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Disruption through Peckham Rye until at least 23:30
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Incident created
23/07/2016 14:03
Last updated
23/07/2016 21:48
Route affected
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London Overground between Dalston Junction and Clapham Junction

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

 
Train operator affected
London OvergroundThameslink
Description

A signalling problem near Nunhead has been resolved.  Disruption to trains through Peckham Rye is expected while services recover.

London Overground may be delayed or cancelled between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction. Alternative routes for passengers can be found here.

Thameslink services will divert where possible. Delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected. Passengers may use London Buses on reasonable routes.

Southeastern and Southern services are no longer affected.

Disruption is expected to continue until at least 23:30.

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #PeckhamRye

If you experience a delay in completing your journey because of this disruption, you may be entitled to compensation

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To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

 
Delays between Crewe / Manchester Airport and Holyhead expected until 22:30
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Incident created
23/07/2016 11:33
Last updated
23/07/2016 21:05
Route affected
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Trains between Birmingham International / Manchester Airport and Holyhead

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Overcrowding between Crewe / Manchester Airport and Holyhead, because of large passenger flows from Chester Races, is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to trains. This is expected to continue until 22:30.

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #Holyhead

If you experience a delay in completing your journey because of this disruption, you may be entitled to compensation

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To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

 
Reduced Great Northern service after 15:00 on Sunday 24 July
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Incident created
23/07/2016 19:33
Last updated
23/07/2016 19:41
Route affected

Great Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Regrettably, a number of trains will be cancelled or altered across the Great Northern network from 15:00 tomorrow, Sunday 24 July.  This is due to ongoing issues with driver vacancies and the training requirements for new trains.

From 17:00, buses will shuttle between Royston and Cambridge to serve Shepreth, Foxton and Meldreth.

From 20.00, buses will supplement trains between Hitchin and Cambridge.

Great Northern are working to limit the number of services affected, more information is available here.

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #GNAlterations

The above changes are not currently showing in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner, please check back nearer to your travel time.

 
Reduced service between Brighton and West Worthing on Saturday 23 July
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Incident created
23/07/2016 04:32
Last updated
23/07/2016 04:55
Route affected
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Between Brighton and West Worthing

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Due to a shortage of train crew between Brighton and West Worthing there will be a reduced service between these stations.

Trains between Brighton and Portsmouth / Southampton Central will make additional stops at intermediate stations.

Passengers wishing to travel to or from Brighton to stations towards Worthing may wish to take the first available service to Hove and change there for alternative trains.

Replacement buses are on standby at some locations however buses are unable to cover every affected train and you may have a longer wait at stations to make your journey.

Alternative travel options passengers may use:

 

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #WestWorthing

If you experience a delay in completing your journey because of this disruption, you may be entitled to compensation

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To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

 
Industrial action affecting ScotRail services on Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July
More information on Industrial action affecting ScotRail services on Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July
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Incident created
19/07/2016 11:19
Last updated
22/07/2016 08:08
Route affected

Various ScotRail routes

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

The RMT Union has confirmed its intention to strike on Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July.

ScotRail are planning to run as many services as possible over the strike period, and an amended timetable has been put in place. Journey details for Sunday 24 July planned strike are available in the Journey Planner For journey details on the planned Sunday 31 July strike day, please check back nearer the time.

Here is a key summary of ScotRail's service for Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July:

Services running as normal

 

  • Helensburgh/Milngavie - Edinburgh via Glasgow Queen St Low Level, Airdrie and Bathgate
  • Dumbarton Central - Cumbernauld via Glasgow Queen St Low Level
  • Balloch - Airdrie via Glasgow Queen St Low Level
  • Milngavie to Motherwell/Cumbernauld via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Carstairs/Cumbernauld/Motherwell to Anderston via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Anderston to Whifflet/Motherwell/Carstairs via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Motherwell/Whifflet to Dalmuir via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Dalmuir to Larkhall via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Larkhall to Milngavie via Glasgow Central Low Level
  • Glasgow Central - Motherwell/Lanark
  • Glasgow Central - Cathcart/Neilston/Newton
  • Glasgow Central - Ayr
  • Glasgow Central - Largs/Ardrossan
  • Glasgow Central - Wemyss Bay/Gourock
  • Glasgow Central - Paisley Canal

 

Reduced service

 

Cancelled services

ScotRail will run replacement buses where they can. Below is a list of services that will be cancelled:

  • Edinburgh - Dunbar
  • Edinburgh - Aberdeen/Dyce/Inverurie
  • Edinburgh - Alloa (A limited Edinburgh - Dunblane service will operate as above)
  • North Berwick/Edinburgh - Glasgow Central/Ayr via Motherwell and Carstairs (Glasgow - Ayr services will operate as normal)
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Dunblane/Dundee/Carnoustie/Arbroath
  • Anniesland - Falkirk Grahamston
  • Stranraer/Girvan - Ayr/Kilmarnock/Glasgow Central
  • Glasgow Central - Inverness

 

Replacement buses

The following train services will be replaced with buses. Space is limited and buses may leave earlier or later than the normal train timetable.

 

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Buses replace trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central until Autumn 2016
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Incident created
27/12/2015 11:41
Last updated
21/07/2016 11:15
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Between Dover Priory and London Charing Cross, Ramsgate and Ashford International, London St Pancras International circular services via Faversham / Dover Priory

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

On Christmas Eve 2015, strong winds and high tides caused damage to the sea wall and track between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central. The severely damaged stretch of railway will need to be completely replaced with a new viaduct before trains can run again.

Network Rail is working on a solution that will not only allow the railway to be re-opened but also to act as a sea defence for many years to come. The £44.5m project to rebuild the line has already begun and Network Rail engineers say they are now targeting Autumn, which is earlier than the original estimate of December for the railway to re-open to trains. As soon as a precise date for the reopening of the line is available, we will let you know. More details on the project are available here.

For weekday services up to Friday 26 August, and weekend services up to Sunday 25 September, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. For details of other journeys, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Until the line reopens, buses are replacing trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central, also calling at Folkestone West. If you are travelling with heavy luggage or have reduced mobility, you should change at Folkestone Central as there is no step free access at Folkestone West.

High Speed trains will run on the following routes

  • Between London St Pancras International and Folkestone Central
  • Between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West
  • Between London St Pancras International and Margate / Ramsgate via Faversham

There will be no High Speed services to or from Sandwich, Deal, Walmer or Martin Mill. Instead, a train service will run between Dover and Ramsgate, with connections available to the High Speed network at Ramsgate.

During weekday morning and evening peak periods, express buses will run between Sandwich, Deal, Walmer and Folkestone West to allow passengers to connect with High Speed services. Please note that these buses will NOT stop at Folkestone Central. If you are of limited mobility and wish to travel on these bus services, please contact the Southeastern Assisted Travel Service on 0345 322 7021 so alternative arrangements can be made for you.

If you are intending to travel between Dover and London, you may also use trains to and from London Victoria via Canterbury East as an alternative route, to avoid the need for a bus journey. Travelling via this route will, in most cases, take longer than travelling via the bus service to Folkestone. Should you decide to use this route, you will be able to use your ticket on the London Underground between London Victoria and London St Pancras International at no extra charge to complete your journey.

Passengers with valid tickets from Sandwich, Deal, Walmer, Martin Mill or Dover Priory are able to park for free at Folkestone West, a permit must be displayed. More details on parking at Folkestone West are available here. Please note that on Mondays to Fridays the car park may be full by 08:00.

Southeastern's travel advice for stations in the affected area can be found here.

You can read Network Rail's press release and there are photos of the damage here.

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #Folkestone

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Amended weekday Southern and Gatwick Express services until further notice
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Incident created
05/07/2016 10:18
Last updated
20/07/2016 05:03
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Some Southern routes and Gatwick Express

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick ExpressSouthern
Description

In order to give you more certainty for your journey and enable you to better plan, Southern and Gatwick Express have implemented an amended timetable on Mondays to Fridays. They plan to operate the revised timetable until train crew availability returns to normal.

To check your journey for travel up to and including Friday 5 August, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

The timetables, details of the routes affected, and alternative travel options are available here.

The key changes are

  • No services on the West London route (East Croydon - Clapham Junction - Watford Junction - Milton Keynes Central)
  • Buses replace most trains between Lewes and Seaford
  • Revised services on many other routes

A map showing the alterations is available here.

If your journey is delayed by more than 30 minutes during the amended timetable, you will be able to claim compensation against trains cancelled in advance or against delays experienced on the day.

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #SNAlterations

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Buses replace trains between Bolton and Preston every weekend until Sunday 2 October
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Start date
20/06/2016 
End date
02/10/2016 
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Between Manchester Airport / Hazel Grove / Huddersfield and Blackpool North

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

As part of the ongoing modernisation of the line between Manchester and Blackpool North, engineering work is taking place every Saturday and Sunday between Bolton and Leyland closing the line. More information about this engineering work can be found here.

As a result of this engineering work, every Saturday and Sunday until the 2 October trains are diverted between Bolton and Leyland via Wigan North Western. Some trains will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

Replacement buses will run between Bolton and Preston calling at all stations via Chorley.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Buses replace trains between Carlisle and Armathwaite until further notice
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Start date
31/01/2016 
End date
31/12/2016 
Route affected
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Trains between Carlisle and Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

In January, poor weather conditions caused a landslip at Eden Brows, two miles north of Armathwaite. Work is ongoing to stabilise the landslip and repair damage to the track.

Background - an estimated 500,000 tonnes of earth have moved already and the embankment is still moving. Whilst monitoring the embankment, Network Rail have found a twist fault in the tracks caused by the ground movement. The slip is accelerating and the extent of this landslip means it is no longer safe to run trains on this section of railway.

Network Rail engineers have now agreed a plan to repair the landslip. The repairs will involve building a structure underneath the affected section of railway to support it. Because of the scale of the slip, the fact the earth is still moving and the inaccessibility of its location, it is not yet possible to provide an accurate time scale of how long disruption will last. More background information from Network Rail is available here.

The line between Carlisle and Armathwaite will be closed in both directions. While work is taking place a replacement bus service will run between these stations.

Buses will also run direct from Carlisle to Appleby.

Passengers travelling from Carlisle to stations between Appleby and Leeds are advised to use the direct bus service to Appleby to cut journey times to Leeds.

Additional buses will run between Penrith North Lakes and Appleby to connect with trains to / from Scotland.

Journey times may be extended by up to 60 minutes.

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

Planning your Journey

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

 
A reduced service between Bicester Village and Oxford Parkway on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
Route affected
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Between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bicester Village and Oxford Parkway  closing one line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

All weekend a reduced service between Bicester Village and Oxford Parkway.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
Route affected

District Line. Docklands Light Railway.

 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Earls Court and Wimbledon and on various parts of the Docklands Light Railway, closing some lines.

District Line

No trains will run between Earls Court and Wimbledon. Because of this there will be no interchange at Richmond.

Docklands Light Railway

No trains will run between Bank / Tower Gateway and Poplar / West India Quay. Because of this there will be no interchange at Limehouse.

Planning your Journey

For more information, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner.

 
Buses replace trains between Plumstead and Dartford on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
Route affected
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Trains between London Charing Cross and Gillingham, London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Slade Green / Dartford, London Cannon Street circulars via Sidcup / Greenwich

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Lineside equipment is being renewed between Plumstead and Slade Green, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Plumstead and Dartford.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will divert from Blackheath, calling additionally at Eltham and Bexleyheath.

London Cannon Street circular services via Sidcup and Greenwich will run to Crayford and divert to Dartford.

London Cannon Street to Slade Green / Barnehurst (via Bexleyheath) services will not run.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Planning your Journey

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

To get options for your journey on Docklands Light Railway, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

 
Amended 00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service on Saturday 23 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
23/07/2016 
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Horley, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

00:14 (Saturday) London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service will run fast between Purley and Horley. A bus will operate from Purley at 00:14, calling at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill and Horley for connecting passengers.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Carmarthen and Bridgend overnight on Saturday 23 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
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Arriva Trains Wales between Swansea / Cardiff Central and Fishguard Harbour

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Lineside maintenance is taking place between Carmarthen and Bridgend, closing various lines.

23:47 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

01:50 (Sunday) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
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Thames Valley services between London Paddington and Oxford and also between Reading and Didcot Parkway.  High Speed services between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Bath Spa / Taunton. 

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Electrification work is taking place at various locations between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway, closing various lines.

Thames Valley services

From 22:00 on Saturday and for early morning Sunday services, buses will replace Thames Valley services between Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford.

Early morning trains between London Paddington and Oxford (Saturday) will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough for buses to / from Burnham and Taplow.

08:03 (Sunday) London Paddington to Great Malvern service will start from Oxford at 09:17. Passengers should use the 08:42 London Paddington to Hereford service.

After 21:30 on Sunday, some trains will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. Trains will also not call at Pangbourne. Passengers for / at Pangbourne should travel to Tilehurst for connecting bus services.

High Speed services

After 23:10 on Saturday and until 09:00 Sunday, some trains will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, not calling at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham.

Passengers for Didcot Parkway should change at Reading for a bus to Didcot Parkway / Swindon. Rail connections will be available at Swindon for Bristol Temple Meads. Bus departure times may be slightly earlier than the usual timetable.

Road transport will be available for services between Reading and Swindon, Chippenham and Bath Spa. Additional trains will also operate between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham.

08:00 (Sunday) London Paddington to Penzance service will depart earlier at 07:51.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended 23:20 Sheffield to Derby service on Saturday 23 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
23/07/2016 
Route affected
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Between Sheffield and Derby

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Work on the signalling equipment is taking place between Chesterfield and Derby, closing all lines.

23:20 Sheffield to Derby is diverted between Chesterfield and Derby. Journey times will be extended by up to 20 minutes.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between London St Pancras International and Bedford / Leicester from 16:00 on Saturday 23 and all day Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
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East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International and Nottingham and also between Kettering and Corby. 

Thameslink between Sutton / London St Pancras International and Bedford. 

 
Train operators affected
East Midlands TrainsThameslink
Description

Lineside maintenance is taking place between London St Pancras International and Leicester, with various lines closed.

East Midlands Trains

Trains to and from London St Pancras International will be amended with journey times extended by up to 15 minutes.

Trains between Corby and Kettering will also be retimed.

Thameslink

On Sunday, a reduced service will operate between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Doncaster and Leeds / York on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July
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Start date
23/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
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CrossCountry between Southampton Central and York, Bournemouth and Leeds. 

Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange. 

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull. 

Northern between Doncaster and Leeds. 

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle / York / Edinburgh. 

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGrand CentralHull TrainsNorthernVirgin Trains East Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Doncaster and Leeds / York, closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Virgin Trains East Coast

21:00 (Saturday) London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will divert between Doncaster and York, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

22:00 (Saturday) London Kings Cross to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus between Doncaster and Leeds.

08:00 (Sunday) York to London Kings Cross service will be cancelled.

08:05 (Sunday) Leeds to London Kings Cross service will start from Doncaster at 08:37.

10:20 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Doncaster at 11:59.

09:37 (Sunday) Doncaster to Edinburgh service will start from York at 10:01.

CrossCountry

17:47 (Saturday) Southampton Central to York service and 17:47 (Saturday) Bournemouth to Leeds service will not call at Doncaster. Passengers can use connecting services between Sheffield and Doncaster.

Northern

22:19 (Saturday) Leeds to Doncaster service will be replaced by a bus between Wakefield Westgate and Doncaster.

09:12 (Sunday) Doncaster to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus between Doncaster and Leeds, stopping to set down only from Wakefield Westgate. A train will run additionally between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

Grand Central

07:55 (Sunday) Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service starts at 08:18 and runs later throughout.

11:50 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service starts at 12:36 and runs later throughout.

Hull Trains

It is not yet known how Hull Trains services will be affected.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Kilmarnock and Carlisle from Monday 18 to Wednesday 27 July
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Start date
18/07/2016 
End date
27/07/2016 
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ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Carlisle

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Kilmarnock and Carlisle, closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries / Carlisle.

Wednesday 20 to 05:40 Wednesday 27 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Buses replace trains between Stirling and Alloa from Sunday 17 until Sunday 24 July
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Start date
17/07/2016 
End date
24/07/2016 
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Between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Alloa

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Work on the track and signalling equipment is taking place between Stirling and Alloa, closing the line.

From Sunday 17 until Sunday 24 July inclusive, buses will replace trains between Stirling and Alloa.

Some late evening bus services will extend to Glasgow Queen Street, setting down only as required, where no train connections will be available.

Journey Planning

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

 
Buses replace trains between Teddington and Shepperton from Saturday 16 to Sunday 31 July
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Start date
16/07/2016 
End date
30/07/2016 
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Between London Waterloo and Shepperton / Kingston via Hounslow

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Teddington and Shepperton, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will be amended to run between London Waterloo and Twickenham, calling additionally at Strawberry Hill.

Further information is available here.

Buses will run between Teddington and Shepperton.

Please note: The location for the rail replacement buses, during this period of engineering work is: Bus stop A outside Teddington library on Waldegrave Road.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Gospel Oak and Barking from 21 May 2016 to June 2017
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Start date
04/06/2016 
End date
28/02/2017 
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Route between Gospel Oak and Barking

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Barking, partially or fully closing all lines during the project.

This project to electrify the line involves erecting overhead power lines on over 10 miles of track, altering the heights of bridges, and lowering tracks in a number of locations. Station platforms are being extended to allow new four-carriage electric trains to run.

Monday to Friday (6 June to 23 September, except Monday 29 August) an amended train service will run between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham.

Passengers should use London Underground or local buses between Seven Sisters / South Tottenham and Walthamstow Central. Buses will be provided between Walthamstow Central and Barking.

Monday to Friday (from 26 September to February 2017) there will be no service on this route.

Buses will be provided between Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters and also between Walthamstow Central and Barking. Passengers should use London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central.

Saturdays and Sundays also Monday 29 August (except Saturday 27 August) there will be no service at all on this route from May to February 2017.

On Saturday 27 August trains will run between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham, passengers should use London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central then buses between Walthamstow Central and Barking.

Saturdays and Sundays and Monday 29 August. Buses will be provided between Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters and also between Walthamstow Central and Barking. Passengers should use London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central. Information on the buses, alternative travel routes and step-free access is available here.

From February to June 2017 there will be evening and weekend closures, information will be published at a later date.

 
Amended Southern services to and from Uckfield until the end of July
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Start date
25/01/2016 
End date
31/07/2016 
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To and from Uckfield

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

As part of the Network Rail investment programme, improvement works are taking place in the Uckfield area until the end of July 2016.

Some late night midweek trains will be replaced by buses between Oxted and Uckfield.

For further information on these improvement works please view here

Planning your Journey

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

 
No trains at Glasgow Queen Street High Level from Sunday 20 March until Sunday 7 August
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Start date
20/03/2016 
End date
07/08/2016 
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Between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High, between Glasgow Queen Street and Stirling / Dunblane & Alloa and between Helensburgh / Milngavie to Edinburgh via Airdrie & Bathgate

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Glasgow Queen Street High Level will be closed from Sunday 20th March to Sunday 7th August 2016 inclusive, to allow engineering work to take place in the Queen Street Tunnel, this is in preparation for the electrification of the line to Edinburgh.

Services to and from the West Highlands are diverted to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level.

Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High

During the day, a half-hourly service will operate between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, departing Edinburgh at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour and departing Glasgow Queen Street Low Level at 01 and 31 minutes past the hour, calling at Croy, Falkirk High, Polmont, Linlithgow and Haymarket.

After approximately 19:30, services will depart Edinburgh at 00 and 30 past the hour and depart Glasgow Queen Street Low Level at 21 and 49 minutes past the hour calling at Falkirk High, Linlithgow and Haymarket and alternating between Croy and Polmont.

Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling / Dunblane & Alloa 

2 trains per hour will operate between Glasgow Queen Street and Stirling / Dunblane & Alloa. Services arrive at Glasgow Queen Street Low Level via Springburn and depart via Anniesland. All services will stop at Springburn. Some services are extended from Dunblane to Perth and Dundee.

On Sunday 1 train per hour will operate, with services arriving and departing Glasgow Queen Street Low Level via Springburn.

Glasgow Queen Street to Lenzie peak services are cancelled.

Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness services are diverted to Glasgow Central via Cumbernauld and Carmyle.

Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen services are diverted to Glasgow Central via Cumbernauld and Carmyle.

The last service will depart Glasgow Central 20-30 minutes earlier than it would normally from Glasgow Queen Street.

Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee services are replaced by existing Glasgow Queen Street to Dunblane services that are extended to Dundee.

Glasgow Queen Street to Anniesland and Glasgow to Falkirk Grahamston services are combined to give an hourly Falkirk Grahamston to Anniesland service via Cumbernauld and Springburn.

The 17:33 Glasgow Queen Street to Markinch service is cancelled.

Helensburgh / Milngavie to Edinburgh via Airdrie & Bathgate

Airdrie to Balloch services will not call at Kilpatrick and Bowling

Services are extended to Dumbarton Central and will call additionally at Kilpatrick and Bowling

1 train per hour will operate between Dumbarton and Springburn.

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Helensburgh / Balloch peak express services cancelled.

Trains between Balloch / Milngavie and Glasgow Queen Street, peak express services cancelled

Trains between Cumbernauld / Motherwell and Dalmuir via Hamilton and Yoker will now operate between Cumbernauld / Motherwell and Anderston via Hamilton.

Milngavie to Motherwell / Cumbernauld via Hamilton are re timed and will operate between Motherwell / Whifflet and Dalmuir via Singer.

Dalmuir and Whifflet / Motherwell via Yoker and Carmyle will operate between Anderston and Whifflet / Motherwell via Carmyle.

Larkhall and Dalmuir via Singer services will operate between Larkhall and Milngavie.

Dalmuir and Larkhall via Yoker services will operate between Dalmuir and Larkhall via Singer.

Planning your Journey

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

 
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 
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All routes via London Bridge

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
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.

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

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 most 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 details 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 services to and from London Charing Cross will not call at London Bridge until August 2016. As well as the impact to Southeastern and Thameslink services, Southern and South West Trains passengers will not be able to interchange onto Southeastern Charing Cross services at London Bridge.

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 follows:

  • 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.

 

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:

  • Between London Bridge and Waterloo / Southwark on Jubilee Line and on bus services (services 381 and RV1)
  • Between London Bridge and Charing Cross on Jubilee / Bakerloo / Northern Lines and on bus services (services RV1 and 15)
  • Between Cannon Street and Charing Cross / Embankment on District / Circle and on bus services (service 15)
  • Between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge on Northern Line and on bus services (service 35, 40, 133 & 343)
  • Between Blackfriars and London Bridge and on bus services (service 17 (Blackfriars North), 381 & RV1 (Blackfriars South)

 

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. These recommended routes are shown here.

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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