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Delays between Manchester Victoria and Hebden Bridge until at least 14:30
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Incident created
01/11/2014 10:23
Last updated
01/11/2014 13:40
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Between Manchester Victoria and Leeds and between Kirkby and Todmorden

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

A broken down train at Littleborough is causing delays of up to 30 minutes to services between Manchester Victoria and Hebden Bridge.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 14:30.

Alternative travel options  

Passengers may use First TransPennine Express services between Manchester Piccadilly and Huddersfield.

Metrolink will also accept passengers between Shudehill and Rochdale.

You can follow this incident using the hashtag #SmithyBridge

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

 
Delays to Thameslink services between Sutton and Streatham expected until 14:30
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Incident created
01/11/2014 12:44
Last updated
01/11/2014 13:13
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Thameslink: services between Sutton and Luton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

A signalling problem near Sutton is causing delays of up to 35 minutes to Thameslink services between Sutton and Streatham. These delays are expected to continue until approximately 14:30.

Alternative travel options  

Passengers may use their tickets on London Buses on reasonable routes in the Wimbledon area.

You can follow this incident using hashtag #Sutton.

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

 

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

To and from Hamilton Square

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

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

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

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

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

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

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes until 13 December and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes from 14 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

 
Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Spalding / Sleaford on Saturday 1 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
01/11/2014 
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Between Peterborough and Spalding / Lincoln

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

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

Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Spalding / Sleaford.

Planning your Journey

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 and London Tramlink until Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
29/10/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
Route affected

Bakerloo Line. Circle Line. District Line.

 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Bakerloo Line

Until Sunday 2 November no trains will run between Queens Park and Harrow & Wealdstone. No London Overground services will run between Queens Park and Wembley Central. Replacement buses will operate between Queens Park and Wembley Central. 

Circle Line

On Saturday and Sunday, no trains will run between Gloucester Road and Aldgate via Embankment.

District Line

On Saturday and Sunday, no trains will run between South Kensington and Aldgate East, or between Turnham Green and Richmond. Replacement buses will operate between Turnham Green and Richmond. 

London Tramlink

Trams are not running between Mitcham Junction and Ampere Way. Replacement buses will run between Mitcham Junction and Ampere Way. Valid tram tickets will be accepted on the replacement bus service and also local buses. Oyster, pay as you go customers can receive a refund if they touch in correctly.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Amended service between London Paddington and Reading from Saturday 1 November until 07:00 on Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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All routes to and from London Paddington, between Marlow and Maidenhead and between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes and Harlington and Slough, closing some lines.

On Saturday, most local services between London Paddington and Reading will not run.

Local services from London Paddington to Oxford will call additionally at Southall, Burnham and Taplow. Local services from Oxford to London Paddington will call additionally at Burnham and Taplow. Fast trains between London Paddington and Oxford will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between London Paddington / Swindon and Cheltenham Spa will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa only. The 08:36 Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington service will terminate at Swindon.

Trains from London Paddington that usually run to Paignton / Penzance via Newbury are being diverted via Swindon and will depart from London Paddington up to 40 minutes earlier than usual.

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Oxford will depart from London Paddington up to 10 minutes earlier than usual. These services will arrive at London Paddington up to 15 minutes later than usual on their return journeys.

Trains between Marlow and Maidenhead and between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford will run up to 8 minutes earlier to enable passengers to connect with the retimed services from Maidenhead / Twyford.

On Sunday, the 06:38 Maidenhead to London Paddington service will start from Slough at 06:50. A replacement bus service will run between Reading and Slough 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

 
Buses replace trains between Crystal Palace and West Croydon via Norwood Junction on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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London Overground between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and West Croydon.

Southern between London Bridge and Caterham / Reigate / Tattenham Corner / Horsham / Uckfield

 
Train operators affected
London OvergroundSouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Norwood Junction area, closing the line between Crystal Palace and West Croydon via Norwood Junction.

London Overground:

Trains between Highbury and Islington / Dalston Junction and West Croydon will terminate at / start back from Crystal Palace.

A replacement bus service will run between Crystal Palace and West Croydon via Norwood Junction.

Southern:

On Saturday, London Bridge to Reigate services will not run. Services that usually run between Redhill and Tonbridge will be extended to start from / terminate at Reigate.

London Bridge to Caterham services will not run.

Services that usually run from London Bridge to Uckfield will run between East Croydon and Uckfield.

On Sunday, services between London Bridge and West Croydon will be diverted via Sydenham and terminate at Crystal Palace

On Saturday and Sunday, services between London Bridge and Horsham will be diverted to start from / terminate at London Victoria.

Services between London Bridge and Tattenham Corner will be diverted via Tulse Hill and Selhurst.

A replacement bus service will run between Crystal Palace and West Croydon via Norwood Junction.

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 in the Basingstoke area on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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CrossCountry between Newcastle / Leeds / Nottingham /  Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth.

South West Trains between London Waterloo and Southampton Central / Poole / Weymouth / Portsmouth Harbour / Exeter St Davids and also between Salisbury and Romsey. 

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountrySouth West Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Winchester on Saturday and between Farnborough and Andover / Winchester on Sunday, closing some lines.

CrossCountry:

On Saturday and Sunday, trains will be diverted and not call at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway, buses will run between Basingstoke and Winchester, extending journey times by up to 40 minutes.

South West Trains:

On Saturday, hourly services will run between London Waterloo and Weymouth via Guildford and Fareham, between Winchester and Weymouth and between Winchester and Poole.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Eastleigh will terminate at / start back from Winchester.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth & Southsea will terminate at / start back from Guildford.

Buses will run between Basingstoke and Winchester, extending journey times by up to 40 minutes.

On Sunday, trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will depart earlier than usual and run via Guildford and Fareham.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will terminate at / start back from Winchester.

Additional trains will run between Winchester and Southampton Central.

Replacement bus services will run between, Farnborough and Basingstoke, Farnborough and Andover and Basingstoke and Winchester.

Until 15:45 on Sunday, trains between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will terminate at / start back from Farnborough.

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will start from / terminate at  Andover.

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 Reading and Oxford from 23:30 on Saturday 1 until 11:30 Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Between London Paddington and Oxford / Ledbury

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cholsey and Appleford.

Journey times will be extended between Didcot Parkway and Oxford and trains will arrive at Oxford a few minutes later than usual.

On Sunday, the 08:50, 09:05, 09:50, 10:05 and 11:05 Oxford to London Paddington Services will leave Oxford up to 7 minutes earlier than usual.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Buses replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn on Saturday 1 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
01/11/2014 
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Between London Paddington and Paignton / Penzance

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Westbury, closing the line.

Services between London Paddington and Bedwyn and between Reading and Newbury will not run. A replacement bus service will run between Reading and Bedwyn.

Services between London Paddington and Paignton / Penzance via Newbury will be retimed to leave London Paddington up to 40 minutes earlier than usual and will be diverted via Swindon.

The following services will not run:

08:18 London Paddington - Exeter st Davids

11:54 Exeter St Davids - London Paddington

12:18 London Paddington - Taunton

15:19 Taunton - London Paddington

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 Didcot Parkway and Reading from 23:00 on Saturday 1 until 09:30 Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Oxford.

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Reading and between Chosley and Appleford with some lines closed.

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

22:43  (Saturday) London Paddington to Oxford.

23:07 (Saturday) Oxford to London Paddington.

07:29 (Sunday) London Paddington to Oxford.

09:05 (Sunday) Oxford to London Paddington - this train has also been retimed to leave Oxford at 08:59.

A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services.

The 08:00 and 08:30 (Sunday) Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will start from Reading, replacement buses will run between Didcot Parkway and Reading.

Planning your Journey

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

 
No London Overground services between Wembley Central and Queens Park on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston.

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wembley Central and Queens Park closing all lines.

No London Overground services will run between Wembley Central and Queens Park. Passengers are advised to use London Underground services between these stations.

Up to three trains per hour will run between Watford Junction and Wembley Central and also between Queens Park and London Euston.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Richmond and Willesden Junction on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Trains between Richmond and Stratford

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Richmond and Willesden Junction closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Richmond and Willesden Junction.

Additional trains will be running between Clapham Junction / Willesden Junction and Stratford.

Planning your Journey

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

 
Reduced Gatwick Express service on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Improvement work is taking place between Sydenham and Norwood Junction closing some lines.

Gatwick Express will be running an amended half-hourly service.

Trains will depart from London Victoria on the hour and 30 minutes past the hour on Saturday. On Sunday trains will depart from London Victoria 5 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Trains will depart from Gatwick Airport at 5 and 35 minutes past each hour on Saturday and Sunday.

On Sunday until 05:50, journey times will be extended by approximately 15 minutes.

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 Guildford and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
First Great Western
Description

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

Buses replace trains between Guildford and Gatwick Airport (non-stop) with journey times of approximately 65 minutes.

Buses will also run between Guildford and Redhill. One will call at Dorking Deepdene, Reigate and Redhill only, with journey times of approximately 65 minutes. Another bus will call at all stations between Guildford and Redhill, with a journey time of approximately 85 minutes.

To maintain connection times at Guildford, buses will depart from Gatwick Airport / Redhill earlier than the normal train timetable.

Passengers travelling between Redhill and Gatwick Airport should use other operator's services.

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 Ascot and Aldershot on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Trains between Ascot and Guildford

 
Train operator affected
South West Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Camberley and Ash Vale closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot with journey times being extended by at least 25 minutes.

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 Wigan North Western and Preston from 22:05 on Saturday 1 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
01/11/2014 
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Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North

 
Train operator affected
Northern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Leyland closing all lines.

21:47 from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North will be replaced by bus from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North.

The 22:14 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Wigan North Western. Passengers are advised to travel on the 22:22 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service and change at Preston onto a connecting bus to Liverpool Lime Street at 22:58.

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 / from and via London Bridge on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton.

Southeastern services between London Bridge and Plumstead.

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London Bridge area and also in the Three Bridges area closing some lines.

All weekend, a reduced Thameslink service of two trains per hour will run between London Blackfriars and Brighton and these trains will be diverted not calling at London Bridge but calling additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Passengers should use London Underground between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge. Outside of London Underground hours of opening buses will run between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.

Some trains which usually run between Bedford and Brighton will be diverted to start / terminate at Sutton.

Trains travelling from Brighton towards London will have extended journey times of up to 5 minutes between Haywards Heath and East Croydon.

On Sunday, Southeastern services which run between London Bridge and Plumstead are cancelled.

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

 
Amended service between Stirling / Perth and Inverness from Friday 31 October to Monday 3 November 2014
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Start date
31/10/2014 
End date
03/11/2014 
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East Coast services between London Kings Cross and Inverness

ScotRail services between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness

 
Train operators affected
East CoastScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stirling and Inverness closing some lines.

East Coast

On Friday the 12:00 East Coast service from London Kings Cross to Inverness will terminate at Perth.

On Saturday and Sunday buses will replace trains between Stirling and Inverness.

On Monday morning, the 07:55 from Inverness to London Kings Cross service will start from Perth. 

ScotRail

On Saturday and Sunday trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Dundee / Aberdeen are diverted via Fife, calling additionally at Linlithgow and Inverkeithing with buses replacing trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Dundee via Stirling.

Trains between Edinburgh and Inverness (north-bound) will run between Edinburgh and Dundee and between Perth and Inverness. Passengers travelling towards Inverness are advised to alight at Markinch for a bus to Perth, connecting with retimed trains to Inverness. South-bound trains will run between Inverness and Perth, and between Dundee and Edinburgh. Passengers travelling towards Edinburgh are advised to alight at Perth for a bus to Markinch / Kirkcaldy, connecting with trains to Edinburgh.

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Inverness / Elgin services are replaced by buses between Stirling and Perth.

On Saturday trains between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Dunblane / Perth / Dundee are amended to run between Edinburgh and Stirling with buses between Stirling and Dunblane / Perth / Dundee.

Trains between Edinburgh and Perth (via Fife) services will run between Edinburgh and Dundee with buses between Markinch and Perth. There will be some alterations to services in Fife, including Edinburgh to Dundee services which may run up to 12 minutes later between Kirkcaldy and Dundee.

On Sunday trains between Edinburgh and Perth (via Fife) are replaced by buses between Perth and Dundee and trains between Edinburgh and Dunblane / Perth are replaced by buses between Stirling and Dunblane / Perth.

Journey times will be significantly extended.     

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 Coast and First TransPennine Express services from Newcastle until 09:50 on Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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East Coast and First TransPennine Express - trains from Newcastle

 
Train operators affected
East CoastFirst TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Durham closing some lines.

On Saturday the 21:55 service from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly will depart 15 minutes earlier from Newcastle and Chester-le-Street.

Until 09:50 on Sunday, East Coast and First TransPennine Express trains will depart Newcastle earlier than the normal timetable.

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 Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

 
Train operator affected
London Midland
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley.

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 19:30 Saturday 1 until 13:00 on Sunday 2 November 2014
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Start date
01/11/2014 
End date
02/11/2014 
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Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey  

 
Train operator affected
London Midland
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Watford Junction and Berkhamsted with various line closures.

Buses 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

 
Amended Great Northern services on Monday 27, Tuesday 27 and Friday 31 October 2014
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Start date
27/10/2014 
End date
01/11/2014 
Route affected

Some Great Northern Routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Great Northern network with the following trains amended:

Great Northern

From approximately 22:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, trains will not call at Harringay or Hornsey. Passengers are advised to use London Underground or local buses to complete journeys.

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 Buses, London Underground, please use the Transport for London 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 
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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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