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 between Tamworth and Stafford on Sunday 15 August

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Avanti West Coast / London Northwestern Railway services via Lichfield Trent Valley

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Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Tamworth and Stafford, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Trains will be diverted to run via Birmingham New Street, and will run to an amended timetable. Some trains will be amended make additional station stops, whilst others will call at fewer stations than usual.

London Northwestern Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Rugby and Stafford.

Trains between London Euston / Northampton and Crewe will not run. You should use alternative train services between London Euston and Rugby, and between Stafford and Crewe.

Some trains from London Euston to Birmingham New Street will depart from London Euston slightly earlier than usual.


  • The 08:15 Northampton to London Euston service will not run,
  • The 09:55 London Euston to Northampton service will not run.


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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.