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.

Major improvement work at London Euston from Monday 24 December to Sunday 30 December

Start date
24/12/2018  00:00
End date
30/12/2018 
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Fort William / Aberdeen

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction / Tring / Bletchley / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Rugby / Coventry / Birmingham New Street / Crewe

London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Chester / Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street / Preston / Blackpool North / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

 
TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundVirgin Trains
Description

Major improvement work is taking place at London Euston, closing some lines.

On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December, no train services will run to / from London Euston.

Caledonian Sleeper:

As part of the Christmas timetable, Caledonian Sleeper will not run any services between Monday 24 and Wednesday 26 December. Services will run on Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 December as normal.

London Overground:

London Overground is not affected by this engineering work, and will run a normal timetable aside from Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December, when no service will run. On Monday 24 December, services will stop earlier than usual, with services reduced from 20:00, with the last trains running around 21:30.

London Northwestern Railway:

Thursday 27 December

A reduced amended service will run between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton.

An amended service will be in operation between London Euston and Crewe and trains will be retimed to arrive later / depart earlier at London Euston.

An amended service will be in operation between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street.

Sunday 30 December

After 12:00, trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will run to an amended timetable. Tring services will not run and other services will call at Bushey, Kings Langley and Apsley. Birmingham New Street services will call at Harrow & Wealdstone and Tring additionally, and will also be re-timed to run earlier than usual. Crewe services will also be retimed.

Virgin Trains:

Monday 24 December:

Services to / from London Euston will be reduced, with two per hour running between London Euston and West Midlands / Manchester Piccadilly.

Services to / from Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only. Services to / from Blackpool North, Shrewsbury and Wrexham General will not run.

The 16:40 London Euston to Edinburgh service will be diverted to run to Glasgow Central instead of Edinburgh.

Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December:

No trains will run to / from London Euston.

Thursday 27 December:

Services to / from London Euston will be reduced, with two per hour running between London Euston and West Midlands / Manchester Piccadilly.

Services to / from Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only. Services to / from Blackpool North, Shrewsbury and Wrexham General will not run.

Friday 28 and Saturday 29 December:

A normal service will run.

Sunday 30 December:

After 12:00, Services to / from London Euston will be reduced, with two per hour running between London Euston and West Midlands / Manchester Piccadilly.

Services to / from Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only. Services will not run between London Euston and Chester.

Additionally:

  • The 16:16 Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston service will not run.
  • The 20:08 London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.
  • The 20:25 London Euston to Preston service will not run.
  • The 20:35 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service will be retimed to depart earlier at 20:25, and will additionally call at Tamworth and Lichfield Trent Valley.
  • The 20:18 London Euston to Wolverhampton service will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

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

Bicycles:

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.