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 Finsbury Park and Stevenage via Hatfield from Monday 9 to Friday 13 July

Start date
09/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Northern between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Peterborough / Cambridge

Thameslink between Horsham and Peterborough / Cambridge

TOC(s) affected
Great NorthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Services between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Welwyn Garden City will be amended to run between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Alexandra Palace.

Services between London Kings Cross and Cambridge will be diverted via Hertford North, and will not call at stations via Welwyn Garden City.

The 23:11 Horsham to Peterborough service will be diverted after Finsbury Park via Hertford North, not calling at stations via Welwyn Garden City.

Replacement buses will run between Finsbury Park and Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage.

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.