Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 16/02/2019 17:50. Update now

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 to / from Northampton from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 July

Start date
16/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston 

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Bletchley and Northampton each night from Monday evening until Thursday morning, closing some lines.

London Northwestern Railway:

After 21:50, services between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes only, at a reduced frequency. Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

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

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

The 23:04 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central service will not call at Bushey.

The 23:35 Northampton to London Euston service will start from Milton Keynes Central. Replacement buses will run between Northampton and Milton Keynes Central to connect with this train.

Virgin Trains:

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton. A replacement bus will run from Rugby at 23:50, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

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.