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.

No trains at London Euston on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August

Start date
18/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All trains to and from London Euston

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundSouthernVirgin Trains

Major engineering work is taking place at London Euston, closing the station all weekend.

No trains will arrive or depart London Euston.

Caledonian Sleeper

On Sunday night, trains will depart from London Kings Cross and be diverted via the East Coast Mainline.

Information regarding Friday night services can be found here

London Northwestern Railway

A special half-hourly train service will run between Hemel Hempstead and Northampton. Trains will operate between Northampton and Crewe / Birmingham New Street.

Buses will operate between Stanmore (London Underground) and Hemel Hempstead, calling at Watford Junction, Kings Langley and Apsley.

Customers travelling to / from central London can use:

  • Jubilee Line between Wembley Park and Stanmore
  • Metropolitan Line between Euston Square and Wembley Park

For more information, please visit here.

London Overground

No trains will run between London Euston and Watford Junction. Buses will run between Queen's Park, Harrow & Wealdstone and Watford Junction.

Customers can use London Buses or London Underground services between London Euston and Queen's Park via any reasonable route.


Services between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central. Please note, these services have been suspended due to a shortage of train crew. Customers should use alternative routes. More details can be found here.

Customers should use alternative Southern service to / from London Victoria, London Underground services by any reasonable route between London Victoria and Stanmore, and on London Northwestern Railway bus services between Stanmore and Milton Keynes Central via Hemel Hempstead.

Virgin Trains

No trains will run to and from London Euston. You are advised to use alternative routes from London Marylebone, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

Bus connections will be in operation between Kettering and Rugby to allow you travel on East Midlands Trains services to and from London St Pancras International.

An amended timetable will run as follows:

  • An hourly service between Milton Keynes Central and Scotland / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly
  • An hourly service between Preston and Glasgow Central
  • An hourly service between Rugby and Manchester Piccadilly via Birmingham New Street
  • Trains between London Euston and North Wales will run between Crewe and Holyhead only

Virgin Trains ticket acceptance: 

Customers travelling between London and Birmingham can use Chiltern Railway services between London Marylebone and Birmingham Moor Street.

Customers travelling between London and Rugby can use East Midlands Trains services between London St Pancras International and Kettering. Replacement buses will run between Kettering and Rugby. Please note these services are currently being disrupted and may be extremely busy. Full details can be found here.

Customers travelling between London and Manchester can use London North Eastern Railway services between London Kings Cross and Leeds, and TransPennine Express services between Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly.

Customers travelling between London and Glasgow Central can use London North Eastern Railway services between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey by using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses and London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.