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 late night services between Rugby and Northampton from Monday 14 May to Friday 18 May

Start date
14/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Northampton

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton overnight from Monday to Thursday.

London Northwestern Railway:

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry.

Customers can use their tickets on the 23:32 Virgin Trains service Coventry to Rugby service. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:46. A replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton to connect with this service.

Virgin Trains:

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton.

A replacement bus will run from Rugby to Long Buckby and Northampton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.