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 trains between Leicester and Peterborough on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July

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CrossCountry between Stansted Airport / Cambridge and Birmingham New Street

East Midlands Railway from Nottingham to Norwich

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CrossCountryEast Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Stamford, closing all lines.


All day on Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between:

  • Leicester and Peterborough.
  • Leicester and Stamford.
  • Melton Mowbray and Peterborough.


East Midlands Railway:

On Saturday, the 05:00 and 06:08 Nottingham to Norwich trains are diverted via Grantham and will run to advertised times from Peterborough onwards.

These trains will not call at East Midlands Parkway , Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham or Stamford. A replacement bus service will be provided.

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:

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.