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 overnight Great Northern services from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 January

Start date
08/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Ely

TOC(s) affected
Great Northern

Engineering work is taking place in various locations between Hitchin and Ely, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The following trains are amended:

The 22:29 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross will not call at Foxton, Shepreth or Meldreth. A replacement bus service will operate between Cambridge and Hitchin.

The 22:44 London Kings Cross to Ely service will be extended to Kings Lynn, calling additionally at Littleport, Downham Market, Watlington and Kings Lynn.

The 23:14 London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn service will terminate at Cambridge. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Cambridge and Kings Lynn.

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.