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Last updated:Today at 04:55
Train companies affected:National Rail

Amended late night services via Northampton from Monday 29 January until Thursday 1 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Jan 2024 to 01 Feb 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between Edinburgh and London Euston

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Northampton


Engineering work is taking place in the Northampton area, closing some lines overnight.

Avanti West Coast:

From Monday to Thursday each night, the 18:52 Edinburgh to London Euston service will divert and not call at Northampton.

A rail replacement bus is planned to run between Rugby and Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.

Please note, this is not yet confirmed. Please check nearer the time of travel.

London Northwestern Railway:

From Tuesday to Thursday each night, the 22:50 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry at 23:27. Customers are advised to travel on the 23:34 Coventry - London Euston Avanti West Coast service to Rugby (due to arrive at 23:43).

A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing from Rugby at 23:53, Long Buckby at 00:24, arriving at Northampton at 00:50.

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.