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 CrossCountry trains between Tamworth and Birmingham New Street from 20:10 Saturday 17 and all day Sunday 18 August

Start date
17/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between:

  • Nottingham and Cardiff Central
  • Edinburgh / Newcastle / York and Plymouth
  • Glasgow Central and Birmingham New Street / Reading / Penzance
  • Leeds and Southampton Central / Paignton / Plymouth
TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Tamworth and Water Orton from 20:00 Saturday and all day Sunday, closing the line. 

Trains will be diverted between Burton-on-Trent and Birmingham New Street via Lichfield City with some trains calling additionally at Lichfield City.

Buses will run between Wilnecote and Lichfield City calling at Tamworth to connect with the diverted trains  

Trains between Nottingham and Cardiff Central will run between Nottingham and Derby and between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. Customers should use alternative CrossCountry trains between Derby and Birmingham New Street.

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.