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 train services to / from Northampton from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February

Start date
24/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Wolverhampton

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bletchley and Northampton, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Avanti West Coast:

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, not calling at Northampton. A replacement bus will run from Rugby to Northampton via Long Buckby.

London Northwestern Railway:

After 22:00 each night, train services between London Euston and Northampton will be amended to run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only, running at a reduced timetable and to an amended timetable. Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.


  • The 19:11 Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston service will terminate at Northampton.
  • The 21:54 London Euston to Birmingham New Street service will not call at Northampton or Long Buckby.
  • The 22:14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service will not call at Long Buckby or Northampton. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and 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.