Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended overnight service between Bedford and Leicester from Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April

Start date
08/04/2019  00:00
End date
12/04/2019 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield

 
TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Kettering, between Kettering and Leicester, and also between Chesterfield and Sheffield, closing some lines.

The following amendments to service will be in place each night:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will run later from Market Harborough onwards.
  • 21:30 and 21:50 London St Pancras International to Derby, 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham and the 22:00 London St Pancras International to Sheffield are all retimed after departing Wellingborough and will run later to all stations.
  • 23:08 London St Pancras International to Derby is retimed and will divert after departing Kettering, not calling at Market Harborough. Replacement buses will run between Kettering / Leicester and Market Harborough to connect with trains.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International will depart at 04:22 and run to an amended schedule to Kettering and Wellingborough.

Friday:

  • 20:55 and 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will both depart late from Wellingborough and run later to all stations.
  • 23:08 London St Pancras International to Derby will terminate at Bedford, with rail replacement buses to all stations further north.

Saturday:

  • 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester is retimed after departing Wellingborough, not calling at Market Harborough. A replacement bus will run between Kettering and Leicester.
  • 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester will both terminate at Bedford, with rail replacement buses to all stations further north.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.