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 services between London St Pancras and Bedford / Leicester on Sunday 18 March

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
18/03/2018 
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras and Corby / Leicester / Derby / Sheffield

Thameslink between Bedford and London St Pancras / Brighton

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras and Luton, closing some lines. Work is also taking place between Kettering and Leicester, and also between Derby and Sheffield.

East Midlands Trains:

An reduced service will run to / from London St Pancras. No trains will be able to run between Kettering and Leicester via Market Harborough. Trains will be diverted via Corby between Kettering and Leicester, not calling at Market Harborough.

Replacement buses will run between Kettering and Leicester via Market Harborough.

The 08:18 Sheffield to London St Pancras service will start from Derby. An earlier replacement bus will run from Sheffield to Derby to connect with this train. 

Thameslink:

It is not yet known how Thameslink will be affected by these works.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands Trains, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Bicycles:

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.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.