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Buses replace trains to / from Birmingham International / Coventry from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 May 2024 to 06 May 2024

Route(s) affected

All routes via Coventry

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Coventry and Birmingham New Street, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:

No trains will run between Rugby and Birmingham New Street.

A shuttle service will run between Birmingham New Street and Stafford (Saturday and Monday) / Crewe via Alsager (Sunday).

Replacement bus information has not been confirmed yet, please check back for more information here closer to the time of travel.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be amended and diverted, not calling at Coventry or Birmingham International.

Replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Leamington Spa, serving Birmingham International and Coventry.

London Northwestern Railway:

Trains between London Euston / Northampton and Birmingham New Street will run between London Euston / Northampton and Coventry and between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street (at a reduced level of frequency).

Trains between Coventry and Birmingham New Street will run between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street only.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Coventry and Birmingham International.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Avanti West Coast, London Northwestern Railway, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.