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 services to / from London St Pancras International on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 May

Start date
02/05/2020  00:00
End date
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East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / York

Thameslink between Brighton / London St Pancras and Bedford

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East Midlands RailwayThameslink

Engineering work is taking place in the Hendon area, closing some lines over the course of the weekend.

East Midlands Railway:

On Saturday and Sunday, trains to / from London St Pancras International will run to an amended timetable, with trains running slightly earlier or later than usual.

Trains will not call at Luton or Luton Airport Parkway, and at Bedford trains will pick up passengers only when running from London and let passengers disembark only when running towards London. Customers to / from these stations should use Thameslink services instead.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Kettering and Corby. On Sunday, a shuttle train service will run between Kettering and Corby.


All weekend all Thameslink trains at London St Pancras International will be running to a revised timetable.

No trains will run between Mill Hill Broadway and London St Pancras International.

Replacement buses will run between Mill Hill Broadway and London St Pancras calling at Hendon, Cricklewood and Kentish Town.
Also Sunday night when London Overground is closed , between London St Pancras International and London Bridge.

A bus service will also run between Luton and Stevenage. Customers should use Great Northern / Thameslink trains between Stevenage and London to complete your journey.

Trains that normally run between Bedford and Gatwick Airport will not run.

Trains between Bedford and Brighton will run between London Bridge and Brighton.

Trains between West Hampstead and Rainham, on Saturday, will only run between will only run between Dartford and Rainham and on Sunday between London Bridge and Gillingham. Customers should use Docklands Light Railway / London Buses / London Underground / Southeastern between on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

Trains between St Albans and Sutton (Wimbledon loop) will run between London Bridge and Sutton via Wimbledon only. Customers should use Southern trains for station between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction.

Thameslink valid ticket holders may also use, London Underground between London St Pancras International and Mill Hill Broadway / London Black Friars / London Bridge

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.