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.

Amended CrossCountry service between Birmingham New Street and Water Orton until 10:50 on Sunday 14 October

Start date
14/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Leicester / Edinburgh

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Water Orton, closing some lines.

The 09:52 Birmingham New Street to Leicester service will be replaced by a bus between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway.

The 09:03 and 10:03 Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh service will depart at earlier times and be diverted via an alternative route, calling additionally at Lichfield City. Buses will be provided between Tamworth and Lichfield City.

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.