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.

Revised service between Rugby and Northampton from Monday 5 to Friday 9 February

Start date
05/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Birmingham New Street to Northampton

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, closing the lines overnight on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

On Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night, the 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry.

Customers are advised to then travel on the 23:31 Virgin Trains service from Coventry to Rugby and from Rugby a replacement bus will to stations to Northampton.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning, the 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and Northampton, departing at 04:46 and calling at Long Buckby at 05:11.

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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.