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.

Amended evening service to / from Northampton on Monday 30 July

Start date
30/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Wolverhampton

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

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

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

London Northwestern Railway:

After 22:30, no trains will run between Milton Keynes and Northampton. Trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes will run at a reduced frequency. Replacement buses will run in lieu of cancelled trains.

Additionally, the 22:05 Milton Keynes to London Euston will not run. The 20:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston will terminate at Northampton. The 23:04 London Euston to Milton Keynes will not call at Bushey.

Virgin Trains:

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

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with Virgin Trains using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes are not currently shown for London Northwestern Railway 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.