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Amended services in the London Euston / Rugby / Preston area from Saturday 30 December to Monday 1 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Dec 2023 to 01 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast services to / from London Euston

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London Euston and Rugby areas, closing various lines. ​​​​​​​

Avanti West Coast:

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 December:

Between 21:15 on Saturday and until 11:00 on Sunday, an amended service of 6 trains per hour will run:

  • 2 trains per hour between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly (1 via Crewe, 1 via Stoke-on-Trent).

  • 1 train per hour between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street.

  • 1 train per hour between London Euston and Glasgow Central.

  • 1 train per hour between London Euston and Birmingham New Street.

  • 1 train per hour between London Euston and Blackpool / Scotland via Birmingham New Street.

Trains to / from Holyhead will run between Crewe and Holyhead only.

Sunday 31 December:

Before 11:50, all trains running through the Rugby area will be retimed by a few minutes.

Monday 1 January:

Trains will start up later than usual, from 07:00 onwards.

Replacement buses will run between Preston and Carlisle.

Additionally:

  • 1 x train per hour between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent.

  • 1 x train every 2 hours between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly via Crewe.

  • 1 x train every 2 hours between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street.

  • 1 x train per hour between London Euston and Preston.

  • 1 x train per hour between London Euston and Preston via Birmingham New Street.

  • 1 x train per hour between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Trains to / from Holyhead will run between Holyhead and Crewe only.

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.

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