Changes to train times

 

CrossCountry services during Christmas and New Year 2017/18

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 23 December

 
A normal service is expected to run, subject to engineering works.

Sunday 24 December

 

From mid-afternoon, trains will be amended to an hourly service on routes between Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads, between Birmingham New Street and Reading and also between Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Rail replacement road transport will operate between Peterborough, March and Ely.

At approximately 20:00, the shutdown of train operations will commence. Last trains will run earlier than normal.

Monday 25 December

 

No service.

Tuesday 26 December

 

No service.

Wednesday 27 December

 
Early morning trains will be cancelled, as part of the post-Christmas start up, with trains expected to operate as normal by approximately 08:00.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Thursday 28 December

 

A normal service is expected to run, subject to engineering works.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Friday 29 December

 

A normal service is expected to run, subject to engineering works.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Saturday 30 December

 

A normal service is expected to run, subject to engineering works.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Sunday 31 December

 

From mid-afternoon, trains will be amended to an hourly service on routes between Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads, between Birmingham New Street and Reading and also between Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Rail replacement road transport will operate between Peterborough, March and Ely.

At approximately 20:00, the shutdown of train operations will commence. Last trains will run earlier than normal.

Monday 1 January 2018

 

There will be no trains north or west of Edinburgh.

All day, trains will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by approximately 40 minutes. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.

Until 19:00 rail replacement road transport will operate between Peterborough, March and Ely.

Tuesday 2 January

 

A normal service is expected to run, subject to engineering works.

Trains at Wolverhampton will divert via an alternative route with services slightly retimed and some southbound trains not calling at Stafford.