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 overnight trains between Hitchin and Royston from Monday 25 to Friday 29 June

Start date
25/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Thameslink between Brighton / London Kings Cross / Letchworth Garden City / Royston / Hitchin / Cambridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Royston nightly from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

As a result, Thameslink services from 22:00 until 05:30 each night will be amended, re-timed or cancelled. Trains between Hitchin and Royston will be replaced by buses.

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.