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.

Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely / Cambridge on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November

Start date
09/11/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport

East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich

Great Northern between Kings Lynn / Ely and London Kings Cross

Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester; between Norwich and Cambridge and also between Cambridge North and London Liverpool Street

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayGreat NorthernGreater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Cambridge, closing various lines.


Buses will operate between Peterborough and Cambridge, calling at intermediate stations.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street will run as two separate services between:

  • Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham
  • Nottingham and Peterborough.

Services between Nottingham and Peterborough will be diverted, not calling at Grantham.

Replacement buses will run direct between Peterborough and Norwich (direct, not stopping). A shuttle train service will run between Ely and Norwich.

Great Northern:

Buses replace trains between Cambridge and Ely.

If you are travelling with Great Northern and require assistance, we recommend you book in advance. You can book assistance via the Great Northern website.

Greater Anglia:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and March, between Ely and Cambridge and also between Cambridge and Cambridge North / Bury St Edmunds.

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.