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Industrial action announced to affect CrossCountry services in December

Train companies affected

CrossCountry

Routes affected

Various CrossCountry routes

Description

The RMT Union have announced further strike action over various dates in December. These dates will be:

  • Saturday 23 December
  • Sunday 24 December
  • Wednesday 27 December
  • Sunday 31 December

 

A significantly reduced service will operate but longer trains will be used where possible.

You are advised to travel as early as possible, as some services will finish earlier than normal and some stations will have no CrossCountry service. Although alternative travel arrangements have been prepared, all services, including any replacement bus services, are expected to be very busy.

CrossCountry train plans for the strike day are being finalised, so Journey Planners are currently showing the original planned service.

 

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #XCDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Industrial action announced affecting Virgin Trains in December and January

Train companies affected

Virgin Trains

Routes affected

All Virgin Trains West Coast routes

Description

The RMT and TSSA Unions have announced strike action, affecting Virgin Trains services on their West Coast route on various dates throughout December and January. The dates where strike action is planned are:

  • Friday 15 December
  • Friday 22 December
  • Friday 5 January
  • Monday 8 January
  • Friday 26 January
  • Monday 29 January

 

Although Virgin Trains expect to run the majority of their services during the strike action, the following alterations will apply:

  • A reduced frequency of service will run to and from London Euston
  • Trains to Manchester will not call at Wilmslow
  • Trains will not serve Edinburgh, but you can use other operator's services
  • Trains will not serve Chester and North Wales, except the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston and the 17:10 London Euston to Holyhead services

 

You are advised allow extra time for your journey. As trains are expected to be busier, it is strongly recommended that you book a seat to avoid disappointment.

Information regarding refunds, and answers to some questions you may have regarding the strike days, is available here.

Check before you travel:
To plan your journey for travel on Friday 15 December, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please check back nearer the time for timetables for the other strike days.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #VTDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Buses replace trains between Bourne End and Marlow until the end of service

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Maidenhead / Bourne End and Marlow

Description

A fault with the signalling system means trains between Bourne End and Marlow have been suspended.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled trains. Please allow for an extended journey time if you are travelling today.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Marlow

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

No trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Llandovery / Shrewsbury / Crewe

Description

An obstruction on the track between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd means that all lines are blocked. Trains will not run between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December.

Arriva Trains Wales advises all customers NOT to travel, unless the journey is of the utmost urgency.

Customer advice
There is currently NO replacement road transport available to operate over this line. Further attempts at sourcing will continue throughout the day.
Customers may use 'main line' train services via Swansea / Cardiff / Hereford today, in order to complete their journeys. Please contact a member of station or on board staff for assistance and advice.

Additional information
Due to multiple incidents of fallen trees or overhanging branches, trains are unable to run between Llanelli and Craven Arms. This follows the high winds and heavy snowfall over the weekend. Network Rail will carry out repairs and remedial action during the whole of today and it is anticiapted the route will reopen for services on Wednesday morning. This will be confirmed during the afternoon of Tuesday 12 December. Repairs cannot be carried out overnight due to the heavy snow on the ground and forecast sub-zero temperatures.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Llandovery

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
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Delays between Hereford and Newport expected until 20:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

between Hereford and Newport 

Description

An obstruction on the track between Hereford and Abergavenny is causing delays of up to 40 minutes to journeys between Hereford and Newport.

This is expected to continue until 20:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Abergavenny

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
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Delays between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

Description

A fault with the signalling system between Aston and Rugeley Trent Valley is causing delays of up to 30 minutes to trains between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #BirminghamNewStreet

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
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Disruption between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey expected until 19:30

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

A member of train crew being unavailable between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey means trains are being disrupted between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:30.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled services and will be provided by Lucketts of Watford.

Ticket acceptance has also been arranged on the Arriva 321 bus route.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #StAlbansAbbey

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
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Reduced service between Southend Victoria and Wickford until the end of the day

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Trains between Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street

Description

The overhead electric wires have been damaged near Wickford. As there is only one line available for trains to and from Southend Victoria to run on, a reduced service will operate.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:

Buses will supplement trains between Southend Victoria and Wickford, operated by Ensign Bus.

Customers may use their tickets on c2c services from Southend Central, Upminster via Barking and West Ham to London Fenchurch Street.

Tickets are also being accepted on the London Underground on reasonable routes.

Tickets can be used on First Bus routes:

  • 15 & 15A Wickford to Basildon
  • 20 & 25 Wickford to Southend Victoria

Passengers are advised to defer their travel plans and ticket restrictions have been lifted. Tickets valid for today will be accepted tomorrow.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #SouthendVictoria

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Disruption through Northampton expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street

Description

An earlier fault with the signalling system at Northampton is causing disruption to trains at the station. As a result, services through the station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

Disruption is expected to continue until 19:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Northampton

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
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Delays between Hither Green and Crayford expected until 18:30

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross and Barnehurst / Dartford / Crayford

Description

Due to a passenger having been taken ill earlier at Mottingham train services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until 18:30 12/12.

What's happened?
-------------------------
A passenger was taken ill on board a train at Mottingham earlier this evening. Emergency services are now with the passenger.

How does this affect my journey?
--------------------------------------------
All lines are now open, but we may see some short notices alterations or cancellations as a result.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Mottingham

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey

 

There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

There are currently no planned changes to train times.

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Industrial action announced to affect CrossCountry services in December

Train companies affected

CrossCountry

Routes affected

Various CrossCountry routes

Description

The RMT Union have announced further strike action over various dates in December. These dates will be:

  • Saturday 23 December
  • Sunday 24 December
  • Wednesday 27 December
  • Sunday 31 December

 

A significantly reduced service will operate but longer trains will be used where possible.

You are advised to travel as early as possible, as some services will finish earlier than normal and some stations will have no CrossCountry service. Although alternative travel arrangements have been prepared, all services, including any replacement bus services, are expected to be very busy.

CrossCountry train plans for the strike day are being finalised, so Journey Planners are currently showing the original planned service.

 

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #XCDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Industrial action announced affecting Virgin Trains in December and January

Train companies affected

Virgin Trains

Routes affected

All Virgin Trains West Coast routes

Description

The RMT and TSSA Unions have announced strike action, affecting Virgin Trains services on their West Coast route on various dates throughout December and January. The dates where strike action is planned are:

  • Friday 15 December
  • Friday 22 December
  • Friday 5 January
  • Monday 8 January
  • Friday 26 January
  • Monday 29 January

 

Although Virgin Trains expect to run the majority of their services during the strike action, the following alterations will apply:

  • A reduced frequency of service will run to and from London Euston
  • Trains to Manchester will not call at Wilmslow
  • Trains will not serve Edinburgh, but you can use other operator's services
  • Trains will not serve Chester and North Wales, except the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston and the 17:10 London Euston to Holyhead services

 

You are advised allow extra time for your journey. As trains are expected to be busier, it is strongly recommended that you book a seat to avoid disappointment.

Information regarding refunds, and answers to some questions you may have regarding the strike days, is available here.

Check before you travel:
To plan your journey for travel on Friday 15 December, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please check back nearer the time for timetables for the other strike days.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #VTDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Buses replace trains between Bourne End and Marlow until the end of service

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Maidenhead / Bourne End and Marlow

Description

A fault with the signalling system means trains between Bourne End and Marlow have been suspended.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled trains. Please allow for an extended journey time if you are travelling today.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Marlow

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

No trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Llandovery / Shrewsbury / Crewe

Description

An obstruction on the track between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd means that all lines are blocked. Trains will not run between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December.

Arriva Trains Wales advises all customers NOT to travel, unless the journey is of the utmost urgency.

Customer advice
There is currently NO replacement road transport available to operate over this line. Further attempts at sourcing will continue throughout the day.
Customers may use 'main line' train services via Swansea / Cardiff / Hereford today, in order to complete their journeys. Please contact a member of station or on board staff for assistance and advice.

Additional information
Due to multiple incidents of fallen trees or overhanging branches, trains are unable to run between Llanelli and Craven Arms. This follows the high winds and heavy snowfall over the weekend. Network Rail will carry out repairs and remedial action during the whole of today and it is anticiapted the route will reopen for services on Wednesday morning. This will be confirmed during the afternoon of Tuesday 12 December. Repairs cannot be carried out overnight due to the heavy snow on the ground and forecast sub-zero temperatures.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Llandovery

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Delays between Hereford and Newport expected until 20:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

between Hereford and Newport 

Description

An obstruction on the track between Hereford and Abergavenny is causing delays of up to 40 minutes to journeys between Hereford and Newport.

This is expected to continue until 20:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Abergavenny

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Delays between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

Description

A fault with the signalling system between Aston and Rugeley Trent Valley is causing delays of up to 30 minutes to trains between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #BirminghamNewStreet

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Disruption between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey expected until 19:30

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

A member of train crew being unavailable between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey means trains are being disrupted between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:30.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled services and will be provided by Lucketts of Watford.

Ticket acceptance has also been arranged on the Arriva 321 bus route.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #StAlbansAbbey

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Reduced service between Southend Victoria and Wickford until the end of the day

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Trains between Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street

Description

The overhead electric wires have been damaged near Wickford. As there is only one line available for trains to and from Southend Victoria to run on, a reduced service will operate.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:

Buses will supplement trains between Southend Victoria and Wickford, operated by Ensign Bus.

Customers may use their tickets on c2c services from Southend Central, Upminster via Barking and West Ham to London Fenchurch Street.

Tickets are also being accepted on the London Underground on reasonable routes.

Tickets can be used on First Bus routes:

  • 15 & 15A Wickford to Basildon
  • 20 & 25 Wickford to Southend Victoria

Passengers are advised to defer their travel plans and ticket restrictions have been lifted. Tickets valid for today will be accepted tomorrow.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #SouthendVictoria

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Disruption through Northampton expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street

Description

An earlier fault with the signalling system at Northampton is causing disruption to trains at the station. As a result, services through the station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

Disruption is expected to continue until 19:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Northampton

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Delays between Hither Green and Crayford expected until 18:30

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross and Barnehurst / Dartford / Crayford

Description

Due to a passenger having been taken ill earlier at Mottingham train services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until 18:30 12/12.

What's happened?
-------------------------
A passenger was taken ill on board a train at Mottingham earlier this evening. Emergency services are now with the passenger.

How does this affect my journey?
--------------------------------------------
All lines are now open, but we may see some short notices alterations or cancellations as a result.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Mottingham

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey

 

There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

There are currently no planned changes to train times.

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Industrial action announced to affect CrossCountry services in December

Train companies affected

CrossCountry

Routes affected

Various CrossCountry routes

Description

The RMT Union have announced further strike action over various dates in December. These dates will be:

  • Saturday 23 December
  • Sunday 24 December
  • Wednesday 27 December
  • Sunday 31 December

 

A significantly reduced service will operate but longer trains will be used where possible.

You are advised to travel as early as possible, as some services will finish earlier than normal and some stations will have no CrossCountry service. Although alternative travel arrangements have been prepared, all services, including any replacement bus services, are expected to be very busy.

CrossCountry train plans for the strike day are being finalised, so Journey Planners are currently showing the original planned service.

 

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #XCDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Industrial action announced affecting Virgin Trains in December and January

Train companies affected

Virgin Trains

Routes affected

All Virgin Trains West Coast routes

Description

The RMT and TSSA Unions have announced strike action, affecting Virgin Trains services on their West Coast route on various dates throughout December and January. The dates where strike action is planned are:

  • Friday 15 December
  • Friday 22 December
  • Friday 5 January
  • Monday 8 January
  • Friday 26 January
  • Monday 29 January

 

Although Virgin Trains expect to run the majority of their services during the strike action, the following alterations will apply:

  • A reduced frequency of service will run to and from London Euston
  • Trains to Manchester will not call at Wilmslow
  • Trains will not serve Edinburgh, but you can use other operator's services
  • Trains will not serve Chester and North Wales, except the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston and the 17:10 London Euston to Holyhead services

 

You are advised allow extra time for your journey. As trains are expected to be busier, it is strongly recommended that you book a seat to avoid disappointment.

Information regarding refunds, and answers to some questions you may have regarding the strike days, is available here.

Check before you travel:
To plan your journey for travel on Friday 15 December, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please check back nearer the time for timetables for the other strike days.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #VTDispute

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Buses replace trains between Bourne End and Marlow until the end of service

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Maidenhead / Bourne End and Marlow

Description

A fault with the signalling system means trains between Bourne End and Marlow have been suspended.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled trains. Please allow for an extended journey time if you are travelling today.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Marlow

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

No trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Llandovery / Shrewsbury / Crewe

Description

An obstruction on the track between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd means that all lines are blocked. Trains will not run between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Wednesday 13 December.

Arriva Trains Wales advises all customers NOT to travel, unless the journey is of the utmost urgency.

Customer advice
There is currently NO replacement road transport available to operate over this line. Further attempts at sourcing will continue throughout the day.
Customers may use 'main line' train services via Swansea / Cardiff / Hereford today, in order to complete their journeys. Please contact a member of station or on board staff for assistance and advice.

Additional information
Due to multiple incidents of fallen trees or overhanging branches, trains are unable to run between Llanelli and Craven Arms. This follows the high winds and heavy snowfall over the weekend. Network Rail will carry out repairs and remedial action during the whole of today and it is anticiapted the route will reopen for services on Wednesday morning. This will be confirmed during the afternoon of Tuesday 12 December. Repairs cannot be carried out overnight due to the heavy snow on the ground and forecast sub-zero temperatures.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Llandovery

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Delays between Hereford and Newport expected until 20:00

Train companies affected

Arriva Trains Wales

Routes affected

between Hereford and Newport 

Description

An obstruction on the track between Hereford and Abergavenny is causing delays of up to 40 minutes to journeys between Hereford and Newport.

This is expected to continue until 20:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Abergavenny

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Delays between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

Description

A fault with the signalling system between Aston and Rugeley Trent Valley is causing delays of up to 30 minutes to trains between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:00.

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #BirminghamNewStreet

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

Disruption between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey expected until 19:30

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

Description

A member of train crew being unavailable between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey means trains are being disrupted between these stations.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 19:30.

Customer Advice:
Road transport will run in place of cancelled services and will be provided by Lucketts of Watford.

Ticket acceptance has also been arranged on the Arriva 321 bus route.

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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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Reduced service between Southend Victoria and Wickford until the end of the day

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Trains between Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street

Description

The overhead electric wires have been damaged near Wickford. As there is only one line available for trains to and from Southend Victoria to run on, a reduced service will operate.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:

Buses will supplement trains between Southend Victoria and Wickford, operated by Ensign Bus.

Customers may use their tickets on c2c services from Southend Central, Upminster via Barking and West Ham to London Fenchurch Street.

Tickets are also being accepted on the London Underground on reasonable routes.

Tickets can be used on First Bus routes:

  • 15 & 15A Wickford to Basildon
  • 20 & 25 Wickford to Southend Victoria

Passengers are advised to defer their travel plans and ticket restrictions have been lifted. Tickets valid for today will be accepted tomorrow.

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Twitter:
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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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Disruption through Northampton expected until 19:00

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway

Routes affected

Between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street

Description

An earlier fault with the signalling system at Northampton is causing disruption to trains at the station. As a result, services through the station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

Disruption is expected to continue until 19:00.

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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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Delays between Hither Green and Crayford expected until 18:30

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Trains between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross and Barnehurst / Dartford / Crayford

Description

Due to a passenger having been taken ill earlier at Mottingham train services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until 18:30 12/12.

What's happened?
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A passenger was taken ill on board a train at Mottingham earlier this evening. Emergency services are now with the passenger.

How does this affect my journey?
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All lines are now open, but we may see some short notices alterations or cancellations as a result.

Check before you travel:
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Twitter:
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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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Planned changes to train times

There are currently no planned changes to train times.