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No trains between Merthyr Tydfil and Quakers Yard expected until 12:30
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Incident created
02/10/2014 10:53
Last updated
02/10/2014 11:22
Route affected

Trains between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry / Barry Island

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

There are safety checks of the line being made between Merthyr Vale and Quakers Yard which trains are unable to run between Merthyr Tydfil and Quakers Yard the stations. This is expected to continue until 12:30.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #QuakersYard

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 
Delays between Edinburgh and Polmont / Airdrie until at least 12:30
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Incident created
02/10/2014 11:20
Last updated
02/10/2014 11:21
Route affected

Trains between Edinburgh and Helensburgh Central / Dunblane / Milgavie

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

A signalling problem near Edinburgh Park is causing delays of up to 20 mintues to trains between Edinburgh and Polmont / Airdrie. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 12:30.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #EdinburghPark

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 
Delays between Kettering and Bedford expected until 12:00
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Incident created
02/10/2014 09:15
Last updated
02/10/2014 11:06
Route affected
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Trains between Derby / Lincoln and London St Pancras International

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Following a person having been hit by a train near Wellingborough, passengers may be delayed by up to 40 minutes between Kettering and Bedford. This is expected until 12:00.

Alternative routes where tickets will be accepted

Passengers may use CrossCountry, East Coast, London Midland and Virgin Trains on any reasonable routes.

Passengers may also use Stagecoach buses on route X4 running between Kettering and Northampton

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Wellingborough

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 
Disruption between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea until at least 12:00
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Incident created
02/10/2014 10:21
Last updated
02/10/2014 10:37
Route affected
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Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

A signalling problem at kemsley is causing disruption to journeys between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.

Because of this the following alterations will apply

  • One train per hour between Sittingbourne and Sheernes-on-Sea
  • Buses will replace cancelled trains

 

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 12:00

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Kemsley

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 
Delays between Scunthorpe and Doncaster until at least 12:45
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Incident created
02/10/2014 09:50
Last updated
02/10/2014 10:14
Route affected
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First TransPennine between Cleethorpes and Manchester

Northern Rail between Scunthorpe and Lincoln Central

 
Train operator affected
First TransPennine ExpressNorthern Rail
Description

A broken down freight train at Scunthorpe is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to trains between Scunthorpe and Doncaster. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 12:45.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Scunthorpe

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 
Disruption through Lewisham until at least the end of October 2014
More information on Disruption through Lewisham until at least the end of October 2014
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Incident created
30/09/2014 14:51
Last updated
02/10/2014 08:14
Route affected
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All routes through Lewisham

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Emergency engineering work at Lewisham is causing disruption to services through the station. The crossing that allows trains to run from the Bexleyheath line through Lewisham towards London Victoria has broken. This crossing is a specialist piece of equipment and it will take at least four weeks to build a replacement.

Until then, trains between London Victoria and Dartford via Bexleyheath will be diverted via Sidcup and will stop additionally at Crayford, Hither Green and Sidcup.

Passengers travelling between London Victoria and stations between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath will need to change trains at Lewisham. Alternatively, passengers may use stations on the lines through Woolwich or Sidcup at no additional cost.

To free up capacity through Lewisham, a small number of trains that usually run to London Cannon Street will be diverted to / from London Blackfriars. In the evening, these trains will depart from London Blackfriars slightly earlier than the normal departure time from London Cannon Street. The following trains are being diverted to / from London Blackfriars:

This morning:

  • 06:48 Broadstairs to London Cannon Street
  • 05:45 Dover Priory to London Cannon Street
  • 06:25 Broadstairs to London Cannon Street
  • 06:57 Ramsgate to London Cannon Street
  • 07:19 Ramsgate to London Cannon Street

 

This evening:

  • 16:46 London Cannon Street to Ramsgate
  • 17:08 London Cannon Street to Broadstairs
  • 17:30 London Cannon Street to Ramsgate
  • 17:52 London Cannon Street to Broadstairs
  • 18:44 London Cannon Street to Ramsgate

 

Passengers may use Thameslink services between London Blackfriars and London Bridge, and London Underground services on any reasonable routes.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Lewisham

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


 
Buses replace trains between Barry and Bridgend until end of service
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Incident created
02/10/2014 05:02
Last updated
02/10/2014 06:14
Route affected
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Between Aberdare and Bridgend

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

An operating incident has occurred in the Barry area meaning trains cannot run between Barry and Bridgend. Buses will run between these stations, extending journey times by up to 40 minutes.

This is expected to continue until the end of service.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Barry

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

Further information about the reasons for delays is available on the Delays Explained page

 

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Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
More information on Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales routes with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted and not call at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. A connecting bus will run calling at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed.

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead will be diverted via Crewe, passengers for stations to Chester travel on 21:50 Shrewsbury to Wrexham General and connecting bus from Wrexham General to Chester.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

22:23 Crewe to Chester will be retimed to depart from Crewe at the later time of 22:50.

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton, bus replaces train between Wrexham General and Chester.

22:35 Shrewsbury to Wrexham General additional, passengers connect into the 23:25 bus from Wrexham General calling Chester, Helsby, Frodsham, Runcorn East, Warrington Bank Quay, Earlestown, Newton-le-Willows and Manchester Piccadilly.

23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted and run non-stop, a bus will run between Manchester Piccaddily and Chester calling at stations normally served by the train. 

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester will be diverted via Crewe, Passengers travel on 23.40 replacement bus from Shrewsbury calling at Gobowen, Chirk, Ruabon, Wrexham General and Chester.

Tuesday to Friday

00:22 Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury will start at 00:35.

00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Improvement works at Cheddington station from Sunday 14 September to Saturday 11 October 2014
More information on Improvement works at Cheddington station from Sunday 14 September to Saturday 11 October 2014
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Start date
14/09/2014 
End date
11/10/2014 
Route affected
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Between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe

 
Train operator affected
London Midland
Description

Work to refurbish the footbridge at Cheddington station started on Sunday 14 September and continue until Saturday 11 October. 

While the work is carried out, London Midland trains from London Euston will be unable to call at Cheddington.This affects all Monday to Friday evening peak services and a number of trains at the weekend.

London Midland trains to London Euston are able to call as normal at Cheddington.

Passengers travelling from London Euston are advised to travel to Tring, where replacement road transport will be arranged for onward travel to Cheddington. 

Passengers who wish to travel in a north-bound direction from Cheddington are advised to phone National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50. Road transport will be arranged to take you to Leighton Buzzard. 

Railway and car park season tickets for Cheddington will be valid for use at Tring or Leighton Buzzard for the duration of the works.

Train services that will not call at Cheddington are as follows:

Monday to Friday weeks commencing 15 and 29 September

08:24 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

16:24 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

17:05 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

17:30 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

18:05 London Euston to Crewe

19:24 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

20:24 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

23:04 London Euston to Northampton

00:04 London Euston to Northampton

NB - the 18:29 London Euston to Northampton service will not call at Tring, passengers are advised to travel on the 18:34 London Euston to Bletchley service.

Monday to Friday weeks commencing 22 September and 6 October

As above, with the exception that the 23:04 London Euston to Northampton service is cancelled because of engineering works. Customers are advised to travel on the 22:44 London Euston to Milton Keynes service.

Saturdays 20 September to 4 October

00:04 London Euston to Northampton

00:34 London Euston to Northampton

17:27 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

19:46 London Euston to Birmingham

20:35 London Euston to Birmingham

21:54 London Euston to Northampton

23:04 London Euston to Northampton

23:44 London Euston to Northampton

NB - The last London Midland train to leave London Euston on a Saturday night / Sunday morning is usually the 00:15 service. Because of engineering works in the Watford area, this train will start from Hemel Hempstead from 20 September to 4 October, leaving at 00:46.

Sundays 14 September to 5 October

08:17 Hemel Hempstead to Birmingham

12:54 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

22:00 London Euston to Coventry

22:58 London Euston to Northampton

Planning your Journey

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

 
No trains calling at Hamilton Square from Monday 29 September until March 2015
More information on No trains calling at Hamilton Square from Monday 29 September until March 2015
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
31/03/2015 
Route affected

To and from Hamilton Square

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment from Monday 29 September until late March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. Moorfields will be refurbished next year.

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes until 12 December and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes from 13 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

 
Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service from Tuesday 30 September to Friday 3 October 2014
More information on Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service from Tuesday 30 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
30/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Between London Victoria and Worthing

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service is replaced by a bus between Brighton and Worthing.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended overnight Abellio Greater Anglia services from Tuesday 30 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
More information on Amended overnight Abellio Greater Anglia services from Tuesday 30 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
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Start date
30/09/2014 
End date
02/10/2014 
Route affected

London Liverpool Street to Colchester

 
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Manningtree closing all lines.

The 00:18 and 00:46 from London Liverpool Street to Colchester services will be replaced by buses between Marks Tey and Colchester.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended South West Trains services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
More information on Amended South West Trains services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Some South West Trains routes.

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place over some parts of the South West Trains network with the following trains amended:

23:15 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, bus replaces train between Haslemere and Portsmouth Harbour.

23:35 (Monday and Tuesday) London Waterloo to Southampton Central, bus replaces train between Winchester and Southampton Central.

23:45 (Monday to Thursday) London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea, bus replaces train between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

00:05 (Tuesday and Wednesday)  London Waterloo to Bournemouth, bus replaces train between Winchester and Southampton Central.

00:30 (Tuesday to Friday) Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour, bus replaces train between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour. 

01:05 (Tuesday to Friday) London Waterloo to Southampton Central, bus replaces train between Basingstoke and Southampton Central.

04:25 (Tuesday to Friday) Guildford to London Waterloo  will not call at Surbiton or Wimbledon. A bus will run from Guildford to Clapham Junction.

04:30 (Tuesday to Friday) Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo, bus replaces train between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant.

04:40 (Tuesday to Friday) Havant to Portsmouth Harbour will start from Fratton, an earlier bus will run from Havant to Portsmouth Harbour.  

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended ScotRail services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
More information on Amended ScotRail services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected
Some ScotRail routes.
 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the ScotRail network. The following trains are amended:

23:10 (Monday to Thursday) Carlisle to Dumfries, bus replaces train throughout.

23:12 (Monday to Thursday) Glasgow Central to Dumfries, bus replaces train between Kilmarnock and Dumfries.

04:58 (Tuesday to Friday) Dumfries to Carlisle, bus replaces train throughout.

05:46 (Tuesday to Friday) Dumfries to Glasgow Central, earlier bus replaces train between Dumfries and Kilmarnock.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended late night Northern Rail trains between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
More information on Amended late night Northern Rail trains between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Some Northern Rail trains between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Cheadle Hulme closing all lines.

23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted via Styal and not call at stations between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly via Cheadle Hulme.

23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe will be diverted via Styal and not call at stations between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe via Cheadle Hulme (stopping only to set down passengers from Wilmslow to Crewe).

Planning your Journey

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

 

 
Amended overnight Thameslink services from Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Thameslink routes.

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place in the London Bridge area and also bewteen Streatham and Sutton (via Wimbledon) closing some lines.

The 22:50 Luton to Sutton service will not call at stations between Streatham and Sutton via Wimbledon. Passengers are advised to use local buses / London Underground services to complete their journeys.

The 22:42 and 23:12 Bedford to Three Bridges and 23:11, 23:37 Brighton to Bedford services will not call at London Bridge. Replacement buses will run between London Blackfriars and London Bridge.

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 Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North each night from 23:30 on Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October
More information on Buses replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North each night from 23:30 on Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Stevenage via Hertford North

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North.

Trains which usually run via Hertford North will be diverted via Welwyn Garden City.

Buses will replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended First Great Western services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
04/10/2014 
Route affected
Some First Great Western routes
 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the First Great Western network with the following amendments on some routes:

22:45 (Monday to Thursday) London Paddington to Swansea will be re-timed to depart stations from Swindon to Swansea later than usual.

23:30 (Monday to Thursday) London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central.

23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Bristol Parkway to connect with a replacement bus calling all stations to Bristol Temple Meads.

23:49 from London Paddington to Reading on Friday will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough where a replacement bus will run to Burnham and Taplow.

04:47 (Tuesday to Friday) Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will depart slightly later at 04:50 but will not call at Bristol Parkway. Replacement raod transport will depart from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads at 04:20 to connect with the 04:50 service to London Paddington.

Some late night trains from Basingstoke to Reading will be amended after Reading West and arrive into Reading later than usual.

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 Reading and Bedwyn from 21:30 each night from Monday 29 September to Thursday 2 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place from 22:00 each night between Reading West and Bedwyn closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn from approximately 21:25 with journey times being extended by up to 2 hours.

Planning your Journey

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

 

 
Amended overnight East Midlands Trains services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Various East Midlands Trains routes

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking part over some parts of the East Midlands Trains network. The following changes will apply as a result of this.

The 22:05 (Monday to Thursday) Nottingham to Worksop will be replaced by a bus from Mansfield Woodhouse to Worksop.

The 22:23 (Monday to Thursday) from Worksop to Nottingham will not call at Newstead, Hucknall or Bulwell. A replacement bus service will operate from Kirkby-in-Ashfield to Nottingham.

The 05:00 and 05:19 (Tuesday to Friday) Derby to London St Pancras International will depart earlier than usual.

The following trains between Monday and Thursday will have their journey times extended and arrive later at their destinations:

  • 21:28 and 23:15 London St Pancras International to Derby
  • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham 
  • 22:25 (Monday to Thursday) London St Pancras International to Sheffield

 

The 17:52 Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich will be re-timed to run later than usual between Ely and Norwich.

Planning your Journey

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

 

 

 
Amended overnight Southeastern services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
More information on Amended overnight Southeastern services from Monday 29 September to Friday 3 October 2014
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
03/10/2014 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southeastern network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:45 Faversham to Dover Priory will not run, a replacement bus will run.

Tuesday to Friday

00:18 London Charing Cross to Gillingham will terminate at Dartford. A bus will run from Dartford to Gillingham at 01:13.

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 Oxford and Bicester Town until Summer 2015
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Start date
15/02/2014 
End date
08/05/2015 
Route affected
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Between Oxford and Bicester Town

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway

From summer 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. For further information please click here or here.

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until summer 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014
More information on Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014
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Start date
10/02/2013 
End date
31/12/2014 
Route affected
Download map of route afected London Paddington, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall, Hayes & Harlington & Heathrow Airport T123 and London Paddington, Acton Main Line, Ealing Broadway & Greenford / Reading 
Train operators affected
First Great WesternHeathrow Connect
Description

This engineering work is associated with the London Crossrail project. Further information regarding this can be found here.

As a result of this works the last trains to call at Hanwell are:

  • 21:03 London Paddington to Heathrow Airport T123
  • 21:27 Heathrow Airport T123 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services. Customers travelling to Hanwell from Reading and Intermediate stations are advised to alight at Southall. Bus service 195 from the station front runs regularly between Southall High Street and Hanwell.

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

  • 21:46 Greenford to London Paddington
  • 21:15 London Paddington to Greenford


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services.

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading
  • 23:24 Heathrow Airport T5 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel to North Acton Underground station via Ealing Broadway on the Central Line and use bus 266 as a replacement for withdrawn train services.

Alternatively Customers travelling from London after 21:48 to Acton Main Line can also travel on the 21:57 and 23.00 Reading services to Ealing Broadway and take the 22:17 and 23:30 London Paddington services to Acton Mainline.

Tickets are valid for this alternative route for TfL Buses and London Underground.

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

Journey Planner

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 the replacement buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

 
 

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