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 services in the Birmingham area until 10:50 on Sunday 21 October

Start date
21/10/2018  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 all lines until 10:50.

The following services will be amended:

  • The 09:52 Birmingham New Street to Leicester service will start from Coleshill Parkway. A replacement bus will run from Birmingham New Street to Coleshill Parkway.
  • The 09:03 and 10:03 Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh services will depart earlier than usual, and will be diverted to run by an alternative route between Birmingham New Street and Burton-on-Trent, not calling at Tamworth.

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.