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 trains to / from Northampton until 19:00 on Sunday 16 September

Start date
16/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Wolverton and Rugby via Northampton, closing all lines until 19:00.

Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes and Northampton, and also between Northampton and Rugby via Long Buckby.

Services that run between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only. Trains that normally run via Northampton will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton or Long Buckby.

Additionally, the 09:40 and 13:02 Northampton to Crewe services will start from Rugby at 10:03 and 13:26 respectively.

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.