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 East Midlands Trains services from Monday 20 to Saturday 25 November

Start date
20/11/2017  00:00
End date
25/11/2017 
Route affected

Between Leicester / Derby and London St Pancras International

 
TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wellingborough and Leicester, closing some lines. As a result of this the following services will be amended:

Monday

The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service will be slightly retimed from Leicester to Wellingborough.

Tuesday to Saturday

The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service will be retimed to leave Leicester at 04:13 and run via an alternative route to Kettering. This service will leave Kettering and Wellingborough slightly later than usual, then run as normal from Bedford onwards.

Monday to Friday

The 23:15 London St Pancras International to Derby service will be diverted via an alternative route between Kettering and Leicester, not calling at Market Harborough. Connecting bus services will run from Kettering to Market Harborough and from Market Harborough to Leicester.

Tuesday to Saturday

The 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester service will be diverted via an alternative route between Kettering and Leicester, not calling at Market Harborough. A bus will run from Kettering to Leicester, calling at Market Harborough.

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.