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Delays between Beeston and Nottingham until the end of service
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Incident created
22/11/2014 21:47
Last updated
22/11/2014 23:27
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CrossCountry: Between Birmingham New Street and Nottingham

East Midland Trains: Between Derby / Leicester and Nottingham

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands Trains
Description

Signalling problems near Beeston are causing delays of up to 15 minutes between Beeston and Nottingham. These delays are expected to continue until the end of service tonight.  

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Beeston

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

 
Disruption to and from Stratford-upon-Avon until end of service
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Incident created
22/11/2014 21:30
Last updated
22/11/2014 22:37
Route affected
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Trains to and from Stratford-upon-Avon

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern RailwaysLondon Midland
Description

A signalling problem near Stratford-upon-Avon is causing disruption to and from this station, the following changes will occur until end of service:

  • Trains are currently suspended between Stratford-upon-Avon and Hatton / Shirley
  • Buses are replacing trains between Shirley and Stratford-upon-Avon and also between Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon

 

Alternative travel options

London Midland passengers may use their tickets on National Express West Midlands buses between Shirley and Birmingham Snow Hill.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #StratforduponAvon

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

 
Industrial action affecting Eurostar services to and from Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014
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Incident created
10/11/2014 08:15
Last updated
22/11/2014 15:15
Route affected

London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi

 
Train operator affected
Eurostar
Description

A national strike is planned to take place in Belgium on 8 and 15 December 2014.  Because of this, services between London St Pancras International and Brussels Midi are likely to only be able to run between London and Lille Europe on those dates.

The last two services departing London St Pancras International on Sundays 7 and 14 December 2014 will also be amended:

  • The 19:04 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will depart 30 minutes earlier at 18:34 arriving Calais 20.29, Lille Europe 21.00 and Brussels Midi 21.38 local times.
  • The 20:03 London St Pancras International to Brussels Midi will terminate at Lille Europe.

For the latest information on how this will affect your journey please check the Eurostar website for details.

If you hold a ticket for these dates you may either change your ticket free of charge for another date within 120 days, subject to availability or cancel your booking for a full refund.  Please contact your point of sale or Eurostar on 03432 186 186.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #Eurostar

 

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No trains calling at Hornsey or Harringay after 23:59 on Saturday 22 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
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From Stevenage / Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Alexandra and Finsbury Park with various line closures.

The 23:38 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross and 23:30 Stevenage to London Kings Cross services will not call at Hornsey or Harringay. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London 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

 
Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
As detailed in the description
 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Jubilee line

On Saturday, there is no service between London Waterloo and Wembley Park and on Sunday, the closure is extended to between London Waterloo and Stanmore. Because of this there is no interchange at West Hampstead. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Metropolitan line

On Saturday and Sunday no trains will run between Aldgate and Northwood / Uxbridge. Because of this there is no interchange West Hampstead or Harrow-on-the-Hill. To assist travel, the Piccadilly line will run an enhanced service, with trains every 10 minutes, between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Special note about Wembley Park station: 

The planned work described above on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines means that there will be no service to or from Wembley Park station. Customers attending the event at Wembley are advised to use Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Wembley Stadium station; an enhanced service will be operating before and after the event. Alternatively please use Bakerloo line services to and from Wembley Central station or London Overground services between Euston and Wembley Central station.

Planning your Journey

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

 
No direct trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London Marylebone on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Aylesbury Vale Park Parkway and London Marylebone (via Amersham)

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill with all lines closed.

There will be no direct train service between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London.

One train an hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham.

An hourly connecting bus service will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield for trains into London.

On Sunday between 09:00 and 18:00, the line will also be blocked between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham due to engineering work on the platforms at Aylesbury. Buses will replace trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham during this time.

Oystercard holders are reminded to tap in their Oystercards before boarding the bus at Amersham.

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 between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014
More information on Amended service between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
24/11/2014 
Route affected
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Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

First Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton and between Redhill and Tonbridge

 
Train operators affected
First Great WesternSouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Three Bridges, with various line closures.

On Saturday, First Great Western 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill.

On Sunday, First Great Western trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will run between Reading and Redhill only. Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport should use the replacement bus service that will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe or Preston Park.

Additionally, the 23:42 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill

Southern trains will run to a reduced service at Redhill, Merstham and Coulsdon South and will not call at Earlswood

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all stations.

Services that usually run between Tonbridge and Redhill will be extended to run between Tonbridge and London Bridge.

Planning your journey

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

 

 
No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015
More information on No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015
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Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
31/03/2015 
Route affected

To and from Hamilton Square

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

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

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

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

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

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

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

The changes for 27 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

 
No trains between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on No trains between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
Download map of route afected Between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield, Southminster and Southend Victoria and also between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich and branches  
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bethnal Green and Stratford closing all lines.

No trains will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. 

Passengers should use London Underground Central line services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. Outside of London Underground opening hours replacement buses will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.  

West Anglia services will be diverted to Stratford via Hackney Downs.

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
No trains via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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All routes via Tottenham Hale

 
Train operators affected
Abellio Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Cheshunt closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted via the Southbury / Seven Sisters route. Passengers for the Lea Valley / Tottenham Hale route should use other local stations on the Southbury / Seven Sisters route, which are within walking distance.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Routes to and from London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Maidenhead and between Tilehurst and Appleford with various line closures.

Saturday

Some trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed to depart / arrive earlier or later than usual and will call at different stations to the normal timetable.

Most local services which operate between London Paddington and Reading will not run.

Until 21:00, local services between London Paddington and Oxford will call additionally at Southall, Burnham and Taplow. Most of these services will depart from London Paddington 21 minutes early and then run as normal from Reading.

The 22:43 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:07 Oxford to London Paddington services will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus service will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with the train service.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa will only run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa.

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will only run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between Swindon and Westbury will depart approximately 10 minutes later than the usual timetable.

Sunday

The 07:29 London Paddington to Oxford service will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services.

The 08:00 and 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will start from Reading. Replacement bus services will run between Didcot Parkway and Reading to connect with the train service.

Services between London Paddington and Oxford will be diverted and not call at Didcot Parkway.

Saturday and Sunday

Some high speed services to and from London Paddington (except services to / from oxford) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

From approximately 22:30 on Saturday and all day Sunday, some trains between London Paddington and Maidenhead / Oxford will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus.

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 Wigan North Western and Preston from 22:00 on Saturday 22 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
22/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Leyland, with various line closures.

The 21:47 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North and 23:02 Liverpool Lime Street to Preston services will terminate at Wigan North Western.

Bus replacement services will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North / Preston.

The 22:14 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Wigan North Western.

A replacement bus service will run between Preston and Wigan North Western to connect with the 22:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service.

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 Lancaster and Carnforth / Morecambe from 21:00 on Saturday 22 until 11:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on Amended service between Lancaster and Carnforth / Morecambe from 21:00 on Saturday 22 until 11:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness / Morecambe

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Carnforth with various line closures.

From 21:00 on Saturday until 11:30 on Sunday, buses are replacing trains between Lancaster and Morecambe.

On Saturday, the 21:43 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster service will terminate at Carnforth, a replacement bus service will run between Carnforth and Lancaster.

On Sunday, the 08:40 Leeds to Morecambe service will terminate at Carnforth, a bus replacement service will run between Carnforth and Morcambe.

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 Nottingham and Newark North Gate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on Buses replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Leicester and Newark North Gate

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Netherfield and Newark Castle, closing the line.

On Saturday, the 07:04 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International service will start from Nottingham.

The 17:27 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central service will terminate at Nottingham.

Services that usually run between Leicester and Lincoln Central will run between Leicester and Nottingham and between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

On Sunday, services that usually run between Nottingham and Lincoln Central will run between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

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 Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey from 21:15 on Saturday 22 until 10:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

 
Train operator affected
London Midland
Description

Engineering work is taking place between North Wembley and Cheddington, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey.

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 Darlington and Bishop Auckland on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Bishop Auckland closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport on Saturday 22 and until 06:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on Amended service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport on Saturday 22 and until 06:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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To and from Heathrow Airport

 
Train operators affected
Heathrow ConnectHeathrow Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport closing some lines.

On Saturday, Heathrow Connect will run a half-hourly service and trains will be diverted to start / terminate from Heathrow Terminal 5 and not call at West Ealing or Hanwell. Heathrow Express will run a reduced half-hourly service.

On Sunday morning, the Heathrow Connect 05:12, 05:28 departures from London Paddington and 06:07 departure from Heathrow Terminal 4 are cancelled. The Heathrow Express 05:10, 05:25, 05:40, 05:55 and 06:10 departures from London Paddington and the 05:03, 05:18, 05:33, 05:48 and 06:03 departures from Heathrow Terminal 5 are also cancelled.   

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended Great Northern services to and from London Kings Cross from 23:45 Saturday 22 and all day Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Trains to and from London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage and between Hitchin and Peterborough, with various line closures.

The 00:53 London Kings Cross to Peterborough service will terminate at Letchworth Garden City. A replacement bus will run between Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough, calling at all stations.

The 05:46 and 06:46 Peterborough to London Kings Cross services will be diverted to start from Letchworth Garden City. Replacement buses will run between Peterborough and Hitchin to connect with the train service.

Until approximately 07:00, trains will not call at Harringay or Hornsey. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey. Please note that this only affects northbound trains, as there are no southbound trains scheduled to call at these stations before 07:00 on Sunday morning.  

Until approximately 07:45 trains will not run between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. Passengers should use London Underground services between London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. When London Underground services are not running, replacement buses will be available.

Trains between London Kings Cross and Cambridge will be subject to extended journey times. Trains will run non-stop between Finsbury Park and Stevenage, with buses serving intermediate stations. A change of train at Stevenage may be required on some journeys.

Peterborough services will be reduced to an hourly frequency. A change of trains will be required at Hertford North. Some journeys from Hertford North to Stevenage will be by replacement bus.

Welwyn services will be replaced by a bus between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City (and onto Stevenage).

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Swanley / Strood and Gillingham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Gillingham, closing the line.

Saturday

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Dartford will run between London Victoria and Strood only and not call at intermediate stations.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will run between Gillingham and Dover Priory only.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham will terminate at Sole Street

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Strood to Maidstone West services will not run.

Some services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International and some will be diverted and terminate Maidstone West.

Replacement bus services will run between Meopham / Strood and Gillingham.

Sunday

London Victoria to Canterbury East services will not run.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted and terminate at Maidstone East. Separate services will run between Gillingham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International or Strood.

Replacement bus services will run between Swanley / Strood / Maidstone East and Gillingham.

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 Robertsbridge and Battle / Hastings on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Hastings

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Robertsbridge and Battle, closing the line.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings.

A replacement bus service will run between Robertsbridge and Hastings, calling at all stations apart from Crowhurst, which will be served by a shuttle bus that will run between Crowhurst and Battle.

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 Canterbury West / Deal and Margate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
More information on Amended service between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
22/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate and also between London Charing Cross and Canterbury West / Ramsgate (via Dover Priory)

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Canterbury West / Deal and Ramsgate with various line closures.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Minster and Margate.

Also on Saturday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will run as normal until Sandwich and then divert to start / terminate at Minster. Other services between London and Ramsgate / Margate will terminate at Minster.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate.

Also on Sunday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, will terminate at Ashford International.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service to and from Penzance from Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November 2014
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Start date
08/11/2014 
End date
23/11/2014 
Route affected
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CrossCountry services between Penzance and Glasgow Central

First Great Western services between Penzance and London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryFirst Great Western
Description

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November the line between St Erth and Truro will be closed to allow improvement works to take place. The timber structures within Hayle Viaduct have deteriorated over the past few years. Network Rail will be carrying out the essential works to repair the viaduct, repair bridges along the route and renew the track in the area during three weeks in November.   

CrossCountry

Services travelling to and from Penzance will terminate at Plymouth or Truro and replacement buses will run between Penzance and Truro.

First Great Western

Trains will not run between St Erth and Truro. Replacement buses will run between Penzance / St Erth and Truro.

Most services will start / terminate at Truro but some may also start / terminate at Exeter St Davids, Plymouth or Par with onward connections provided.

A train service will run between Penzance and St Erth approximately every 30 minutes, with some being extended to run between St Erth and St Ives.

The Night Riviera Sleeper services  from London will terminate at Plymouth for onward rail / bus connections. Sleeper services to London Paddington will start from Truro with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will start from Plymouth. Rail and bus connections will be available for onwards journeys.

Trains between St Erth and St Ives may be retimed by a few minutes with some being extended to / from Penzance. 

Services on the Falmouth branch will operate normally with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will be replaced by buses. This is to allow for track renewal work in the Truro station area. 

Further information can be found here

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

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

This will include:

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

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

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

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

Planning your Journey

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

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

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

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

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


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

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

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


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

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

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


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

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

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

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

Journey Planner

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

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

 
 

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