampton Court / Weybridge. This is likely to extend journey times by up to 40 minutes.

All day

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour (via Guildford) will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo.

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo. Some of these services will terminate at Basingstoke.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Woking will not run.

A limited service will run between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside and between Woking and Alton.

Trains between London Waterloo and Hampton Court will not run.

Bus services will run between Tolworth and Effingham Junction / Hampton Court / Weybridge / Woking.

Berrylands station will have no service.  Passengers should use the Transport for London K2 bus service between Kingston, Surbiton and Tolworth, which will accept valid rail tickets.

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Buses replace trains between Scarborough and York on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Seamer and York, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Scarborough and York.

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Buses replace trains between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Between Leeds / York and Blackpool North

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley, with various line closures.

On Saturday, trains that usually run between Leeds / York and Blackpool North will run between Leeds / York and Hebden Bridge only.

A replacement bus service will run between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North.

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No Gatwick Express service from 01:00 on Sunday 23 until 04:00 on Monday 24 November 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express

Routes affected

Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Description

Extensive engineering work is taking place at London Victoria, with various line closures.

From 01:00 on Sunday until 04:00 on Monday, Gatwick Express services will not run.

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Amended overnight service between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North from Sunday 23 until Thursday 27 November 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Leyland each night from 22:30 until 05:30 the following morning with the following trains amended:

Sunday - Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 22:45 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 23:06 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday - Friday

The 00:16 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North and 03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will not Call at Bolton.

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton to connect with the train services.

The 04:43 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted and not call at Chorley or Horwich Parkway.

A bus replacement service will run between Preston and Bolton, calling at Chorley and Horwich Parkway.

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Amended service to and from London Victoria and London Bridge on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

Southern and Gatwick services to and from London Victoria

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon with various line closures.

Trains travelling to and from London Victoria will be amended and operate at a reduced frequency and buses will supplement trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

The London Victoria to Epsom and London Victoria to Sutton (via Norbury) services are cancelled.

Some services which run to and from London Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Caterham, will not run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and be diverted via Crystal Palace.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Norbury.

London Bridge to East Croydon via Streatham services are cancelled.

London Bridge to Crystal Palace services will be extended to South Croydon and London Bridge to West Croydon services will be extended to Sutton.

Gatwick Express services are cancelled throughout Sunday.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park because of the reduced Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton.

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Buses replace trains between Hampstead Heath and Stratford on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Stratford with all lines closed.

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford will start / terminate at Gospel Oak.

Replacement buses will run between Hampstead Heath and Stratford.

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Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 23 November 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Trains between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford / Eastbourne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

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There are currently no planned changes to train times.