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 to / from London Euston from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 August

Start date
24/08/2018  00:00
End date
27/08/2018 
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Fort William / Aberdeen / Inverness

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

London Overground between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction

Southern between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central 

Virgin Trains between London Euston / Birmingham New Street / Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly / Glasgow Central

 
TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundSouthernVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and Apsley, closing all lines to / from London Euston.

No trains will run to / from London Euston on Saturday, Sunday or Monday.

Caledonian Sleeper:

Trains departing on Friday, Sunday and Monday will be diverted, and will not run via Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston or Carlisle. All services on these days will be diverted to start from / terminate at London Kings Cross instead of London Euston.

London Northwestern Railway:

Train services on Saturday, Sunday and Monday between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton and Birmingham New Street will not run. A replacement bus service will run between Stanmore London Underground station and Hemel Hempstead. Two trains per hour will run between Hemel Hempstead and Rugby.

Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Northampton and Crewe only.

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground services between Euston Square and Stanmore.

London Overground:

On Saturday and Sunday no trains will run between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Buses will run between:

  • Watford Junction and Harrow & Wealdstone via Watford High Street, Bushey, Carpenders Park, Hatch End and Headstone Lane.
  • Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen's Park via Kenton, Preston Road (Underground, for South Kenton), North Wembley, Wembley Central, Stonebridge Park, Harlesden, North Acton (Underground), Willesden Junction and Kensal Green
  • Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen's Park via Wembley Central, Stonebridge Park, Harlesden, North Acton (Underground), Willesden Junction and Kensal Green.

On Monday, no trains will run between London Euston and Kilburn High Road.

Valid London Overground tickets can be used on local buses or London Underground by any reasonable route between Queen's Park, Kilburn Park, Euston Square and Euston Station.

Southern:

Trains will run between East Croydon and Shepherds Bush. Customers should use alternative Southern trains between East Croydon and London Victoria. Then use London Underground and London Northwestern Railway on any reasonable route to complete your journey.  

Virgin Trains:

No Virgin Trains services will run to / from London Euston.

The following amended timetable will be in operation:

Saturday and Sunday:

  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) between Milton Keynes Central and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) between Milton Keynes Central and Manchester Piccadilly via Crewe.
  • Services between London Euston and Chester will not run.
  • Services between London Euston and Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only.

Monday:

All day:

  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) between Milton Keynes Central and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) between Milton Keynes Central and Manchester Piccadilly via Crewe.
  • Services between London Euston and Chester will not run.
  • Services between London Euston and Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only.

After 12:00:

  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) between Milton Keynes Central and Edinburgh or Glasgow Central.

All weekend, services to / from Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted, and will not call at Runcorn. Replacement buses will run between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street via Runcorn.

Please be aware that engineering work is also taking place in the Coventry area, you can find out more about this work here.

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 and Kettering. Replacement buses will run between Kettering and Rugby.

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.
Please note: London North Eastern Railway services are expected to be extremely busy over the bank holiday weekend. It is strongly recommended that customers book a seat reservation to ensure a seat on the train. 

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 using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses or 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

Bicycles:

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.