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 service between London and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City on Sunday 10 March

Start date
10/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Stevenage / Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge / Ely / Kings Lynn / Peterborough

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

LNER to and from London Kings Cross

Thameslink between Brighton / Horsham / London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Peterborough

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERThameslink

Engineering work is taking place at Welwyn Garden city, closing all lines through the station.

Grand Central:

Journey times will be extended by up to 15 minutes, and trains will be diverted.

Hull Trains:

Journey times will be extended by up to 15 minutes, and trains will be diverted.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

Trains between London King's Cross and Stevenage, Peterborough, Cambridge and King's Lynn will be diverted between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage, and will be unable to call at stations via Welwyn Garden City. A revised timetable will operate with extended journey times.

Replacement buses will operate calling at stations between Alexandra Palace / Hertford North and Stevenage. Buses will also call at Cockfosters for London Underground connections.


Services will be diverted to run via Hertford North (not calling), extending journey times by up to 15 minutes. Services will depart London Kings Cross up to 15 minutes earlier than normal.

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


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.