Changes to train times

 

CrossCountry services during Christmas and New Year 2019/20

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that CrossCountry will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Monday 23 December

 

Normal service.

Tuesday 24 December

 

Normal service until mid-afternoon.

From mid-afternoon trains will be amended to an hourly service on routes between:

  • Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads
  • Birmingham New Street and Reading
  • Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

A 20:00 shutdown of train operations will commence, and last trains will be earlier than normal.

Wednesday 25 December

 

No service.

Thursday 26 December

 

No service.

Friday 27 December

 

Trains will commence service from approximately 08:00.

Engineering work is taking place in the following areas:

  • Motherwell area, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
  • Between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.
  • Taunton until 10:00. Buses will replace trains until 10:00 between Taunton, Tiverton Parkway, Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot.
  • Guildford, buses will replace trains between North Camp and Guildford.
  • Leeds, journey times will be slightly longer than normal between Leeds and Wakefield Westgate.

Saturday 28 December

 

Engineering work is taking place in the following areas:

  • Motherwell area, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
  • Between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.
  • Guildford, buses will replace trains between North Camp and Guildford.

Sunday 29 December

 

Engineering work is taking place in the following areas:

  • Motherwell area, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
  • Between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.
  • Guildford, buses will replace trains between North Camp and Guildford.

Monday 30 December

 

Engineering work is taking place in the following areas:

  • Motherwell area, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
  • Between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.
  • Guildford, buses will replace trains between North Camp and Guildford.

    

The 17:27 Plymouth to Leeds service will divert at Chesterfield via an alternative route and run a few minutes later from Sheffield.

Tuesday 31 December

 

Engineering work is taking place in the following areas:

  • Motherwell area until 10:00, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.
  • Between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.

    

The 17:27 Plymouth to Leeds service will divert at Chesterfield via an alternative route and run a few minutes later from Sheffield.

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Newport, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central, Newport and Chepstow.    

The 17:27 Plymouth to Leeds service will divert at Chesterfield via an alternative route and run a few minutes later from Sheffield.

Thursday 2 January

 

The 17:27 Plymouth to Leeds service will divert at Chesterfield via an alternative route and run a few minutes later from Sheffield.

Last updated:   25 October 2019