Changes to train times

 

CrossCountry services during Christmas and New Year 2018/19

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that CrossCountry will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Saturday 22 December

 

A normal Saturday service will operate.

Sunday 23 December

 

A normal Sunday service will operate.

Monday 24 December

 

An hourly train service will operate on routes between

Birmingham New Street – Bristol Temple Meads
Birmingham New Street – Manchester Piccadilly
Birmingham New Street – Reading

Services will close down from early evening ready for the Christmas Holiday.

Tuesday 25 December

 

No service.

Wednesday 26 December

 

No service.

Thursday 27 December

 

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Guildford:

The 06:01 Guildford to Newcastle and 13:35 Newcastle to Guildford will start and terminate at Reading. Rail services will operate between Reading and North Camp and change for road transport between North Camp and Guildford.

Friday 28 December

 

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Guildford:

The 06:01 Guildford to Newcastle and 13:35 Newcastle to Guildford will start and terminate at Reading. Rail services will operate between Reading and North Camp and change for road transport between North Camp and Guildford.

Saturday 29 December

 

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Guildford:

The 06:01 Guildford to Newcastle and 13:35 Newcastle to Guildford will start and terminate at Reading. Rail services will operate between Reading and North Camp and change for road transport between North Camp and Guildford.

Sunday 30 December

 

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Guildford:

The 06:01 Guildford to Newcastle and 13:35 Newcastle to Guildford will start and terminate at Reading. Rail services will operate between Reading and North Camp and change for road transport between North Camp and Guildford.

Monday 31 December

 

CrossCountry services will close down from early evening.

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Tuesday 1 January 2019

 

Services via Severn Tunnel:

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central will not run. The 07:00 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and the 17:05 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central services will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly only.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads should use alternative services.

Services via Chepstow and Gloucester:

Services between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run between Chepstow and Nottingham. Replacement buses will run between Newport and Chepstow.

Stafford:

Until 12:00 trains will divert not to call at Stafford. Journey times will be extended by approximately 20 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

Cambridge:

No trains will run before 07:30 between Cambridge and Stansted Airport. Customers should use later services to complete their journey.

Edinburgh:

There will be no train services north or west of Edinburgh. 

Last updated:   01 November 2018