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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham New Street  / Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

Description

Flooding between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth means that buses are replacing trains between these stations.

This is expected to continue until 12:00.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #MachynllethTrains

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

Delays between Brighton and Gatwick Airport until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Gatwick Express between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria

Southern between Brighton and London Victoria

Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford

Description

A signalling problem at Burgess Hill is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to journeys between Brighton and Gatwick Airport.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #BurgessHillTrains

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

Delays between Keighley and Shipley until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Trains between Skipton / Carlisle / Lancaster and Leeds, and between Skipton and Bradford Forster Square

Description

There are safety checks of the line being made at Crossflatts.  Because of this, trains between Keighley and Shipley may be delayed 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 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CrossflattsTrains

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

Wirrall Line services to and from West Kirby, New Brighton, Ellesmere Port or Chester

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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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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Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City) until the end of service on Sunday 28 December 2014

Train companies affected

London Midland

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City). The pick up point for St Albans City will be at the bus station at the front of the railway station .

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Amended First Great Western services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western

Routes affected

Some First Great Western routes

Description

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

Monday and Thursday

20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:56, 22:27, 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford. 21:21, 21:51, 22:52 Oxford to London Paddington and also the 23:45 Banbury to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst..

Monday to Thursday

From approximately 21:20, trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be amended with some services replaced by buses on part of their journey.   

From approximately 22:00, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.  

Tuesday to Thursday

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough:

00:20 Reading to Newbury will be replaced by a bus setting down only at all stations to Newbury arriving 01:24.

21:36, 23:49 London Paddington to Reading, 21:56, 22:27 London Paddington to Oxford, 22:17, 22:48, 23:15 Reading to London Paddington.

Tuesday and Friday

04:00 Oxford to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne, passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Wednesday to Friday

00:14 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will terminate at Twyford with a rail connection to Reading.

00:34 London Paddington to Reading will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough.

Friday

22:27, 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:45 Banbury to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.  

23:49 London Paddington to Reading will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough.

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Amended Southern service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Some Southern routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southern network with the following amendments:

The 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester (Monday to Thursday) will not run, passengers should travel on the London Victoria to Bognor Regis service and change at Barnham for a connecting bus to Chichester.

The 23:17 London Victoria to Worthing (Monday to Thursday) will be diverted to terminate at Brighton. A bus will run from Brighton to Worthing.

The 00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport (Tuesday to Friday) will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill. A replacement bus will run from Purley and call at all cancelled stations.

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Amended service between Brighton and Seaford / Eastbourne / Hastings after 23:00 each night from Monday 15 until Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey and Westham and also between Lewes and Seaford. The following services will be amended:

The 21:33 Ashford International to Brighton (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne and Brighton.

The 22:47 London Victoria to Hastings (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Hastings.

The 23:22 Hastings to Brighton (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne and Brighton.

The 23:35 Brighton to Seaford (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Seaford.

The 23:28 Brighton to Eastbourne (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne (Tuesday to Friday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

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Amended Great Northern Services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Great Northern

Routes affected

Some Great Northern routes

Description

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

Kings Lynn and Cambridge route: From Monday to Thurday, the 23:35 London Kings Cross to Letchworth Garden City service will not run. Passengers should travel on the 23:41 service to Alexandra Palace, changing there for a replacement bus service. The 22:32 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross (23:22 from Cambridge) will run non-stop from Stevenage to Finsbury Park. Passengers should change at Stevenage for a replacement bus service to stations via Welwyn.

Peterborough route: From Tuesday to Friday, the 00:35 and 01:35 London Kings Cross to Peterborough services will call additionally at Alexandra Palace, then run non-stop to Stevenage. Passengers should change at Alexandra Palace for a replacement bus service to Stevenage via Welwyn. The 04:10 Peterborough to London Kings Cross service will run non-stop between Stevenage and Alexandra Palace. A replacement bus will run earlier from Stevenage to Alexandra Palace.

Hertford route:   

From Tuesday to Friday, the 04:50 Letchworth Garden City to London Kings Cross via Hertford North service will depart at 04:58 and run 8 minutes later throughout.

Welwyn route:

From Monday to Thursday, the 23:41 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City service will be replaced by a bus north of Alexandra Palace. From Tuesday to Friday, the 00:11 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City and the 04:10 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross services will be replaced by a bus north of Alexandra Palace.

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Amended East Midlands Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Some East Midlands Trains routes

Description

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

Monday to Thursday

The 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham service is retimed after Leicester and terminates at East Midlands Parkway. A replacement bus will run between East Midlands Parkway and Nottingham.

The 22:25 London St Pancras International to Sheffield service is retimed after Leicester, running slightly later through to Sheffield.

The 23:15 London St Pancras International service is retimed after Derby, calling at stations further north later than usual. From East Midlands Parkway the train diverts to travel direct to Derby, with passengers for Beeston and Nottingham changing for a replacement bus at East Midlands Parkway.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester service is retimed after Bedford, running slightly later than usual to Leicester.

The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service is retimed to run slightly earlier between Leicester and Kettering, regaining normal schedule by Wellingborough.

The 05:49 Cleethorpes to Newark North Gate service will start from Lincoln at 06:53. A replacement bus will run from Cleethorpes to Lincoln, departing Cleethorpes at 04:44 to connect into the train at Lincoln. 

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Amended South West Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Some South West Trains routes

Description

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

Monday to Thursday

The 23:45 London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea is replaced by a bus between Haslemere and Portsmouth & Southsea with extended journey times of at least 40 minutes.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:42 London Waterloo to Stawberry Hill (via Wimbledon) will not stop at stations from Wimbledon to Norbiton. A bus will run from London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill.

The 01:05 London Waterloo to Southampton Central will not stop at Wimbledon or Surbiton. A bus will run from London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill.

The 04:25 Guildford to London Waterloo will be diverted and not call at Surbiton and Wimbledon. An earlier bus will run from Guildford to London Waterloo calling at stations normally served by the train.

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Amended First TransPennine Express services each night from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Some First TransPennine Express routes.

Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place across parts of the First TransPennine Express network. The following trains are amended:

The 21:55 Newcastle to Manchester Airport (Monday to Thursday) will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport 15 minutes later than usual.

The 22:30 York to Manchester Piccadilly (Monday to Thursday) will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than usual.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York (Monday - Thursday) will not call at Huddersfield and will be amended to depart Dewsbury 5 minutes later than usual. A replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury at 00:05 (Tuesday - Friday).

The 00:48 Manchester Airport to York (Monday) will be replaced by a bus between Leeds and York.

The 01:38 and 05:52 York to Manchester Airport services (Monday) will be replaced by buses between York and Leeds.

The 01:38 and 02:52 York to Manchester Airport (Tuesday to Friday) will not call at Huddersfield but will call additionally at Brighouse. Buses will run between Huddersfield and Brighouse to connect with the train services.

The 22:30 Liverpool Lime Street to York and 23:20 Manchester Airport to York (Friday) will be replaced by buses between Leeds and York.

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Amended Virgin Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Some Virgin Trains routes

Description

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

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 21:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service runs as booked to Rugby, diverted via Northampton, runs later from Milton Keynes Central.

The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly calls additionally at Milton Keynes Central and Rugby (both set down only), diverted via Northampton and runs later from Rugby.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will start from Birmingham New Street at booked time. 

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Amended early morning and late night services between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction from Monday 15 until Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Coulsdon Town and Milton Keynes Central

Description

Engineering work is taking place at Watford Junction, with various line closures. The following services will be amended:

The 05:01 Clapham Junction to Watford Junction service will be extended to Milton Keynes Central.

The 05:55, 06:20 and 22:39 Clapham Junction to Watford Junction services will terminate at Shepherds Bush.

The 07:30 Coulsdon Town to Watford Junction service will terminate at Shepherds Bush.

The 05:54, 07:23, 09:15 and 23:36 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction services will start from Shepherds Bush.

The 06:53 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction service will start from Milton Keynes Central.

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Amended CrossCountry services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

CrossCountry

Routes affected

Some CrossCountry routes.

Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place across some parts of the CrossCountry network with the following trains being amended:

17:08 (Monday - Thursday) Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted via Kidderminster, extending journey times by up to 40 minutes between Birmingham New Street and Cheltenham Spa.

23:09 (Monday - Friday) Birmingham New Street to Nottingham will terminate at Derby. A replacement bus will run from Derby to Nottingham.

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There are currently no planned changes to train times.

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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham New Street  / Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

Description

Flooding between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth means that buses are replacing trains between these stations.

This is expected to continue until 12:00.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #MachynllethTrains

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

Delays between Brighton and Gatwick Airport until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Gatwick Express between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria

Southern between Brighton and London Victoria

Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford

Description

A signalling problem at Burgess Hill is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to journeys between Brighton and Gatwick Airport.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #BurgessHillTrains

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

Delays between Keighley and Shipley until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Trains between Skipton / Carlisle / Lancaster and Leeds, and between Skipton and Bradford Forster Square

Description

There are safety checks of the line being made at Crossflatts.  Because of this, trains between Keighley and Shipley may be delayed 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 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CrossflattsTrains

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

Wirrall Line services to and from West Kirby, New Brighton, Ellesmere Port or Chester

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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Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City) until the end of service on Sunday 28 December 2014

Train companies affected

London Midland

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City). The pick up point for St Albans City will be at the bus station at the front of the railway station .

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Reduced Gatwick Express service on Saturday 20 December 2014

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express

Routes affected

Between London Victora and Gatwick Airport.

Description

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

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Amended service between Reading and Basingstoke / Bedwyn on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December 2014

Train companies affected

CrossCountry, First Great Western

Routes affected

CrossCountry between Southampton Central and Newcastle and between Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly.

First Great Western between Reading and Basingstoke / Bedwyn and between London Paddington and Penzance also between Swindon and Westbury..

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Reading West with various line closures.

CrossCountry

Services that usually run between Southampton Central and Newcastle will run between Reading and Newcastle only.

On Saturday and after 15:30 on Sunday, services that usually run between Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and not call at Reading. These services will call additionally at Reading West to connect with a bus service between Reading and Reading West.

Until approximately 15:30 on Sunday, Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted via Guildford and not call at Southampton Airport Parkway, Winchester or Basingstoke. Buses will run between Reading and Basingstoke and passengers should then use other train operators services to / from Basingstoke.

First Great Western

An amended service will run between London Paddington and the West of England. Services that usually run via Newbury, will be diverted via Swindon and not call at Newbury or Pewsey. Most of these services will call additionally at Swindon. As a result of this local trains between Swindon and Westbury will run to an amended timetable.

On Saturday and after 16:00 on Sunday, an hourly service will run between Reading West and Basingstoke to connect with a bus service between Reading and Reading West.

Until 16:00 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke.

On Saturday, a limited service will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn. Buses will run between these stations to supplement the train service.

Until 22:00 on Sunday, an amended service will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

After 22:00 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

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Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western

Routes affected

All routes to and from London Paddington

Description

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the route between London Paddington and Tilehurst / Reading West.

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

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

Trains between London Paddington and the West of England, normally travelling via Newbury, will be diverted via Swindon and not call at Newbury or Pewsey. Most of these services will call additionally at Swindon.

Buses will run between Swindon and Pewsey.

Some services between London Paddington and Reading / Oxford will not call at Burnham or Taplow. A connecting bus service will run between Slough and Taplow.

On Sunday, the 06:38 Maidenhead to London Paddington service will start from Slough. A bus will run between Reading and Slough to connect with the train service.

On Sunday, the 22:37 London Paddington to Bristol Parkway will be diverted to terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A connecting bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway.

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Buses replace trains between Charlton and Dartford via Plumstead on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Gillingham via Plumstead.

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Charlton and Slade Green, closing the line.

London Charing Cross to Gillingham services will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath. On Sunday, these services will start from London Cannon Street.

London Cannon Street to Slade Green services will not run.

London Cannon Street to Dartford via Woolwich services will terminate at Charlton.

London Bridge to Plumstead services will terminate at Charlton.

On Sunday, London Charing Cross to Dartford via Woolwich services will be diverted to start from London Cannon Street and terminate at Charlton

Buses will run between Charlton and Dartford via Woolwich.

Passengers may use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich

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London Bridge redevelopment service changes from Saturday 20 December 2014 to Sunday 4 January 2015

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, London Overground, Southeastern, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

All routes London Bridge

Description

As part of the Government-sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail is rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The work is due to be completed in 2018.

The next period of major service change is from 20 December 2014 to 4 January 2015. Some changes taking place to services will remain in operation until completion of the work in 2018.

London Bridge Underground station and the surrounding area remains open and alternative routes will be available so that all customers will be able to complete their journeys.

From 21:00 Christmas Eve, services will start to reduce with no services on Christmas Day and a very limited service will run on Boxing Day.

Further information regarding this redevelopment work can be found here.

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

Gatwick Express

Because other services are being diverted to/from London Victoria and to assist with platform capacity, Gatwick Express trains will run to every half hour on Saturday 20, Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 December, Saturday 27, Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 December 2014, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 January 2015 as follows:   

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

A normal service will run on Sundays 21 and 28 December 2014, Thursday 1 January and Sunday 4 January 2015. 

Thursday 25 December 2014 - Christmas Day - No Gatwick Express services will run.

Friday 26 December 2014 - Boxing Day - A half hourly Gatwick Express service will run as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour from 05:00 until 22:00.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour from 06:00 until 23:00. 

Also on Boxing Day, Gatwick Express services will call at East Croydon.

London Overground

At peak times, a more frequent service will run between Canada Water and Crystal Palace only. Outside peak hours the service will be extended to run  to/from Dalston Junction.

From Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 December, buses will run between Canada Water and New Cross, calling at Surrey Quays and Deptford Bridge (DLR).

Thameslink

No trains will call at London Bridge or Redhill.

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted between London Blackfriars and East Croydon calling additionally at Elephant & Castle. Journey times are extended by up to 15 minutes. Because of restrictions on the diversionary route trains will run with fewer carriages.

Southeastern

Between 07:54 and 09:01on Monday 22 and Wednesday 24 December the following alterations will apply:

Trains to London Charing Cross will not call at London Bridge. At all other times trains will be able to call at London Bridge.

Some trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Blackfriars and will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Trains between Bedford and Rochester/Ashford International will only run between London Blackfriars and Rochester/Ashford International.

Southern

No trains will run to/from  London Bridge. Some services are diverted to / from London Victoria.

Trains that run between London Bridge and Norwood Junction / Peckham Rye will not run.

Trains will run to a revised timetable across the whole of the Southern network.

All the services that normally start/terminate at London Bridge and run via Peckham Rye will start/terminate at South Bermondsey, except on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 December when trains will start/terminate at Tulse Hill.

Ticket Acceptances

During this redevelopment work passengers will be accepted on Docklands Light Railway, London Buses, London Overground, London Underground, South West Trains, Southeastern, Southern, Thameslink and Tramlink on any reasonable route.

Services are expected to be much busier than usual and passengers are urged to check their journeys before travelling as the majority of journeys are now likely to involve at least one change.

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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham New Street  / Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

Description

Flooding between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth means that buses are replacing trains between these stations.

This is expected to continue until 12:00.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #MachynllethTrains

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Delays between Brighton and Gatwick Airport until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Gatwick Express between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria

Southern between Brighton and London Victoria

Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford

Description

A signalling problem at Burgess Hill is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to journeys between Brighton and Gatwick Airport.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #BurgessHillTrains

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Delays between Keighley and Shipley until at least 10:30

Train companies affected

Northern Rail

Routes affected

Trains between Skipton / Carlisle / Lancaster and Leeds, and between Skipton and Bradford Forster Square

Description

There are safety checks of the line being made at Crossflatts.  Because of this, trains between Keighley and Shipley may be delayed 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 10:30.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #CrossflattsTrains

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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

Wirrall Line services to and from West Kirby, New Brighton, Ellesmere Port or Chester

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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Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City) until the end of service on Sunday 28 December 2014

Train companies affected

London Midland

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey (extended to / from St Albans City). The pick up point for St Albans City will be at the bus station at the front of the railway station .

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Amended First Great Western services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

First Great Western

Routes affected

Some First Great Western routes

Description

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

Monday and Thursday

20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:56, 22:27, 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford. 21:21, 21:51, 22:52 Oxford to London Paddington and also the 23:45 Banbury to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst..

Monday to Thursday

From approximately 21:20, trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be amended with some services replaced by buses on part of their journey.   

From approximately 22:00, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.  

Tuesday to Thursday

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough:

00:20 Reading to Newbury will be replaced by a bus setting down only at all stations to Newbury arriving 01:24.

21:36, 23:49 London Paddington to Reading, 21:56, 22:27 London Paddington to Oxford, 22:17, 22:48, 23:15 Reading to London Paddington.

Tuesday and Friday

04:00 Oxford to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne, passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Wednesday to Friday

00:14 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will terminate at Twyford with a rail connection to Reading.

00:34 London Paddington to Reading will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough.

Friday

22:27, 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:45 Banbury to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.  

23:49 London Paddington to Reading will not call at Burnham or Taplow, passengers should use connecting buses via Slough.

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Amended Southern service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Some Southern routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southern network with the following amendments:

The 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester (Monday to Thursday) will not run, passengers should travel on the London Victoria to Bognor Regis service and change at Barnham for a connecting bus to Chichester.

The 23:17 London Victoria to Worthing (Monday to Thursday) will be diverted to terminate at Brighton. A bus will run from Brighton to Worthing.

The 00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport (Tuesday to Friday) will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill. A replacement bus will run from Purley and call at all cancelled stations.

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Amended service between Brighton and Seaford / Eastbourne / Hastings after 23:00 each night from Monday 15 until Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey and Westham and also between Lewes and Seaford. The following services will be amended:

The 21:33 Ashford International to Brighton (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne and Brighton.

The 22:47 London Victoria to Hastings (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Hastings.

The 23:22 Hastings to Brighton (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne and Brighton.

The 23:35 Brighton to Seaford (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Seaford.

The 23:28 Brighton to Eastbourne (Monday to Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne (Tuesday to Friday) will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

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Amended Great Northern Services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Great Northern

Routes affected

Some Great Northern routes

Description

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

Kings Lynn and Cambridge route: From Monday to Thurday, the 23:35 London Kings Cross to Letchworth Garden City service will not run. Passengers should travel on the 23:41 service to Alexandra Palace, changing there for a replacement bus service. The 22:32 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross (23:22 from Cambridge) will run non-stop from Stevenage to Finsbury Park. Passengers should change at Stevenage for a replacement bus service to stations via Welwyn.

Peterborough route: From Tuesday to Friday, the 00:35 and 01:35 London Kings Cross to Peterborough services will call additionally at Alexandra Palace, then run non-stop to Stevenage. Passengers should change at Alexandra Palace for a replacement bus service to Stevenage via Welwyn. The 04:10 Peterborough to London Kings Cross service will run non-stop between Stevenage and Alexandra Palace. A replacement bus will run earlier from Stevenage to Alexandra Palace.

Hertford route:   

From Tuesday to Friday, the 04:50 Letchworth Garden City to London Kings Cross via Hertford North service will depart at 04:58 and run 8 minutes later throughout.

Welwyn route:

From Monday to Thursday, the 23:41 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City service will be replaced by a bus north of Alexandra Palace. From Tuesday to Friday, the 00:11 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City and the 04:10 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross services will be replaced by a bus north of Alexandra Palace.

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Amended East Midlands Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Some East Midlands Trains routes

Description

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

Monday to Thursday

The 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham service is retimed after Leicester and terminates at East Midlands Parkway. A replacement bus will run between East Midlands Parkway and Nottingham.

The 22:25 London St Pancras International to Sheffield service is retimed after Leicester, running slightly later through to Sheffield.

The 23:15 London St Pancras International service is retimed after Derby, calling at stations further north later than usual. From East Midlands Parkway the train diverts to travel direct to Derby, with passengers for Beeston and Nottingham changing for a replacement bus at East Midlands Parkway.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester service is retimed after Bedford, running slightly later than usual to Leicester.

The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service is retimed to run slightly earlier between Leicester and Kettering, regaining normal schedule by Wellingborough.

The 05:49 Cleethorpes to Newark North Gate service will start from Lincoln at 06:53. A replacement bus will run from Cleethorpes to Lincoln, departing Cleethorpes at 04:44 to connect into the train at Lincoln. 

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Amended South West Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

South West Trains

Routes affected

Some South West Trains routes

Description

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

Monday to Thursday

The 23:45 London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea is replaced by a bus between Haslemere and Portsmouth & Southsea with extended journey times of at least 40 minutes.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:42 London Waterloo to Stawberry Hill (via Wimbledon) will not stop at stations from Wimbledon to Norbiton. A bus will run from London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill.

The 01:05 London Waterloo to Southampton Central will not stop at Wimbledon or Surbiton. A bus will run from London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill.

The 04:25 Guildford to London Waterloo will be diverted and not call at Surbiton and Wimbledon. An earlier bus will run from Guildford to London Waterloo calling at stations normally served by the train.

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Amended First TransPennine Express services each night from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

First TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Some First TransPennine Express routes.

Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place across parts of the First TransPennine Express network. The following trains are amended:

The 21:55 Newcastle to Manchester Airport (Monday to Thursday) will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport 15 minutes later than usual.

The 22:30 York to Manchester Piccadilly (Monday to Thursday) will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than usual.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York (Monday - Thursday) will not call at Huddersfield and will be amended to depart Dewsbury 5 minutes later than usual. A replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury at 00:05 (Tuesday - Friday).

The 00:48 Manchester Airport to York (Monday) will be replaced by a bus between Leeds and York.

The 01:38 and 05:52 York to Manchester Airport services (Monday) will be replaced by buses between York and Leeds.

The 01:38 and 02:52 York to Manchester Airport (Tuesday to Friday) will not call at Huddersfield but will call additionally at Brighouse. Buses will run between Huddersfield and Brighouse to connect with the train services.

The 22:30 Liverpool Lime Street to York and 23:20 Manchester Airport to York (Friday) will be replaced by buses between Leeds and York.

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Amended Virgin Trains services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Some Virgin Trains routes

Description

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

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 21:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service runs as booked to Rugby, diverted via Northampton, runs later from Milton Keynes Central.

The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly calls additionally at Milton Keynes Central and Rugby (both set down only), diverted via Northampton and runs later from Rugby.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will start from Birmingham New Street at booked time. 

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Amended early morning and late night services between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction from Monday 15 until Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Coulsdon Town and Milton Keynes Central

Description

Engineering work is taking place at Watford Junction, with various line closures. The following services will be amended:

The 05:01 Clapham Junction to Watford Junction service will be extended to Milton Keynes Central.

The 05:55, 06:20 and 22:39 Clapham Junction to Watford Junction services will terminate at Shepherds Bush.

The 07:30 Coulsdon Town to Watford Junction service will terminate at Shepherds Bush.

The 05:54, 07:23, 09:15 and 23:36 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction services will start from Shepherds Bush.

The 06:53 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction service will start from Milton Keynes Central.

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Amended CrossCountry services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 2014

Train companies affected

CrossCountry

Routes affected

Some CrossCountry routes.

Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place across some parts of the CrossCountry network with the following trains being amended:

17:08 (Monday - Thursday) Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted via Kidderminster, extending journey times by up to 40 minutes between Birmingham New Street and Cheltenham Spa.

23:09 (Monday - Friday) Birmingham New Street to Nottingham will terminate at Derby. A replacement bus will run from Derby to Nottingham.

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There are currently no planned changes to train times.