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Delays between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central expected until 22:00
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Incident created
13/02/2016 19:17
Last updated
13/02/2016 19:18
Route affected

Between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central

 
Train operator affected
London MidlandSouthernVirgin Trains
Description

A lineside fire between Berkhamsted and Tring is causing delays of up to 60 minutes to trains between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central. Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 22:00.

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Delays between Wickford and Southend Victoria expected until 20:00
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Incident created
13/02/2016 18:22
Last updated
13/02/2016 19:01
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Between Wickford and Southend Victoria

 
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Following an obstruction on the track at Rochford trains between Wickford and Southend Victoria are being delayed by up to 30 minutes. Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 20:00.

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Buses replace trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central until further notice
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Incident created
27/12/2015 11:41
Last updated
13/02/2016 04:17
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Between Dover Priory and London Charing Cross, Ramsgate and Ashford International and also between London St Pancras International and London St Pancras International via Faversham / Dover Priory

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

On Christmas Eve 2015, strong winds and high tides caused damage to the sea wall and track between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central. Major work will need to be carried out to repair 250 metres of track and rebuild the sea wall before the line can reopen.

Network Rail are working on a solution that will not only allow the railway to be reopened, but also to act as a sea defence for many years to come. Such a complicated design takes time to achieve and Network Rail are working as quickly as possible to provide an indication as to how long the work will take.

In the meantime more than 19,000 tonnes of rock is being placed on the beach to protect the railway from further damage.

Until the line re-opens, the following arrangements will be in place:

Buses are replacing trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central, also calling at Folkestone West.

Southeastern advise that unless you are of reduced mobility or are travelling with heavy luggage, you should change at Folkestone West for the bus service. At Folkestone West, buses will arrive / depart from the London bound side of the station (Platform 1). If you are of reduced mobility or are travelling with luggage etc., Southeastern strongly recommend that you change at Folkestone Central to avoid the need to use the subway or stairs at Folkestone West.

High Speed trains will run on the following routes:

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

 

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

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

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

Whilst the line is closed, parking is available at Folkestone West free of charge. Please note that on Mondays to Fridays the car park can reach capacity by approximately 08:00.

Southeastern's travel advice for stations in the affected area is available here.

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

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Disruption between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh expected until at least early March
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Incident created
31/12/2015 09:23
Last updated
13/02/2016 04:13
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First TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

Caledonian Sleeper services between London Euston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Inverness / Aberdeen / Fort William 

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian SleeperFirst TransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Trains are currently unable to run on the West Coast Main Line between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh. This is because urgent repairs are required to a river bridge at Lamington which is located between Lockerbie and Motherwell. The line is to remain closed throughout February while engineers carry out repairs to the damage caused by Storm Frank. At this stage it is anticipated the first trains will cross the viaduct in the first week of March.

Disruption is therefore expected to continue until at least early March. You can read Network Rail's press release here.

The following service changes can be expected:

First TransPennine Express

Services between Manchester / Preston and Edinburgh will terminate / start at Lockerbie. Buses will run between Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

Services between Manchester / Preston and Glasgow Central will terminate / start at Carlisle. Buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains are running a limited train service between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via a diversionary route which will add an additional 90 minutes journey time.

Buses are running between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh, for passengers who wish to travel to and from Lockerbie and Motherwell. The buses will connect to trains at Carlisle for passengers travelling to Penrith, Oxenholme Lake District and Lancaster.

Caledonian Sleeper

Lowlander services (Edinburgh Waverley / Glasgow Central - London Euston) will run between Glasgow Central and London Euston only, not calling at Edinburgh, Motherwell or Carstairs. Passengers may use ScotRail services between Edinburgh / Motherwell / Carstairs and Glasgow to connect with the train at Glasgow Central. Trains will be diverted via Dumfries, extending journey times by up to 120 minutes.

Highlander services (Inverness / Aberdeen / Fort William - London Euston) will be diverted to run to  / from London Kings Cross via the East Coast Main Line, not calling at Preston or Crewe. Passengers travelling between Inverness, Aberdeen or Fort William and Preston or Crewe may use ScotRail services between Inverness, Aberdeen, Fort William and Glasgow Central to connect with Lowlander services.

Alternative travel options

First TransPennine Express passengers who can defer their travel are recommended to do so and a full refund will be available from the point of purchase.

Passengers with Off-Peak and Anytime tickets are able to travel via York and travel on the East Coast using CrossCountry or Virgin Trains East Coast services.

Advance ticket restrictions have been relaxed for passengers travelling through the affected area, but must be used on First TransPennine Express services only and will not be accepted via the East Coast.

Virgin Trains passengers with Off-Peak and Anytime tickets between London Euston and Edinburgh only may use Virgin Trains East Coast services between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh.

Passengers may also use ScotRail services between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh / Carlisle.

Advance ticket restrictions have been relaxed for passengers travelling through the affected area. Virgin Trains are advising passengers to travel as close as possible to their booked services. London Underground services are conveying passengers between London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Passengers who can put off their travel are recommended to do so and a full refund will be available from the point of purchase.

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Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until Monday 29 February
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Incident created
26/12/2015 11:09
Last updated
13/02/2016 04:12
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Between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog 

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

In December 2015, flooding caused severe damage to the Conwy Valley railway line. This means that trains are currently unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Buses are replacing trains between these stations, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes.

Network Rail staff are in the process of repairing the damage and aim to reopen the line by the end of February.

A timetable of the replacement bus plan is available here.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #ConwyValley

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Disruption between Carlisle and Leeds expected until at least the end of February
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Incident created
31/01/2016 10:35
Last updated
13/02/2016 04:07
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Between Carlisle and Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Recent poor weather conditions have caused a landslip near Appleby. Work is ongoing to stabilise the landslip and repair damage to the track.

The line between Carlisle and Appleby is currently closed in both directions while work is taking place. Services will start / terminate at Appleby.

Some buses are also running between Carlisle and Appleby, extending journey times by up to 60 minutes.

A full service is not expected to resume until at least the end of February.

You can follow this incident using the hashtags #Appleby / #EdenBrows

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

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

As part of the Network Rail investment programme improvement works are taking place in the Uckfield area until the end of July 2016. This means that Southern will run buses in place of trains on the route to and from Uckfield connecting with trains as detailed below:

Friday 29 January from 22:00 to Friday 5 February, buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Sunday 21 February, Saturday 19 March, Sunday 20 March, Saturday 16 April buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Saturday 6 February, Monday 8 to Friday 12 February, buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Friday 12 February from 22:00 & all day Saturday 13 February buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Sunday 14 to Friday 19 February, between 09:20 and 22:00 buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Saturday 20 February, Saturday 27 February, Sunday 28 February, buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Monday 29 February to Friday 4 March, Monday 7 to Friday 11 March, Monday 14 to Friday 18 March, Tuesday 29 March to Friday 1 April, Monday 11 to Friday 15 April, between 09:20 and 16:40 buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Sunday 17 April buses will run between Ashurst and Uckfield.

Ticket Acceptance

Until 19 February, valid rail tickets to or from Uckfield or Buxted may be used, within the time restrictions for that ticket, on the following services:

On Southern/Thameslink services to and from Haywards Heath, Polegate, Lewes, East Grinstead.

On Southeastern services to and from Wadhurst, Tunbridge Wells.

Car Park Ticket Acceptance 

Passengers with a valid Southern monthly, quarterly or annual car park season ticket for Buxted car park may use it until 19 February in Haywards Heath, Polegate, Lewes or East Grinstead station car parks. These car park tickets will also be accepted at Crowborough, Eridge, however these station car parks are likely to fill up early in the morning.

For further information on these improvement works please view here

Planning your Journey

These changes for Sunday 21 February and Sunday 17 April are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

 
Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
Route affected

Circle Line. 

District Line.

Hammersmith & City Line.

Metropolitan Line.

 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the London Underground network with various line closures.

Circle Line

No trains will run. Because of this there will be no interchange at:

Farringdon

London Blackfriars

London Cannon Street

London Kings Cross

London Liverpool Street

London Paddington

London St Pancras International

London Victoria

Moorgate

London Euston (Euston Square)

London Fenchurch Street (Tower Hill)

District Line

No trains will run between Tower Hill and Upminster or between Earls Court and Kensington Olympia.Because of this there will be no interchange at West Ham, Barking, Upminster and Kensington Olympia.

Hammersmith & City Line

No trains will run between London Kings Cross St Pancras and Barking. Because of this there will be no interchange at Farringdon, Moorgate, London Liverpool Street and West Ham. 

Metropolitan Line 

No trains will run between London Kings Cross St Pancras and Aldgate. Because of this there will be no interchange at Farringdon, Moorgate and London Liverpool Street.

Planning your Journey

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

 
No trains between Wilmslow and Crewe from Saturday 13 to Tuesday 23 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
21/02/2016 
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Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central/Carmarthen/Milford Haven.

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bristol Temple Meads/Bournemouth.

Northern Rail between Manchester Piccadilly and Alderley Edge/Crewe (via Manchester Airport), Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe (via Stockport), Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.

Virgin Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston.

 
Train operators affected
Arriva Trains WalesCrossCountryNorthern RailVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Crewe closing the lines.

Arriva Trains Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central/Carmarthen/Milford Haven, will be diverted via Warrington Bank Quay and will start from/terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. Train services will also be unable to call at Stockport and Wilmslow.  A bus will run between Crewe and Stockport calling at Wilmslow.

CrossCountry services between Manchester Piccadilly and Bristol Temple Meads/Bournemouth will be diverted via Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent not calling at Wilmslow or Crewe. Journey times will remain unaffected. replacement buses will operate between Stockport, Wilmslow and Crewe.

Northern Rail services between Manchester Piccadilly and Alderley Edge/Crewe (via Manchester Airport) will start from/terminate at Wilmslow/Alderley Edge and trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe (via Stockport) will start from/terminate at Stockport/Alderley Edge. Replacement buses will operate between Stockport/Wilmslow and Alderley Edge/Crewe. Services from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent will depart earlier than normal, calling additionally at Levenshulme and Heaton Chapel. Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly will run as booked.   

Virgin Trains services between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston will be diverted and unable to call at Wilmslow. On Saturday and Sunday, replacement buses between operate between Wilmslow and Macclesfield and from Monday to Friday between Wilmslow and Macclesfield/ Crewe.    

Planning your Journey

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Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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To / from London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Slough and Swindon with some lines closed:

Some trains to / from London Paddington are retimed to run earlier/later than the normal timetable throughout or on part of the journey.

Saturday

05:21 London Paddington to Great Malvern and 05:56 London Paddington to Oxford will depart earlier than the normal timetable

21:12, 22:12 London Paddington to Oxford, 23:09 Reading to Didcot Parkway, 23:10 Oxford to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne and passengers should use connecting buses to / from Tilehurst.

Sunday

08:45 Penzance to London Paddington will call additionally at Tiverton Parkway, Taunton, Castle Cary, Westbury, Pewsey and Newbury.

11:54 Exeter St Davids to London Paddington will not run.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Andover and Gillingham, Warminster and Southampton Central on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Great Malvern / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton.

South West Trains between London Waterloo and Salisbury / Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads and also between Salisbury and Romsey.

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwaySouth West Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Andover and Tisbury and between Warminster and Romsey with all lines closed:

Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Warminster and Southampton Central, passengers for Romsey should use Great Western Railway buses to/from Salisbury and trains between Romsey and Southampton Central.

Some trains are cancelled or will not run the full timetable route and passengers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Some trains will call additionally (on request) at Dilton Marsh.

South West Trains

Buses replace trains between Andover and Gillingham and between Salisbury and Romsey

Trains between London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads will not run, passengers should use alternative services.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Sandhills and Kirkby / Ormskirk on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between Liverpool Central and Kirkby / Ormskirk

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sandhills and Kirkby / Ormskirk with all lines closed:

Buses replace trains between Sandhills and Kirkby / Ormskirk.

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 Shrewsbury / Newtown and Machynlleth on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between Birmingham International / Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place Shrewsbury / Newtown and Machynlleth  with various line closures:

On Saturday buses replace trains between Newtown and Machynlleth.

On Sunday buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Buses replace trains between Clapham Junction and Barnes on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between London Waterloo and Reading / Hounslow / Windsor & Eton Riverside /Woking and the London Waterloo circular via Kingston and Wimbledon

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

Engineering work between Clapham Junction and Barnes with all lines closed:

Buses replace trains between Clapham Junction and Barnes.

Saturday

London Waterloo to / from Reading services are diverted between Clapham Junction and Twickenham, calling additionally at Kingston.

London Waterloo to / from Windsor & Eton Riverside services are diverted between Clapham Junction and Twickenham, calling at all stations via Kingston.

London Waterloo to London Waterloo service via Twickenham will start at Barnes and terminate at Kingston.

London Waterloo to London Waterloo service via Brentford and Twickenham will not run.

London Waterloo to / from Weybridge services via Hounslow will run between Barnes and Weybridge.

Ascot to / from Guildford services are retimed.

Sunday

London Waterloo to / from Reading services are diverted between Clapham Junction and Twickenham, calling additionally at Wimbledon and Kingston.

London Waterloo to / from Windsor & Eton Riverside services are retimed / amended, some trains will call at all stations to Barnes then terminate, with other trains diverted via Kingston calling at all stations.

London Waterloo to London Waterloo service via Twickenham will run as a circular service starting from Barnes terminating at Kingston via Teddington.

London Waterloo to Kingston service via Hounslow is amended. Trains will start at Barnes then operate via normal route Twickenham, then call at all stations to Barnes not calling at Strawberry Hill, Teddington, Hampton Wick and Kingston.

London Waterloo to / from Woking service via Brentford will run between Barnes and Woking via Brentford.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Saturday 13 and Friday 19 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
19/02/2016 
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Between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering is taking place in the Whitechapel area with all lines closed.

No East London Line service will run between Highbury & Islington and Shadwell.

Trains to / from New Cross will not run

Buses will run between Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction and Shadwell.

Passengers may use London Underground via all reasonable routes (for entrance / exit at Canada Water and Stratford stations only).

Planning your Journey 

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

 
Amended service between Plumstead and Slade Green on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between London Cannon Street and Barnhurst / Dartford / Slade Green, London Cannon Street circular via Sidcup, London Charing Cross and Gillingham
 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Plumstead and Slade Green with all lines closed.

Saturday

London Charing Cross to / from Gillingham service will be diverted from Blackheath calling Eltham and Bexleyheath.

London Cannon Street to Barnehurst / Dartford services will terminate Plumstead, buses will run between Plumstead and Dartford for connections.

London Cannon Street circular via Sidcup and Greenwich will terminate Sidcup.

London Cannon Street circular via Greenwich and Sidcup will start Sidcup.

London Cannon Street to Slade Green service (via Bexleyheath) will not run.

Barnehurst to London Cannon Street will not run.

Dartford to London Cannon Street service will start Plumstead, buses will run between Dartford and Plumstead.

Slade Green to London Cannon Street service will start Plumstead, buses will run between Dartford and Plumstead..

Passengers to use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Sunday

London Charing Cross to / from Gillingham service will be diverted from Blackheath calling Eltham, Bexleyheath and terminate / start at Gravesend.

London Cannon Street to / from Dartford (via Greenwich) and London Cannon Street to / from Plumstead will not run,

Additional trains will run between London Charing Cross and Plumstead via Lewisham, buses will run between Plumstead and Dartford.

Passengers to use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between London Charing Cross and Hastings

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Robertsbridge and Hastings with all lines closed:

Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings not calling at Crowhurst, a bus will run between Battle and Crowhurst. 

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended 21:15 London Euston to Fort William Caledonian Sleeper on Friday 12 February
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Start date
12/02/2016 
End date
13/02/2016 
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Between London Euston and Fort William

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Crianlarich and Fort William with all lines closed:

21:15 London Euston to Fort William will be diverted to terminate at Oban with additional calls to set down at Tyndrum Lower and Taynuilt. Passengers for Fort William, Spean Bridge, Roy Bridge and Tulloch change at Taynuilt for alternative transport. No replacement transport will be provided for Bridge of Orchy, Rannoch or Corrour.

Planning your Journey 

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

 
Amended service between Luton and Bedford from 23:30 on Saturday 13 to 08:30 on Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between Brighton / London St Pancras International and Bedford. 

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering is taking place between Luton and Bedford with various line closures:

From 23:30 Saturday to 02:00 Sunday, buses replace trains in the direction Luton to Bedford.

On Sunday from 02:00 to 08:30, buses replace trains to / from Luton and Bedford.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare with all lines closed:

CrossCountry

Trains will be diverted and not call at Weston-super-Mare, passengers for Weston-super-Mare should use Great Western Railway services.

Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare

Some trains will run between Weston-super-Mare/Taunton to / from Exeter St Davids and beyond.

Saturday 

07:30(departing 07:27) London Paddington to Penzance will be diverted between Chippenham and Taunton and not call at Bath Spa, Bristol Temple Meads. It will call additionally at Westbury.

17:40 Penzance to London Paddington will be diverted between Taunton and Chippenham, not calling at Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa. It will call additionally at Westbury.

20:30 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids will arrive Bristol Temple Meads 22:18 and is then diverted, not calling at stations between Nailsea & Backwell and Bridgwater, buses will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare to connect with a train to Exeter St Davids calling at stations normally served by the train. A bus will also run from Bristol Temple Meads setting down only all stations to Worle.

Sunday

07:58 London Paddington to Penzance will be diverted between Chippenham and Taunton and not call at Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads. It will call additionally at Westbury.

15:45 Paignton to London Paddington will be diverted between Taunton and Chippenham, not calling at stations between Bridgwater, Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa. It will call additionally at Westbury.

20:00 Plymouth to London Paddington will be diverted between Taunton and Chippenham, not calling at Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa. It will call additionally at Westbury.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Edinburgh and Dundee on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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CrossCountry between Plymouth / Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

ScotRail between Edinburgh / Glasgow Queen Street and Glenrothes with Thornton / Perth / Dundee / Aberdeen / Inverness.

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross / Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryScotRailVirgin Trains East Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy and also between Ladybank and Dundee with various line closures:

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Edinburgh and Dundee.

ScotRail

Saturday

0908 Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee will terminate at Perth.

Edinburgh to / from Dundee services, buses replace trains between Kirkcaldy and Dundee.

22:08 Edinburgh to Dundee, bus replaces train between Glenrothes with Thornton and Dundee

22:43 Perth to Edinburgh, bus replaces train between Perth and Glenrothes with Thornton. A train also departs Perth at 22:44 for Edinburgh calling stations via Kirkcaldy.

Most trains between Edinburgh and Perth are replaced by a revised service between Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Train will not call at Cupar and Leuchars, buses will run between Ladybank and Dundee.

Sunday

Edinburgh to / from Dundee services, buses replace trains between Dundee and Edinburgh

Fife Circle services will run to a revised timetable and buses replace trains between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy via Burntisland
A revised service  will run between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy (via Dunfermline and Glenrothes with Thornton)

Edinburgh to / from Perth / Inverness services will not call at Kirkcaldy, bus will run between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy and between Kirkcaldy and Markinch.

Edinburgh to / from Aberdeen services are retimed and will not call at stations between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy or at Cupar and Leuchars,
buses will run between Kirkcaldy and Dundee.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Trains to / from Aberdeen will be diverted via Stirling with journey times extended by up to 60 minutes, buses will run between Edinburgh and Leuchars. 

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service to / from London Kings Cross from approximately 20:00 on Saturday 13 to 02:00 on Monday 15 February
More information on Amended service to / from London Kings Cross from approximately 20:00 on Saturday 13 to 02:00 on Monday 15 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
15/02/2016 
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To and from London Kings Cross

 
Train operators affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsVirgin Trains East Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Peterborough with various line closures:

Grand Central

17:29 (Saturday) Sunderland to London Kings Cross will not run. 

07:58 (Sunday) Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross will be diverted with additional journey time of approximately 60 minutes.

09:48 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Sunderland will not run.

11:50 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange will start at 12:40 and run later throughout.

Great Northern

Saturday

Kings Lynn, Cambridge routes: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. The 22:35 London Kings Cross to Royston will depart at 22:29 and be retimed throughout.

Peterborough route: Buses replace trains between St Neots and Peterborough. Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. The 23:52 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey (passengers should change at Hitchin for a connecting bus).

Sunday

00:22, 00:55 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will be diverted to Letchworth Garden City, a connecting bus will run from Letchworth Garden City to Peterborough

05:56, 06:56 London Kings Cross to Hertford North, 06:26 London Kings Cross to Stevenage (via Hertford North), 06:41 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City, 06:35, 07:05 London Kings Cross to Cambridge will start from Finsbury Park, passengers should use either replacement buses or the London Underground to travel from London Kings Cross.

Kings Lynn, Cambridge routes: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. 

Peterborough route: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed, and until 12:00 are diverted to / from Letchworth Garden City, connecting buses will run between Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough.

Hull Trains

On Saturday the 18:36 Hull to London Kings Cross will start at 17:59 and 19:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 19:07, these trains will run earlier throughout.

On Sunday the 10:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 11:45 and 12:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 13:37, these trains willl run later throughout.

Virgin Trains East Coast

On Saturday night until 12:00 Sunday trains will take a diversionary route between Peterborough and Stevenage with journey times extended by approximately 75 minutes. The last trains from London Kings Cross on Saturday will be 19.48 to Newcastle and 20.48 to Leeds.

From 12.00 Sunday trains from London Kings Cross and Stevenage will depart up to 20 minutes earlier than normal and will resume normal times from Peterborough, trains to London Kings Cross will arrive approximately 20 minutes later into Stevenage and London Kings Cross.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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

 
Amended service between Diss and Norwich from 23:35 on Saturday 13 until 09:55 on Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Diss and Norwich with all lines closed.

22:30, 23:30 (Saturday) London Liverpool Street (starts at Ingatestone) to Norwich, buses replace trains between Diss and Norwich. 

00:20 (Sunday) Cambridge to Norwich additional train will run, calling to set down only at Thetford, Attleborough and Wymondham. 

07:00, 08:00, 09:00 (Sunday) Norwich to London Liverpool Street (terminate at Ingatestone), buses replace trains between Norwich and Diss.

07:30 Norwich to Cambridge additional train service will run, calling at Wymondham, Attleborough and Thetford.

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 between Romford and Upminster on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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Between Romford and Upminster 

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering is taking place at Romford with all lines closed:

No trains will run between Romford and Upminster and passengers should use local buses.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on local buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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

 
No trains to / from London Liverpool Street via Maryland on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
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Start date
13/02/2016 
End date
14/02/2016 
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All routes to / from London Liverpool Street via Maryland.

 
Train operators affected
Abellio Greater Angliac2cTfL Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Wickford with various line closures:

Abellio Greater Anglia

No trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Wickford. 

Valid rail tickets will be accepted on London Underground between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Buses will run between Newbury Park (London Underground Station) and Ingatestone / Wickford for train connections.

Trains to / from Braintree will run a revised timetable to / from Witham, trains to / from Sudbury will also run to a revised timetable on Saturday.

c2c

Trains to from London Liverpool Street will be diverted to start / terminate at London Fenchurch Street, for passengers travelling to /from Stratford, tickets will be accepted on London Underground to / from West Ham.

TfL Rail

All weekend, no trains will run between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street. 

Replacement buses will run between Shenfield and Newbury Park (London Underground station), calling at Brentwood, Harold Wood, Gidea Park, Romford and Chadwell Heath. Replacement buses will also run between Romford and Stratford, calling at Chadwell Heath, Goodmayes, Seven Kings, Ilford, Manor Park and Forest Gate.

Valid rail tickets will be accepted on the London Underground Central Line between Newbury Park and London Liverpool Street. 

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses, London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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


 
No trains from Roydon towards London Liverpool Street or Stratford from Saturday 2 January to Sunday 28 February
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Start date
02/01/2016 
End date
28/02/2016 
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From Cambridge / Bishops Stortford to London Liverpool Street / Stratford.

 
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Platform improvement work is taking place at Roydon station and as a result of this trains travelling towards London Liverpool Street or Stratford will not call at Roydon.

Passengers are advised to use Harlow Town or Broxbourne stations.

Roydon season car park ticket holders may use Harlow Town car park.

Journey Planning

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

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

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

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

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

Travelling at the weekend

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

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

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

Longer term changes

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

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

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

Planning your Journey

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

Alternative routes and travel advice

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

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

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

The accepted routes are:

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

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

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

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

 
 

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