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 service between Hitchin and Welwyn North on Saturday 2 November

Start date
02/11/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Northern between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Watton-at-Stone / Stevenage

Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge

TOC(s) affected
Great NorthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Welwyn North after 21:00, closing some lines.

Thameslink services running towards Peterborough will run to a revised timetable.

A reduced timetable will run to / from Cambridge, with some trains terminating at Welwyn Garden City.

Great Northern services running via Hertford North will run to a reduced timetable, with some terminating at Watton-at-Stone.


  • The 23:20 Peterborough to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Hitchin for a replacement bus to Finsbury Park.
  • The 23:35 Cambridge to London Kings Cross service will not run.
  • The 23:54 Cambridge to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Hitchin, and will additionally call at Foxton, Meldreth, Shepreth and Ashwell & Morden, and will take around 45 minutes longer than usual. A replacement bus will run from Hitchin to Finsbury Park.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.