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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Hitchin and Peterborough on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 16 Dec 2023 to 17 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Horsham / London Kings Cross and Peterborough


Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Peterborough, closing all lines overnight. ​​​​​​​

As a result:

The 23:11 Horsham to Peterborough (Saturday) and the 00:18 London Kings Cross to Peterborough (Sunday) services will both terminate at Hitchin.

Replacement buses will run from Hitchin to Peterborough.


The 05:45 Peterborough to London Kings Cross service will start from Hitchin at 06:30, and will terminate at Welwyn Garden City. A replacement bus will run between Peterborough and Hitchin.

The 07:45 Peterborough to Stevenage service will start from Peterborough at 07:39, and will run to an amended timetable.

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