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 evening trains to / from Northampton on Monday 5 November

Start date
05/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton, closing all lines on Monday evening.

London Northwestern Railway:

After 22:30, trains between London Euston and Northampton will not run between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton. A replacement bus service will operate between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton at a reduced frequency.


  • The 20:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service will terminate at Northampton.
  • The 22:05 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston service will not run.
  • The 23:04 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central service will not call at Bushey.

Virgin Trains:

The 22:46 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton. Customers for Northampton should change at Rugby for a replacement bus to Northampton.

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.