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 service between Birmingham New Street and Rugby / Leamington Spa from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

Start date
19/04/2019  00:00
End date
22/04/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Reading / Bournemouth and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth / Southampton Central

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

Virgin Trains between Glasgow Central / Birmingham New Street / Edinburgh / Wolverhampton / Crewe / Shrewsbury and London Euston 

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLondon Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Berkswell and Coventry, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

Trains will divert via Solihull, not calling at Birmingham International and Coventry. Journey times between Birmingham New Street and Leamington Spa will be unaffected. 

A replacement bus service will run between Birmingham International, Coventry and Leamington Spa.

London Northwestern Railway

Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Birmingham International and Rugby. A half hourly train service will also run between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International.

On Monday, the train services between Northampton / Milton Keynes Central / Tring and London Euston will not run.

There is no through train service between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and London Euston.

Trains between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and London Euston will only run between Crewe / Birmingham New Street and Northampton. 

Trains will run to a special half hourly timetable between Northampton and Harrow & Wealdstone.

Customers with valid tickets travelling between Harrow & Wealdstone and London Euston should use other train operators to complete their journey.

Virgin Trains

Buses will replace trains between Birmingham International and Rugby.

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.