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 Bedford and Leicester on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June

Start date
02/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London St Pancras International and Nottingham / Sheffield

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Between Bedford and Kettering and also between Kettering and Leicester, closing all lines.

East Midlands Trains shall operate a revised timetable throughout the day. Two trains per hour will operate between London St Pancras International and Bedford. Rail replacement buses will operate between Bedford and Leicester with additional calls at Wellingborough, Kettering and Market Harborough and/or between Kettering and Corby.

Customers will then transfer onto a train that operates between either Leicester and Sheffield via Derby or between Leicester and Nottingham with additional calls at Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Beeston, Long Eaton and Chesterfield.

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 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.