Changes to train times

 

Changes to the National Rail Timetable

The National Rail Timetable is changed in May and December each year.

The new timetable came into effect on 18 May 2014 and continues until 13 December 2014. All the changes can be seen in the Journey Planner and passengers are advised to check before they travel.

Please select a Train Operator below for more details on the changes to the timetable for their services.


Abellio Greater Anglia / Stansted Express

Metro Services

Monday to Wednesday
22:26 Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will start later at 22:29
22:41 Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will start later at 22:44
23:51 Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 23:47

Mainline Services

Monday to Friday
05:00 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 04:55 (applies from 29th September)
05:30 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 05:25 (applies from 29th September)
06:00 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 05:55 (applies from 29th September)
06:24 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 06:22 (applies from 29th September)
06:48 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 06:45 (applies from 29th September)
07:05 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start earlier at 07:03 (applies from 29th September)
16:14 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea will run earlier from Colchester
17:32 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea will no longer call at Hatfield Peverel and will run earlier from Witham
17:38 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich will call additionally at Hatfield Peverel
18:00 London Liverpool Street to Braintree will run earlier from Witham
18:12 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea will no longer call at Hatfield Peverel and will run earlier from Witham
18:18 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich will call additionally at Hatfield Peverel
19:06 Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea will run earlier from Colchester Town
19:39 Thorpe-le-Soken to Walton-on-the-Naze will start earlier at 19:37
22:38 London Liverpool Street to Colchester will start earlier at 22:32
Saturday
The following changes apply from 12th July until 13th September:
10:00 London Liverpool Street to Norwich will be extended to Great Yarmouth
11:30 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start back from great Yarmouth
12:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich will be extended to Great Yarmouth
14:00 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start back from Great Yarmouth

Rural

Monday to Friday
The following services will start slightly earlier:

06:16 Lowestoft to Ipswich will start at 06:14
06:32 Sheringham to Norwich will start at 06:31
07:00 Norwich to Lowestoft will start at 06:45
07:16 Sheringham to Norwich will start at 07:15
07:52 Lowestoft to Norwich will start at 07:47
08:23 Sheringham to Norwich will start at 08:22
08:47 Great Yarmouth to Norwich will start at 08:45
14:58 Norwich to Lowestoft will start at 14:55
18:55 Sheringham to Norwich will start at 18:53
19:05 Norwich to Lowestoft will start at 19:00
19:57 Sheringham to Norwich will start at 19:56

The following services will start slightly later:
06:11 Norwich to Great Yarmouth will start at 06:13
06:50 Norwich to Great Yarmouth will start at 06:52
06:56 Great Yarmouth to Norwich will start at 06:58
07:50 Norwich to Lowestoft will start at 07:55
14:36 Norwich to Great Yarmouth will start at 14:40
15:12 Great Yarmouth to Norwich will start at 15:17
18:51 Norwich to Sheringham will start at 18:55

Saturday
06:17 Great Yarmouth to Norwich will start earlier at 06:15
06:22 Sheringham to Norwich will start earlier at 06:21
07:06 Sheringham to Norwich will start later at 07:15
08:23 Sheringham to Norwich will start earlier at 08:22
18:51 Norwich to Sheringham will start later at 18:55
18:55 Sheringham to Norwich will start earlier at 18:53
19:57 Sheringham to Norwich will start earlier at 19:56
12:05 Norwich to Lowestoft will start later at 12:10 (applies until 27th September)    
12:57 Lowestoft to Norwich will start later at 13:00 (applies until 27th September)

Additional Summer Services:
The following services will run until 27th September:

09:06 Norwich to Great Yarmouth
09:55 Great Yarmouth to Norwich
10:15 Norwich to Great Yarmouth
11:50 Great Yarmouth to Norwich
13:18 Norwich to Great Yarmouth
14:55 Great Yarmouth to Norwich
15:18 Norwich to Great Yarmouth
15:55 Great Yarmouth to Norwich

The following services will run from 12th July until 27th September:
10:35 Great Yarmouth to Norwich
12:03 Norwich to Great Yarmouth
13:10 Great Yarmouth to Norwich
14:50 Norwich to Great Yarmouth

Sunday
The following additional services will run:
09:45 / 11:45 / 13:45 / 15:45 / 17:45 / 19:45 Norwich to Sheringham
10:42 / 12:42 / 14:42 / 16:42 / 18:42 / 20:42 Sheringham to Norwich 

The following changes will apply:
11:45 Peterborough to Ipswich will start later at 11:50   
13:46 Peterborough to Ipswich will start later 13:50    
15:45 Peterborough to Ipswich will start later at 15:47    
19:45 Peterborough to Colchester will start later at 19:47

Additional Summer Services:
The following services will run until 7th September:
07:55 Ipswich to Peterborough
09:50 Peterborough to Ipswich
09:55 Ipswich to Felixstowe
10:25 Felixstowe to Ipswich

West Anglia    
Monday to Friday
The following additional services will run from the 21st July
:    
09:31 / 10:26 / 11:26 / 12:26 / 13:26 / 14:26 / 15:26 / 21:26 Cambridge to Stansted Airport
10:05 / 11:05 / 12:05 / 13:05 / 14:05 / 15:05 / 16:05 / 22:05 Stansted Airport to Cambridge
 

Arriva Trains Wales

Monday to Saturday
09:14 Swansea to Shrewsbury will start later at 09:15
13:14 Swansea to Shrewsbury will start earlier at 13:12
18:21 Swansea to Shrewsbury will start earlier at 18:20
14:04 Shrewsbury to Swansea will start earlier at 13:58
18:05 Shrewsbury to Swansea will start earlier at 18:01

04:58 Carmarthen to Milford Haven will start earlier at 04:50
06:00 Milford Haven to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier at 05:55 and also calls additionally on request at Ferryside and Kidwelly
16:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Milford Haven will call additionally on request at Kidwelly and Ferryside

05:35 Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog will call additionally at Tal-y-Cafn

20:55 Cardiff Central to Chester is retimed to depart Crewe at 23:57

Additional service - 05:49 Cardiff Central to Coryton
Additional service - 06:15 Coryton to Cardiff Bay
18:02 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach will call additionally at Energlyn & Churchill Park
Monday to Friday
22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will start earlier at 22:52

05:39 Cardiff Central to Milford Haven will start earlier at 05:37
05:50 Carmarthen to Cardiff Central will start earlier at 05:47
17:02 Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier at 16:58 and calls additionally at Llasamlett, Skewen, Briton Ferry and Baglan & Pyle
22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa will terminate at Gloucester

16:06 Llandudno to Manchester Piccadilly will start later at 16:16
16:25 Llandudno Junction to Chester will start earlier at 16:18

Saturday Only
05:39 Cardiff Central to Milford Haven will start earlier at 05:36
21:52 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly will start later at 21:53
Sunday Only
01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central will start later at 01:50
11:30 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Parkway will start earlier at 11:25
20:40 Ebbw Vale Parkway to Cardiff Central will start earlier at 20:30
21:00 Carmarthen to Hereford will start later at 21:15
11:30 Milford Haven to Manchester Piccadilly will call additionally at Pontyclun, Llanharen and Pencoed
12:05 Cardiff Central to Milford Haven will call additionally at Pontyclun, Llanharen and Pencoed
12:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Milford Haven will call additionally at Pontyclun, Llanharen and Pencoed

c2c

No passenger timetable changes.

Chiltern Railways

Monday-Friday
22:34 Princes Risborough to Aylesbury is retimed to depart at 22:36 and will no longer call at Little Kimble.

Saturday
Additional service - 10:35 Banbury to London Marylebone
10:43 Aylesbury to London Marylebone will start earlier at 10:37
11:14 Princes Risborough to Aylesbury will no longer call at Little Kimble

Sunday
No passenger timetable changes

CrossCountry

No passenger timetable changes.

East Coast

No passenger timetable changes. 

East Midlands Trains

No passenger timetable changes. 

Eurostar

To be confirmed.

Great Northern / Thameslink

Great Northern (London Kings Cross - Peterborough / Cambridge)

Monday to Friday
Evening Peak
16:28 Moorgate to Welwyn Garden City will no longer call at Harringay and Hornsey
16:33 Moorgate to Hertford North will call additionally at Harringay and Hornsey
17:22 London Kings Cross to Cambridge will call additionally at Potters Bar
19:14 London Kings Cross to Ely will no longer call at Letchworth Garden City.
Additional service - 19:21 London Kings Cross to Royston, calling at Welwyn North, Letchworth Garden City, Baldock and Ashwell & Morden
Saturday
Additional service - 05:33 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross, calling at all stations
Additional service - 23:38 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross, calling at all stations
Sunday
Additional service - 08:59 Letchworth Garden City to London Kings Cross, calling at Hitchin, Stevenage, Knebworth, Welwyn North, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Potters Bar and Finsbury Park
Thameslink (Bedford - Brighton)
No passenger timetable changes. 

 

First Great Western

High Speed Services

All services from London Paddington to Newquay have been retimed to arrive at Newquay 5 minutes earlier

Monday to Friday
06:30 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will no longer call at Didcot Parkway
18:49 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington will have a reduced journey time and arrive into London Paddington approximately 30 minutes earlier

Sunday
09:00 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads is extended to run non stop to Weston-super-Mare
12:00 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will now start back from Weston-super-Mare at 11:38


West Services

Monday to Friday
05:12 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will call additionally at Parson Street and Bedminster
16:55 Filton Abbey Wood to Westbury will no longer run
16:46 Bristol Parkway to Warminster will call additionally at Freshford
18:52 Paignton to Exeter St Davids is extended to run to Bristol Temple Meads calling at Taunton
19:10 Weston-super-Mare to Bristol Temple Meads will call additionally at Parson Street and Bedminster
Services on the Severn Beach line will be slightly retimed. Some off-peak services will no longer call at St Andrews Road

Sunday
Additional service - 08:35 Westbury to Swindon
Additional service - 09:26 Swindon to Westbury

Summer Sundays - Additional services will run between Exeter Central and Exmouth providing a 2 hour frequency during the day. Some services will be extended to and from Exeter St Davids

London Thames Valley

Monday to Friday
05:45 Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street will start back from Oxford at 05:14
05:45 London Paddington to Worcester Foregate Street will run 5 minutes later between Evesham and Worcester Shrub Hill
Additional service - 07:34 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington calling at Reading
Additional service - 09:43 Slough to London Paddington direct service

 

First Hull Trains

No passenger timetable changes. 

First TransPennine Express

The main changes are:
There will be 5 services per an hour between Leeds and Manchester compared to 4 an hour previously
There will be hourly services throughout the day between Manchester and Scotland
There will be hourly direct services between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street
There will be 4 services per an hour between York and Leeds compared to 3 previously
Faster journeys now between Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester and Leeds

For further details please see here.
 

Gatwick Express

No passenger timetable changes. 

 

Grand Central

No passenger timetable changes.

Heathrow Connect

Sunday
Between 09:00 and 21:30 a half hourly service will operate instead of an hourly

Heathrow Express

Sunday
Between 09:27 and 21:27, the same Monday-Saturday service will run

Island Line

No passenger timetable changes.

London Midland

Monday to Friday
05:57 Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey is retimed to depart earlier at 05:54
06:18 St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction is retimed to depart earlier at 06:14
06:39 Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey is retimed to depart earlier at 06:38
07:00 St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction is retimed to depart earlier at 06:58
07:33 Birmingham New Street to London Euston will call additionally at Watford Junction at 09:28
16:40 Whitlocks End to Kidderminster will call additionally at Tyseley at 16:54
19:46 Worcester Foregate Street to Dorridge will call additionally at Hartlebury at 20:02
20:51 Worcester Foregate Street to Dorridge will call additionally at Hartlebury at 21:07
18:59 Dorridge to Worcester Foregate Street will call additionally at Hartlebury at 20:14
20:29 Dorridge to Worcester Foregate Street will call additionally at Hartlebury at 21:41
21:31 Dorridge to Great Malvern will call additionally at Hartlebury at 22:43
22:17 Worcester Foregate Street to Whitlocks End will call additionally at Hartlebury at 22:42
08:34 Whitlocks End to Kidderminster is retimed to depart later at 08:38
17:56 Worcester Foregate Street to Whitlocks End will call additionally at Hagley at 18:21
21:47 Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street will terminate at Wolverhampton
05:51 Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury will start forward from Wolverhampton.
20:46 London Euston to Birmingham New Street and 23:09 Birmingham New Street to Crewe services will be merged into one through train
06:47 Crewe to Birmingham New Street and 07:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston will be merged into one through train

Saturday
19:00 Dorridge to Worcester Foregate Street will call additionally at Hartlebury at 20:14
21:29 Dorridge to Great Malvern will call additionally at Hartlebury at 21:41
19:12 Hereford to Dorridge will call additionally at Hartlebury at 20:08
Worcester Foregate Street to Dorridge will call additionally at Hartlebury at 21:07
07:05 Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury will start forward from Wolverhampton

Sunday
xx:33 Birmingham New Street to Coventry services will depart later at xx:36

London Overground

No passenger timetable changes.

Merseyrail

No passenger timetable changes.

Northern Rail

The key changes are:
- Services between Leeds and Huddersfield (stopping services), between Blackpool North and York, also between Blackpool South and Colne will be significantly retimed.
- Stopping services between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale will be extended to run to and from Todmorden, calling at Smithy Bridge and Littleborough. 
- Walsden station will generally be served by services between Manchester and Leeds via Brighouse, instead of services via Bradford.
- Services between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield will be significantly retimed
- Services on the Merseyside City Lines through Huyton, linking Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan, Blackpool, Warrington Bank Quay, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Airport will be significantly retimed but keeping the same level of service
- Additional services between Newcastle and Middlesbrough will be extended to and from Nunthorpe, providing a broadly hourly service for the new James Cook University Hospital station once it opens
- Services between Preston and Ormskirk will be retimed, with an additional service each way providing 14 services rather than 13 each way
 

ScotRail

ScotRail will be strengthening the service with more frequent services and extra carriages during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer. More details can be found here.

Monday to Friday
Peak time services between Aberdeen and Inverurie
Additional services between Glasgow Central and Ayr
Additional morning service at 06:12 from Wemyss Bay to Glasgow Central
Through trains between Edinburgh and Ayr via Carstairs

Monday to Saturday
Additional services between Glasgow Queen Street and Oban
Additional services between Glasgow Central and Gourock
Through trains between Balloch, Dalmuir and Cumbernauld

Sunday
Additional services between Glasgow Queen Street and Aberdeen
An additional later train at 21:39 from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
An additional lunchtime train at 12:33 from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour offering an improved Campeltown ferry connection
Introduction of services at Ardrossan Town, Anderston and between Glasgow Queen Street, Maryhill and Anniesland

Southeastern

Mainline
Monday to Friday
06:07 London Victoria to Ashford International will start earlier at 05:55
09:11 London Charing Cross to Gillingham via Woolwich Arsenal is extended to Ramsgate calling at Faversham, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Birchington on Sea, Margate and Broadstairs
Metro
Monday to Friday
18:18 Sevenoaks to London Victoria will no longer call at Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road
18:39 London Charing Cross to Barnehurst will be extended to Sidcup and will call additionally at Crayford, Bexley and Albany Park
20:36 London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks via Grove Park will call additionally at Lewisham
Additional services - 21:37 / 22:37 / 23:37 London Victoria to Bromley South direct
Additional services - 22:07 / 23:07 / 00:07 Bromley South to London Victoria direct
Sunday
Additional service - 08:25 London St Pancras International to Faversham calling at Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International, Gravesend, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham and Sittingbourne 

 

South West Trains

Main Lines
Sunday
The following services will call additionally at Shawford until the 28th September:
07:54 and then two-hourly until 19:54 London Waterloo to Poole / Portsmouth Harbour via Eastleigh services
06:50 Poole / 07:17 Portsmouth Harbour via Eastleigh to London Waterloo services and then two hourly until 18:55 Poole / 19:17 Portsmouth Harbour

Suburban Lines
Monday-Friday
Additional service - 07:21 Raynes Park to London Waterloo
Additional service - 09:22 Raynes Park to London Waterloo
Sunday
The following services will call additionally at Boxhill & Westhumble until the 28th September:
08:02 and then hourly until 15:02 London Waterloo to Dorking
13:07 and then hourly until 19:07 Dorking to London Waterloo
Windsor Lines
Monday-Friday
07:54 Richmond to Guildford via Ascot will start back from Clapham Junction at 07:45

 

Southern

Monday to Friday
06:09 Haywards Heath to Seaford has an extended dwell time at Lewes, and will run six minutes later to Seaford.
06:18 Brighton to Ashford International starts earlier at 06:17
20:40 Brighton to Seaford will call additionally at Southease

18:56 Barnham to Bognor will start later at 18:58

07:18 Tattenham Corner to London Victoria starts earlier at 07:17
07:31 Caterham to London Victoria starts earlier at 07:30
07:31 Coulsdon Town to Watford Junction starts earlier at 07:30
08:35 Streatham Hill to London Bridge starts earlier at 08:34
22:39 Clapham Junction to Watford Junction will have an extended journey time of 9 minutes between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction, therefore arriving Watford Junction later at 23:32
23:29 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction will start later at 23:36

Saturday
05:10 Brighton to Eastbourne will call additionally at Hampden Park
Additional Service - 22:54 East Grinstead to London Victoria, calling at Oxted, East Croydon and Clapham Junction

Sunday
07:37 London Bridge to Horsham will start earlier at 07:36 and call additionally at Norwood Junction

 

Virgin Trains

Monday to Friday
05:27 London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street will start earlier at 05:26
05:39 London Euston to Glasgow Central will start earlier at 05:30
22:50 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly will start later at 23:00 and no longer call at Nuneaton