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 Tamworth and Derby on Sunday 8 April

Start date
08/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Penzance / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central

Between Cardiff Central and Nottingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Burton on Trent and Derby, closing all lines.

Trains to / from the North East and Scotland will divert and not call at Tamworth or Burton on Trent. Journey times will be extended by one hour.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will run only between Cardiff Central and Tamworth and between Derby and Nottingham.

Buses will replace trains between Tamworth, Burton on Trent and Derby.

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.

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.