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 or from London Euston from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

Start date
04/05/2019  00:00
End date
06/05/2019 
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness / Fort William and London Euston

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

London Overground between Watford Junction and London Euston

Southern between Milton Keynes Central and Clapham Junction / East Croydon

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

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

Engineering work is taking place at London Euston and at various locations between Watford Junction and Kensal Green, closing all lines.

From Saturday to Monday, NO trains will run to / from London Euston.

Caledonian Sleeper

Trains will be diverted to terminate / start  at London Kings Cross. 

London Northwestern Railway

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Trains that normally run between Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton and London Euston will not run.

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

Saturday only

A special half-hourly train service will operate between Northampton and Hemel Hempstead.

Until 22:00, replacement buses will run between Hemel Hempstead and Stanmore Underground station, to allow customers to connect with London Underground services to / from London.

From 22:00, replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central and Stanmore Underground station.

Sunday only

A special half-hourly train service will operate between Northampton and Milton Keynes Central.

Until 08:45, replacement buses will run between Northampton and Stanmore Underground station.

After 08:45, replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central and Stanmore Underground station. Please note that these buses will not call at Cheddington (until after 23:00). A second replacement bus service will run between Leighton Buzzard and Cheddington.

Monday only

A special half-hourly train service will run between Northampton and Hemel Hempstead.

All day, replacement buses will run between Hemel Hempstead and Stanmore Underground station. 

 

London Overground

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

No London Overground service will run between Watford Junction and London Euston. Customers should use replacement buses between Watford Junction and Queens Park and London Buses / London Underground between Queens Park and London Euston.

Southern

As a result of this engineering work, Southern trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Milton Keynes Central. Customers should use alternative Southern, London Underground and London Northwestern Railway services on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

Virgin Trains

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Trains will not run between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston. Customers travelling between these stations should use London Northwestern Railway road / rail services to complete their journey. Details of these are specified above.

Customers travelling direct from Glasgow Central to London Euston should travel via Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh then use LNER trains between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross.

Customers travelling direct between Birmingham New Street and London Euston should use Chiltern Railways trains between Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone.

Please note that Caledonian Sleeper, London Northwestern Railway and Virgin Trains services will also be affected by engineering work taking place further North on the West Coast Main Line. You can find more details on these engineering works by following the link here and selecting your travel date.

Additional travel information

Chiltern Railways 

As a result of this engineering work, trains than normally run between Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone will not run to / from Birmingham Snow Hill but will start / terminate at Birmingham Moor Street.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses / Underground by using the Transport for London 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.