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.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Rugby and Northampton from Monday 8 to Friday 12 June

Start date
08/06/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Avanti West Coast between Wolverhampton and London Euston

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street / Rugby and Northampton / London Euston

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern Railway

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

Avanti West Coast:

Monday to Thursday:

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

London Northwestern Railway:

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Northampton service will terminate at Coventry at 23:21. Customers can use their tickets on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston service to Rugby. At Rugby, a replacement bus will run to Long Buckby and Northampton.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:15 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton at 05:45. A replacement bus will run from Rugby earlier at 04:46, calling at Long Buckby before connecting with the train at Northampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey. 

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.