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Disruption between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Airport expected until end of service
More information on Disruption between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Airport expected until end of service
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Incident created
24/07/2017 06:47
Last updated
24/07/2017 23:36
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

Heathrow Connect / Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwayHeathrow Connect
Description

Earlier damage to the overhead electric wires between Ealing Broadway and Hayes & Harlington has now been fixed. Although lines have now reopened, fewer trains are able to run on all lines. Trains between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington may be delayed or cancelled.

Disruption is expected to be until the end of service.

Advice for Great Western Railway customers

London Buses route 140, Hayes & Harlington to Heathrow (Central Bus Station), are conveying passengers between Hayes & Harlington and Heathrow Terminal 5 in both directions until further notice.

Advice for Heathrow Connect customers

Train services are suspended.

To help you with your journey, you may use your ticket on the following services:

  • Heathrow Express services between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport
  • Great Western Railway from London Paddington to Hayes & Harlington to connect with London Buses route 140 to Heathrow Airport
  • London Underground Piccadilly Line between Heathrow and Central London.

 

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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Disruption between Woking and Surbiton until the end of the day on Tuesday 25 July
More information on Disruption between Woking and Surbiton until the end of the day on Tuesday 25 July
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Incident created
24/07/2017 04:49
Last updated
24/07/2017 16:36
Route affected
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Between Portsmouth Harbour / Weymouth / Basingstoke / Guildford / Woking and London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

A track defect at a set of points on the fast line at Byfleet & New Haw has resulted in some London bound lines between Woking and Surbiton being blocked.

What's Going On:

Trains may be delayed by up to 10 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected to continue until the end of service tomorrow, Tuesday 25 July.

What We're Doing About It:

On Sunday 23 July, engineering teams were carrying out routine maintenance when they found a fault affecting a set of points in the Byfleet & New Haw area. A set of points allows trains to cross from one line to another, but this fault affects all trains that pass through the junction regardless of direction. As a result, one of the lines towards London Waterloo has been blocked.

Trains that usually use this line will have to be diverted onto another line, causing congestion. This will result in trains taking longer than usual to reach their destination, and as a result services may be subject to short notice alterations, or be cancelled.

Engineers will be working to repair the defect tonight, but significant testing will be required. In the event that testing is unsuccessful or that repairs cannot be completed, services on Tuesday 25 July may also be disrupted.

The following trains are being altered as a result of this work:

There will be no train services in the London-bound direction from West Byfleet, Byfleet and New Haw, or platform 2 at Weybridge (trains will still run via Chertsey from platform 1). If you need to travel to London Waterloo from one of these stations, you will need to catch a train to Woking, and change to a London bound service.

If you are travelling from stations between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo, please change at Basingstoke.

If you are travelling to stations between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids from London Waterloo, please change at Basingstoke.

Services from Alton towards London Waterloo will not call at West Byfleet all day.

Services from Basingstoke towards London Waterloo will not call at Weybridge all day.

 

We strongly recommend that you check your journey prior to travel.

How We're Helping You Complete Your Journey:

If you have a valid season parking permit at West Byfleet or Weybridge, you will be able to park in the car park at Oriental Road in Woking. Please ensure you display your valid permit as usual.

Please be aware that the station forecourt at Woking will be closed for the use of replacement buses. This includes the approach road to the station forecourt. Drivers are advised to use Oriental Road and Station Approach (Opposite White Rose Lane) for access to the Station House Car Park, which is for premium season ticket holders only.

Buses will run between Woking and Walton-on-Thames every 15 minutes calling at West Byfleet and Weybridge, and call at Byfleet and New Haw every hour.

Alternatively you can use your ticket on Great Western Railway services from Exeter to London Paddington, or from Basingstoke to Reading, and on London Underground services.

 

Check before you travel:
Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Feedback:
We want to make information better – tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

 

Current engineering work

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Amended TransPennine Express services from 23:30 on Sunday 23 to 05:00 on Monday 24 July
More information on Amended TransPennine Express services from 23:30 on Sunday 23 to 05:00 on Monday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2017 
End date
24/07/2017 
Route affected

Between Scarborough / York / Newcastle and Manchester Airport

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Manchester Victoria area from 20:00 on Sunday until 05:45 on Monday. The following services will be amended:

Sunday

The 21:38 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Monday

The 01:38 and 02:52 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria. Buses will run from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

The 00:45 Manchester Airport to York and 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. Connecting bus services will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria, calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended 23:37 Brighton to Bedford service on Monday 24 July
More information on Amended 23:37 Brighton to Bedford service on Monday 24 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
24/07/2017 
Route affected

From Brighton to Bedford

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Purley, closing some lines.

The 23:37 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill. Connecting bus services will run from Gatwick Airport to Redhill and from Redhill to East Croydon.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended Southeastern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
More information on Amended Southeastern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network. The following trains will be amended:

Monday

The 23:12 London St Pancras International to Margate will call additionally at Canterbury West and run earlier than usual between Ramsgate and Margate.

The 23:10 London Charing Cross to Ramsgate service will be diverted via Canterbury West and arrive at Ramsgate earlier than usual.

Tuesday

The 22:07 London Victoria to Dover Priory will be retimed to run slightly earlier than usual between Faversham and Dover Priory.

The 22:12 and 23:12 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate services will be extended to Margate.

The 22:25 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate service will be diverted via Margate, calling additionally at all stations between Faversham and Ramsgate. It will also be retimed to arrive at Ramsgate earlier than usual.

The 22:50 Ramsgate to Faversham service will be retimed to run later than usual and will be extended to Gillingham.

The 23:05 Dover Priory to Gillingham service will terminate at Faversham

The 22:37 and 23:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate services will be diverted via Margate, calling additionally at all stations between Faversham and Ramsgate. It will also be retimed to arrive at Ramsgate earlier than usual.

Wednesday

The 00:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate services will be diverted via Margate, calling additionally at all stations between Faversham and Ramsgate. It will also be retimed to arrive at Ramsgate earlier than usual. 

Please note - due to these changes, some bus services between Ashford International / Faversham / Margate and Ramsgate will not run. 

Monday to Thursday

The 23:02 and 23:32 London Charing Cross to Hayes services will be replaced by buses between Lewisham and Hayes.

The 23:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Dartford and Gillingham.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:02 London Charing Cross to Hayes service will be replaced by a bus between Lewisham and Hayes.

The 00:09 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Dartford and Gillingham.

Tuesday and Wednesday

The 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Dartford and Gillingham.

Thursday and Friday

The 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Dartford and Gillingham. This service will also run non stop between Lewisham and Dartford. A bus will run between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

The 00:09 London Victoria to Dartford service will run non stop between Lewisham and Dartford. A bus will run between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

The 00:26 London Charing Cross to Dartford service will run non stop between Lewisham and Dartford. A bus will run between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Buses replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking / Horsham after 22:30 each night from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 July
More information on Buses replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking / Horsham after 22:30 each night from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Horsham

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Horsham from 22:30 until 05:25 each night, closing the lines.

After 22:30, buses will replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking / Horsham.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended overnight services between Chester and Crewe from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
More information on Amended overnight services between Chester and Crewe from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected
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Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street and Chester / Holyhead

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Crewe between 22:30 and 05:30 each night, closing the lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Alternatively, you can change at Shrewsbury for the 23:37 service to Chester.

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe. A bus service will run from Crewe to Chester to connect with the 00:40 Chester to Holyhead service.

The 23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will be replaced by a bus.

The 04:55 Chester to Crewe service will not run. Customers are advised to travel on the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service which will leave Chester 05:37.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

 
Buses replace trains between Didcot Parkway, Oxford and Banbury from Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 July
More information on Buses replace trains between Didcot Parkway, Oxford and Banbury from Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 July
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Start date
22/07/2017 
End date
30/07/2017 
Route affected
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Chiltern Railways between Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth and also between Newcastle and Southampton Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Banbury / Worcester

 
Train operators affected
Chiltern RailwaysCrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Oxford area to modernise the railway. While the work is taking place, all lines between Didcot Parkway and Oxford will be closed.

Chiltern Railways

From Monday 24 to Friday 28 July, the late evening direct service between Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford (23:15 departure from Stratford-upon-Avon) will operate as far as Banbury and will be replaced by a bus between Banbury and Oxford.

CrossCountry

From Saturday 22 until Friday 28 July, and on Sunday 30 July, services will run between

  • Manchester / Newcastle and Banbury
  • Didcot Parkway and Southampton / Bournemouth

 

Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Banbury.

On Saturday 29 and Monday 31 July, services will run between:

  • Manchester / Newcastle and Oxford
  • Didcot Parkway and Southampton / Bournemouth

 

Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Great Western Railway

An hourly service will run between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway, calling at Slough and Reading.

A half hourly stopping service will run between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway (hourly on Sundays).

An hourly service will run between Oxford and Worcester, with fewer trains than usual running to and from Great Malvern and Hereford.

Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Banbury every day except Saturday 29 July.

On Saturday 29 July, buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford. A normal Saturday train service will run between Oxford and Banbury.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended East Midlands Trains services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
More information on Amended East Midlands Trains services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Various East Midlands Trains routes

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Sheffield and Stockport and also between Nottingham and Chesterfield, closing some lines. This following services will be amended:

Monday to Friday

The 21:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham service will be diverted between Chesterfield and Nottingham, extending the journey time by approximately 10 minutes.

Tuesday to Friday

The 06:47 Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich service will start from Warrington Central at 07:15.

The 05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street will be retimed to leave Nottingham earlier than usual and will be diverted between Nottingham and Chesterfield.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended Northern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
More information on Amended Northern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Northern network. The following services will be amended.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:21 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus between Preston and Manchester Victoria.

The 21:22 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at Hindley, Daisy Hill or Salford Crescent. A bus will run from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria, calling at these stations.

The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria.

The 22:20 Manchester Airport to Southport service will not call at Salford Crescent, Daisy Hill or Hindley. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Southport, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

The 22:21 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus between Preston and Manchester Victoria.

The 22:23 Manchester Victoria to Preston service will be replaced by a bus.

The 22:24 Sheffield to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

The 22:30 Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus.

The 22:34 Stockport to Wigan Wallgate service will not call at Salford Crescent, Daisy Hill or Hindley. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Southport, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

The 22:45 Manchester Victoria to Wigan North Western service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:08 Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:17 Manchester Victoria to Preston service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:20 Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate service will be replaced by bus.

The 23:27 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus. Two buses will run, one will call at Warrington Central only and one will call at all stations normally served by the train.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus. Two buses will run, one will call at Warrington Central only and one will call at all stations normally served by the train.

The 23:42 Preston to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:40 and 05:18 Preston to Colne services will start from Blackburn. A bus will run from Preston to Colne.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended 22:29 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 July
More information on Amended 22:29 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
27/07/2017 
Route affected

From Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cambridge and Hitchin, closing some lines.

The 22:29 Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross service will not call at Foxton, Shepreth or Meldreth. A bus will run from Cambridge to Hitchin, calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

 
Amended Great Western Railway services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
More information on Amended Great Western Railway services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected
Various Great Western Railway routes 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Great Western Railway network. The following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be replaced by buses between Neath and Swansea

The 22:15 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol, not calling at Chippenham or Bath Spa. A bus will run from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol, not calling at Chippenham or Bath Spa. A bus will run from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:15 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. A connecting bus service will run to / from these stations via Slough.

The 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. You will be able to use alternative train services between Twyford and Reading.

The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. A connecting bus service will run to / from these stations via Slough.

The 03:52 Swansea to London Paddington service will be replaced by a bus between Swansea and Neath.

Friday

The 22:27 and 23:32 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

The 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

Buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne when rail connections are unavailable.

The 23:49 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. A connecting bus service will run to / from these stations via Slough.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Revised service to and from London Waterloo on Saturday 22 July and Sunday 23 July
More information on Revised service to and from London Waterloo on Saturday 22 July and Sunday 23 July
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Start date
22/07/2017 
End date
24/07/2017 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Most routes to and from London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road closing some lines. Engineering work is also taking place between Teddington and Shepperton, closing all lines.

The following alterations will apply on Saturday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will be retimed and will start / terminate at Twickenham, not calling at stations between Teddington and Shepperton. 2 buses per hour will run between Teddington and Shepperton.

Trains will not run between London Waterloo and Dorking.

Trains between London Waterloo and Woking / Alton / Basingstoke will be retimed.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford will run only between Surbiton and Guildford.

Trains between London Waterloo and Hampton Court will run only between Surbiton and Hampton Court.

London Waterloo circular services may be retimed and revised not to call at Earlsfield. 

Trains between London Waterloo and Chessington South will start / terminate at Wimbledon.

Trains between London Waterloo and Haslemere / Portsmouth & Southsea will run only between Woking and Haslemere / Portsmouth & Southsea. Customers should use the next available service.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Eastleigh will run only between Winchester and Portsmouth Harbour. Customers should use the next available service.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will run between Basingstoke and Poole only.

The following alterations will apply on Sunday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will be retimed and will start / terminate at Twickenham, not calling at stations between Teddington and Shepperton. 2 buses per hour will run between Teddington and Shepperton.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford will run only between Surbiton and Guildford.

Trains between London Waterloo and Chessington South / Hampton Court will be retimed.

A reduced service will run between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour / Poole.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Revised overnight service between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
More information on Revised overnight service between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Between Weymouth / Frome and Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads, closing some lines between the stations overnight.

The 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will depart earlier at 22:50.  A bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury, calling at all stations except Freshford and Avoncliff. At the same time, a minibus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome, calling at all stations including Freshford and Frome.

Please note that at Oldfield Park, the bus stops on A36, Lower Bristol Road.

The 20:21 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads service will run in two parts - a change of train will be required at Westbury.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Revised late evening service between Slough and Reading from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
More information on Revised late evening service between Slough and Reading from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
27/07/2017 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Reading / Oxford

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing 2 out of 4 lines between the stations.

From 22:15, trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow. A replacement bus will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
CANCELLED: Overnight engineering work between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa / Cheltenham Spa from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
More information on CANCELLED: Overnight engineering work between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa / Cheltenham Spa from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads and between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central

London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryLondon Midland
Description

The engineering work scheduled to take place between Barnt Green and Droitwich Spa / Cheltenham Spa has been cancelled and services will now run as normal between these stations.

Check before you travel:

The Journey Planners have not yet been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work. Please check back nearer the time of travel.

 
Buses replace trains between Wickford and Shenfield / London Liverpool Street overnight on Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
More information on Buses replace trains between Wickford and Shenfield / London Liverpool Street overnight on Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Between Southminster / Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wickford and Shenfield, closing the line between the stations overnight from 22:15 on Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July.

After 22:15 a replacement bus will run between Wickford and Shenfield, to connect with main line services. Some buses will be extended to run from Wickford to London Liverpool Street.

Some services from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria will be cancelled. You are advised to travel on services towards Colchester, changing at Shenfield for the replacement bus to Wickford.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Revised 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
More information on Revised 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July
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Start date
24/07/2017 
End date
28/07/2017 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Norwich, closing the lines between the stations overnight between Monday 24 July and Thursday 27 July.

The 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service will terminate at Ipswich. A replacement bus will run between Ipswich and Norwich.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Revised service between Slough and Reading from 23:30 on Saturday 22 July and all day on Sunday 23 July
More information on Revised service between Slough and Reading from 23:30 on Saturday 22 July and all day on Sunday 23 July
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Start date
22/07/2017 
End date
24/07/2017 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Twyford / Reading / Oxford

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing 2 out of 4 lines between the stations from 23:30 on Saturday 22 July.

Some services will not call at Burnham and Taplow. A bus will run between Slough and Burnham to replace any trains that do not stop.  On Saturday only, the bus will run additionally to / from Taplow (trains do not normally call at Taplow on Sundays).

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Amended service between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield from Saturday 8 until Sunday 30 July
More information on Amended service between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield from Saturday 8 until Sunday 30 July
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Start date
08/07/2017 
End date
30/07/2017 
Route affected
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Northern between Blackpool North / Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield also between Wigan Wallgate and Stalybridge

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle

 
Train operators affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description
Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge, closing the lines.

Northern trains between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield start / terminate at Stalybridge.

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

TransPennine Express trains between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Victoria and Newcastle run between Leeds and Newcastle only.

TransPennine Express customers travelling between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria may use alternative TransPennine Express services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly via Warrington Central.

The following alterations will also apply to TransPennine Express services:

Saturday

The 04:25 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be retimed to run later than usual.

The 06:16 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Salford Crescent or Manchester Victoria.

An additional service will run from York to Middlesbrough, calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby at 20:12.

Sunday

The 20:51 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will start from Leeds.

The 16:50 Scarborough to Leeds service will be retimed to run earlier than usual and terminate at York.

Monday

The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria. A bus will run from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport, calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

The 00:45 Manchester Airport to York and 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. Buses will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria, calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

Monday to Friday

The 06:16 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 
Major engineering work at London Bridge affecting Thameslink until January 2018
More information on Major engineering work at London Bridge affecting Thameslink until January 2018
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Start date
05/01/2015 
End date
31/01/2018 
Route affected
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All routes via London Bridge

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail are rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

Until 2018, there will be long and short term changes to train services as major track work takes place around London Bridge station.

See the Thameslink Programme website for more information.

 
Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018
More information on Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018
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Start date
05/01/2015 
End date
31/01/2018 
Route affected
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All routes via London Bridge

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail is rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

Long term changes

Significant work affecting London stations will take place over the August 2017 bank holiday and the four working days after (26 August - 2 September), as well as over Christmas and New Year 2017/8.

Trains will be severely impacted over this time and you will need to change your journey so we ask you to keep this in mind when booking holidays and planning ahead.

More information about the August changes is available here which includes travel advice. Information about changes over the Christmas and New Year period will be made available in the autumn.

Further information


Travelling at the weekend

Throughout the programme, different services will be impacted on some weekends and bank holidays, for the latest information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/currentAndFuture 

On some weekends, particularly on Sundays, Waterloo East, London Bridge, London Charing Cross and / or London Cannon Street stations will be closed or have very limited services. Please use the Journey Planner to see the full impact on your journey.

During periods of time when London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street are closed, you’ll be able to use your ticket on selective alternative routes to complete your journey at no extra charge. For full details visit Southeastern. Please note the ticket acceptance detailed for weekend engineering work may differ from the Monday to Friday Thameslink Programme ticket acceptance outlined below.

Longer term changes

Thameslink services which run through central London will not call at London Bridge, however there will be a limited service between London Bridge and Brighton.

Southeastern

Until January 2018

Most trains to and from London Charing Cross are able to stop at London Bridge again, although there will continue to be some changes during weekday peak periods (see below)

Trains to and from London Cannon Street will no longer be able to stop at London Bridge.

During this time, it is recommended that you consider changing your normal journey to work as the number of trains running will be reduced and are likely to be very busy.

Weekday peak hour services to and from London Charing Cross / Waterloo East (until Friday 26 August)

Trains FROM London Charing Cross and Waterloo East will not be able stop at London Bridge between 08:02 and 09:09

Trains TO Waterloo East and London Charing Cross will not be able to stop at London Bridge between 16:25 and 18:46

Weekday peak hour services to and from London Charing Cross / Waterloo East (from Monday 4 September)

Trains FROM London Charing Cross and Waterloo East will not be able stop at London Bridge between 08:09 and 08:26

Trains TO Waterloo East and London Charing Cross will not be able to stop at London Bridge between 16:52 and 17:57

During these times, you’ll be able to use the alternative routes to complete your journey as detailed below

For a full list of major service changes visit key dates and service changes.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Alternative routes and travel advice

The impact on your journey will depend on the particular services that you currently use to get to and from London Bridge and what alternatives exist. Travel advice is as detailed below:

  • Change the train you catch from your home station to go direct to your national rail destination. For example switching from a London Charing Cross service to a London Cannon Street service. This may involve shifting the time that you travel, but in many cases only by a few minutes
  • If getting a different train from home is not possible, we advise you to change trains en route outside London, for example at Lewisham, Orpington, Sevenoaks or Hither Green, to get to your final destination

Please note: Different arrangements apply between Saturday 26 August and Saturday 2 September. For more information on alternative routes and travel advice during this period, please visit this page

If you are unable to complete your journey by interchanging on National Rail services outside London, you may need to use TfL services, if you have a Travelcard you may choose to use other routes.

The accepted routes are:

  • London Charing Cross, Embankment, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Southwark, Waterloo and Elephant & Castle underground stations
  • Between London Bridge and Waterloo/Southwark on the Jubilee line and on buses 381 and RV1 between London Bridge and Waterloo
  • Between London Bridge and Charing Cross on the Jubilee/Bakerloo/Northern lines and on buses 15 and RV1 between London Bridge and Charing Cross
  • Between London Cannon Street and Charing Cross/Embankment on the District/Circle lines and on bus 15 between Cannon Street and Charing Cross
  • Between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge on the Northern line and on buses 35, 40, 133 and 343 between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge
  • Between Blackfriars and London Bridge via Embankment and Waterloo and on buses 17 (from Blackfriars north entrance) or 381 and RV1 (from Blackfriars south entrance) between Blackfriars and London Bridge
  • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on District/Circle/Northern lines
  • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on bus services 17 and 521
  • Greenwich line passengers can use the DLR between Greenwich and Lewisham, changing there for a Southeastern service to London Bridge, or can use Southeastern services via Charlton

Thameslink passengers from the south of London (with a ‘Thameslink only’ ticket), whose final destination is currently London Bridge should change at Elephant & Castle or London Blackfriars for onward travel to London Bridge where tickets will be accepted on London Underground or eligible buses between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge and between Blackfriars and London Bridge. These recommended routes are shown here.

Southern (and any permitted route) passengers who currently interchange onto National Rail services at London Bridge for travel to London Charing Cross or London Waterloo East should take London Underground or eligible bus services where their tickets will be accepted between London Bridge to Charing Cross or Waterloo / Southwark.

South West Trains passengers who currently interchange at London Waterloo East for London Bridge should take London Underground or eligible bus services between London Bridge and London Waterloo / Southwark where their tickets will be accepted. These recommended routes are shown here.

 
 

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