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 services in the Birmingham / Nuneaton / Tamworth area on Sunday 1 March

Start date
01/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Stansted Airport / Nottingham and Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Reading / Guildford / Plymouth / Penzance

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Water Orton area, closing all lines.

Trains to / from North East England / Scotland will be diverted and will not call at Tamworth. These trains will additionally call at Lichfield City, and journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Services that usually run between Birmingham New Street and Nottingham / Stansted Airport will be amended to run between Coleshill Parkway and Nottingham / Stansted Airport.

Replacement buses will run between Lichfield City and Tamworth (early morning and late evening), and also between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway.

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.