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 overnight London Midland services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 October

Start date
02/10/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street and Northampton

TOC(s) affected
London Midland

Between 23:00 and 05:00 each night, Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Rugby and Northampton, closing the line.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton will terminate at Coventry. Customers should travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston and change at Rugby for replacement bus service to Northampton.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A bus will depart Rugby at 04:46 and Long Buckby at 05:11 to connect with train.

Check before you travel:

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


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.