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Ongoing disruption to Southern services due to train crew availability
More information on Ongoing disruption to Southern services due to train crew availability
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Incident created
21/06/2016 20:19
Last updated
30/06/2016 05:35
Route affected
Various Southern routes
 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Southern services continue to be severely affected by train crew availability including a high level of conductor sickness, which is leading to some services being cancelled for part or all of their journey.

It is not practical to replace every cancelled service with a bus replacement and in many cases it will be most appropriate to wait for the next train that is running. This may mean longer delays at stations awaiting the next service. We strongly advise that before you leave for the station you visit the live departure boards page to check your journey.

On a single journey many Southern services will have one of more changes of conductor en-route. This is leading to a large number of services being cancelled for part of their journey. This is on top of the full cancellations to services that are also occurring as a result of the shortages. To help make things more predictable, a small number of train services will be cancelled in advance each day. A list of the services which have been cancelled in advance are available here.

Where Southern discover late notice crew issues, this may result in trains being delayed waiting for an alternative conductor to be arranged. If no alternative can be found, this can lead to a short notice cancellation. This is particularly disruptive to the train service as it requires that passengers must leave the train before it moves clear of the main lines, which takes time. While this is taking place, other train services can quickly become stuck in a queue or have to use alternative lines or platforms, causing further delay to trains.

Southern are working around the clock to deal with these service-affecting situations as quickly as possible and to give as much warning of cancellations as possible. Please check live departure boards for the latest information of services from your station.

Alternative travel options passengers may use:

  • Brighton and Hove Buses between Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea (Route 2) and between Brighton and Eastbourne via Seaford (Route 12).
  • Great Western Railway / Metrobus between Redhill and Reigate.
  • Thameslink between Brighton and London Bridge.

 

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Industrial action affecting ScotRail services from Sunday 3 July
More information on Industrial action affecting ScotRail services from Sunday 3 July
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Incident created
16/06/2016 10:18
Last updated
30/06/2016 05:35
Route affected

Various ScotRail routes

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

The RMT Union has confirmed its intention to strike on the following dates:

  • Sunday 3 July
  • Sunday 10 July
  • Sunday 17 July

For journey details on the planned 3, 10 and 17 July strike days, please check again nearer to your travel date. ScotRail are putting plans in place to run as many trains as possible.

Here is a key summary of ScotRail services for Sunday 3 July:

Services running as normal

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

Reduced service

(Trains will run between approximately 09:00 – 21:00)


Cancelled services

Buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • Inverness - Thurso / Wick
  • Aberdeen - Inverness - A limited bus service is running on this route and buses are expected to be extremely busy. Passengers are advised to postpone travel if possible.
  • Glasgow - Oban / Fort William / Mallaig

It is unlikely that ScotRail will be able to source buses for most of the routes below.

  • Edinburgh – North Berwick/Dunbar
  • Edinburgh – Aberdeen/Dyce/Inverurie
  • Edinburgh – Alloa (a limited Edinburgh – Dunblane service will operate as above)
  • North Berwick/Edinburgh – Glasgow Central/Ayr (Glasgow – Ayr services will operate as normal)
  • Glasgow Queen St – Stirling/Dunblane/Alloa/Dundee/Carnoustie/Arbroath
  • Glasgow Queen St – Oban/Fort William/Mallaig
  • Anniesland – Falkirk Grahamston
  • Stranraer/Girvan – Ayr/Kilmarnock/Glasgow Central
  • Glasgow Central – Inverness
  • Glasgow Central – Edinburgh via Shotts
  • Glasgow Central – Barrhead/Kilmarnock/Dumfries/Carlisle
    *A small number of Northern services may operate, we will confirm asap.
  • Aberdeen – Dyce/Inverurie/Inverness
  • Inverness – Kyle of Lochalsh/Wick
  • Inverness – Elgin
  • Inverness – Tain

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Buses replace trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central until December 2016
More information on Buses replace trains between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central until December 2016
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Incident created
27/12/2015 11:41
Last updated
30/06/2016 05:34
Route affected
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Between Dover Priory and London Charing Cross, Ramsgate and Ashford International, London St Pancras International circular services via Faversham / Dover Priory

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

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

The £44.5m project to rebuild the line has already begun and Network Rail engineers say they are targeting December 2016 for the railway to re-open to trains. More details on the project are available here.

To check your journey up to Sunday 28 August, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. For details of other journeys, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

High Speed trains will run on the following routes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can follow this incident on Twitter using #Folkestone

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Buses replace overnight services between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North from Monday 12 to Friday 16 September
More information on Buses replace overnight services between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North from Monday 12 to Friday 16 September
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Start date
12/06/2016 
End date
16/09/2016 
Route affected
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Between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Royston / Peterborough / Letchworth Garden City

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The following services will be diverted via Welwyn, with connecting bus services running between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage / Hertford North:

Monday to Thursday

23:18 Moorgate to Letchworth Garden City

23:21 Letchworth Garden City to Moorgate

23:48 Moorgate to Hertford North

Tuesday to Friday

00:18 Moorgate to Letchworth Garden City

01:05 London Kings Cross to Royston

03:35 Peterborough to London Kings Cross

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey 

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

 

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

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

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

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

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

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

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

The line between Carlisle and Appleby will be closed in both directions. While work is taking place a replacement bus service will run between the stations, extending journey times by up to 60 minutes.

Trains will run normally on the rest of the Settle-Carlisle line, between Appleby and Leeds.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended overnight Virgin Trains service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
More information on Amended overnight Virgin Trains service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
01/07/2016 
Route affected

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Wolverhampton / Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations with affect to the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston will be diverted between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central and not call at Northampton. Road transport will be provided from Rugby departing at 23:50.

23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted between Stoke-on-Trent and Wilmslow, not calling at Macclesfield and Stockport. Road transport will depart Stoke-on-Trent at 01:30, calling at Macclesfield 02:20 and Stockport 02:50.

Tuesday to Friday

05:25 Blackpool North to Crewe will start from Preston. Passengers from Blackpool North and intermediate stations should use Northern's 05:11 Blackpool North to York service, which will also call additionally at Kirkham & Wesham.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended East Midlands Trains service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
More information on Amended East Midlands Trains service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Derby and Chesterfield with affect to the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

22:25 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will be re-timed to run later from Derby.

Planning your Journey

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

 

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

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
Amended overnight London Overground service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
More information on Amended overnight London Overground service from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

London Overground between Dalston Junction / Highbury & Islington and West Croydon

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Track work is taking place overnight near Norwood Junction closing some lines.

After 22:30 each night, there will be no London Overground service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.

Passengers may use replacement road transport provided by Southern which runs between London Bridge, New Cross Gate, Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction, Selhurst and West Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended Southern service from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 June
More information on Amended Southern service from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

Various Southern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place across the Southern network, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

22:47 London Victoria to Hastings will terminate at Eastbourne. A bus will run between Eastbourne and Hastings.

23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield will terminate at Oxted. A bus will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted is cancelled. A bus will run from East Croydon to Oxted, departing East Croydon at 00:18 (Tue-Fri).

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham service will depart later at 23:47.

23:54 London Victoria to London Bridge will terminate at Crystal Palace. A bus will run between Crystal Palace and London Bridge.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended late night service between Three Bridges and Barnham via Horsham from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 June
More information on Amended late night service between Three Bridges and Barnham via Horsham from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

Between London Victoria and Chichester / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour via Horsham

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Arundel, each night between 22:05 and 05:50, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Late night services will be amended as follows:

  • Trains between London Victoria and Portsmouth, that normally run via Horsham, will be diverted via Haywards Heath
  • Trains will run between Three Bridges and Horsham
  • Buses will replace trains between Horsham and Chichester / Bognor Regis / Barnham.

 

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 27 to Friday 1 July
More information on Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 27 to Friday 1 July
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
01/07/2016 
Route affected

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes

 
Train operator affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place across the Arriva Trains Wales network, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:12 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be diverted and terminate at Crewe. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will be retimed to depart Chester later at 00:40.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service is will be diverted and terminate at Crewe. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

The 2104 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service is diverted via Crewe, a bus run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.

Monday - Friday

The 21:37 / 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town and the 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central services are replaced by a bus.

Tuesday - Friday

The 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester departs later than normal at 00:50.

The 03:38 Chester to Manchester Airport starts earlier than normal at 03:14 and is diverted via Crewe.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between Chelmsford and Ipswich / Harwich Town from Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 June
More information on Amended service between Chelmsford and Ipswich / Harwich Town from Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Colchester / Ipswich / Norwich and between Manningtree and Harwich Town.

 
Train operator affected
Abellio Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Ipswich closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday

From approximately 00:20 on Monday, buses will replace trains between Marks Tey and Ipswich.

Monday to Wednesday

Each night from Monday to Wednesday, the 22:00 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich and 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich services will have extended journey times of up to 30 minutes between Colchester and Manningtree.

From approximately 21:40, all other services will be replaced by buses between Colchester and Ipswich.

A revised service will operate between Manningtree and Harwich Town.

Planning your Journey

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

 
Amended services between Coventry and Northampton from Monday 27 June until Friday 1 July
More information on Amended services between Coventry and Northampton from Monday 27 June until Friday 1 July
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
01/07/2016 
Route affected
Between Birmingham New Street / Rugby and Northampton / London Euston
 
Train operator affected
London Midland
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton with various trains amended. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 22:54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry. Passengers should travel on the 23:31 Virgin Trains Coventry to London Euston service and then a bus will run from Rugby to Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

The 05:16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton. A bus will run from Northampton to Rugby, departing earlier to connect with the train.

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 from 27 to 30 June
More information on Amended Great Northern services from 27 to 30 June
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
30/06/2016 
Route affected

Various Great Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ely and Kings Lynn, closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 22:14 and 23:14 London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn services will be replaced by a bus between Ely and Kings Lynn

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 Western Railway services from 27 June to 1 July
More information on Amended Great Western Railway services from 27 June to 1 July
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
01/07/2016 
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place across the Great Western Railway network, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday

04:50 Hereford to London Paddington will be replaced by a bus between Hereford and Great Malvern.

Monday to Wednesday

23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will be retimed to run slightly later than usual from Patchway onwards.

Monday to Thursday

23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be retimed to run later than usual between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central.

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

20:27, 20:57, 21:29 and 21:56 London Paddington to Oxford.

21:21, 21:51 and 22:52 Oxford to Reading

Connecting buses will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst.

Monday to Friday

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

22:27 and 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford

23:45 Banbury to London Paddington

Connecting buses will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst.

Tuesday to Friday

04:00 Oxford to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. A connecting bus service will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst

Tuesday and Wednesday

22:21 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will be retimed to arrive at Exeter St Davids later than usual.

23:41 Paignton to Exeter St Davids will be retimed to  run later than usual between Starcross and Exeter St Davids.

Thursday

22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will run slightly later than usual from Newport onwards.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended Northern services from Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July
More information on Amended Northern services from Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July
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Start date
27/06/2016 
End date
01/07/2016 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place across the Northern network, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

18:03 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston will terminate at Lancaster.

20:00 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness will be replaced by a bus between Carnforth and Barrow-in-Furness.

20:15 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston will be replaced by a bus between Lancaster and Preston.

21:09 Preston to Barrow-in-Furness will not run. An additional service will run between Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness at 21:29.

21:47 Preston to Barrow-in-Furness will not run. Road transport will operate from Lancaster at 22:05 for Barrow-in-Furness.

22:07 Blackpool South to Colne will be replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.

22:36 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria will start from Rochdale. A connecting bus service will run between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria. After Rochdale, the bus will call at stations to set down only.

22:42 Preston to Liverpool Lime Street will be replaced by a bus.

22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly will not call at Stockport. A bus will run from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.

22:48 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus. An additional bus service will run from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly at 23:30.

22:50 Manchester Victoria to Blackburn will be replaced by a bus between Rochdale and Blackburn.

23:06 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria will be replaced by a bus between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria.

23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street will be retimed to run earlier than usual. A bus will run from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street at 23:09.

23:13 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel or Levenshulme. A bus will run between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at these stations.

23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield will be replaced by a bus.

23:30 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted and not call at Bolton. Road transport will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton.

23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, calling at these stations to set down only.

Monday to Friday

04:52 Blackpool North to Colne will start from Preston. On Monday only, a bus will run from Blackpool North to Preston. Between Tuesday and Friday, alternative train services will be available between these stations.

05:19 Blackpool South to Colne will start from Blackpool North. A bus will run from Blackpool South to Preston to connect with the train.

Tuesday to Friday

03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will be replaced by road transport between Blackpool North (departing earlier at 03:10) and Preston. The train will also not call at Bolton. Road transport will operate between Bolton and Manchester Piccadilly.

04:35 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster will not run.

04:40 Preston to Colne will be replaced by a bus throughout.

04:46 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will be replaced by road transport between Blackpool North (departing earlier at 04:20) and Preston.

05:11 Blackpool North to York will call additionally at Kirkham & Wesham.

05:59 Colne to Blackpool South will be replaced by a bus between Colne and Blackburn.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended Southern services to and from Uckfield until the end of July
More information on 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 
Route affected
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To and from Uckfield

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

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

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

For further information on these improvement works please view here

Planning your Journey

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

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

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

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

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

Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High

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

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

Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling / Dunblane & Alloa 

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

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

Glasgow Queen Street to Lenzie peak services are cancelled.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Helensburgh / Milngavie to Edinburgh via Airdrie & Bathgate

Airdrie to Balloch services will not call at Kilpatrick and Bowling

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

1 train per hour will operate between Dumbarton and Springburn.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Planning your Journey

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

 
Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018
More information on Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018
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Start date
05/01/2015 
End date
31/01/2018 
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Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

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

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

Further information

 

Travelling at the weekend

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

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

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

Longer term changes

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

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

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

Planning your Journey

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

Alternative routes and travel advice

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

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

 

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

The accepted routes are:

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

 

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

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

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

 
 

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