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Amended service between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 May 2024 to 06 May 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast / London Northwestern Railway services to / from London Euston

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston, closing various lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Saturday:

An amended train service will run to / from London Euston:

  • Two trains per hour will run between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent.

  • One train per hour between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street via Alsager.

  • One train per hour between London Euston and Glasgow Central via Alsager, Crewe and Bolton.

Capacity constraints prevent more trains running between London Euston and Glasgow Central. A shuttle train service of one train every other hour will run between Preston and Edinburgh.

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

Sunday:

No trains will run between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston.

  • Two trains per hour will run between Milton Keynes Central and Manchester Piccadilly (via Macclesfield).

  • One train per hour will run between Milton Keynes Central and Preston via Stafford, Alsager, Crewe and Bolton.

Replacement buses are yet to be confirmed, please check back here closer to the time of travel for further details.

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

Monday:

An amended train service will run to / from London Euston:

  • Two trains per hour will run between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent.

  • One train per hour will run between London Euston and Glasgow Central via Stafford, Alsager, Crewe and Bolton.

  • One train every two hours will run between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street via Alsager / Earlestown.

Capacity constraints prevent more trains running between London Euston and Glasgow Central. A shuttle train service of one train every other hour will run between Preston and Edinburgh.

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

London Northwestern Railway:

Sunday:

Train services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central will not run.

After 08:45 trains between London Euston and Northampton will run between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton only.

After 12:00 a special hourly shuttle train service will run between London Euston and Watford Junction (after 21:00 trains from London Euston to Watford Junction will call at Bushey to set down only).

There is additional engineering work in the Crewe area see here for more details.

There is also engineering work in the Coventry area, more detail can be found here.

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Potters Bar / Watford Junction and Northampton until 08:45

  • Potters Bar / Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central after 08:45 (not calling at Cheddington between 07:00 and 22:00).

  • Leighton Buzzard and Cheddington.

  • Bedford and Milton Keynes Central for more direct journeys between London and Milton Keynes Central.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.