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.

No trains to and from London Euston from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Start date
19/04/2019  00:00
End date
21/04/2019 
Route affected

Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness / Fort William

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

London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Chester / Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

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

Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and Wembley Central, closing some lines.

Caledonian Sleeper:

Caledonian Sleeper services will be diverted away from the usual route along the West Coast Mainline onto the East Coast Mainline and will be starting and terminating at London Kings Cross. Trains will not be calling at Carlisle, Preston, Crewe and Watford Junction in both directions.

On Friday. the Glasgow Sleepers will divert and will not call at Shotts and will not call at Carstairs and Motherwell, with the sleeper from Glasgow towards London on Sunday doing the same.

London Northwestern Railway:

Friday 19 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Crewe and Northampton only.

A half-hourly train service will operate between Harrow & Wealdstone and Rugby for the majority of the day.

Some late night / early morning services will run between Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton only, with buses running between Stanmore Underground station and Hemel Hempstead / Watford Junction, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to from / to London.

Customers may use London Underground on reasonable routes between Harrow & Wealdstone and London.

Saturday 20 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Crewe and Northampton only.

A half hourly train service will run between Bletchley and Rugby.

Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction and Stanmore Underground station, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to / from London. These replacement buses will not call at Cheddington between 07:30 and 22:30, when replacement buses will run between Cheddington and Leighton Buzzard.

Sunday 21 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe will run between Crewe and Northampton only.

Rail replacement buses will run between Rugby and Birmingham International. A train service will also run approximately every half hour between Bletchley and Northampton / Rugby.

Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction and Stanmore Underground station, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to / from London. These replacement buses will not call at Cheddington between 08:00 and 22:00, when replacement buses will run between Cheddington and Leighton Buzzard.

Monday 22 April

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will not run. Trains between London Euston and Crewe / Birmingham New Street will run between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and Northampton only.

A half hourly train service will run between Northampton and Harrow & Wealdstone.

London Overground:

Friday and Monday, trains will run to amended timings with three trains per hour between Watford Junction and Kilburn High Road. 

Saturday and Sunday, trains will run to a normal timetable between Watford Junction and Kilburn High Road.  

On all days, customers should use London Underground Bakerloo Line services to / from Queens Park and central London


Virgin Trains:

On Friday and Monday, trains will start / terminate at Harrow & Wealdstone, allowing customers to connect with London Underground Bakerloo Line services to / from London. On Saturday and Sunday. trains will instead start / terminate at Milton Keynes Central.

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.