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.

Reduced service between London Euston and Birmingham New Street on Sunday 22 July

Start date
22/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Crewe

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and North Wembley. Some lines in and out of London Euston will be closed which means that some platforms at London Euston will be closed.

Additionally, engineering work is taking place between Milton Keynes and Long Buckby until 08:45, closing all lines.

London Northwestern Railway: 

Until 08:45, trains which normally run between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only. A replacement bus will run between Milyon Keynes Central and Northampton.

All day, trains will run at a reduced frequency. Trains which normally run between London Euston and Crewe will run between Northampton and Crewe only. Customers are advised to travel on other London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Northampton. 

Virgin Trains:

Trains will run at a reduced frequency of 2 per hour between London Euston and Birmigham / Manchester Piccadilly. Trains which run to / from Holyhead will run only between Crewe and Holyhead.

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.