Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 16/10/2021 09:41. 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.

Buses replace morning trains between Rugby and Stafford on Sunday 28 November

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Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Preston / Carlisle / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Crewe

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Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Polesworth and Stafford, closing all lines before 12:10.

London Northwestern Railway:

Before 12:10, buses will replace trains between Rugby and Stafford. 

Trains that usually run between London Euston and Crewe will run between London Euston and Rugby only. You can use other train services between Stafford and Crewe.

Avanti West Coast:

Services that usually run via Nuneaton will run to an amended and reduced timetable before 12:10, and will be diverted to run via Birmingham New Street.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.