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 services to / from Northampton on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 December

Start date
23/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Avanti West Coast between Wolverhampton and London Euston

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Northampton

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Long Buckby late on Monday evening, closing all lines.

London Northwestern Railway:


Customers should travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Virgin Trains service to Rugby. A replacement bus will then run from Rugby to Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.


The 05:15 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:45. A replacement bus will run from Rugby at 04:46 to Northampton via Long Buckby to connect with this train.

Avanti West Coast:


The 22:46 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, not calling at Northampton.

A replacement bus will run from Rugby to Northampton via Long Buckby.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.