Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 28/07/2021 20:28. Update now

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 22:28 Walsall to Northampton service from Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 July

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London Northwestern Railway between Walsall and Northampton

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London Northwestern Railway

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

As a result, the 22:28 Walsall to Northampton service (departing Birmingham New Street at 22:55) will terminate at Coventry at 23:23.

You can use your ticket on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Avanti West Coast service to Rugby, with a replacement bus running from Rugby to Long Buckby and 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:

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.