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 services at London St Pancras International on Sunday 9 June

Start date
09/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between Leeds / Sheffield / Nottingham and London St Pancras International

Thameslink between Bedford and Wimbledon / Brighton / Rainham,  Cambridge and Gatwick Airport, Luton and Sutton and between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsThameslink

Engineering work is taking place in the London St Pancras International area closing some lines.

As a result of this engineering work the line capacity at London St Pancras will be reduced.

East Midlands Trains.

Most trains to / from London St Pancras International will be retimed and in some cases trains will be re-platformed.

Trains before 10:00 will not run between Kettering and Bedford. These trains will be replaced by buses.


Trains between Bedford and Brighton will not run as a through service. Trains will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International high level platforms and between London Bridge and Brighton.

Trains will be unable to call at Kentish Town. Replacement buses will run between West Hampstead Thameslink and St Pancras International calling at Kentish Town.

Trains between Cambridge and Gatwick Airport will now run between Cambridge and Kings Cross and between London Bridge and Gatwick Airport. 

Trains between Kentish Town and Rainham will run between London Bridge and Rainham

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks are diverted to run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks.

Trains between Luton and Sutton / Wimbledon will not run.

Ticket Acceptance

Customers may use London Underground between London St Pancras International and London Blackfriars / London Bridge.

customers may use London Underground between London Victoria and Elephant & Castle / London Bridge.

Customers to or from Sutton / Wimbledon may use other train operators or London Buses between London Blackfriars / London Bridge and Sutton / Wimbledon on any reasonable route to complete their journey. 

Please note

Southeastern services are not affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.