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 overnight service between Rugby and Northampton from Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 April

Start date
02/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

London North Western Railway between Birmingham New Street and Northampton and also between Rugby and London Euston

Virgin Trains between Wolverhampton and London Euston

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, closing all lines between 23:35 and 05:15 from Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 April. 

London Northwestern Railway:

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Customers for Rugby, Long Buckby and Northampton should travel on the 22:31 Virgin Trains service from Coventry towards London Euston, alighting at Rugby. A replacement bus will run from Rugby at 23:50, calling at Long Buckby at 00:15 and arriving into Northampton at 00:40.

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston will start at Northampton at 05:46. A replacement bus will run from Rugby at 04:46, calling at Long Buckby at 05:11 and arriving into Northampton at 05:36. 

Virgin Trains:

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston will divert between Ruby and Milton Keynes Central, not calling at Northampton. A replacement bus will run from Rugby 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.