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 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service on Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 October

Start date
16/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Northampton

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, closing the line each night from 23:35.

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Passengers are advised to travel on the 23:31 Coventry to Rugby service provided by Virgin Trains.

A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.