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 trains between Milton Keynes and Northampton on Monday 4 June

Start date
04/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place late overnight from Monday evening until Tuesday morning, closing some lines.

London Northwestern Railway:

After 22:30, services between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only, and at a reduced frequency. Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes and Northampton.


The 22:05 Milton Keynes to London Euston will not run.

The 20:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston will terminate at Northampton.

Virgin Trains:

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