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 evening / morning services between Rugby and Northampton from Monday 3 to Friday 7 September

Start date
03/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between Rugby / Birmingham New Street and Northampton / London Euston

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton to London Euston

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

London Northwestern Railway:

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Customers will be able to travel on the 23:32 Coventry to London Euston service to Rugby, where a replacement bus will run to Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start at Northampton at 05:46. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and Northampton, departing Rugby at 04:46 and calling at Long Buckby. This bus will connect with the train service at Northampton.

Virgin Trains:

The 22:46 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton. Customers for Northampton should change at Rugby for a replacement bus to Northampton.

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.