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Buses replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 24 Aug 2024 to 26 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street and Nottingham / Cambridge / Stansted Airport

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley, and between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton via Coventry

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway, closing all lines used by CrossCountry, and having a knock on effect on West Midlands Railway services in the area.

CrossCountry:

Trains will run between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street, and between Coleshill Parkway and Nottingham / Cambridge / Stansted Airport.

Replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway via Water Orton.

Trains to / from Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen will be diverted to run via Lichfield City (not calling), extending journey times by up to 60 minutes.

West Midlands Railway:

Saturday:

Trains between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton will run to a slightly amended timetable.

Saturday and Monday:

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley will run to a slightly amended timetable to accommodate diverted CrossCountry services (see above).

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.