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 Virgin Trains services from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 December

Start date
04/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Virgin Trains routes

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Network Rail is carrying out late / overnight engineering work at various location on the Virgin Trains network. This has resulted in some line being closed.


The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston will not call at Northampton. A replacement bus service will run between Rugby and Northampton calling at Long Buckby.

Monday to Thursday

The 16:33 London Euston to Blackpool North will terminate at Preston. Customers should use Northern replacement bus service to complete their journey.

The 22:30 / 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton trains are diverted between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton. Journey times will be slightly extended after leaving Birmingham New Street.


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.