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Disruption between London and Peterborough expected until end of today
More information on Disruption between London and Peterborough expected until end of today
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Incident created
15/08/2022 19:26
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:54
Route affected

Routes between London and Peterborough

 
Train operator affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERLumoThameslink
Description

Due to a person being hit by a train between Stevenage and Peterborough, trains between these stations may be cancelled or delayed.

Disruption is expected until the end of today.

If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.​​​​​​​

LNER Customer Advice

You may use your ticket on the following services at no extra cost:

  • Avanti West Coast between London Euston, Manchester and Glasgow Central/Edinburgh.
  • TransPennine Express between Manchester, Leeds and York/Newcastle.
  • ScotRail between Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness.
  • Northern between Sheffield, Leeds, Doncaster and York
  • East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras, Leicester and Sheffield.
  • CrossCountry between Sheffield, Doncaster/Leeds, York and Newcastle/Edinburgh.
  • Great Northern and Thameslink between Kings Cross, St Pancras, Stevenage and Peterborough
  • Grand Central between Kings Cross and York.​​​​​​​

 

Great Northern and Thameslink Customer Advice

We're unable to run to or from Peterborough until further notice. Thameslink and Great Northern services will:

  •  Terminate at, and start back from Hitchin
  • Be cancelled throughout where required

 

If you're making a journey between Peterborough and Hitchin, you should consider travelling another way. We're doing everything we can to arrange alternative arrangements, and will let you know once these have been confirmed.

South of London
You may see a heavily reduced service at Faygate, Littlehaven and Ifield. You should use:

  • METROBUS service connecting you with Three Bridges station
  • Southern services from Three Bridges station for connections towards London or Horsham

 

Using your ticket on other operators:
At no additional cost, you can use your ticket on these operators to support your journey:

  • CrossCountry between Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough
  • LNER between London King's Cross and Peterborough
  • Greater Anglia, between Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough
  • East Midlands Railway between Ely and Peterborough
  • London Underground via all necessary routes
  • METROBUS between Horsham and Three Bridges
  • Southern between London and Horsham

 

Can you tell me more about the incident?

We're sorry to advise that a person has been hit by a train on this line. Thameslink and Great Northern work closely with The Samaritans and support the work that they do. If you or someone close to you has been affected by this incident or other, there is always someone to talk to. Contact the Samaritans on 116 123 free at any time, on any phone. Help & advice is only a phone call away

Please bear with staff whilst together with Network Rail and the emergency services, we work to jointly deal with this incident.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Stevenage

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption to / from London Charing Cross expected until 21:30
More information on Disruption to / from London Charing Cross expected until 21:30
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Incident created
15/08/2022 19:23
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:54
Route affected

To / from London Charing Cross

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

A fault with the signalling system at London Charing Cross is causing disruption to journeys to / from this station. Trains may be delayed or revised. 

Disruption is expected until 21:30.

What's happened?

A fault with the signalling system at London Charing Cross means trains are currently unable to run from platforms 1, 2 or 3. Staff are working to fix the issue as quickly as possible.

How does this affect my journey?

Trains to and from London Charing Cross will be delayed while staff work to fix the issue.

In order to reduce the number of trains in the area, some trains will be diverted to run to or from London Cannon Street or London Victoria rather than London Charing Cross.

What do I need to do?

You can use your tickets on London Underground services via reasonable routes at no extra cost, to help you complete your journey this evening.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #LondonCharingCross

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Barrhead / Newton expected until 21:00
More information on Disruption between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Barrhead / Newton expected until 21:00
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Incident created
15/08/2022 18:14
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:39
Route affected

between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Barrhead / Newton / Kilmarnock; and also Glasgow Central "Cathcart Circle" services

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

A fault with the signalling system between Glasgow Cental and Crossmyloof / Kings Park is causing disruption to journeys between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Barrhead / Newton.

Staff have been able to fix the signalling problem and trains should be on the move again shortly. Whilst service recovers, trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised until 21:00.

Customer Advice

You may also use your tickets on the following at no extra cost:

 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Crossmyloof

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption between Richmond and Kingston / Shepperton expected until 22:00
More information on Disruption between Richmond and Kingston / Shepperton expected until 22:00
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Incident created
15/08/2022 17:52
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:35
Route affected

Between London Waterloo and Shepperton; and also London Waterloo circular services via Kingston 

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

fault with the signalling system at Strawberry Hill is causing disruption to journeys between Richmond and Kingston / Shepperton. Trains running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until 22:00.

Customer Advice

You may use your tickets on the following services at no extra cost:

  • London Underground via any reasonable route.
  • Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Windsor Central
  • Elizabeth line between London Paddington and Reading
  • London Buses on any reasonable route between Clapham Junction and Staines

 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #StrawberryHill

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Buses replace trains between Ellesmere Port and Helsby until Sunday 21 August
More information on Buses replace trains between Ellesmere Port and Helsby until Sunday 21 August
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Incident created
15/08/2022 15:49
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:20
Route affected

Between Ellesmere Port and Helsby / Liverpool Lime Street

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Urgent repairs to the railway between Ellesmere Port and Helsby mean that the line is blocked and as a result, trains are unable to run between these stations. 

This is expected until the end of the day Sunday 21 August.

Customer Advice for Tuesday 16 August

Train services between Helsby and Ellesmere Port will not run.

The following alterations will apply:

  • 05:10 Liverpool Lime Street to Ellesmere Port service will terminate at Helsby. A coach will depart Helsby at 06:05 calling at stations to Ellesmere Port.
  • 06:33 Ellesmere Port to Helsby will be cancelled. A coach will depart Ellesmere Port at 06:33 calling stations to Helsby.
  • 18:54 Helsby to Ellemere Port service will be cancelled. A coach will depart Helsby at 18:54 calling stations to Ellesmere Port.
  • 19:10 Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Helsby. A coach will depart Ellesmere Port at 19:20 and will call at stations to Ince & Elton then drop off customers at stations as required through to Liverpool Liverpool Lime Street.

 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility 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.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #EllesmerePort

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption between York and Harrogate expected until 20:15
More information on Disruption between York and Harrogate expected until 20:15
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Incident created
15/08/2022 17:17
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:11
Route affected

Between York and Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Lines have now reopened following a fault with the signalling system between York and Harrogate earlier today. Trains running through these stations may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes whilst services return to normal.

Disruption is expected until 20:15.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner​​​​​​​

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Hammerton

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption between Doncaster and Cleethorpes until the end of the day
More information on Disruption between Doncaster and Cleethorpes until the end of the day
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Incident created
15/08/2022 18:18
Last updated
15/08/2022 19:07
Route affected

Between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

A shortage of train crew between Doncaster and Cleethorpes means that fewer trains are able to run. Trains running between these stations may be amended or cancelled.

This is expected until the end of the day.

Customer Advice

The following alterations have been made to this evening's services:

  • 18:24 Cleethorpes to Manchester Piccadilly starts from Grimsby Town
  • 16:18 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes will terminate at Scunthorpe
  • 19:24 Cleethorpes to Manchester Piccadilly starts from Scunthorpe
  • 17:18 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes is cancelled
  • 18:18 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes is cancelled
  • 19:18 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes is cancelled
  • 20:18 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes is cancelled

        

TransPennine Express are struggling to source road replacement transport to run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Cleethorpes

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Disruption due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in parts of Scotland today
More information on Disruption due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in parts of Scotland today
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Incident created
15/08/2022 07:45
Last updated
15/08/2022 18:12
Route affected

CrossCountry between Plymouth and Aberdeen

LNER between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen / Inverness

ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh / Inverness / Perth / Dundee / Aberdeen

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountryLNERScotRail
Description

Speed restrictions have been imposed on some routes in Scotland today, due to heavy rain and thunderstorms.

As a result of the speed restrictions, trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised on the following routes:

  • Between Glasgow Queen Street and Inverness
  • Between Glasgow Queen Street and Perth
  • Between Glasgow Queen Street and Dundee
  • Between Glasgow Queen Street and Aberdeen
  • Between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh

 

Although this disruption is primarily affecting ScotRail, some CrossCountry and LNER services that operate in Scotland may also be disrupted.

We anticipate disruption will continue until the end of the day.​​​​​​​

Alternative travel options for ScotRail customers:​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​A very limited rail replacement bus service is operating between Glasgow Queen Street and Perth / Dundee.

You may use your tickets on Stagecoach Buses(East)on the below routes only. Please note that tickets will not be valid on buses between Inverkeithing and Edinburgh:

  • 7B: Dunfermline - Rosyth - Inverkeithing - Dalgety Bay - Aberdour -Burntisland - Kinghorn - Kirkcaldy
  • 7D: Dunfermline - North Queensferry via Rosyth - Inverkeithing
  • 19/A: Rosyth - Dunfermline - Cowdenbeath - Lochgelly
  • 24: Dunfermline - Cupar via Queen Margaret - Glenrothes - Ladybank
  • 33, 33B: Dunfermline - Cowdenbeath - Lochgelly - Cardenden - Kirkcaldy
  • 36: Glenrothes (town centre) - Perth
  • X37, 39A, 39B: Glenrothes (town centre) - Kirkcaldy
  • 43A, 44A, 44B, X61: Glenrothes - Markinch
  • X54: Glenrothes - Dundee via Ladybank
  • X55: Dunfermline - Rosyth.
  • X58, X60 : Kirkcaldy - Inverkeithing via Dalgety Bay
  • X59, X61: Glenrothes - Cupar - Cowdenbeth - Glenrothes (change for Dundee)
  • 94A, 94B: Ladybank - Leuchars via Cupar
  • 99: Leuchars to Dundee

 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #ScotlandWeather

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Industrial action to affect Transport for Wales on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Transport for Wales on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
12/08/2022 13:08
Last updated
15/08/2022 16:09
Route affected

Transport for Wales routes

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

The RMT and TSSA unions have announced strike action will take place on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August, which will significantly disrupt the rail network across the whole of the UK.

Transport for Wales is not in dispute with the unions. However, the industrial action resulting from the dispute between RMT and Network Rail means they will be unable to operate rail services on Network Rail infrastructure.

The majority of rail services across the Transport for Wales network will be suspended on 18 August and 20 August. 

More information:

Ticket, assistance and refund information can be found on the Transport for Wales website

Check before you travel: 

You will be able to check your journey for the Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August strike days from Tuesday 16 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

 
Industrial action to affect Hull Trains on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Hull Trains on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
03/08/2022 15:17
Last updated
15/08/2022 10:58
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

National industrial action is taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. On these days, Hull Trains will be operating a reduced service between Doncaster and London Kings Cross only.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • On Tuesday 16 August, a normal service is expected to operate
  • On Wednesday 17 August, the 20:30 London Kings Cross to Hull will terminate at Doncaster
  • On Thursday 18 August, a reduced service will run between Doncaster and London Kings Cross only
  • On Friday 19 August, there will be some minor alterations to services between Beverley / Hull and Doncaster
  • On Saturday 20 August, a reduced service will run between Doncaster and London Kings Cross only
  • On Sunday 21 August, a reduced timetable will operate
  • On Monday 22 August, the 07:27 London Kings Cross to Hull will not run

 

Timetables and further information on refunds and travel changes can be found on the Hull Trains website.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Avanti West Coast - industrial action travel advice and alterations to service until Sunday 11 September
More information on Avanti West Coast - industrial action travel advice and alterations to service until Sunday 11 September
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Incident created
20/07/2022 19:08
Last updated
15/08/2022 01:20
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast routes

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Due to ongoing staff shortages and industrial action, Avanti West Coast will operate an amended service until Sunday 11 September.

You can find more details by clicking on the links below: 

 

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Travel on strike days (and the following day): 

​​​​​​​Thursday 18 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. If your journey is essential, please plan ahead as your entire journey will likely be severely disrupted. 
This may also affect services on Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 August. 

 

Saturday 20 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. If your journey is essential, please plan ahead as your entire journey will likely be severely disrupted. This may also affect services on Sunday 21 August.

Customers with tickets for 18 to 21 August can claim a full refund from their point of purchase. Any customers with existing tickets for travel from 18 to 21 August can use those tickets anytime between now and 22 August.

 

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Week day travel: 

For the Monday to Friday dates not impacted by strike action (see above) a reduced service will be in operation on all week days from Monday 15 August until Friday 9 September. Journey Planners will be updated with any planned cancellation the day before, so please check before you travel. 

 

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Weekend travel from Saturday 27 August: ​​​​​​​

Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August - The bank holiday weekend will be affected by engineering works and a completely amended timetable will operate.

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

 

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More information:         

You can find more details about the upcoming industrial action here.

You can find more details about the reduced Avanti West Coast timetables here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 19 August using the National Rail Enquires real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 22 August, please check your journey on the day you are travelling.

If you are travelling on weekends or on the strike day of 20 August, please check closer to the time of travel. Timetables are expected to be uploaded by 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Great Western Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Great Western Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 11:20
Last updated
15/08/2022 01:17
Route affected

Great Western Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Due to planned industrial action Great western Railway services will be severely reduced and disrupted on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August

​​​​​​​Planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

Planned industrial action by the RMT and the TSSA unions means rail services are expected to be severely affected on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, and a significantly reduced temporary timetable will be in place.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on Great Western Railway's website.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Greater Anglia and Stansted Express on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Greater Anglia and Stansted Express on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:03
Last updated
14/08/2022 09:55
Route affected

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express routes

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Due to planned industrial action, Greater Anglia and Stansted Express services will be severely reduced and disrupted on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August.

​​​​​​​Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August

Greater Anglia:

There is planned industrial action taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. The days between and after the strike days will also be affected as some morning trains will be cancelled and first trains of the day may depart later. 

Stansted Express:

There is planned industrial action taking place on Thursday 18 August, and industrial action and engineering work on Saturday 20 August.

Where can I find more information?

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the Greater Anglia website.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the Stansted Express website.

 

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility 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.

 
Industrial action to affect services from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect services from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
28/07/2022 15:07
Last updated
14/08/2022 08:59
Route affected

National Rail routes

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundNational Rail
Description

The RMT, TSSA and Unite have voted in favour of striking on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 August. The rail industry has implemented its contingency plans to minimise customer disruption. Most train operating companies will run amended timetables on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. There may also be some disruption to services the day before, between and after the strike. 

Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

The RMT union strike action will affect all National Rail train operating companies on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. For the latest information from each train operating company, please click on the below links, which will be live shortly: 

 

 

​​​​​​​Friday 19 August:

On Friday 19 August, London Underground, London Overground and Elizabeth line  will be affected by strike action. More details can be found on the TfL website

Check before you travel:

The strike timetables for 18 and 19 August are now updated in Journey Planners. The 20 August timetable is expected to be available from 16 August. 

More information:

In the event of your service being affected by strike action cross industry ticket easements and acceptance may be made available. If you have purchased an Advance, Off-Peak or Anytime ticket and choose not to travel, you will be eligible for a change or refund from the original retailer of your ticket. 

More information on easements, refunds and cross-industry acceptance for the strike days in August can be found here. Information on the services being run by the train operating companies will be made available here once known.

 
Industrial action to affect CrossCountry on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect CrossCountry on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:47
Last updated
14/08/2022 08:15
Route affected

CrossCountry routes

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

​​​​​​​There is planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. A reduced service will operate. There may also be some alterations to the service on Friday 19 August. 

Timetables and more details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the CrossCountry website.

​​​​​​​Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 12:12
Last updated
14/08/2022 08:13
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Due to industrial action by the RMT union on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 a limited timetable will be in operation on the below routes only. London Northwestern Railway services will not be running on other routes.

  • Birmingham - Northampton - London Euston
  • Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Crewe

          

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the London Northwestern Railway website.​​​​​​​

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect West Midlands Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 13:24
Last updated
14/08/2022 08:12
Route affected

West Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Due to industrial action by the RMT union on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, a limited timetable will be in operation on the following route only. West Midlands Railway services will not be running on other routes.

  • Lichfield - Birmingham - Bromsgrove / Redditch

 

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the West Midlands Railway website​​​​​​​

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Strike action to affect Southeastern on Thursday 18 August – only travel by train if absolutely necessary
More information on Strike action to affect Southeastern on Thursday 18 August – only travel by train if absolutely necessary
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Incident created
06/08/2022 17:23
Last updated
14/08/2022 08:01
Route affected

Across the Southeastern network.

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundNational Rail
Description

Strike action is due to take place on the Southeastern network on the following dates:

  • Thursday 18 August (between 00:01 and 23:59) – RMT & TSSA unions
  • Saturday 20 August (between 00:01 and 23:59) – RMT & TSSA unions

 

Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August
 
There will be a limited service running on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August and some routes will be closed. Please only travel if absolutely necessary. If you are travelling expect severe disruption and plan ahead.
 
Friday 19 August
 
If you travel on the day after strike action, Friday 19 August, no services will run before 7am. Expect severe disruption in the morning. Services won’t run until Network Rail staff begin their shifts on Friday. 
 
First trains will be busy, and queueing systems will be in place to manage space on trains, so please plan ahead, check your entire journey and allow extra time.
 
Refunds and compensation 
 
Please check your refund options if you’ve already purchased a ticket or are a season ticket holder. If you do travel and were delayed for 15 minutes or more, you are entitled to Delay Repay compensation.
 
More information

You can find full information and keep up to date on the Southeastern strike action web page or you can sign up to receive Southeastern service updates on the planned strike action.
 
Southeastern are sorry for the frustration and inconvenience that this will cause.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The Journey Planner for Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August is expected to be updated by Tuesday 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect LNER on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
More information on Industrial action to affect LNER on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:36
Last updated
14/08/2022 07:40
Route affected

LNER routes

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, there will be an impact on LNER's timetable on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

​​​​​​​There is also planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. A reduced timetable will operate on these days and there may be some alterations to service on the day before, between and after the strike action.

More information:

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans and information on ticket refunds and exchanges can be found on the LNER website.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Amended daily TransPennine Express timetable and industrial action travel advice
More information on Amended daily TransPennine Express timetable and industrial action travel advice
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Incident created
24/01/2022 16:18
Last updated
14/08/2022 07:28
Route affected

TransPennine Express routes   

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

TransPennine Express are operating a reduced, amended timetable due to the ongoing impact of higher than normal sickness levels and industrial relations issues. 

​​​​​​​Industrial action - Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

TransPennine Express are urging customers to only make rail journeys if they are absolutely essential on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. TransPennine Express will be operating only a small percentage of their usual timetable. Disruption is also expected on Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August, where trains may start later and finish earlier than usual.

Amended timetables are available to view here

​​​​​​​Alterations to the daily timetable:

Some TransPennine Express services may have ‘on-the-day’ service amendments and short notice cancellations. Please check Journey Planners as close to your date and time of travel as possible, as changes may be made at the last minute.

You can find todays planned timetable changes, together with your options if your train is affected, here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.  

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

 
Industrial action to affect Heathrow Express on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 14:18
Last updated
14/08/2022 07:23
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

Industrial action by the ASLEF union is taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20. 

As a result, Heathrow Express trains will run to a normal 15 minute frequency but only between 07:30 and 18:10. 

More details on rearranging your journey and obtaining a refund can be found on the Heathrow Express website.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect London Overground on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 16:30
Last updated
14/08/2022 07:19
Route affected

London Overground routes

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, London Overground services will be impacted on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, 

Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

On Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, London Overground expect to run a reduced service between 08:00 and 18:00. Trains will not run before 08:00 or after 18:00.

On Friday 19 August, London Overground may also be affected by the strike action affecting TfL services. A reduced service will be in operation. 

The latest information about the strike action can be found on the TfL website. 

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action may affect Lumo on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
12/08/2022 12:41
Last updated
14/08/2022 07:11
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh

 
Train operator affected
Lumo
Description

The RMT union have announced industrial action on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August that will affect Lumo services on these days, and the days either side of the action.  

Whilst Lumo colleagues were not balloted as part of the RMT campaign and are not included in plans for any strike action, the industrial action announced by the RMT on August 18 and 20 will involve Network Rail staff who operate signalling systems. It will also involve other Train Operating Company colleagues who manage facilities at stations.

Disruption to services between 17 and 21 August is anticipated.

More information:

Ticket, assistance and refund information can be found on the Lumo website

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey for 18 and 19 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The strike timetables for 20 August timetable is expected to be available from 16 August. 

 
Industrial action to affect Grand Central on Thursday 18 and Saturday 19 August
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Incident created
13/08/2022 09:48
Last updated
13/08/2022 09:52
Route affected

between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

RMT industrial action is taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, affecting Grand Central services. 

On these dates, Grand Central will operate a reduced frequency timetable.

You can find the timetables for the strike days here.

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Elizabeth line from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
13/08/2022 09:31
Last updated
13/08/2022 09:40
Route affected

Elizabeth line services

 
Train operator affected
Elizabeth Line
Description

RMT industrial action is taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, affecting Elizabeth line services.

Elizabeth line may also be affected by the strike action taking place across TfL services on Friday 19 August. 

Elizabeth line will operate a reduced service from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 August. There may also be some disruption to service on the morning of Sunday 21 August, as services are not expected to resume until after 08:00. 

More information:

The latest information about the strike action can be found on the TfL website.

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect ScotRail services on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
12/08/2022 13:17
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:44
Route affected

ScotRail routes

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

The RMT union has announced strike action will take place on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August. This means Network Rail members of the RMT will be striking on 18 and 20 August.

While this is a separate dispute, the planned strikes on those days will cause disruption to ScotRail services, as Network Rail Scotland signallers and maintenance staff, who are in safety-critical roles, will be on strike.

Advice for travel on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August: 

ScotRail will be able to operate the following services between 07:30 and 18:30 on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

      

Unfortunately, Network Rail will be unable to open any other signal boxes to operate passenger services on any other routes on the strike days.

As there will be very limited services running, please only travel if necessary. If you have to travel, you should expect disruption and plan ahead.

Advice for travel on Wednesday 17, Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August: 

On the evening before (Wednesday, 17 August), the day in between (Friday, 19 August), and the morning after (Sunday, 21 August) the strike action there will be disruption caused by the closing and reopening of signal boxes at different times across the country. Some services will be cancelled or amended:

       

More information:

Ticketing, assistance and refund information can be found on the ScotRail website

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Merseyrail on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
12/08/2022 11:11
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:26
Route affected

Merseyrail routes

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Due to a planned 24-hour strike by Network Rail staff who are members of the RMT union, Merseyrail will be running a limited train service on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

Whilst Merseyrail staff are not part of this industrial action, it will involve Network Rail staff who operate the signalling systems and provide maintenance support.

Advice for travel on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August: 

On Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August an hourly service will run calling at selected stations only, between 07:30 and 18:30, to help passengers make essential journeys.

  • Chester and Ellesmere Port lines: No trains will operate between Chester and Rock Ferry or Ellesmere Port and Rock Ferry. Trains will run hourly between Rock Ferry and Liverpool Central, only calling at Rock Ferry, Birkenhead Central, Hamilton Square, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
  • New Brighton line: Trains will run hourly, only calling at New Brighton, Wallasey Grove Road, Wallasey Village, Birkenhead North, Birkenhead Park, Hamilton Square, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
  • West Kirby line: Trains will run hourly, only calling at West Kirby, Hoylake, Manor Rd, Meols, Moreton, Leasowe, Birkenhead North, Birkenhead Park, Hamilton Square, Moorfields and Liverpool Central. 
  • Southport line: Trains will run hourly, only calling at Southport, Formby, Blundellsands & Crosby, Waterloo, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
  • Hunts Cross line: No trains will operate between Liverpool Central and Hunts Cross.
  • Ormskirk line: Trains will run hourly, only calling at Ormskirk, Maghull North, Maghull, Aintree, Kirkdale, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
  • Kirkby line: Trains will run hourly, only calling at Kirkby, Fazakerley, Rice Lane, Kirkdale, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
     

There will be no rail replacement buses on strike days and passengers are advised to make alternative travel arrangements if you cannot make your planned journey using the train service that will operate.

Advice for travel on Friday 19 August: 

Trains will be reintroduced from 07:00, when the 24-hour strike ends. There are no rail replacement bus services for the early morning disruption due to lack of availability. A normal, full train service will resume from 08.00 across the Merseyrail network.

More information:

Timetables, ticket, assistance and refund information can be found on the Merseyrail website

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect c2c on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
12/08/2022 10:55
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:24
Route affected

c2c routes

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Following the RMT and TSSA union ballots for industrial action, strike action will take place on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August. 

Significant disruption is expected on all lines, as well as services starting later and finishing much earlier than usual.

Advice for travel on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August: 

There will be a severely limited service on 18 and 20 August. Trains will only be running between 07:30 and 18:30 and there will be no trains to and from Ockendon and Chafford Hundred. 

Advice for travel on Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August: 

Disruption is also expected to services on the days after the strike action, especially in the morning. Customers are advised to check before they travel on Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August. 

More information:

Ticket and refund information can be found on the c2c website

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Northern on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
10/08/2022 16:56
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:15
Route affected

Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

The RMT and TSSA unions have confirmed that their members will take industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. 

As a result, Northern are advising customers not to travel on these days. 

Advice for travel on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August: 

Northern will operate a reduced frequency service only on the routes below. All other routes will be closed:

  • Between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester
  • Between Manchester and Alderley Edge
  • Between Leeds and York
  • Between Leeds and Ilkley
  • Between Leeds and Skipton
  • Between Leeds and Sheffield
  • Between Leeds and Bradford Forster Square

 

Advice for travel on Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August: 

Disruption is also expected to services on the days after the strike action, especially in the morning. Customers are advised to check before they travel on Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August. 

More information:

Timetables, ticket and refund information can be found on Northern's website

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect East Midlands Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
10/08/2022 16:28
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:11
Route affected

East Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

The RMT and TSSA unions have confirmed that their members will take industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. 

East Midlands Railway will be operating a significantly reduced service and ask customers to only travel by rail if necessary. 

Thursday 18 August:

East Midlands Railway will operate only between 07:30 and 18:30 and only on the routes and frequencies below. All other routes will be closed and no replacement buses will be provided:

  • One train per hour between Nottingham and London St Pancras International
  • One train per hour between Sheffield and London St Pancras International
  • One train per hour between Derby and Matlock
  • One train per hour between Derby and Nottingham
  • One train per hour between Leicester and Nottingham

 

Friday 19 August:

Service will start up later than usual, at around 07:00, and there will be some cancellations throughout the day.

 

Saturday 20 August:

East Midlands Railway will operate only between 07:30 and 18:30 and only on the routes and frequencies below. All other routes will be closed and no replacement buses will be provided:

  • One train per hour between Nottingham and London St Pancras International
  • One train per hour between Sheffield and London St Pancras International
  • One train per hour between Derby and Matlock
  • One train per hour between Derby and Nottingham

 

Sunday 21 August:

A normal service is expected to operate. However, please note that some services may be affected by engineering works.

 

More information:

There are a number of events taking place across the weekend, and East Midlands Railway services are expected to be extremely busy as a result - please leave extra time for your journey and plan ahead. 

More information, including useful route maps and ticket refunds, can be found on the East Midlands Railway website.

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
10/08/2022 18:03
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:06
Route affected

Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink routes

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

National strikes are taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, affecting Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink.

Advice for Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

Customers are advised to only travel if your journey is absolutely necessary. A very limited service will be in operation and service will finish much earlier than normal. 

Advice for Friday 19 and Sunday 21 August:

Customers are advised to only travel if your journey is absolutely necessary. Service will start up later than normal. They will be extremely busy and you may not be able to board. 

More information:

You can find more information on the dedicated strike page for each train operator below:

 

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 

 
Industrial action to affect South Western Railway on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
09/08/2022 19:49
Last updated
13/08/2022 07:05
Route affected

South Western Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

RMT industrial action is taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, affecting South Western Railway.

South Western Railway are advising customers to please only travel if necessary between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 August. If you have to travel, please check your train times as close to the your journey as possible. 

Thursday 18 August:

A severely reduced service will operate between 07:30 and 18:30. Large parts of the South Western Railway network will have no service at all. The trains that do run are expected to be very busy.

Friday 19 August:

First services of the day will start up much later than usual and they are likely to be very busy. A full, normal service is expected to be running by mid morning. 

Saturday 20 August:

A severely reduced service will operate between 07:30 and 18:30. Large parts of the South Western Railway network will have no service at all. The trains that do run are expected to be very busy.

Sunday 21 August:

First services of the day will start up much later than usual and they are likely to be very busy. A full, normal Sunday service is expected to be running by mid morning. 

More information:

You can find a summary of the service running on strike days here.

You can find information on ticket acceptance, refunds and compensation here

You can find some FAQs here.

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey up to Friday 19 August, including any strike days, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Timetables for Saturday 20 August are expected to be available from 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Chiltern Railways from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 August
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Incident created
09/08/2022 19:19
Last updated
13/08/2022 06:09
Route affected

Chiltern Railways routes

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Industrial action is taking place between Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, affecting Chiltern Railways services.

On Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, Chiltern Railways will be affected by RMT union strikes. On Friday 19 August, services may be affected by the strike action from the previous day and also London Underground strike action.

Thursday 18 August:

A very limited timetable will be in operation, as detailed below:

  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) will run between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway
  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) will run between London Marylebone and Banbury
  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) will run between London Marylebone and Aylesbury (via High Wycombe)
  • 1 train per hour (in each direction) will run between Amersham and Aylesbury Vale Parkway

 

The start of service will generally be between 08:00 and 09:00 and the end of service will generally be between 16:00 and 17:00.

 

Friday 19 August:

Following the industrial action of Thursday, there will be no service before approximately 09:00 and there will be minor timetable changes until approximately 11:00. 

Additionally, due to London Underground industrial action, Chiltern Railways are unable to run any Metropolitan Line (via Amersham) services. Customers are advised to travel via Princes Risborough / High Wycombe to get to / from London Marylebone. 

 

Saturday 20 August: 

A very limited timetable will be in operation, as detailed below:

  • 2 trains per hour (in each direction) between London Marylebone and High Wycombe
  • 1 train per hour between London Marylebone and Aylesbury (via Amersham)

 

Due to planned engineering works, no service will operate north of High Wycombe and there will be no replacement buses. 

Additionally, no trains will serve the Coldplay concert at Wembley Stadium. 

 

More information:

More details on rearranging your journey, obtaining a refund and other FAQs can be found on the Chiltern Railways website.  

 

Check before you travel: 

You can check your journey for 18 and 19 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The strike timetables for 20 August timetable is expected to be available from 16 August. 

 
Industrial action to affect Caledonian Sleeper from Wednesday 17 to Friday 19 August
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Incident created
09/08/2022 18:12
Last updated
13/08/2022 06:07
Route affected

Between Scotland and London Euston

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

The RMT union have announced strike action across the UK rail network on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August. Although Caledonian Sleeper staff are not participating in the strike, it does impact on their service. 

No Caledonian Sleeper services will run on Wednesday 17, Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August.

More details on rearranging your journey and obtaining a refund can be found on the Caledonian Sleeper website.

Check before you travel:

​​​​​​​You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

 

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Buses replace evening / morning trains between Upminster and Laindon / Ockenden from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

c2c services via Upminster

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Upminster area, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

From 23:35 on Monday / Wednesday / Thursday nights until 04:25 on Tuesday / Thursday / Friday mornings:

  • Services that usually run via Upminster are diverted to run via Rainham.
  • Shuttle train services will run between Ockenden and Grays, and between Laindon and Pitsea.
  • Replacement buses will run between Upminster and Ockenden / Laindon.
  • You can use your ticket on London Underground services between Barking and Upminster.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner for Monday 15.

From Tuesday 16 these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning EMR service to / from Sheffield from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chesterfield and Sheffield, closing some lines.

The following trains will be diverted:-

Monday to Thursday

22:32 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will now arrive into Sheffield 10 minutes later at 00:48.    

Tuesday to Friday

04:58 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will depart Sheffield earlier at 04:50.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 
Amended late night / early morning EMR service to / from London St Pancras International from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Corby

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Kettering and Leicester, closing some lines.

The following services will terminate at Kettering.

Buses will run connecting with these trains between Kettering and Corby

Monday to Friday

 

  • 22:47 London St Pancras International to Corby
  • 23:55 London St Pancras International to Corby

 

Tuesday to Friday

 

  • 04:32  Corby to London St Pancras International
  • 05:39  Corby to London St Pancras International
  • 06:11  Corby to London St Pancras International

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning EMR services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

20:49 Doncaster to Peterborough

23:10 Peterborough to Lincoln

05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street

06:47 Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich

07:42 Liverpool to Norwich

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the East Midlands Railway network, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 20:49 Doncaster to Peterborough service will terminate at Sleaford, a bus service will be in place to connect from Sleaford departing 22:17 to Peterborough arriving 23:38, calling Spalding at 22:58.

The 2310 Peterborough to Lincoln service is cancelled throughout and is replaced by a bus, departing Peterborough at 23:10, Spalding 23:51, Ruskington 00:46, Metheringham 01:07 arr Lincoln at 01:32.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Nottingham at the earlier time of 04:59 and will then continue unaltered from Chesterfield.

The 06:47 Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich service will start from Warrington Central  at  07:15. You should use other Train Operator services to travel between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington to connect with the train.

The 07:42 Liverpool to Norwich service will call additionally at Irlam at 08:24.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Stevenage and Cambridge from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Stevenage and Cambridge from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Cambridge

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

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

From approximately 23:55 on Monday to Thursday evenings until approximately 05:05 on Tuesday to Friday mornings, buses will replace trains between Stevenage and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning trains to / from Sutton from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Luton / St Albans and Sutton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Streatham and Tulse Hill, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:38 St Albans City to Sutton service will terminate at Herne Hill.

The 22:54 Luton to Sutton service will terminate at London Blackfriars.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:46 Sutton to St Albans service will start from Elephant & Castle.

Your ticket will be accepted on Southern services and TfL buses to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Luton / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Dartford and Rainham ending Friday morning, closing some lines.

From approximately 23:25 until approximately 04:20 ending Friday morning, buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Reduced late night / early morning trains to / from Welham Green / Hatfield / Hadley Wood on Sunday 14 and Monday 15 August
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Start date
14/08/2022 
End date
15/08/2022 
Route affected

All Great Northern routes to / from London Kings Cross / Moorgate

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Welwyn Garden City and New Southgate, closing some lines.

From approximately 23:55 until 05:20, trains from London will not call at Hadley Wood or Welham Green.

Trains towards London will not call at Welham Green, Hatfield or Hadley Wood.

Replacement buses will serve these stations.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service will be replaced by a bus between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
No morning / evening trains via Tottenham Hale from Saturday 13 until Monday 15 August
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Start date
13/08/2022 
End date
15/08/2022 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Greater Anglia / Stansted Express services via Tottenham Hale

 
Train operators affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Tottenham Hale area, closing lines on Saturday morning, and again on Sunday morning / evening.

At the following times, trains that usually run via Tottenham Hale will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters. Stations on the Seven Sisters route are nearby those on the Tottenham Hale route:

  • Saturday before 06:00.
  • Sunday before 07:45.
  • Monday between 00:30 and 05:00.

 

Check before you travel:

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Buses replace trains between Rainford and Kirkby from Monday 18 July to Monday 29 August
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Start date
18/07/2022 
End date
29/08/2022 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Northern services to / from Kirkby

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Rainford and Kirkby, with a new station - Headbolt Lane - being constructed. As a result, all lines will be closed from Monday 18 July to Monday 29 August inclusive.

Buses will replace trains between Rainford and Kirkby.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended late night / early morning services between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and Clapham Junction from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

London Overground between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and Clapham Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction each evening, closing some lines.

As a result the following services will not run:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:04 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction service.
  • The 23:19 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction service.
  • The 23:30 Highbury & Islington to Clapham Junction service.
  • The 23:44 Clapham Junction to Highbury & Islington service.
  • the 23:50 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction service.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:01 Highbury & Islington to Clapham Junction service.

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford from 00:10 until 05:20 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall,

A rail replacement bus service will operate between Walsall and Hednesford (calling at all stations).

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 21:52 Crewe to Northampton service from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between Crewe and Northampton

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tamworth and Nuneaton from 22:30 until 06:00 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the 21:52 Crewe to Northampton service (Monday / Tuesday and Thursday / Friday) will not call at Atherstone.

A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between:

  • Tamworth and Atherstone
  • Atherstone and Nuneaton

 

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.

 
Amended evening / morning TransPennine Express services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Various TransPennine Express routes

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the TransPennine Express network, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday:

The following trains will not call at Huddersfield:

  • The 01:34 York to Manchester Airport service.
  • The 02:42 Manchester Piccadilly to York service.
  • The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service.

 

Rail replacement buses will operate between Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly (calling at Huddersfield).

Monday to Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Manchester Victoria or Manchester Oxford Road:

  • The 20:20 Scarborough to Manchester Airport service.
  • The 21:34 Scarborough to Manchester Airport service.
  • The 21:35 Manchester Airport to York service.
  • The 22:39 Manchester Airport to York service.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

The following trains will not call at Manchester Victoria or Manchester Oxford Road:

  • 04:58 York to Manchester Airport service.
  • 05:37 Manchester Airport to Redcar Central service.

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Euston and Wolverhampton

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, closing some lines.

The 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton service, will be diverted via Dudley Port.

Check before you travel:

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Amended 22:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

22:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Macclesfield area, closing some lines.

The 22:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted via Stafford, not calling at Stoke-on-Trent. A replacement bus will operate from Stafford, calling at Stoke-on-Trent.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended evening / morning services between Shrewsbury and Chester from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Cardiff Central / Crewe and Chester 

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:15 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be diverted after Shrewsbury to run via Wrexham General. A replacement bus will run from Shrewsbury to Chester via Crewe.

The 23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:22 Chester to Milford Haven service will be diverted to run via Wrexham General rather than Crewe. A replacement bus will run earlier​​​​​​​ than usual from Crewe to Shrewsbury, connecting with the train.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace evening trains between Wrexham Central and Bidston from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Wrexham Central / Wrexham General and Bidston

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham General and Bidston, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

After 21:25 each night, buses will replace trains between Wrexham Central / Wrexham General and Bidston.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace evening trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

After 21:30 each night, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Lewes and Eastbourne from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria / Haywards Heath / Brighton and Eastbourne / Hastings / Ore 

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Eastbourne from 22:15 until 04:50 each morning (ending Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result buses will replace trains between Lewes and Eastbourne.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Selhurst and Tulse Hill / Sutton from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Sutton / Selhurst

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon from 23:45 until 05:25 each morning (ending Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 23:40 London Victoria to Sutton service will divert after Selhurst and terminate at East Croydon. A rail replacement bus will operate between Selhurst and Sutton. 
  • The 23:54 London Bridge to Selhurst service will divert after Tulse Hill and terminate at Norwood Junction. A rail replacement bus will operate between Tulse Hill and Selhurst.

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
17/08/2022 
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Norwich each evening, closing some lines.

 As a result the 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service will terminate at Ipswich. 

A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Ipswich and Norwich.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Buses replace trains between Hertford East and Broxbourne from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Stratford and Hertford East 

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hertford East and Broxbourne all week, closing all lines.

As a result rail replacement buses will operate between Hertford East and Broxbourne.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Charing Cross / London Victoria / London Cannon Street / Ramsgate and Gravesend / Faversham / Dover Priory / Ashford International

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the Southeastern network each evening, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

Monday to Friday:

  • From 23:50 until the end of service each morning, buses will replace trains between Ebbsfleet International and Gillingham and also between Gillingham and Faversham.
  • From 23:40 until the end of service each morning, buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International service will be diverted after Otford to run via Sevenoaks (calling only at Sevenoaks).

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Sevenoaks and Maidstone East
  • Maidstone East and Ashford International
  • West Malling and East Malling (bus shuttle)

 

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

  • From 00:05 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford International and Dover Priory.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
No late night / early morning services via Lewisham from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross / Lewisham and Hayes / Orpington / Dartford / Gravesend 

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Lewisham area from 23:00 until the end of service each morning (ending Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result no services will be able to stop at Lewisham.

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • London Bridge and Dartford via Lewisham and Bexleyheath or Woolwich
  • London Bridge / Lewisham and Hayes
  • London Victoria and Lewisham via Denmark Hill
  • London Bridge / Lewisham and Charlton
  • London Bridge and Lewisham / Hither Green 
  • London Bridge and Orpington
  • Dartford and London Bridge via Bexleyheath and New Cross

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended late night Northern service to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

22:24 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street

23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street

23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Hunts Cross area, closing some lines.

The 22:24 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided: one bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only; a second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided: one bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only; a second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided: one bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only; a second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning service to / from Blackpool North from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Blackrod and Preston / Salford Crescent, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service depart at 22:45 and will be diverted via Wigan North Western, not calling at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

The 23:09 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North. Alternative services are available between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:19 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August.
More information on Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August.
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Dore and Chinley, closing some lines.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
16/08/2022 
Route affected

23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alfreton and Sheffield, closing some lines.

The 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service will not call at Dronfield.  A bus will be provided from Chesterfield to Sheffield, calling at Dronfield.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended late night Northern service to / from Leeds from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

23:18 Leeds to Knottingley

23:22 Doncaster to Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Leeds and Wakefield, closing some lines.

The 23:18 Leeds to Knottingley service will terminate at Castleford. A bus will be provided from Castleford to Knottingley.

The 23:23 Doncaster to Leeds service will terminate at Wakefield Westgate. Onward journeys to Outwood and Leeds are available.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
No late night / early morning c2c services to / from London Fenchurch Street from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
More information on No late night / early morning c2c services to / from London Fenchurch Street from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Shoeburyness / Southend Central

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Fenchurch Street and East Ham and also between Barking and Upminster, closing some lines each evening.

From 23:30 until 04:25 each morning (ending Friday morning) all services will be diverted in to London Liverpool Street via Rainham (and Ockendon on Thursday).

Services at Barking will start / terminate at Platform 8.

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Guildford and Gatwick Airport from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Guildford and Gatwick Airport from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
19/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gomshall and Redhill from 23:10 until 23:59 each evening, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:20 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Redhill. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Redhill and Guildford (calling at Reigate and Dorking). A rail connection is available from Guildford to Reading.
  • The 23:33 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Guildford. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Guildford and Gatwick Airport (calling at Dorking, Reigate and Redhill).

 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:32 Reading to Gatwick Airport will depart Guildford and beyond later than normal and will terminate at Redhill. Rail connections available Redhill to Gatwick Airport.
  • The 06:00 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill at 06:18. Rail connections available from Gatwick Airport to Redhill.

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended late night services to / from Chippenham / Bath Spa from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
More information on Amended late night services to / from Chippenham / Bath Spa from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth / Penzance

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Chippenham and also between Chippenham and Bristol Temple Meads from 21:55 until 05:35 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

From London Paddington:

  • The 21:02 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will arrive / depart Chippenham and beyond later than normal.
  • The 22:02 London Paddington to Plymouth service will incur additional journey time between Swindon and Chippenham.
  • The 22:32 and 23:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will divert between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Swindon and Chippenham / Bath Sp. These buses will continue to Bristol Temple Meads.

 

To London Paddington:

  • The 17:50 Penzance to London Paddington service will divert between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon, not calling at Bath Spa and Chippenham. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Bath Spa / Chippenham / Swindon and Didcot Parkway for a later rail connection to London Paddington. On Monday only this service will start start from Newquay.

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Amended late night services to / from Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
More information on Amended late night services to / from Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
18/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Frome / Portsmouth Harbour

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury from 23:40 (Monday & Tuesday), 23:50 (Wednesday), and 23:55 Thursday until 05:00 each morning (ending on Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus will run from Westbury to Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.
  • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to From service will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury (calling at Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Lower Bristol Road, Bath Spa, Bradford-upon-Avon and Trowbridge). An additional mini bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome (calling at all stations).

 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace late night trains between Barnstaple and Crediton / Exeter St Davids from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 August
More information on Buses replace late night trains between Barnstaple and Crediton / Exeter St Davids from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
17/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Barnstaple and Exeter St Davids / Exmouth

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barnstaple and Exeter St Davids from 22:55 until 05:25 each morning (ending Thursday morning), closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 20:54 Exmouth to Barnstaple service will terminate at Crediton. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Crediton and Barnstaple, calling at Copplestone, Morchard Road, Lapford, Eggesford, Kings Nympton and Umberleigh. A second bus will operate between Crediton and Yeoford.
  • The 22:41 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Barnstaple and Exeter St Davids calling at all stations. Rail replacement buses will also operate between Yeoford and Crediton.

 

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

 
Amended 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 August
More information on Amended 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
16/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway from 23:30 until 05:30 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will operate approximately 5 minutes later than normal from Patchway.

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Amended 04:10 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service on Monday 15 August
More information on Amended 04:10 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service on Monday 15 August
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Start date
15/08/2022 
End date
15/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Didcot Parkway and Reading

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Tilehurst and Cholsey from 00:01 until 05:00 in the morning, closing some lines.

As a result the 04:10 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will use alternative platforms at Cholsey, Goring & Streatley and Tilehurst and will not call at Pangbourne. 

A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham from Saturday 13 to Tuesday 16 August
More information on Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham from Saturday 13 to Tuesday 16 August
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Start date
13/08/2022 
End date
16/08/2022 
Route affected
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Between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside / Woking / Weybridge 

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barnes and Feltham from 01:10 Saturday until 04:00 Wednesday morning, closing some lines.

As a result services will run to an amended timetable with some services departing earlier and being diverted incurring additional journey time.

Saturday:

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Barnes and Feltham via Brentford.

 

Sunday:​​​​​​​

The following services will not run:

  • The XX:20 London Waterloo to Kingston
  • The XX:35 Kingston to London Waterloo

 

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Barnes and Feltham via Brentford.
  • Barnes and Twickenham.

 

Monday and Tuesday:

The following services will not run:

  • The 05:10 London Waterloo to Hounslow service
  • The 05:31 and 06:01 Hounslow to London Waterloo service
  • The 06:17 Twickenham to London Waterloo service

 

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Barnes and Feltham via Brentford.
  • Barnes and Twickenham (morning / evening peak only)

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

 
Amendments to some late night Southeastern trains
More information on Amendments to some late night Southeastern trains
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Start date
17/05/2022 
End date
10/12/2022 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday to Thursday. 

These changes may be subject to further alteration on some days, such as starting earlier, or not taking place at all. Please check your journey using the Journey Planner,  and also check other items on our engineering pages for the date of your journey.

Mondays only:

Every Monday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

From 23:50 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford International and Canterbury West / Ramsgate. 

Mondays and Tuesdays:

Every Monday and Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to and from London Charing Cross.  

There will be no trains at London Charing Cross or Waterloo East from approximately 23:30 until the end of service. 

Trains will run from London Cannon Street instead, and you will need to travel to / from London Cannon Street / London Bridge. 

Tuesdays only:

Every Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines between Faversham and Ramsgate via Margate.  

From 23:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Faversham and Margate / Ramsgate. 

Wednesdays and Thursdays 

Every Wednesday and Thursday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to / from London Cannon Street.

There will be no trains at London Cannon Street from approximately 23:35 until the end of service. 

Trains will run to / from London Charing Cross instead, if you could please make your way to London Bridge for these trains. 

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Major engineering work between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 18 July to Friday 2 September
More information on Major engineering work between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 18 July to Friday 2 September
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Start date
18/07/2022 
End date
02/09/2022 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryTransport for Wales
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Newport and Gloucester, aimed at improving the reliability of the route and reducing the risk of landslips.

As a result, the line between Newport and Gloucester will be closed from Monday 18 July until 2 September

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Newport and Gloucester.

Transport for Wales:

Until 31 July, trains between Maesteg / Cardiff Central to Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa will terminate at / start from Severn Tunnel Junction. An hourly rail replacement bus service will run between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester calling at Caldicot, Chepstow and Lydney. 

From 1 August until the 2 September, replacement buses will run between Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa. An amended train service will run between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner​​​​​​​

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.

 
 

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