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Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

No East Midlands Railway / Thameslink train service to / from London St Pancras International on Sunday 23 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 23 Jun 2024 to 23 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

East Midlands Railway all routes to / from London St Pancras International

Thameslink all routes via London St Pancras International

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Luton / Bedford and also between London St Pancras International and London Bridge, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

All train services will start / terminate at Wellingborough, running to a reduced timetable.

If you are travelling from the North to London you should travel on rail replacement buses from Wellingborough to Milton Keynes Central for Avanti West Coast and London Northwestern Railway rail services into London Euston.

If you are travelling from the North to Bedford you should travel on rail replacement buses from Wellingborough to Bedford.

If you are travelling from the North to Luton you should travel on rail replacement buses to Bedford and change at Bedford for Thameslink buses to Luton.

If you are travelling from Bedford, Luton and Luton Airport Parkway into London should travel on Thameslink buses to Hitchin for Great Northern and Thameslink services into London Kings Cross.

Thameslink:

No trains will run through central London between London St Pancras International / Finsbury Park and London Blackfriars / London Bridge.

There will also be no trains running between London St Pancras International and Luton / Bedford.

Please use London Underground / Bus services to travel across central London.

Buses will replace trains between London St Pancras International and Luton / Bedford, calling at all stations except Ketish Town.

Buses will also run to and from Great Northern route stations:

  • Hitchin - Luton - Bedford

  • Hitchin - Luton - Luton Airport Parkway

  • Potters Bar - St Albans City - Harpenden

You can use Great Northern and Thameslink services between London and Potters Bar / Hitchin.

Trains will run to an amended timetable between:

  • London Kings Cross and Cambridge

  • London Kings Cross and Peterborough

  • London Bridge and Brighton

  • London Bridge and Three Bridges / Horsham

  • London Victoria and Sevenoaks

No trains will run between London Bridge and Strood.

No trains will operate between London Blackfriars and Sutton. Please use alternative local TfL buses, Northern line or Southern Railway services.

Some replacement buses will run overnight from Sunday into Monday between London St Pancras International and London Bridge.

Paper tickets will be accepted on the following Transport for London services:

London Buses:

Blackfriars – Tulse Hill – Streatham

Streatham – Sutton (via Wimbledon)

Streatham – Sutton (via Mitcham)

Route 17: Kings Cross – London Bridge

Route 63/N63: Kings Cross – Elephant & Castle

Routes 46/214: Kings Cross/St Pancras – Kentish Town/Kentish Town West

Routes C11/32/113/107: St Pancras to Mill Hill

London Trams:

Wimbledon – East Croydon

London Underground:

Stanmore – London Bridge (Jubilee line)

Edgware/Mill Hill East – London Bridge/Waterloo (Northern line)

Kings Cross St Pancras – London Bridge – Elephant & Castle – Morden (Northern line)

Kings Cross St Pancras – Blackfriars – Charing Cross – Victoria – Elephant & Castle (Circle / District / Victoria / Bakerloo / Northern lines)

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses / Trams / Underground by using the Transport for London 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.