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 Hitchin and Royston on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September

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Between Brighton / London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

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Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Royston, closing some lines.

All weekend, buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Royston. A revised train service will run between Royston, Cambridge, Ely and Kings Lynn.

On Saturday, trains that usually run between Brighton and Cambridge will only run between Brighton and Finsbury Park.

On Sunday, trains will run between Brighton and Hitchin.

There will be a reduced train service between London Kings Cross and Hitchin on both days.

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 pandemic. 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.