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 Tamworth area on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 August

Start date
22/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Dundee / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Derby  and Birmingham New Street / Reading / Guildford / Southampton Central / Bournemouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth / Penzance and also between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Tamworth, closing various lines over the course of the weekend.

Before 17:15 on Saturday:

Trains will be diverted to run on an alternative route, extending journey times by a few minutes.

After 17:15 on Saturday and all day on Sunday:

Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Wilnecote or Tamworth, but will additionally call at Lichfield City. Journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Replacement buses will run between Lichfield City, Tamworth and Wilnecote.

Services that usually run between Cardiff Central and Nottingham will be amended to run between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street, and between Nottingham and Derby only.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.