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Disruption between London St Pancras International and Finsbury Park expected until 15:00
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Incident created
21/11/2018 12:49
Last updated
21/11/2018 13:17
Route affected
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Between Luton and Rainham (Kent), between Peterborough and Horsham, between St Albans and Sutton (Surrey), between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton, and also between Bedford and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

A fault with the signalling system between London St Pancras International and Finsbury Park means fewer trains are able to run on some lines.

Trains between London St Pancras International and Finsbury Park may still be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 15:00.

Customer Advice:
Please allow extra time for your journey, as journey times will be significantly extended.

To assist you with your journey, your tickets will be valid on the following services:

  • London Buses between Croydon and Elstree & Borehamwood
  • London Underground services via any reasonable route
  • Great Northern services between Finsbury Park and Peterborough / Cambridge
  • Southern services between London and Horsham / Brighton
  • East Midlands Trains services between London St Pancras International and Bedford
  • London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Bedford via Bletchley
  • Southeastern services between London and Rainham
  • South Western Railway services between Wimbledon and London Waterloo
  • London Tramlink between East Croydon and Wimbledon


Please note that the above ticket acceptance does not include Southeastern High Speed 1 services.


How is this currently affecting the train service?
A reduced service will operate through London St Pancras International station.

Some services from the East Coast Mainline, may divert and terminate at London Kings Cross.
This will be decided on a train by train basis.



Can you tell me more about the incident?
Thameslink have received reports of a fault with the signalling system at London St Pancras International which is causing disruption to cross London services.

In this particular situation the fault has been confirmed as a 'Track Circuit Failure'. This means the signalling system is unable to automatically verify if the next section of track past the affected signal is clear. In this particular incident, two track circuits have failed.

The rail network is designed so that if a signal stops working, trains will stop before they reach it. Whilst this issue is ongoing, train crew will stop at the affected signal and contact the signalling centre to confirm their location, which at this point the signaller will verbally authorise the driver to continue towards the next signal. This process adds time to every trains journey, which means services can experience short delays.

The problem has caused an issue known as 'route locking' which prevents the signalling using certain sets of points to move trains from one platform to another as the route the train can travel becomes fixed.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #StPancras

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:
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Disruption between Banbury and Oxford / Bicester North expected until 14:00
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Incident created
21/11/2018 05:06
Last updated
21/11/2018 13:10
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle / Sheffield / Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Guildford / Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Banbury and Oxford / Didcot Parkway / Reading

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

The fault with the signalling system between Banbury and Oxford / Bicester North has now been fixed, allowing services to begin to return to normal. However, whilst service recovers, trains may still be cancelled, delayed or revised.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 15:30.

Chiltern Railways are no longer affected by this disruption. 

Alternative travel advice:

CrossCountry

Rail replacement buses are running between Banbury and Oxford.

You may also use your tickets on:

  • Chiltern Railways services via any reasonable route
  • Grand Central services between York and London Kings Cross
  • Great Western Railway services between via any reasonable route.
  • East Midlands Trains via any reasonable route
  • West Midlands Railway via any reasonable route
  • South Western Railway between Basingstoke and London Waterloo
  • Virgin Trains via any reasonable route
  • London Underground via any reasonable route until further notice

 

 

Great Western Railway

Rail replacement transport services are conveying customers between Banbury and Oxford.

You may also use your tickets on Chiltern Railways via any reasonable route. 

 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Heyford

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:
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Disruption to and from London Waterloo expected until 14:00
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Incident created
21/11/2018 09:33
Last updated
21/11/2018 12:56
Route affected
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To and from London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Lines have now reopened following a passenger being taken ill on a train between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo earlier today. Trains to and from London Waterloo may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Disruption is expected until 14:00.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #LondonWaterloo

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.

 
Industrial action affecting Northern on Saturday 24 November and Saturdays in December
More information on Industrial action affecting Northern on Saturday 24 November and Saturdays in December
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Incident created
09/08/2018 18:05
Last updated
21/11/2018 08:05
Route affected

Various Northern routes 

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Industrial action by members of the RMT Union is taking place on Saturday 24 November, and every Saturday in December.

On strike days, Northern will run a reduced service, with very few trains operating before 09:00 and after 18:00.  Some stations may not receive any service. Trains which do run are expected to be extremely busy and replacement buses may only be available on some specific routes where there are no trains.

Details of how your specific station will be affected, and answers to frequently asked questions, can be found here and a statement from Northern can be found here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 24 November using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

For all other strike dates, the Journey Planner has not yet been updated. Please check back closer to the time.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #NorthernStrike

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

Feedback:
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Industrial action to affect South Western Railway on Saturday 24 November
More information on Industrial action to affect South Western Railway on Saturday 24 November
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Incident created
11/10/2018 11:38
Last updated
21/11/2018 07:25
Route affected

South Western Railway routes 

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Industrial action by the RMT trade union on the South Western Railway network may affect your journey on Saturday 24 November.

A reduced service will run on most of the South Western Railway network, and some routes will not have a train service or a replacement bus service.

Check before you travel:
Timetables and travel advice for Saturday 24 November are available here. The National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner is currently showing the original planned service for that day, and not the strike timetable.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #SWRStrike

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. 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.

 
Reduced Hull Trains service until the end of the day on Friday 23 November
More information on Reduced Hull Trains service until the end of the day on Friday 23 November
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Incident created
06/10/2018 10:57
Last updated
21/11/2018 03:54
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Hull / Beverley

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains are operating a reduced service due to technical issues that occurred on their trains. Alternative travel advice for the amended or cancelled services on each day can be found on the Hull Trains JourneyCheck page.

The following trains will be cancelled or amended:

Today, Wednesday 21 November

19.12 Hull - London Kings Cross - terminates at Doncaster

Thursday 22 November

07.26 London Kings Cross - Hull - is cancelled throughout

19.12 Hull - London King's Cross - is cancelled throughout

Friday 23 November

07.26 London King's Cross - Hull - is cancelled throughout

Travel restrictions:
Customers with 'Hull Trains Only' tickets valid on a partially or fully cancelled service may use these on the specified alternative services closest to the departure time of their booked service only.

Where alternative contingency arrangements are in place for a particular service, customers should adhere to these arrangements as tickets purchased for alternative trains services other than those specified will not be refunded.

Customers holding a ticket with a reservation for a cancelled 'Hull Trains Only' service may use these tickets on any alternative Hull Trains service on the same date as that printed on your ticket.

A statement and latest news from Hull Trains can be found here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #HullTrains

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:
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Buses replace trains between Preston and Ormskirk today
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Incident created
18/11/2018 16:30
Last updated
21/11/2018 03:47
Route affected
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Between Preston and Ormskirk

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern have more trains than usual that are needing repair at the same time, and as a direct result, there will be no train service between Preston and Ormskirk today.

Alternative travel advice:
Buses will run in place of cancelled services and will call at all intermediate stations.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Rufford

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.

 
Disruption between Sheffield and Huddersfield until the end of service
More information on Disruption between Sheffield and Huddersfield until the end of service
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Incident created
20/11/2018 03:30
Last updated
21/11/2018 03:46
Route affected
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Between Sheffield and Huddersfield

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern have more trains than usual needing repair at the same time which means that journeys between Sheffield and Huddersfield will be disrupted.

Trains between Sheffield and Huddersfield will not run between Sheffield and Barnsley.

Disruption will continue until the end of service.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers wishing to travel between Sheffield and Barnsley can use alternative Northern services between Sheffield and Leeds.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Barnsley

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.

 

 
Amended Transport for Wales service until further notice
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Incident created
18/11/2018 18:08
Last updated
20/11/2018 19:42
Route affected

Various Transport for Wales routes

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

More trains than usual are currently undergoing repairs at Transport for Wales depots. This is a result of continuing problems from storm Callum and damage to wheels caused by seasonal conditions.

As a result of this, the following amendments will be in place until further notice.

Aberystwyth - Machynlleth - Shrewsbury

  • 06:25 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth will be cancelled
  • 06:30 Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury will be cancelled
  • 08:30 Aberystwyth - Birmingham International will start at Shrewsbury
  • 10:29 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth will be cancelled
  • 12:30 Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury will be cancelled   

Replacement road transport will operate in place of cancelled services. The timetable can be viewed here.

Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno

Buses will run in place of trains on this route. The replacement bus timetable can be found here.

Swansea / Carmarthen - Pembroke Dock / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour

Between 09:00 - 19:00 services between Pembroke Dock and Swansea will only operate between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock. Customers should use the first available service from Swansea – Carmarthen and change for additional replacement road transport.

Between 07:45 - 20:00 services between Milford Haven and Carmarthen will be replaced by a bus.

  • 08:14 Swansea - Fishguard Harbour will be cancelled
  • 09:53 Fishguard Harbour - Carmarthen will be cancelled

 

 

Replacement road transport will operate in place of cancelled services. The timetable can be found here.

Wrexham Central - Bidston

Between 06:00 and 18:30, trains will run every 2 hours, departing Wrexham Central at 07:32, 09:32, 11:32, 13:32, 15:32 & 17:45 and then services will run to the normal timetable.

Services will depart Bidston at 08:32, 10:32, 12:32, 14:32, 16:32 & 18:45 and then services will run to the normal timetable.

Replacement road transport will also run in place of cancelled services. The replacement bus timetable can be viewed here.

Swansea - Shrewsbury via Llandrindod (Heart of Wales line)

  • 04:53 Carmarthen - Llandovery will be cancelled.
  • 06:44 Llandovery - Swansea will be cancelled.

 


Replacement road transport will run operate in place of cancelled services. The replacement bus timetable can be viewed here.

Cardiff Central - Cheltenham Spa

The following alterations will be in place:

  • 06:13 Cardiff Central - Cheltenham Spa will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 06:40 Cardiff Central - Nottingham
  • 07:46 Cheltenham Spa - Maesteg will start at Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on the 08:46 Cheltenham Spa - Maesteg
  • 15:17 Maesteg - Cheltenham Spa will terminate at Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on the 17:12 Cardiff Central - Cheltenham Spa
  • 17:46 Cheltenham Spa - Maesteg will start at Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on the 18:46 Cheltenham Spa - Maesteg

 

Other alterations:  

  • 05:35 Cardiff Central – Milford Haven will be cancelled. Replacement road transport will operate – details can be found here
  • 06:00 Carmarthen - Manchester Piccadilly will start at Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on the 06:50 Carmarthen - Manchester Piccadilly. An additional bus will operate from Pyle – Cardiff Central, details can be found here
  • 06:10 Shrewsbury - Wrexham General will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 07:00 Shrewsbury - Wrexham General
  • 06:42 Cardiff Central – Pembroke Dock will terminate at Swansea. Replacement road transport will operate Swansea – Pembroke Dock – details can be found here
  • 06:45 Chester – Crewe will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 07:35 Chester – London Euston service
  • 07:16 Cardiff Central – Swansea will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 07:50 Cardiff Central - Carmarthen
  • 07:34 Crewe – Birmingham International will start at Shrewsbury. Customers should travel on the 08:08 Crewe – Carmarthen service (which will call additionally at all intermediate stations) and change at Shrewsbury
  • 11:10 Cardiff Central - Llanelli will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 11:21 Cardiff - Maesteg and change at Bridgend for replacement road transport – details can be found here
  • 12:32 Holyhead - Maesteg will not operate between Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on the 15:42 Shrewsbury - Milford Haven
  • 12:45 Llanelli - Cardiff Central will be cancelled. Replacement road transport will operate – details can be found here
  • 16:25 Llandudno Junction – Chester will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 16:49 Llandudno Junction – Birmingham International or 17:17 Llandudno Junction – Manchester Piccadilly service
  • 18:31 Manchester Piccadilly – Carmarthen will terminate at Cardiff Central. Customers should travel on 22:36 Cardiff Central – Maesteg or 23:15 Cardiff Central – Carmarthen
  • 18:39 Llandudno Junction – Chester will be cancelled. Customers should travel on 18:53 Llandudno Junction – Manchester Airport
  • 20:49 Shrewsbury - Wrexham General will be cancelled. Customers should travel on the 21:38 Wrexham General - Birmingham New St

 

 

Cardiff Valleys
Services on all Cardiff Valleys routes will be reduced. Additional bus services will supplement the train service between Taffs Well / Lisvane & Thornhill – Cardiff Queen St / Cardiff Central - details can be found here.

Transport for Wales are sorry for the inconvenience this will cause and assure customers we are working hard to resolve this unprecedented challenge.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #TfWalterations

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.

 
Reduced service through Ayr until further notice
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Incident created
27/08/2018 20:35
Last updated
18/11/2018 15:05
Route affected
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Trains between Glasgow Central and Stranraer / Ayr, and also between Girvan and Ayr

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Earlier this year, South Ayrshire Council enforced an exclusion zone at Ayr station. This was because the privately-owned former Station Hotel has been deemed unsafe.

Following work by Network Rail engineers, a limited number of ScotRail services are now running between Ayr and Stranraer. The following service is now in place at Ayr until further notice:

Stranraer - Barrhill - Girvan - Maybole - Ayr / Kilmarnock / Glasgow: Normal train service.

Girvan - Maybole - Ayr: These services are replaced by a bus.

Ayr - Glasgow Central:  Trains have a reduced capacity because of the restrictions that have been applied by the council, as the platforms at Ayr station can only accommodate four-carriage trains. In order to provide the best possible service to customers along the route, a number of trains throughout the day will start and terminate at Prestwick Town. A replacement bus service will run between Ayr and Prestwick Town to connect with these services.

Ayr - Kilmarnock: Normal service, with a few exceptions.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Ayr

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.

 
Amended Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern metro routes until Friday 23 November
More information on Amended Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern metro routes until Friday 23 November
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Incident created
25/10/2018 12:17
Last updated
15/11/2018 10:38
Route affected

Some Off-Peak services on the following Metro lines:

Woolwich Line, Bexleyheath Line, Sidcup Line, Hayes Line, Grove Park Line, Bromley South Line

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

50 million leaves fall onto the train tracks every autumn. When mixed with rain and squashed by train wheels, they form a slippery layer on the rails like black ice.

On days or weeks when rails are most slippery, Southeastern introduce a different timetable on some routes. Drivers need more time to stop and start the trains as the wheels have less grip on the tracks. These timetable changes give them the extra time they need to drive the trains safely.

The leaf-fall is expected to be most significant over the coming days; and as such, Southeastern will be running a revised Off-Peak metro timetable until Friday 23 November.

You can find more information on the amended timetable here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to 3 days in advance using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #SEautumn

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

Not travelling today? Check for planned engineering work on your route before you travel.
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Amended Thameslink service through Central London on Sunday 9 December
More information on Amended Thameslink service through Central London on Sunday 9 December
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Start date
09/11/2018 
End date
09/12/2018 
Route affected
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Between Bedford and Brighton / Three Bridges / Gillingham (Kent) / Sutton (Surrey) / London St Pancras International, between Kentish Town / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham (Kent), between London Blackfriars / Luton / St Albans and Sutton (Surrey), between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Farringdon and Herne Hill, closing all lines.

The following changes will apply:

  • Trains to and from Luton / Bedford will only run between Luton / Bedford and London St Pancras International.
  • Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will start / terminate at London Victoria.
  • Trains will be unable to call at Kentish Town. Replacement buses will run between West Hampstead Thameslink and London St Pancras, calling at Kentish Town.

 

Ticket acceptance:


Customers may use the following alternatives at no additional cost:

  • London Underground between London St Pancras International / London Blackfriars and London Bridge / London Victoria
  • London Buses on reasonable routes

 

Customers may also use alternative Southern and Thameslink services to help you complete your journey.

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.

You can plan your journey on London Underground and London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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 22:39 and 23:09 London Victoria to Reigate service from Monday 3 until Thursday 6 December
More information on Amended 22:39 and 23:09 London Victoria to Reigate service from Monday 3 until Thursday 6 December
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Start date
03/11/2018 
End date
06/12/2018 
Route affected

Between London Victoria and Reigate

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Reigate, closing all lines.

As a result, the 22:39 and 23:09 London Victoria to Reigate services will terminate at Redhill. Replacement buses will then run from Redhill to Reigate.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

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 midweek evening London Overground service between Romford and Upminster from 20:00 on Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended midweek evening London Overground service between Romford and Upminster from 20:00 on Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Romford and Upminster

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

London Overground will operate a reduced service each night between Romford and Upminster.

The last service operating are as follows:

  • 20:11 Romford to Upminster.
  • 23:24 Upminster to Romford

Customers should use local buses to contine their journeys after this time.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace late night trains on the Bexleyheath Line & Woolwich Lines after 23:55 each evening on Tuesday 20 to Friday 23 November
More information on Buses replace late night trains on the Bexleyheath Line & Woolwich Lines after 23:55 each evening on Tuesday 20 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
20/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between London Victoria / London Charing Cross /  London Cannon Street and Dartford

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night in the Bexleyheath area, closing various lines.

After approximately 23:55 each night, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.  Trains will be diverted Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich or Sidcup.

After 00:45, buses also replace trains between Lewisham & Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 South Croydon and Purley / Tattenham Corner / Caterham from 22:45 each night Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Buses replace trains between South Croydon and Purley / Tattenham Corner / Caterham from 22:45 each night Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

Between London Bridge and Caterham and

Purley and Tattenham Corner

 

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night from 22:45 between South Croydon and Purley / Tattenham Corner / Caterham, closing various lines.

Buses replace trains between South Croydon and Purley / Tattenham Corner / Caterham.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 service between Alexandra Palace and Hertford North from Monday 19 until Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended overnight service between Alexandra Palace and Hertford North from Monday 19 until Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

Great Northern between Moorgate and Hertford North

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between Alexandra Palace and Hertford North, closing all lines.

From 23:50 each night until the early hours the following day, buses will replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Hertford North.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 service between Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended overnight service between Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and York / Newcastle

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:19 Manchester Airport to York service will be retimed to leave Huddersfield at 00:31 earlier than usual, arrive at Dewsbury earlier at 00:39, depart Leeds earlier at 00:57, and arrive at York earlier than usual.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will depart Manchester Piccadilly 10 minutes later than usual, at 04:46.

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 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly, closing some lines.

As a result, the 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 21:00 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended 21:00 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Newton-le-Willows, closing all lines after 23:20 each night from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 21:00 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, calling at Newton-le-Willows.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 overnight trains between Preston and Barrow-in-Furness from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Buses replace overnight trains between Preston and Barrow-in-Furness from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Manchester Airport / Preston / Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Carnforth and Barrow-in-Furness, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Wednesday:

The 22:06 Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness service will be replaced throughout.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:10 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Barrow-in-Furness.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:53 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Barrow-in-Furness and Preston, departing Barrow-in-Furness at 04:34 in order to connect with Preston to London Virgin Trains services.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 service between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Amended overnight service between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Wilmslow / Manchester Victoria / Preston and Liverpool Lime Street

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Newton-le-Willows, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:35 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Preston service will not call at Prescot, Eccleston Park, Thatto Heath, Garswood and Bryn. A replacement bus will run between Huyton and Preston to serve these stations.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.


Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:28 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Manchester Piccadilly.


Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 in the Preston area from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Amended overnight services in the Preston area from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Preston area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains are affected:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:25 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. An additional train will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport
  • The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston.
  • The 23:36 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 05:20 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Wigan North Western.
  • The 05:46 Manchester Airport to Buckshaw Parkway service will depart at 05:20, and run earlier  than normal to Manchester Oxford Road.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Smithy Bridge, and between Smithy Bridge and Hebden Bridge, closing all lines overnight.

As a result, the 23:25 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria via Todmorden service will not run, and will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 late night / early morning service between Gravesend / Swanley and Rainham between Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 November
More information on Amended late night / early morning service between Gravesend / Swanley and Rainham between Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 November
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Start date
20/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Gravesend / Swanley and Rainham

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Bridge and tunnel maintenance is taking place between Strood / Sole Street and Rainham, closing some lines.

The following replacement buses will run in place of train services:

  • 00:20 from Ebbsfleet International calling at Gravesend, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Sittingbourne and Faversham
  • 00:22 from Sittingbourne calling at all stations to Gillingham
  • 00:28 from Dartford calling at all stations to Gillingham except Higham
  • 00:37 from Meopham calling at Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham
  • 00:53 from Meopham calling at Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Newington and Sittingbourne
  • Shuttle service from Sittingbourne at 01:16 and 02:08 calling at all stations to Ramsgate via Herne Bay
  • 01:29 from Meopham calling at Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham

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.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill between Monday 19 and Friday 23 November
More information on Amended service between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill between Monday 19 and Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Worcester Foregate Street / Hereford / Great Malvern, and also between Didcot Parkway / Oxford and Worcester Foregate Street

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Station improvement work is taking place between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill, closing some lines.

Most services from London Paddington / Didcot Parkway / Oxford towards Worcester Shrub Hill will terminate at Moreton-in-Marsh. Some services will terminate at Oxford.

An hourly bus service will operate between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill, calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 early morning service between Reading West and Newbury between Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 November
More information on Amended early morning service between Reading West and Newbury between Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 November
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Start date
20/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Reading West and Newbury

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Newbury, closing all lines.

The 00:18 Reading to Newbury service will NOT run. Replacement road transport will run from Reading to Newbury, calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 late night midweek service between Ilford and Gidea Park after 21:25 from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended late night midweek service between Ilford and Gidea Park after 21:25 from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

To / From London Liverpool Street via Shenfield

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Ballast Cleaning is taking place between Ilford and Gidea Park, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

Journey times between these stations will be extended by up to 10 minutes.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended late night midweek service to and from Colchester from Monday 19 until Wednesday 21 November
More information on Amended late night midweek service to and from Colchester from Monday 19 until Wednesday 21 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
21/11/2018 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Colchester

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night from 01:10 until 04:40, closing some lines between Witham and Colchester.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 00:18 and 00:50 London Liverpool Street to Colchester trains will terminate at Witham. Buses will be provided between Witham and Colchester.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 Witham and Colchester between 01:10 and 04:40 from Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 November
More information on Buses replace trains between Witham and Colchester between 01:10 and 04:40 from Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
21/11/2018 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Between London Liverpool Street and Colchester

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Track work is taking place between Witham and Colchester, closing all lines.

The 00:18 and 00:46 London Liverpool Street to Colchester services will terminate at Witham, with a bus running from Witham to Colchester.

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.

Project Information:

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

 

 

 
Amended 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

London Paddington to Swansea

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing some lines.

The 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, departing Bridgend and beyond up to 27 minutes later than normal.

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 late night / early morning service to and from Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Amended late night / early morning service to and from Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

To and from Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place in the Bristol Temple Meads area, closing various lines.

Monday

The 05:15 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington (via Newbury) will start from Westbury. Customers should use alternative rail services from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury. 

Monday - Thursday

The 22:15 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Swindon to Bristol Parkway where it will terminate. It will NOT call at Chippenham and Bath Spa. Customers should use alternative rail services from Swindon to Chippenham, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads

The 22:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach will terminate at Avonmouth. A bus will run from Avonmouth to Severn Beach.

The 23:08 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Avonmouth earlier than normal.
There will be a bus at 23:15 from Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads calling all stations.

The 23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Patchway to terminate at Bristol Parkway. A bus will run from Bristol Parkway to Filton Abbey Wood, Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads.

Monday - Friday

The 04:45 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will start from Bristol Parkway. A bus will run earlier than the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway to connect into the train.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads setting down only at Newport and Cardiff Central.

Tuesday - Friday

The 05:15 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington (via Newbury) will start from Bath Spa. Customers are to use alternative rail services.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 late night / early morning trains between Dumfries and Kilmarnock / Carlisle from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Dumfries and Kilmarnock / Carlisle from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Glasgow Central / Carlisle and Dumfries 

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the New Cumnock area, closing all lines each night.

Monday to Thursday

  • 23:13 Glasgow Central to Dumfries will terminate at Kilmarnock. A bus will operate from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
  • 23:10 Carlisle to Dumfries is cancelled. A bus will replace this service

Tuesday to Friday

  • 04:58 Dumfries to Carlisle is cancelled. A bus will replace this service
  • 05:46 Dumfries to Glasgow Central will start from Kilmarnock. A bus will depart at 05:46 from Dumfries to Kilmarnock

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.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 overnight trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Buses replace overnight trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

From London Victoria to Ashford International

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Maidstone East and Ashford International, closing all lines.

The 22:55, 23:25, 23:55 and 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International services will terminate at Maidstone East.

Rail replacement buses will operate as follows from Maidstone East:

  • 00:05 calling all stations to Ashford International
  • 00:28 calling all stations to Canterbury West
  • 01:05 calling at Bearsted and Ashford International
  • 01:33 calling all stations to Ashford International


Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 late night service between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
More information on Amended late night service between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
22/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Guildford and Gomshall, closing all lines.

The following trains are amended:

  • 22:36 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate at Guildford. Road transport will operate from Guildford to Redhill calling all stations. Rail connection are available from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.
  • 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate at Guildford. Road transport will operate from Guildford to Dorking(Deepdene), Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick Airport.
  • 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate at Redhill (and restart from Guildford). Road transport will operate from Redhill to Reigate, Dorking(Deepdene) and Guildford for a later rail connection from Guildford setting down only at North Camp, Blackwater, Wokingham and Reading.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 service between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Amended overnight service between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester, closing some lines. As a result, the following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday - 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

Tuesday to Friday - 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 overnight services between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Buses replace overnight services between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, closing the line.

Monday to Friday - the following services will be replaced by a bus between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth:

20:04 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth

20:32 Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth

22:30 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

23:40 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

Tuesday to Friday - The 04:53 Machynlleth to Aberystwyth service will start later at 04:56.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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 trains to / from London St Pancras International from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
More information on Amended overnight trains to / from London St Pancras International from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November
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Start date
19/11/2018 
End date
23/11/2018 
Route affected

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras and Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Leicester, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday:

  • The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service will depart Leicester earlier than usual.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras International service will arrive at London later than usual.
  • The 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International service will arrive at London later than usual.
  • The 21:50 London St Pancras International to Derby service will arrive at Derby later than usual.
  • The 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham service will arrive at Nottingham later than usual.
  • The 22:20 London St Pancras International to Sheffield service will arrive at Sheffield later than usual.

Monday to Friday:

  • The 23:08 London St Pancras International to Derby service will arrive at Derby later than usual.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:15 London St Pancras to Leicester service will arrive at Leicester later than usual.
  • The 05:02 and 05:19 Derby to London St Pancras International services will depart Derby earlier than usual.

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 London North Eastern Railway services from Wednesday 22 August until Saturday 8 December
More information on Amended London North Eastern Railway services from Wednesday 22 August until Saturday 8 December
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Start date
22/08/2018 
End date
08/12/2018 
Route affected

London North Eastern Railway between London Kings Cross and Leeds Newcastle / Edinburgh / Stirling

 
Train operator affected
London North Eastern Railway
Description

In order to improve reliability, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) will run an amended timetable from Wednesday 22 August onwards.

A small number of services between London King’s Cross and Leeds will be temporarily removed from the timetable from 13 August 2018 onwards. In addition, one service between Stirling and Edinburgh will also be temporarily cancelled from 27 August 2018.

The following amendments will apply:

Monday to Friday:

  • The 05:26 Stirling to London Kings Cross service will start from Edinburgh from Monday 27 August onwards.
  • The 09:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will not run.
  • The 11:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will not run.
  • The 15:00 London Kings Cross to Stirling service will terminate at Edinburgh from Monday 27 August onwards.
  • The 15:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will not run.
  • The 17:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will not run.

Saturday:

  • The 09:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will not run.
  • The 11:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will not run.
  • The 15:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will not run.
  • The 17:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will not run.

Sunday:

  • The 13:33 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will not run.
  • The 16:04 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will be retimed at Doncaster.
  • The 17:16 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will not run.

The cancellations and amendments are due to operational changes which will help to improve overall reliability along LNER's East Coast route in the event of further network-led disruption.

Booked to travel on one of these trains?

If you’re booked to travel on one of the affected trains, please travel on an earlier or later LNER train on the same day - your ticket will be valid.

If you'd like to reserve seats on your alternative choice of train, you can call the LNER Customer Solutions Centre on 03457 225 333.

If you can’t travel on an alternative service, you can visit the LNER refund page to see how to make a claim.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019
More information on Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019
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Start date
26/05/2018 
End date
28/09/2019 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Felixstowe, until Autumn 2019.

Most weekends, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at all stations.

There will also be replacement buses running on bank holiday weekends.

Christmas and New Year:

During the Christmas period, replacement buses will run from 18:50 on Saturday 22 December, and all day on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 December.

No service will run on Tuesday 25 or Wednesday 26 December.

On Thursday 27 December, replacement buses will run all day.

After this, replacement buses will run as usual on Saturday and Sunday dates.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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:

The Felixstowe branch line serves the Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the UK. Network Rail are planning to build an additional track and make changes to six level crossings in the Trimley area.

Building the additional track will help increase the capacity of the Felixstowe branch line and take lorries off the road. It will also mean more reliable journeys for passengers traveling between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

 
 

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