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Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Llandudno Junction / Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog

Description

Following the severe weather events on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice.

How does this affect my journey?

Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The line is expected to remain closed for several weeks as significant repair work must be undertaken. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

You can view images of the damage here.

Bus information:

The buses will reflect the normal train timetable, subject to traffic conditions. Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs, mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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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Major Engineering Work during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Train companies affected

c2c, Caledonian Sleeper, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground, ScotRail, South Western Railway, Southern, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Various routes in England, Wales and Scotland

Description

The Easter bank holiday weekend is traditionally the time when a considerable amount of improvement and engineering work is undertaken on Britain's rail network.

The following major engineering works will be undertaken during this time:

There will also be improvement projects at numerous other locations. You can find details of all the engineering work that is taking place here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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 between Worcester and Oxford expected until at least 13:45

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and London Paddington

Description

The broken down train between Moreton-in-Marsh and Oxford has moved, allowing all lines to reopen. Trains between Worcester and Oxford are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or revised.

We anticipate that disruption will continue until at least 13:45.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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 between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne expected until 14:00

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Cambridge North / Cambridge and London Liverpool Street

Stansted Express between between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street

Description

All lines have reopened following a train fault at Stansted Mountfitchet. Trains between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

This is expected to continue until 14:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers may use their tickets on the following services:

  • CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Cambridge
  • Great Northern between Cambridge and London Kings Cross
  • London Underground between London Kings Cross and London Liverpool Street

 

Check before you travel:
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Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #StanstedAirport

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 Norwich and Ely expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains, Greater Anglia

Routes affected

East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham / Warrington Central 

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Cambridge

Description

The fault with the signalling system between Norwich and Ely has been fixed. However, whilst service recovers, trains between these stations may continue to be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

A normal service is expected to resume by 12:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on Great Northern services between Ely and Cambridge.

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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There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Felixstowe, until Autumn 2019.

Most weekends, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at Derby Road and Trimley.

If you are travelling to / from Westerfield, please use station help points to arrange onward travel as buses will not stop at this station.

There will also be replacement buses running on bank holiday weekends.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey until Friday 12 July using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

The Felixstowe branch line serves the Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the UK. Network Rail are planning to build an additional track and make changes to six level crossings in the Trimley area.

Building the additional track will help increase the capacity of the Felixstowe branch line and take lorries off the road. It will also mean more reliable journeys for passengers travelling between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

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No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth from Monday 18 March until February 2020

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

Please note, no trains or replacement road transport will call at Berney Arms.

Check before you travel:

Up to Friday 12 July, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

Project Information:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.

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Major improvement work at Sheringham from Sunday 31 March to Sunday 5 May

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Sheringham

Description

Station improvement work is taking place at Sheringham station, closing all lines to the station. This work is being scheduled in order to allow new trains to call at Sheringham in the future.

Replacement buses will run between Cromer and Sheringham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace trains between West Kirby and Birkenhead North from Sunday 7 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

Between West Kirby and Liverpool Central / West Kirby

Description

Engineering work is taking place between West Kirby and Birkenhead North, closing all lines.

As a result of this, replacement road transport will operate between West Kirby and Birkenhead North.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central on Monday 15 and Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street to Northampton

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Long Buckby, closing some lines.

London Northwestern Railway

Monday - Wednesday

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Customers are advised to travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Virgin Trains service to Rugby. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing Rugby at 23:50, Long Buckby at 00:15, and arriving at Northampton at 00:40.

Tuesday - Thursday

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing Rugby at 04:46, Long Buckby at 05:11, and arriving at Northampton at 05:36.

Virgin Trains

Monday - Wednesday

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted and not call at Northampton. A rail replacement coach will run from Rugby to Northampton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

From Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chinley and Dore & Totley, closing some lines.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road via Hunts Cross from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains, Northern

Routes affected

East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich / Nottingham

Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington Central and Trafford Park, and also between Edge Hill and Warrington Central.

As a result, the following alterations apply:

East Midlands Trains

The first train from Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street will depart earlier at 05:12.

The first train from Liverpool Lime Street will start from Warrington Central and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway or Widnes. Customers should travel with other train operating companies between Liverpool and Warrington.

Northern

The following trains will be affected by this engineering work:

  • 22:50 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
  • 23:29 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street will be replaced by a bus throughout. Two buses will be provided, one running fast from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street and the other calling at all intermediate stations
  • 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus throughout. Two buses will be provided, one running fast from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly and the other calling at all intermediate stations

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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No trains at Pangbourne from 22:30 each night each night from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway and between Reading and Didcot Parkway / Banbury / Oxford

Description

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway from 22:30 until midnight each night.

As a result of this, the following services will not call at Pangbourne:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:27, 21:57, 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
  • 21:37 & 23:45 Banbury to Reading.
  • 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading.
  • 23:45 Reading to Oxford.

Tuesday to Thursday:

  • 03:51 Oxford to Reading.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should travel via Tilehurst and use replacement road transport.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended 23:51 London Paddington to Reading service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:51 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at West Ealing or Hanwell. Customers should use alternative services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will depart 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Two replacement buses will run:

  • 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury via Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge.
  • 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended evening service between Gidea Park and Shenfield from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Braintree / Colchester Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Harwich International / Ipswich / Norwich

Description

Track work is taking place between Gidea Park and Shenfield, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, after 21:25 trains will retimed and may run earlier than usual. Journey times will be extended by up to 10 minutes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended overnight midweek service between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge from Monday 15 until Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge

Description

Track maintenance work is taking place between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge, closing lines each morning from 00:15.

As a result, the 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service will terminate at Bishops Stortford. A bus will be provided to run between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended midweek service between Shenfield and Wickford from 23:40 each night from Monday 15 until Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Southminster

Description

Overhead electric wire renewals are taking place between Shenfield and Wickford, closing lines each night.

From approximately 23:40 each night, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Wickford.

The last direct service between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria will depart at 22:45.

The following mornings, the 04:00 and 04:30 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street services will start from Shenfield.

The first train to depart Southend Victoria for London Liverpool Street will be at 05:00.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace overnight / early morning trains between Hitchin and Cambridge from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Northern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn

Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between 23:45 and 05:30, finishing at 05:30 Friday morning, between Hitchin and Cambridge closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended late night / early morning trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Between Bedford and Brighton and

London Victoria and Brighton

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton from 00:10 to 05:15 each day, closing some lines.

Buses will replace Thameslink trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Southern trains will be re-timed and diverted via Lewes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace overnight trains between Oxted and Uckfield from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 April

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Oxted and Uckfield

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxted and Uckfield closing the line each night between 23:15 and 04:45, finishing 04:45 Thursday morning.

Buses will replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield. Customers may have to change buses to complete their journey.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended service between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Bridgend and Aberdare, and also between Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil / Pontypridd

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing some lines.

As a result, the following alterations will apply:

  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:19 replacement bus service will run from Pontypridd to Aberdare
  • 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:04 replacement bus will run from Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil
  • 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will terminate at Radyr. A 23:48 replacement bus will run from Radyr to Pontypridd

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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No late night trains at Lewisham from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross to Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between St Johns and Grove Park, closing some lines.

The following trains will NOT call at Lewisham:

Monday and Tuesday:

  • 23:50 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:10 from New Cross to Lewisham, calling at St Johns.

Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 01:10 London Cannon Street to Orpington (will depart at 01:13). A replacement bus will run at 01:10 from London Cannon Street to Lewisham, calling at London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:23 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 00:20 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:35 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 23:45 London Cannon Street to Orpington.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:18 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:23). A replacement bus will run at 00:37 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations.
  • 00:50 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:54). A replacement bus will run at 00:50 from London Charing Cross to Lewisham, calling at Waterloo East and London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:08 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended East Midlands Trains service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Various East Midlands Trains routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the East Midlands Trains network. As a result, the following alterations apply:

Monday to Friday

  • 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London, and additional stops will be made on Thursday and Friday only.

Monday to Wednesday

  • 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London.

Monday to Thursday

  • 21:50 and 23:08 London St Pancras to Derby will arrive later into Derby.
  • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will arrive later into Nottingham.
  • 22:20 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will arrive later into Sheffield.

Tuesday to Friday

  • 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester will arrive later into Leicester

Friday

Throughout the day there will be cancellations due to platform restrictions in London.

  • 07:05 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International will arrive into London 10 minutes later than normal.
  • 08:05 and 11:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will call additionally at East Midlands Parkway.
  • 17:19 London St Pancras International to Derby will be extended to Sheffield.
  • 17:05 London St Pancras International to Melton will terminate at Kettering.
  • 18:05 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central will terminate at Nottingham. An additional service will run at 20:00 from Nottingham to Lincoln Central.
  • 19:04 London St Pancras International to Leeds will terminate at Sheffield. 20:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will be extended to Sheffield.

Check before you travel:

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Amended late night / early morning service between Chester and Crewe from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Cardiff Central / Chester / Birmingham New Street / Milford Haven and Crewe, and also between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

Description

Engineering work is taking place between between Chester and Crewe from 23:30 on Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April, closing some lines.

On Monday, Tuesday and Thursday the following alterations are in place:

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will terminate at Shrewsbury at 23:17. Customers for Chester should travel on the 23:40 Shrewsbury to Chester service. Customers from Crewe and intermediate stops should travel on the 23:27 Shrewsbury to Crewe service.

22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe at 00:10. Customers for Holyhead Ferry should travel earlier.

23:30 Crewe to Chester service will run earlier at 23:06. A 23:35 replacement bus service will replace this service and provide a connection into an additional 00:40 Chester to Holyhead service.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday the following alterations are in place:

04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will start from Crewe at 04:59. Customers from Chester should travel on the earlier 03:50 road replacement transport.

04:50 Crewe to Milford Haven service will start from Shrewsbury at 05:36. An additional 04:50 Crewe to Shrewsbury trains will connect into this service at Shrewsbury.

Please note that trains running on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning will run as normal, and will not be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended evening local services between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London and Reading / Didcot Parkway

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:14 London Paddington to Reading service will depart earlier at 23:12.
  • The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley, Iver or West Drayton.

Customers should use alternative services.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:19 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections to Reading.

Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:01 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:15 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:27 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 22:48 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 (departing 23:12) London Paddington to Reading.
  • 23:51 London Paddington to Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:14 (departing 00:15) London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 05:02 (05:05 on Friday) Reading to London Paddington.

Customers for these stations should travel via Slough for replacement buses between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service through Swansea from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

All routes through Swansea

Description

Engineering work is taking place each night in the Swansea area, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following services will be amended:-

  • 19:31 Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard Harbour will be diverted via the Swansea district line and will run earlier to Carmarthen. 
  • 22:14 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea will terminate at Swansea. 
  • 00:15 Swansea to Carmarthen will start from Llanelli. 
  • 02:59 Carmarthen to Swansea will not run. 
  • 04:53 Carmarthen to Llandovery will start earlier at 04:51. 
  • 05:03 Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier at 04:59. 
  • 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock will start from Llanelli at 06:05. 
  • 06:04 Swansea to Crewe will start from Llanelli at 06:25. 
  • Replacement road transport from Port Talbot Parkway will stop at intermediate stops to Swansea and Gowerton. 

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Between Birmingham New Street to Hednesford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall. A rail replacement bus service will operate, departing Walsall at 23:56, Bloxwich at 00:06, Bloxwich North at 00:08, Landywood at 00:18, Cannock at 00:29, and arriving at Hednesford at 00:38.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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CANCELLED Engineering work between Salford Crescent and Deansgate from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Salford Crescent and Deansgate, has been cancelled, and will no longer take place.

As a result, the 05:28 Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street service will run as normal.

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Amended 05:05 Preston to Colne service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Preston to Colne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackburn, closing some lines.

As a result, the 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn.

A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, departing Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace late night trains between London Victoria and Bromley South from Tuesday 16 April to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Victoria and Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Herne Hill, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:58 Orpington to London Victoria service will be diverted and run fast between Shortlands and London Victoria.

A replacement bus will depart Bromley South at 00:12, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton). An additional bus will depart Bromley South at 23:42, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton).

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington service will be diverted and run fast between London Victoria and Shortlands.

A replacement bus will depart London Victoria at 00:29 calling at Herne Hill and all stations to Orpington. An additional bus will depart Herne Hill at 00:24, calling at all stations to Orpington.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended early morning midweek TransPennine Express service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and York / Newcastle

Description

Engineering work is taking place between in the Leeds area overnight each night and also between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following alterations will take place:-

  • The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 01:44.
  • The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:04.
  • The 03:50 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:54.
  • The 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria and will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 05:25.

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Amended 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service on Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cardiff Central

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Newport, closing lines overnight from Thursday evening until Friday morning.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport and Cardiff.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late evening Thameslink trains on Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Thameslink

Routes affected

Between Sutton and St Albans City, Rainham and West Hampstead Thameslink and between Gatwick Airport and Bedford 

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Cricklewood from 21:45 until the end of service, closing some lines.

The following trains will be amended:

  • 21:16 Sutton and St Albans City will terminate at West Hampstead Thameslink. Customers should use alternative trains to St Albans City to complete your journey.
  • 21:28 Rainham to West Hampstead Thameslink will terminate at Kentish Town. Customers should use alternative trains to West Hampstead Thameslink to complete your journey.
  • 21:33 Gatwick Airport to Bedford will terminate at London St Pancras International. Customers should use alternative trains to Bedford to complete your journey. 
  • 22:08 St Albans City to Sutton will not run. Customers should use alternative trains to Sutton to complete your journey. 


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Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Llandudno Junction / Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog

Description

Following the severe weather events on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice.

How does this affect my journey?

Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The line is expected to remain closed for several weeks as significant repair work must be undertaken. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

You can view images of the damage here.

Bus information:

The buses will reflect the normal train timetable, subject to traffic conditions. Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs, mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here

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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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Major Engineering Work during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Train companies affected

c2c, Caledonian Sleeper, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground, ScotRail, South Western Railway, Southern, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Various routes in England, Wales and Scotland

Description

The Easter bank holiday weekend is traditionally the time when a considerable amount of improvement and engineering work is undertaken on Britain's rail network.

The following major engineering works will be undertaken during this time:

There will also be improvement projects at numerous other locations. You can find details of all the engineering work that is taking place here.

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Disruption between Worcester and Oxford expected until at least 13:45

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and London Paddington

Description

The broken down train between Moreton-in-Marsh and Oxford has moved, allowing all lines to reopen. Trains between Worcester and Oxford are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or revised.

We anticipate that disruption will continue until at least 13:45.

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Disruption between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne expected until 14:00

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Cambridge North / Cambridge and London Liverpool Street

Stansted Express between between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street

Description

All lines have reopened following a train fault at Stansted Mountfitchet. Trains between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

This is expected to continue until 14:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers may use their tickets on the following services:

  • CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Cambridge
  • Great Northern between Cambridge and London Kings Cross
  • London Underground between London Kings Cross and London Liverpool Street

 

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Delays between Norwich and Ely expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains, Greater Anglia

Routes affected

East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham / Warrington Central 

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Cambridge

Description

The fault with the signalling system between Norwich and Ely has been fixed. However, whilst service recovers, trains between these stations may continue to be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

A normal service is expected to resume by 12:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on Great Northern services between Ely and Cambridge.

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There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Felixstowe, until Autumn 2019.

Most weekends, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at Derby Road and Trimley.

If you are travelling to / from Westerfield, please use station help points to arrange onward travel as buses will not stop at this station.

There will also be replacement buses running on bank holiday weekends.

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You can plan your journey until Friday 12 July using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

The Felixstowe branch line serves the Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the UK. Network Rail are planning to build an additional track and make changes to six level crossings in the Trimley area.

Building the additional track will help increase the capacity of the Felixstowe branch line and take lorries off the road. It will also mean more reliable journeys for passengers travelling between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

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No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth from Monday 18 March until February 2020

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

Please note, no trains or replacement road transport will call at Berney Arms.

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From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

Project Information:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.

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Major improvement work at Sheringham from Sunday 31 March to Sunday 5 May

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Sheringham

Description

Station improvement work is taking place at Sheringham station, closing all lines to the station. This work is being scheduled in order to allow new trains to call at Sheringham in the future.

Replacement buses will run between Cromer and Sheringham.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace trains between West Kirby and Birkenhead North from Sunday 7 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

Between West Kirby and Liverpool Central / West Kirby

Description

Engineering work is taking place between West Kirby and Birkenhead North, closing all lines.

As a result of this, replacement road transport will operate between West Kirby and Birkenhead North.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended service between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Bridgend and Aberdare, and also between Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil / Pontypridd

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing some lines.

As a result, the following alterations will apply:

  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:19 replacement bus service will run from Pontypridd to Aberdare
  • 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:04 replacement bus will run from Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil
  • 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will terminate at Radyr. A 23:48 replacement bus will run from Radyr to Pontypridd

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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No late night trains at Lewisham from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross to Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between St Johns and Grove Park, closing some lines.

The following trains will NOT call at Lewisham:

Monday and Tuesday:

  • 23:50 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:10 from New Cross to Lewisham, calling at St Johns.

Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 01:10 London Cannon Street to Orpington (will depart at 01:13). A replacement bus will run at 01:10 from London Cannon Street to Lewisham, calling at London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:23 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 00:20 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:35 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 23:45 London Cannon Street to Orpington.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:18 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:23). A replacement bus will run at 00:37 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations.
  • 00:50 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:54). A replacement bus will run at 00:50 from London Charing Cross to Lewisham, calling at Waterloo East and London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:08 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended East Midlands Trains service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Various East Midlands Trains routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the East Midlands Trains network. As a result, the following alterations apply:

Monday to Friday

  • 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London, and additional stops will be made on Thursday and Friday only.

Monday to Wednesday

  • 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London.

Monday to Thursday

  • 21:50 and 23:08 London St Pancras to Derby will arrive later into Derby.
  • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will arrive later into Nottingham.
  • 22:20 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will arrive later into Sheffield.

Tuesday to Friday

  • 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester will arrive later into Leicester

Friday

Throughout the day there will be cancellations due to platform restrictions in London.

  • 07:05 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International will arrive into London 10 minutes later than normal.
  • 08:05 and 11:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will call additionally at East Midlands Parkway.
  • 17:19 London St Pancras International to Derby will be extended to Sheffield.
  • 17:05 London St Pancras International to Melton will terminate at Kettering.
  • 18:05 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central will terminate at Nottingham. An additional service will run at 20:00 from Nottingham to Lincoln Central.
  • 19:04 London St Pancras International to Leeds will terminate at Sheffield. 20:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will be extended to Sheffield.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Chester and Crewe from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Cardiff Central / Chester / Birmingham New Street / Milford Haven and Crewe, and also between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

Description

Engineering work is taking place between between Chester and Crewe from 23:30 on Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April, closing some lines.

On Monday, Tuesday and Thursday the following alterations are in place:

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will terminate at Shrewsbury at 23:17. Customers for Chester should travel on the 23:40 Shrewsbury to Chester service. Customers from Crewe and intermediate stops should travel on the 23:27 Shrewsbury to Crewe service.

22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe at 00:10. Customers for Holyhead Ferry should travel earlier.

23:30 Crewe to Chester service will run earlier at 23:06. A 23:35 replacement bus service will replace this service and provide a connection into an additional 00:40 Chester to Holyhead service.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday the following alterations are in place:

04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will start from Crewe at 04:59. Customers from Chester should travel on the earlier 03:50 road replacement transport.

04:50 Crewe to Milford Haven service will start from Shrewsbury at 05:36. An additional 04:50 Crewe to Shrewsbury trains will connect into this service at Shrewsbury.

Please note that trains running on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning will run as normal, and will not be affected by this engineering work.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended evening local services between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London and Reading / Didcot Parkway

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:14 London Paddington to Reading service will depart earlier at 23:12.
  • The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley, Iver or West Drayton.

Customers should use alternative services.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:19 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections to Reading.

Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:01 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:15 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:27 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 22:48 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 (departing 23:12) London Paddington to Reading.
  • 23:51 London Paddington to Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:14 (departing 00:15) London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 05:02 (05:05 on Friday) Reading to London Paddington.

Customers for these stations should travel via Slough for replacement buses between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service through Swansea from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

All routes through Swansea

Description

Engineering work is taking place each night in the Swansea area, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following services will be amended:-

  • 19:31 Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard Harbour will be diverted via the Swansea district line and will run earlier to Carmarthen. 
  • 22:14 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea will terminate at Swansea. 
  • 00:15 Swansea to Carmarthen will start from Llanelli. 
  • 02:59 Carmarthen to Swansea will not run. 
  • 04:53 Carmarthen to Llandovery will start earlier at 04:51. 
  • 05:03 Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier at 04:59. 
  • 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock will start from Llanelli at 06:05. 
  • 06:04 Swansea to Crewe will start from Llanelli at 06:25. 
  • Replacement road transport from Port Talbot Parkway will stop at intermediate stops to Swansea and Gowerton. 

Check before you travel:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Between Birmingham New Street to Hednesford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall. A rail replacement bus service will operate, departing Walsall at 23:56, Bloxwich at 00:06, Bloxwich North at 00:08, Landywood at 00:18, Cannock at 00:29, and arriving at Hednesford at 00:38.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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CANCELLED Engineering work between Salford Crescent and Deansgate from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Salford Crescent and Deansgate, has been cancelled, and will no longer take place.

As a result, the 05:28 Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street service will run as normal.

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Amended 05:05 Preston to Colne service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Preston to Colne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackburn, closing some lines.

As a result, the 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn.

A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, departing Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace late night trains between London Victoria and Bromley South from Tuesday 16 April to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Victoria and Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Herne Hill, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:58 Orpington to London Victoria service will be diverted and run fast between Shortlands and London Victoria.

A replacement bus will depart Bromley South at 00:12, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton). An additional bus will depart Bromley South at 23:42, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton).

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington service will be diverted and run fast between London Victoria and Shortlands.

A replacement bus will depart London Victoria at 00:29 calling at Herne Hill and all stations to Orpington. An additional bus will depart Herne Hill at 00:24, calling at all stations to Orpington.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended early morning midweek TransPennine Express service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and York / Newcastle

Description

Engineering work is taking place between in the Leeds area overnight each night and also between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following alterations will take place:-

  • The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 01:44.
  • The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:04.
  • The 03:50 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:54.
  • The 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria and will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 05:25.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended late night service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway, and also between Reading and Oxford / Banbury

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

After 23:25, trains between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Banbury will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey, and will NOT call at Pangbourne.

Customers for Pangbourne should travel by bus to Tilehurst for a bus to Pangbourne. Customers from Pangbourne should travel by bus to Tilehurst to connect with trains.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended 21:05 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central on Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lockerbie and Glasgow Central, closing some lines.

The 21:05 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central service will be diverted to terminate at Edinburgh. A replacement bus service will operate between Lockerbie and Glasgow Central.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Reduced services to / from London Victoria on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Various Southern routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and East Croydon closing most lines. 

Gatwick Express

Gatwick Express trains will not run.

Customers should use alternative Southern or Thameslink trains between London Bridge and Gatwick Airport / Brighton.

Southern

A reduced service will run to / from London Victoria with most trains being diverted to run to / from London Bridge.

Replacement buses will run between Balham and East Croydon.

Trains between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon will not run. Customers are advised to use London Northwestern Railway, London Overground and alternative Southern services to complete journeys.

Train services between London Victoria and Reigate will not run. Customers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and Redhill. Valid ticket holders may use Great Western Railway trains between Redhill and Reigate.

Due to the increased number of trains at London Bridge, services between London Bridge and Uckfield will run between Oxted and Uckfield only. Customers should use trains to / from East Grinstead and change at Oxted to complete your journey.

Additional advice

Southeastern and Thameslink trains are not affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here

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No Gatwick Express trains on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express

Routes affected

Between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and East Croydon closing various lines.

Gatwick Express trains will not run on Friday and Saturday.

Customers should use alternative Southern or Thameslink trains between London Bridge and Gatwick Airport / Brighton. 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains on the Woolwich and Bexleyheath lines from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Dartford / Strood, and between London Charing Cross and Slade Green / Dartford, and also between London Victoria and Gravesend / Gillingham

Thameslink between Luton and Rainham

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Lewisham and Slade Green, closing all lines.

Southeastern

The following alterations will apply:

Woolwich line services

  • Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford will not run. Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Greenwich and Woolwich
  • The London Cannon Street circular services will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dartford, via Sidcup

Bexleyheath line services

  • Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dartford / Gravesend will be diverted via Sidcup
  • Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford, via Sidcup, however please note these services do not run on Sundays

To allow for the diverted services, trains on the Sidcup line will be retimed. Some trains will also be amended and will call additionally at Lewisham.

Ticket acceptance:

To help you complete your journey:

  • You may use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich
  • London Buses on and between the affected routes, including to / from North Greenwich for connections to the Jubilee Line.

Thameslink

Trains between Luton and Rainham will run between Dartford and Rainham.

Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between Luton and London St Pancras International and London Underground and Southeastern services between London St Pancras International and Dartford to connect with trains from / to Rainham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended service between Birmingham New Street and Rugby / Leamington Spa from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

CrossCountry, London Northwestern Railway, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Reading / Bournemouth and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth / Southampton Central

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Coventry / London Euston / Northampton

Virgin Trains between Glasgow Central / Birmingham New Street / Edinburgh / Wolverhampton / Crewe / Shrewsbury and London Euston 

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Berkswell and Coventry, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

Trains will divert via Solihull, not calling at Birmingham International and Coventry. Journey times between Birmingham New Street and Leamington Spa will be unaffected. 

A replacement bus service will run between Birmingham International, Coventry and Leamington Spa.

London Northwestern Railway

Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Birmingham International and Rugby. A half hourly train service will also run between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International.

On Monday, the train services between Northampton / Milton Keynes Central / Tring and London Euston will not run.

There is no through train service between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and London Euston.

Trains between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and London Euston will only run between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and Northampton. 

Trains will run to a special half hourly timetable between Northampton and Harrow & Wealdstone.

Customers with valid tickets travelling between Harrow & Wealdstone and London Euston should use other train operators to complete their journey.

Virgin Trains

Buses will replace trains between Birmingham International and Rugby.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace trains between Gloucester / Chepstow and Newport from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

CrossCountry, Transport for Wales

Routes affected

CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

Transport for Wales between Cheltenham Spa and Maesteg, and between Gloucester and Fishguard Harbour

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chepstow and Newport, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Chepstow and Newport.

On Monday, the 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will not run, a bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads at 05:20, calling at Bristol Parkway at 05:40 and Newport at 06:18.

Transport for Wales

Buses replace trains between Gloucester and Newport.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended service between Crewe and Glasgow / Edinburgh and through Motherwell from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

All routes through Motherwell

Description

Engineering work is taking place over the Easter weekend in the Lancaster, Carlisle, Rutherglen and Motherwell areas closing most lines.

As a result, your journey times to or from Scotland on the West Coast Main Line, between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and locally within the Glasgow area may be considerably extended.

Caledonian Sleeper

The Friday night departure from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will be diverted between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central and will be unable to call at Motherwell and Carstairs. These works will also affect Sunday departures.

CrossCountry

On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

London North Eastern Railway

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, trains will terminate at Edinburgh, a replacement bus service will operate between Edinburgh and Motherwell. Customers for Glasgow should use ScotRail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street.

ScotRail

Saturday 20 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will be replaced by buses.
  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: These services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: These services will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

Sunday 21 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: Trains will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Hamilton).

Monday 22 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will run between Motherwell and Edinburgh only.
  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: An hourly service will operate via Mount Florida, and will not call at Cambuslang. Buses will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

TransPennine Express

Saturday, Sunday & Monday (until 12:00)

Coaches will replace trains between Lancaster and Carlisle calling at Oxenholme and Penrith, extending journey times by approx 75 minutes.

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Coaches will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh calling at Lockerbie with journey times extended by approx 85 minutes.

No coaches can call at Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh station instead.

Customers travelling between Scotland and Manchester are advised to use services routed via Newcastle and Leeds.

Virgin Trains

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Throughout the period of this engineering, work there is NO direct service between Crewe and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and customers may have to change replacement coaches to complete their journey.

Trains will be diverted between Crewe and Preston via but not calling at Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton and will not call at Warrington Bank Quay or Wigan North Western.

Replacement coaches will run between Crewe and Preston calling at Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

Replacement coaches will run between Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle and between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Customers travelling to / from Edinburgh should use TransPennine Express coaches between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Customers for Motherwell need to travel via Glasgow Central and use alternative services provided by ScotRail.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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No trains to and from London Euston from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Caledonian Sleeper, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground, Southern, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness / Fort William

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe

London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction

Southern between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Chester / Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

Description

Major engineering work is affecting journeys to and from London Euston on the West Coast main line, and London Euston station is closed.

Travel either side of the Easter and Early May bank holiday, plan ahead for easier journeys and check the best days to travel:

  • Up to Thursday 18 April
  • From Tuesday 23 April up to Friday 3 May
  • From Tuesday 7 May

 

Caledonian Sleeper:

Caledonian Sleeper services will be diverted away from the usual route along the West Coast Mainline onto the East Coast Mainline and will be starting and terminating at London Kings Cross. Trains will not be calling at Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston and Carlisle in both directions.

On Friday. the Glasgow Sleepers will be diverted and will not call at Carstairs and Motherwell, with the sleeper from Glasgow towards London on Sunday doing the same.

London Northwestern Railway:

Friday 19 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Northampton and Crewe only.

A half-hourly train service will operate between Harrow & Wealdstone and Rugby for the majority of the day.

Some late night / early morning services will run between Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton only, with buses running between Stanmore London Underground station and Hemel Hempstead / Watford Junction, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services from / to London.

Customers may use London Underground on reasonable routes between London and Harrow & Wealdstone.

Saturday 20 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Northampton and Crewe only.

A half hourly train service will run between Bletchley and Rugby.

Replacement buses will run between Stanmore London Underground station and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to / from London. These replacement buses will not call at Cheddington between 07:30 and 22:30, when replacement buses will run between Cheddington and Leighton Buzzard.

Sunday 21 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Northampton and Crewe only.

Rail replacement buses will run between Rugby and Birmingham International. A train service will also run approximately every half hour between Bletchley and Northampton / Rugby.

Replacement buses will run between Stanmore London Underground station and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to / from London. These replacement buses will not call at Cheddington between 08:00 and 22:00, when replacement buses will run between Cheddington and Leighton Buzzard.

Monday 22 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will not run. Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Crewe will run between Northampton and Birmingham New Street / Crewe only.

A half hourly train service will run between Harrow & Wealdstone and Northampton.

Customers may use London Underground on reasonable routes between London and Harrow & Wealdstone.

London Overground:

On Friday and Monday, trains will run to amended timings with three trains per hour between Kilburn High Road and Watford Junction.

On Saturday and Sunday, trains will run to a normal timetable between Kilburn High Road and Watford Junction.

On all days, customers should use London Underground Bakerloo Line services to / from Queens Park and central London.

Southern

As a result of this engineering work, Southern trains will not run between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes Central.

Customers may use tickets on London Overground trains between Willesden Junction and Watford Junction and on London Northwestern Railway trains and replacement buses between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central.

Virgin Trains:

Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April

Virgin Trains services will start / terminate at Harrow & Wealdstone. Your ticket will include free travel on London Underground Bakerloo Line services between Harrow & Wealdstone and London Paddington. If you require onward travel beyond London Paddington on London Underground, please purchase your London Underground travel ticket before you travel, or at London Paddington.

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April

Trains will start / terminate at Milton Keynes Central, and will not run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central. Customers travelling into, and out from central London can use the Journey Planner to obtain alternative routes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended service between Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington

Between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

Description

Engineering work is taking place throughout the Bank Holiday weekend between Cardiff Central and Newport, between Newport and Bristol Parkway and between Newport and Filton Abbey Wood, closing various lines.

Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central - London Paddington

Because of the engineering work, no trains will be able to run between Newport and Bristol Parkway. The following service will operate between South Wales and London:

  • Trains will be available between Carmarthen, Swansea, Cardiff Central and Newport (calling at the usual interim stations).
  • Buses will replace trains between Newport and Bristol Parkway, taking approximately 45 minutes.
  • Trains will run between Bristol Parkway and London Paddington (on Sunday these trains will be extended to also run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway). Trains may run to a reduced frequency and some trains will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

Cardiff Central - Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

Cardiff Central - Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton: Most  services will be partially diverted to run between Bristol Parkway and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton instead. Trains will run on their normal route between Filton Abbey Wood and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton.

Cardiff Central - Taunton services will only run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton.

Cardiff Central - Bristol Temple Meads services will either be cancelled, or will be diverted to run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

To help you complete your journey to and from Cardiff Central:

  • Trains will be available between Cardiff Central and Newport.
  • Buses will run non-stop between Newport and Bristol Parkway, taking approximately 45 minutes. Please use these bus connections if you are making longer distance journeys.
  • Buses will run between Newport and Bristol Parkway, calling at Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway.
  • Buses will run between Bristol Parkway and Pilning, taking approximately 23 minutes.

Please check your journey before you travel, especially if you plan to travel at the start or end of the day as there may be additional changes to the above planned service.

On Friday evening, the last service from Cardiff Central will be by bus at 23:27, picking up at Newport, then calling at Severn Tunnel Junction, Patchway and all stations to Bristol Temple Meads.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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Amended South Western Railway services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

South Western Railway

Routes affected

All South Western Railway routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Wimbledon area, closing some lines.

As a result, South Western Railway will operate an amended service with trains being altered, diverted or cancelled. Some services will make additional calls at stations where trains have been cancelled.

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No trains at London Fenchurch Street from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

c2c

Routes affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Fenchurch Street and Barking, closing all lines.

Over the Easter Bank Holiday period, no trains will run to / from London Fenchurch Street. Trains will be diverted to London Liverpool Street.

London Liverpool Street is only a short walk away from London Fenchurch Street.

London Fenchurch Street - Rainham - Grays services will be replaced by a shuttle train service between Upminster and Grays. Customers travelling from Rainham / Purfleet to London should use replacement buses to / from Upminster. A  replacement bus service will also operate between Rainham and Dagenham Dock.

London Fenchurch Street - Ockendon - Southend Central services will only run between Grays and Southend Central.

Ticket acceptance:

There is also planned engineering work taking place on the Docklands Light Railway, London Underground District Line and London Underground Hammersmith & City Line.

Ticket acceptance is in place on the following to help you with your journey:

  • London Buses via any reasonable route
  • Docklands Light Railway replacement buses between Tower Gateway and Canary Wharf
  • London Underground Jubilee Line between Canary Wharf and Stratford

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses, London Underground or the Docklands Light Railway by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster

Description

Overhead electric wire renewal work is taking place between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster, closing all lines.

Over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

Project information:

As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Network Rail are replacing the overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line as part of a £46m investment. The wiring system currently in place along the route was installed in the 1950s and needs replacing to prevent frequent failures that cause delays, in order to improve reliability of the rail service.

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No London Overground service between Gospel Oak and Barking from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

London Overground

Routes affected

London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

Description

Engineering work is taking place at Barking, closing some lines.

No train service will run between Gospel Oak and Barking.

A replacement bus service will operate between:

  • Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters
  • Walthamstow Central and Barking

Customers may use London Buses between South Tottenham and Walthamstow Queens Road or London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central to connect between bus services.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses or London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

Project Information:

The Barking Riverside Extension Project aims to build a new station near Barking to serve over 10,000 new houses at Barking Riverside, and help create 16,000 new jobs. Barking Riverside is the largest housing development in east London, with planning permission for up to 10,800 new homes, as well as healthcare, shopping, community and leisure facilities. Without a new rail link in place, the full potential of the development at Barking Riverside cannot be achieved.

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Amended Thameslink services at London St Pancras International from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Thameslink

Routes affected

All Thameslink routes to / from London St Pancras International

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London St Pancras International area closing some lines.

Friday and Saturday

Trains between Bedford and Brighton will not run as a through service. Trains will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International high level platforms and between London St Pancras International low level platforms and Brighton. 

Trains will be unable to call at Kentish Town. Replacement buses will run between West Hampstead Thameslink and London St Pancras International, calling at Kentish Town.

Trains between Luton and Rainham will run between Dartford and Rainham only. Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between Luton and London Blackfriars.

Trains between St Albans and Wimbledon will run between London Blackfriars and Wimbledon. Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between St Albans and London Blackfriars. 

Sunday

Until 08:50, buses will replace trains between Mill Hill Broadway and London St Pancras International.

Trains between Bedford and Brighton will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International only. Trains are then diverted to run between London Bridge and Brighton. Customers should use London Underground on any reasonable route between London St Pancras International and London Bridge.

Trains between Luton and Rainham will run between Dartford and Rainham. Customers should use London Underground and Southeastern services between Kentish Town and Dartford to connect with trains from / to Rainham.

Trains between St Albans and Wimbledon will not run. Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between St Albans and London St Pancras International. Then London Buses and Southern trains to complete your journey.

Monday

Trains between Bedford and Brighton will not run as a through service. Trains will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International high level platforms and between London St Pancras International low level platforms and Brighton. 

Trains between Luton and Rainham will run between London Blackfriars and Rainham. Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between Luton and London Blackfriars.

Trains between St Albans and Wimbledon will run between London Blackfriars and Wimbledon. Customers should use alternative Thameslink trains between St Albans and London Blackfriars.

Trains between Peterborough and Horsham will run to an amended timetable.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

You can plan your journey on London Buses and London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Gatwick Express Easter services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Gatwick Express

Routes affected

All Gatwick Express routes

Description

Over the Easter weekend Gatwick Express will be operating the following level of service:

Good Friday - There will be no service.

Easter Saturday - There will be no service

Easter Sunday - A reduced service with trains running every 30 minutes.

Easter Monday - Trains will run to a Saturday timetable

For further information please see Easter Travel Summary 2018

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Great Northern Easter services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Great Northern

Routes affected

All Great Northern routes

Description

Over the Easter weekend Great Northern will be operating the following level of service:

Good Friday - Trains will run to a revised timetable

Easter Saturday - Trains will run to a normal timetable.

Easter Sunday - Trains will run to a normal timetable.

Easter Monday - Trains will run to a revised timetable.

For further information please see Easter Travel Summary 2019

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Southern Easter services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

All Southern routes

Description

Over the Easter weekend Southern will be operating the following level of service:

Good Friday - Trains will run to a revised timetable with a reduced service to / from London Victoria.

Easter Saturday - Trains will run to a revised timetable with a reduced service to / from London Victoria.

Easter Sunday - Trains will run to a revised timetable. 

Easter Monday - Trains will run to a revised timetable. 

For further information please see Easter Travel Summary 2019 

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Thameslink Easter services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Thameslink

Routes affected

All Thameslink routes

Description

Over the Easter weekend Thameslink will be operating the following level of service:

Good Friday - Trains will run to a revised timetable.

Easter Saturday - Trains will run to a revised timetable.

Easter Sunday - Trains will run to a revised timetable.

Easter Monday - Trains will run to a revised timetable.

For further information please see Easter Travel Summary 2019

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Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Llandudno Junction / Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog

Description

Following the severe weather events on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice.

How does this affect my journey?

Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The line is expected to remain closed for several weeks as significant repair work must be undertaken. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

You can view images of the damage here.

Bus information:

The buses will reflect the normal train timetable, subject to traffic conditions. Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs, mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here

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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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Major Engineering Work during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Train companies affected

c2c, Caledonian Sleeper, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground, ScotRail, South Western Railway, Southern, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

Various routes in England, Wales and Scotland

Description

The Easter bank holiday weekend is traditionally the time when a considerable amount of improvement and engineering work is undertaken on Britain's rail network.

The following major engineering works will be undertaken during this time:

There will also be improvement projects at numerous other locations. You can find details of all the engineering work that is taking place here.

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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 between Worcester and Oxford expected until at least 13:45

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and London Paddington

Description

The broken down train between Moreton-in-Marsh and Oxford has moved, allowing all lines to reopen. Trains between Worcester and Oxford are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or revised.

We anticipate that disruption will continue until at least 13:45.

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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 between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne expected until 14:00

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Cambridge North / Cambridge and London Liverpool Street

Stansted Express between between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street

Description

All lines have reopened following a train fault at Stansted Mountfitchet. Trains between Stansted Airport and Broxbourne are returning to normal but may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

This is expected to continue until 14:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers may use their tickets on the following services:

  • CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Cambridge
  • Great Northern between Cambridge and London Kings Cross
  • London Underground between London Kings Cross and London Liverpool Street

 

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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 Norwich and Ely expected until 12:00

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains, Greater Anglia

Routes affected

East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham / Warrington Central 

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Cambridge

Description

The fault with the signalling system between Norwich and Ely has been fixed. However, whilst service recovers, trains between these stations may continue to be delayed by up to 30 minutes.

A normal service is expected to resume by 12:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on Great Northern services between Ely and Cambridge.

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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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There are currently no updates.

Planned changes to train times

Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Felixstowe, until Autumn 2019.

Most weekends, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at Derby Road and Trimley.

If you are travelling to / from Westerfield, please use station help points to arrange onward travel as buses will not stop at this station.

There will also be replacement buses running on bank holiday weekends.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey until Friday 12 July using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

The Felixstowe branch line serves the Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the UK. Network Rail are planning to build an additional track and make changes to six level crossings in the Trimley area.

Building the additional track will help increase the capacity of the Felixstowe branch line and take lorries off the road. It will also mean more reliable journeys for passengers travelling between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

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No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth from Monday 18 March until February 2020

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

Please note, no trains or replacement road transport will call at Berney Arms.

Check before you travel:

Up to Friday 12 July, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

Project Information:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.

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Major improvement work at Sheringham from Sunday 31 March to Sunday 5 May

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich and Sheringham

Description

Station improvement work is taking place at Sheringham station, closing all lines to the station. This work is being scheduled in order to allow new trains to call at Sheringham in the future.

Replacement buses will run between Cromer and Sheringham.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace trains between West Kirby and Birkenhead North from Sunday 7 to Monday 22 April

Train companies affected

Merseyrail

Routes affected

Between West Kirby and Liverpool Central / West Kirby

Description

Engineering work is taking place between West Kirby and Birkenhead North, closing all lines.

As a result of this, replacement road transport will operate between West Kirby and Birkenhead North.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central on Monday 15 and Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

London Northwestern Railway, Virgin Trains

Routes affected

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street to Northampton

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Long Buckby, closing some lines.

London Northwestern Railway

Monday - Wednesday

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Customers are advised to travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Virgin Trains service to Rugby. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing Rugby at 23:50, Long Buckby at 00:15, and arriving at Northampton at 00:40.

Tuesday - Thursday

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing Rugby at 04:46, Long Buckby at 05:11, and arriving at Northampton at 05:36.

Virgin Trains

Monday - Wednesday

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted and not call at Northampton. A rail replacement coach will run from Rugby to Northampton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

From Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chinley and Dore & Totley, closing some lines.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road via Hunts Cross from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains, Northern

Routes affected

East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich / Nottingham

Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington Central and Trafford Park, and also between Edge Hill and Warrington Central.

As a result, the following alterations apply:

East Midlands Trains

The first train from Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street will depart earlier at 05:12.

The first train from Liverpool Lime Street will start from Warrington Central and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway or Widnes. Customers should travel with other train operating companies between Liverpool and Warrington.

Northern

The following trains will be affected by this engineering work:

  • 22:50 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
  • 23:29 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street will be replaced by a bus throughout. Two buses will be provided, one running fast from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street and the other calling at all intermediate stations
  • 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus throughout. Two buses will be provided, one running fast from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly and the other calling at all intermediate stations

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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No trains at Pangbourne from 22:30 each night each night from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway and between Reading and Didcot Parkway / Banbury / Oxford

Description

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway from 22:30 until midnight each night.

As a result of this, the following services will not call at Pangbourne:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:27, 21:57, 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
  • 21:37 & 23:45 Banbury to Reading.
  • 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading.
  • 23:45 Reading to Oxford.

Tuesday to Thursday:

  • 03:51 Oxford to Reading.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should travel via Tilehurst and use replacement road transport.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended 23:51 London Paddington to Reading service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:51 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at West Ealing or Hanwell. Customers should use alternative services.

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Amended 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will depart 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Two replacement buses will run:

  • 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury via Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge.
  • 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended evening service between Gidea Park and Shenfield from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Braintree / Colchester Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Harwich International / Ipswich / Norwich

Description

Track work is taking place between Gidea Park and Shenfield, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, after 21:25 trains will retimed and may run earlier than usual. Journey times will be extended by up to 10 minutes.

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Amended overnight midweek service between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge from Monday 15 until Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge

Description

Track maintenance work is taking place between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge, closing lines each morning from 00:15.

As a result, the 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service will terminate at Bishops Stortford. A bus will be provided to run between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended midweek service between Shenfield and Wickford from 23:40 each night from Monday 15 until Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Greater Anglia

Routes affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Southminster

Description

Overhead electric wire renewals are taking place between Shenfield and Wickford, closing lines each night.

From approximately 23:40 each night, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Wickford.

The last direct service between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria will depart at 22:45.

The following mornings, the 04:00 and 04:30 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street services will start from Shenfield.

The first train to depart Southend Victoria for London Liverpool Street will be at 05:00.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace overnight / early morning trains between Hitchin and Cambridge from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Northern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn

Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between 23:45 and 05:30, finishing at 05:30 Friday morning, between Hitchin and Cambridge closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended late night / early morning trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Southern, Thameslink

Routes affected

Between Bedford and Brighton and

London Victoria and Brighton

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton from 00:10 to 05:15 each day, closing some lines.

Buses will replace Thameslink trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Southern trains will be re-timed and diverted via Lewes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Buses replace overnight trains between Oxted and Uckfield from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 April

Train companies affected

Southern

Routes affected

Between Oxted and Uckfield

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxted and Uckfield closing the line each night between 23:15 and 04:45, finishing 04:45 Thursday morning.

Buses will replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield. Customers may have to change buses to complete their journey.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended service between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Bridgend and Aberdare, and also between Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil / Pontypridd

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing some lines.

As a result, the following alterations will apply:

  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:19 replacement bus service will run from Pontypridd to Aberdare
  • 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil will terminate at Pontypridd. A 23:04 replacement bus will run from Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil
  • 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will terminate at Radyr. A 23:48 replacement bus will run from Radyr to Pontypridd

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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No late night trains at Lewisham from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross to Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between St Johns and Grove Park, closing some lines.

The following trains will NOT call at Lewisham:

Monday and Tuesday:

  • 23:50 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:10 from New Cross to Lewisham, calling at St Johns.

Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 01:10 London Cannon Street to Orpington (will depart at 01:13). A replacement bus will run at 01:10 from London Cannon Street to Lewisham, calling at London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:23 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 00:20 London Cannon Street to Orpington. A replacement bus will run at 00:35 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 23:45 London Cannon Street to Orpington.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:18 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:23). A replacement bus will run at 00:37 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations.
  • 00:50 London Charing Cross to Orpington (will depart at 00:54). A replacement bus will run at 00:50 from London Charing Cross to Lewisham, calling at Waterloo East and London Bridge. A second bus will run at 01:08 from Lewisham to Orpington, calling at all stations

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended East Midlands Trains service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

East Midlands Trains

Routes affected

Various East Midlands Trains routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the East Midlands Trains network. As a result, the following alterations apply:

Monday to Friday

  • 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London, and additional stops will be made on Thursday and Friday only.

Monday to Wednesday

  • 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will arrive later into London.

Monday to Thursday

  • 21:50 and 23:08 London St Pancras to Derby will arrive later into Derby.
  • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will arrive later into Nottingham.
  • 22:20 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will arrive later into Sheffield.

Tuesday to Friday

  • 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester will arrive later into Leicester

Friday

Throughout the day there will be cancellations due to platform restrictions in London.

  • 07:05 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International will arrive into London 10 minutes later than normal.
  • 08:05 and 11:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will call additionally at East Midlands Parkway.
  • 17:19 London St Pancras International to Derby will be extended to Sheffield.
  • 17:05 London St Pancras International to Melton will terminate at Kettering.
  • 18:05 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central will terminate at Nottingham. An additional service will run at 20:00 from Nottingham to Lincoln Central.
  • 19:04 London St Pancras International to Leeds will terminate at Sheffield. 20:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will be extended to Sheffield.

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Amended late night / early morning service between Chester and Crewe from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

Between Cardiff Central / Chester / Birmingham New Street / Milford Haven and Crewe, and also between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

Description

Engineering work is taking place between between Chester and Crewe from 23:30 on Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April, closing some lines.

On Monday, Tuesday and Thursday the following alterations are in place:

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will terminate at Shrewsbury at 23:17. Customers for Chester should travel on the 23:40 Shrewsbury to Chester service. Customers from Crewe and intermediate stops should travel on the 23:27 Shrewsbury to Crewe service.

22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe at 00:10. Customers for Holyhead Ferry should travel earlier.

23:30 Crewe to Chester service will run earlier at 23:06. A 23:35 replacement bus service will replace this service and provide a connection into an additional 00:40 Chester to Holyhead service.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday the following alterations are in place:

04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will start from Crewe at 04:59. Customers from Chester should travel on the earlier 03:50 road replacement transport.

04:50 Crewe to Milford Haven service will start from Shrewsbury at 05:36. An additional 04:50 Crewe to Shrewsbury trains will connect into this service at Shrewsbury.

Please note that trains running on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning will run as normal, and will not be affected by this engineering work.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended evening local services between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London and Reading / Didcot Parkway

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:14 London Paddington to Reading service will depart earlier at 23:12.
  • The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley, Iver or West Drayton.

Customers should use alternative services.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:19 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections to Reading.

Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:01 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:15 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:27 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 22:48 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 (departing 23:12) London Paddington to Reading.
  • 23:51 London Paddington to Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:14 (departing 00:15) London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 05:02 (05:05 on Friday) Reading to London Paddington.

Customers for these stations should travel via Slough for replacement buses between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late night / early morning service through Swansea from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Transport for Wales

Routes affected

All routes through Swansea

Description

Engineering work is taking place each night in the Swansea area, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following services will be amended:-

  • 19:31 Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard Harbour will be diverted via the Swansea district line and will run earlier to Carmarthen. 
  • 22:14 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea will terminate at Swansea. 
  • 00:15 Swansea to Carmarthen will start from Llanelli. 
  • 02:59 Carmarthen to Swansea will not run. 
  • 04:53 Carmarthen to Llandovery will start earlier at 04:51. 
  • 05:03 Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier at 04:59. 
  • 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock will start from Llanelli at 06:05. 
  • 06:04 Swansea to Crewe will start from Llanelli at 06:25. 
  • Replacement road transport from Port Talbot Parkway will stop at intermediate stops to Swansea and Gowerton. 

Check before you travel:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

West Midlands Railway

Routes affected

Between Birmingham New Street to Hednesford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall. A rail replacement bus service will operate, departing Walsall at 23:56, Bloxwich at 00:06, Bloxwich North at 00:08, Landywood at 00:18, Cannock at 00:29, and arriving at Hednesford at 00:38.

Check before you travel:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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CANCELLED Engineering work between Salford Crescent and Deansgate from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Salford Crescent and Deansgate, has been cancelled, and will no longer take place.

As a result, the 05:28 Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street service will run as normal.

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Amended 05:05 Preston to Colne service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Northern

Routes affected

Between Preston to Colne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackburn, closing some lines.

As a result, the 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn.

A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, departing Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

Check before you travel:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Buses replace late night trains between London Victoria and Bromley South from Tuesday 16 April to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

Southeastern

Routes affected

Between London Victoria and Orpington

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Herne Hill, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:58 Orpington to London Victoria service will be diverted and run fast between Shortlands and London Victoria.

A replacement bus will depart Bromley South at 00:12, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton). An additional bus will depart Bromley South at 23:42, calling at all stations to London Victoria (except Brixton).

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington service will be diverted and run fast between London Victoria and Shortlands.

A replacement bus will depart London Victoria at 00:29 calling at Herne Hill and all stations to Orpington. An additional bus will depart Herne Hill at 00:24, calling at all stations to Orpington.

Check before you travel:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended early morning midweek TransPennine Express service from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Train companies affected

TransPennine Express

Routes affected

Between Manchester Airport and York / Newcastle

Description

Engineering work is taking place between in the Leeds area overnight each night and also between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria, closing various lines.

Due to the above works the following alterations will take place:-

  • The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 01:44.
  • The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:04.
  • The 03:50 York to Manchester Airport service will depart York later at 03:54.
  • The 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria and will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 05:25.

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Amended 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service on Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Great Western Railway

Routes affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cardiff Central

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Newport, closing lines overnight from Thursday evening until Friday morning.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport and Cardiff.

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Amended late evening Thameslink trains on Thursday 18 April

Train companies affected

Thameslink

Routes affected

Between Sutton and St Albans City, Rainham and West Hampstead Thameslink and between Gatwick Airport and Bedford 

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Cricklewood from 21:45 until the end of service, closing some lines.

The following trains will be amended:

  • 21:16 Sutton and St Albans City will terminate at West Hampstead Thameslink. Customers should use alternative trains to St Albans City to complete your journey.
  • 21:28 Rainham to West Hampstead Thameslink will terminate at Kentish Town. Customers should use alternative trains to West Hampstead Thameslink to complete your journey.
  • 21:33 Gatwick Airport to Bedford will terminate at London St Pancras International. Customers should use alternative trains to Bedford to complete your journey. 
  • 22:08 St Albans City to Sutton will not run. Customers should use alternative trains to Sutton to complete your journey. 


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There are currently no planned changes to train times.