Avanti West Coast services during Christmas and New Year 2020/2021

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

This information is subject to change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please check before you travel.

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Wednesday 23 December

 

Due to late night engineering work:

22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, and won't call at Northampton. A replacement bus will be provided between Rugby and Northampton.

23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and will not call at Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield or Stockport. Customers should change at Crewe for replacement bus services to Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. Customers for Stockport should travel through to Manchester Piccadilly for a connection.

Thursday 24 December

 

No engineering works but early shut down of service.

Friday 25 December

 

No service.

Saturday 26 December

 

No service.

Sunday 27 December

 

No major engineering works but there will be a late start up of service.

Please note that the engineering works between Milton Keynes and London Euston which typically finishes at 12:00 will finish at 10:00 to allow for more services to run.

Trains may be busy due to the closure of London Kings Cross station, which will affect LNER services.

Monday 28 December

 

Trains may be busy due to the closure of London Kings Cross station, which will affect LNER services.

Tuesday 29 December

 

Trains may be busy due to the closure of London Kings Cross station, which will affect LNER services.

Wednesday 30 December

 

Trains may be busy due to the closure of London Kings Cross station, which will affect LNER services.

Thursday 31 December

 

Early close down on New Year's Eve.

Friday 1 January 2021

 

Late start up of services.

Wigan North Western / Preston
All Anglo-Scottish services will operate between London Euston / Birmingham New Street – Wigan North Western and Preston - Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Rail replacement coaches will be in operation between Preston – Wigan North Western.

Sandwell & Dudley
All service between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton will be diverted, not calling at Sandwell & Dudley.

Rail replacement coaches will be in operation between Birmingham New Street and Sandwell & Dudley.

Saturday 2 January

 
No major engineering works.

Sunday 3 January

 

All lines at Milton Keynes Central will be blocked until 09:00. After this time, there will be a reduced service on all routes, with extended journey times to / from London Euston.

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Last updated:   09 December 2020