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.

Buses replace trains between London Kings Cross and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City on Sunday 18 March

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge / King's Lynn

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds / York / Edinburgh / Aberdeen

TOC(s) affected
Great NorthernHull TrainsVirgin Trains East Coast

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City, closing all lines.

Great Northern will operate replacement buses will run between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage, as trains will be unable to run.

Hull Trains and Virgin Trains East Coast services will be diverted via Hertford North, journey times may be extended by up to 15 minutes.

Grand Central services are not affected by these works.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.