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Last updated:Today at 09:26
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, c2c, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, Southern, Thameslink, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Amended service via Coventry from 22:00 on Saturday 14 and all day Sunday 15 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Sep 2024 to 15 Sep 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly Liverpool Lime Street / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central

CrossCountry between Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Milton Keynes Central and Rugby and between Rugby and Birmingham International, closing some lines.

Avanti West Coast:

From 22:00 on Saturday and all day Sunday, trains will be diverted via Northampton extending journey times.

Trains via Birmingham New Street will start / terminate at Birmingham International.

A replacement bus service will operate between Rugby and Birmingham International.

Trains may call additionally at Watford Junction and Rugby.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be diverted and will not call an Coventry or Birmingham International. Journey times are unaffected.

A replacement bus service will operate between Leamingtin Spa and Birmingham International calling at Coventry.

London Northwestern Railway:

Sunday until 08:45

Train services between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only, with rail replacement buses operating between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

All day Sunday

Train services between London Euston and Crewe will run between Rugby and Crewe only. You are advised to travel on other services between London Euston and Rugby.

Train services between London Euston / Northampton and Birmingham New Street will run between London Euston / Northampton and Coventry and between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street (to an amended timetable at reduced frequency) only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Coventry and Birmingham International.

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.

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