Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended late night and early morning service between Rugby and Northampton from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

Start date
17/04/2017  00:00
End date
21/04/2017 
Route affected

London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Northampton and also between Rugby and London Euston

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

 
TOC(s) affected
London MidlandVirgin Trains
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work overnight between Rugby and Northampton, closing the line.

Customer Advice:

Monday to Thursday

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. If you wish to travel beyond Coventry you may use the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Virgin Trains service to Rugby and then replacement road transport from Rugby calling at Long Buckby and Northampton to complete your journey

Monday to Friday

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted and not call at Northampton. A replacement bus service will run between Rugby and Northampton to help you complete your journey.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and Northampton earlier than normal timetable.

Ticket acceptance:

The London Midland ticket you purchased for the 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will be accepted on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston service between Coventry and Rugby.

Check before you travel:

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

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:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.