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 evening / morning trains between Bedford and Corby / Leicester from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 July

Start date
01/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International / Kettering and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various points between Bedford and Corby / Leicester, closing some lines overnight from Monday morning until Saturday morning.

Some trains that run early in the morning or late in the evening will be retimed and amended, and may run earlier or later than usual. Please check your journey, as journey times may be different from usual.


Monday to Friday:

  • The 23:08 London St Pancras to Derby service is retimed after Kettering, and will not call at Market Harborough. A replacement bus will run between Kettering and Market Harborough, and also between Market Harborough and Leicester, connecting with this train.

Tuesday to Saturday:

  • The 00:15 London St Pancras to Leicester service will be retimed after Wellingborough, not calling at Market Harborough. A replacement bus will run from Kettering to Leicester, calling at Market Harborough.

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

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.