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 service between London St Pancras International and Nottingham / Derby / Corby from Wednesday 27 December until Monday 1 January

Start date
27/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London St Pancras International and Nottingham / Derby / Corby / Sheffield / Melton Mowbray / Leeds

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London St Pancras International and Luton Airport Parkway and also between Kettering and Corby, closing various line.

Track near London St Pancras International station is being renewed, and upgrades to the concrete slab which supports the track through Kentish Town are needed to keep the large volume of passenger trains which pass through the area running safely and reliably for years to come.

A reduced service will operate to and from London St Pancras International with some trains also being re-timed.

On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Kettering and Corby, with customers for London transferring onto Nottingham services which will call additionally at Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford and Luton.

From 22:00 on Friday, buses will operate between Kettering and Corby.

From 23:50 on Monday trains are NOT calling at Market Harborough. Buses will be provided between Kettering, Market Harborough and Leicester.

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.