Changes to train times

 

London Northwestern Railway services during Christmas and New Year 2019/20

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

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Please select the date you require:

Monday 23 December

 
Normal service.

Tuesday 24 December

 

Train services on all routes will finish earlier than normal, please check before you travel:

London Euston - Birmingham New Street / Rugeley Trent Valley / Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street

After 20:15 train services on this route will operate to an amended timetable and will close down earlier. The last services to run will be:

  • 20:51 London Euston - Birmingham New Street
  • 20:46 London Euston - Rugeley Trent Valley / Crewe
  • 18:05 Liverpool Lime Street - London Euston (19:54 from Birmingham New Street)
  • 19:35 Crewe - London Euston
  • 20:06 Liverpool Lime Street - Northampton
  • 21:29 Crewe - Northampton

 

Birmingham New Street - Liverpool Lime Street

The last services to run will be:

  • 19:18 Birmingham International - Liverpool Lime Street (19:39 from Birmingham New Street)
  • 21:17 Birmingham International - Crewe (21:37 from Birmingham New Street)
  • 21:14 Crewe - Birmingham New Street
  • 20:35 Liverpool Lime Street - Birmingham New Street
  • 21:34 Liverpool Lime Street - Crewe

London Euston - Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton

After 19:30 trains on this route will operate to an amended timetable and will close down earlier. The last services to run will be:

  • 22:16 London Euston - Northampton
  • 20:59 Northampton - London Euston
  • 21:10 Milton Keynes Central - London Euston

Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International - Coventry - Northampton

The last services to run will be:

  • 22:14 Birmingham New Street - Northampton
  • 22:33 Birmingham New Street - Coventry
  • 21:57 Northampton - Birmingham New Street

Bletchley - Bedford

The following services will NOT run:

  • 21:38 Bletchley - Bedford
  • 22:38 Bedford - Bletchley

Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey

The following services will NOT run:

  • 21:33 and 22:21 Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey
  • 21:54 and 22:44 St Albans Abbey - Watford Junction

Wednesday 25 December

 

No service.

Thursday 26 December

 

No service.

Friday 27 December

 

Train services may start later than normal on Friday, please check before you travel:

Birmingham New Street - Crewe - Liverpool Lime Street

The following changes will be made:

  • 06:10 Liverpool Lime Street - Birmingham New Street / London Euston starts from Crewe at 06:50.
  • 06:35 Crewe - Birmingham New Street will NOT run.

London Euston - Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton

A Saturday level of service will operate, and will start later than normal. The first services to run will be:

  • 04:14 Northampton - London Euston
  • 06:12 London Euston - Northampton
  • 07:12 London Euston - Tring

Bletchley - Bedford

The following services will NOT run:

  • 05:16 Bletchley - Bedford
  • 06:03 Bedford - Bletchley

Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey

The following services will NOT run:

  • 05:54 Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey
  • 06:14 St Albans Abbey - Watford Junction

Saturday 28 December

 

Saturday service.

However, at the time of writing, industrial action is planned which would affect services on Saturday 28 December. More details can be found here.

Sunday 29 December

 

Due to engineering work at Rugby, the 08:48 Crewe to London Euston train will be retimed. It will run later between Coventry and Northampton.

Otherwise, the Sunday service will operate.

Monday 30 December

 
A special timetable will operate, based on a Saturday level of service.

Tuesday 31 December

 

A special timetable will operate, based on a Saturday level of service.

After 23:59 services from London Euston to Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will operate to the following New Years Eve timetable:

00:05 and 00:35 London Euston - Northampton services will not run.

The following extra trains WILL run:

  • 01:04 London Euston - Northampton
  • 01:34 London Euston - Northampton
  • 02:04 London Euston - Watford Junction
  • 02:24 London Euston - Milton Keynes Central

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

Please see Tuesday 31 December for details of special early morning trains.

For the rest of Wednesday, a special timetable will operate, based on a Sunday level of service.

Thursday 2 January

 
Normal service.

Last updated:   11 October 2019