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Disruption to South Western Railway services through Wimbledon until the end of service
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Incident created
21/06/2021 22:31
Last updated
21/06/2021 22:49
Route affected
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Trains through Wimbledon

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

A points failure at Wimbledon is causing disruption to South Western Railway journeys through Wimbledon. As a result of this, trains may be delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised. This blocks one line in each direction, as a result of this trains are unable to call at Earlsfield in either direction.

This is expected until the end of service. 

Customer Advice

You may use your tickets on London Buses between Clapham Junction and Wimbledon via Earlsfield. 

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 #Wimbledon

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.

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Disruption at London Paddington expected until the end of service
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Incident created
21/06/2021 18:44
Last updated
21/06/2021 20:26
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Didcot Parkway / Cheltenham Spa / Hereford / Reading / Swansea / Plymouth and London Paddington 

Heathrow Express between Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Paddington 

TfL Rail between Hayes & Harlington / Reading / Maidenhead / Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and London Paddington 

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwayHeathrow ExpressTfL Rail
Description

fault with the signalling system at London Paddington means some lines are blocked. Trains running to and from this station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 10 minutes or revised. 

Disruption is expected until the end of service.

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 #LondonPaddington

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.

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Disruption between Eastleigh and Fareham expected until the end of the day
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Incident created
21/06/2021 19:31
Last updated
21/06/2021 20:23
Route affected
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Between Portsmouth Harbour and London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

fault with the signalling system between Eastleigh and Fareham means trains are currently unable to run between these stations.

Trains will be diverted via Netley and not call at Hedge End and Botley.

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

Customer Advice:

Customers travelling to / from Hedge End or Botley are advised to use station help points so taxis can be arranged.

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 #Botley

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.

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Disruption between Southampton Central and Brockenhurst expected until the end of the day
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Incident created
21/06/2021 12:00
Last updated
21/06/2021 16:04
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

South Western Railway between Southampton Central and Poole, between London Waterloo and Weymouth, and also between Winchester and Bournemouth

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway
Description

A safety inspection of the track at Ashurst New Forest is causing disruption to trains through this station.

Trains between Southampton Central and Brockenhurst may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Advice for CrossCountry customers

You may use your ticket on:

  • Avanti West Coast services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street
  • Great Western Railway services between London Paddington and Reading
  • London Northwestern railway services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street
  • London Underground services via any reasonable route
  • South Western Railway services via any reasonable route

 

Advice for South Western Railway customers ​​​​​​​

South Western Railway have arranged replacement buses to run between Bournemouth, Brockenhurst and Southampton Central.

You may use your ticket on the following operators services:

  • Yellow Buses on routes 1, 1A and 1B
  • Bluestar Buses on routes 6, 11, 12 and 16
  • Great Western Railway services between Weymouth and Southampton / Reading / Basingstoke on any reasonable route.
  • Cross Country services between Bournemouth and Basingstoke

 

For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.

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 #AshurstNewForest

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.

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Disruption to trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey until Saturday 26 June
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Incident created
08/06/2021 08:46
Last updated
21/06/2021 08:58
Route affected
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Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

A speed restriction between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey is causing disruption to the trains that are running between these stations. Trains may be delayed by up to 25 minutes or replaced with road transport.

From Monday 28 June, a new timetable will be introduced on the St Albans Abbey line, to accommodate the extra time taken by trains as a result of the speed restriction. This new timetable is expected to remain in place until October, when track maintenance is expected to be completed.

Rail replacement buses are currently supplementing the train service on this route from Monday to Saturday, and buses completely replace the train service on Sundays. The timetable for these buses is not affected by this problem.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of Saturday 26 June.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey until Sunday 27 June using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The changes to the timetable from Monday 28 June are not yet showing in journey planners. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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 #StAlbansAbbey

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.

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Industrial action to affect ScotRail services every Sunday until 25 July
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Incident created
24/03/2021 18:13
Last updated
21/06/2021 03:18
Route affected

Various routes across the ScotRail network

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Industrial action is taking place across the ScotRail network every Sunday until 25 July.

Trains will run only on the routes as listed below -

  • Glasgow Central - Ayr (09:00 and every hour until 21:00)
  • Ayr - Glasgow Central (08:45 and every hour until 21:45)
  • Glasgow Central - Largs (09:40 and every hour until 20:40)
  • Largs - Glasgow Central (09:54 and every hour until 20:54)
  • Glasgow Central - Gourock (09:20 and then every hour until 21:23)
  • Gourock - Glasgow Central (09:23 and hourly until 21:23)
  • Helensburgh Central - Edinburgh (reduced service from 08:55 until 18:55)
  • Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central (reduced service from 08:36 until 18:40)
  • Balloch - Airdrie (reduced service from 09:28 until 19:27)
  • Airdrie - Balloch (reduced service from 08:57 until 18:59)

 

Advice for key workers:

For key workers, there will be limited bus services for University Hospital Hairmyres, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline, University Hospital Wishaw and Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy.

Essential travel advice:

If your journey is affected on Sundays, you can use your ticket to travel instead on the day before or after. If you would prefer not to travel, you can request a refund on your ticket here.

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

You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 11 July using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for strike days from Sunday 18 July onwards. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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

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.

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Industrial action to affect some regional East Midlands Railway services every Sunday until 15 August
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Incident created
10/06/2021 16:02
Last updated
20/06/2021 23:55
Route affected

Some East Midlands Railway regional services

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

As a result of strike action being taken by Senior Conductors who are members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) there will be a small number of cancellations to East Midlands Railway regional services every Sunday until 15 August.

The strikes will affect only a handful of regional services and will have no impact on Intercity or Connect services. Trains to and from London St Pancras International are not affected.

The following trains will be cancelled and replaced by buses:

  • 08:25 Nottingham to Derby
  • 10:12 Derby to Nottingham
  • 19:32 Lincoln to Nottingham
  • 09:03 Grantham to Nottingham
  • 11:40 and 19:45 Newark North Gate to Lincoln
  • 11:06 and 19:15 Lincoln to Newark North Gate
  • 09:12 and 19:12 Nottingham to Mansfield Woodhouse
  • 09:56 Mansfield Woodhouse to Nottingham

 

Additionally, trains on the Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich route will be altered to run between Sheffield and Norwich only. For travel between Liverpool Lime Street and Sheffield, you may use other operators services. Some trains on this route will be revised not to call at Ilkeston or Langley Mill and may depart earlier from Alfreton and Chesterfield.

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.

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.

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East Midlands Railway - Latest timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:41
Last updated
20/06/2021 01:44
Route affected

All East Midlands Railway routes  

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

East Midlands Railway are operating a regular timetable on their Intercity and Connect services.

As of Saturday 19 June 2021, East Midlands Railway introduced a reduced timetable for their Regional services. This reduction will help to reduce short term train cancellations, and trains having to run with fewer carriages. More information is available on the East Midlands Railway website here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

East Midlands Railway's timetable is under constant review to try to provide enough capacity for everyone to travel while maintaining social distancing. However, it's not always possible to guarantee that all passengers who wish to travel can socially distance on board, especially as more people return to the railway. To help customers with maintaining social distancing on the their services, East Midlands Railway have released a Seat Finder tool which shows how crowded trains are across their network. Please click here to visit the Seat Finder page.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please take note of any warning messages that may show on your journey.

Your journey may be subject to short notice alteration due to current restrictions on travel. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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c2c - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:13
Last updated
19/06/2021 04:16
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

A reduced, recovery timetable is operating across the c2c network, in line with current government guidelines and passenger demand. You can download the timetable here.

Please note that due to the current travel situation train schedules may change at short notice, with some cancellations occurring on the day. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Safe travel advice:

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Social distancing is possible on the majority of c2c services; however, trains are generally busiest between 06:30 and 07:30 on weekdays. You are advised to re-plan your journey to avoid travelling between these times.

Where can I find more information?

More information about what c2c are doing to help you travel with confidence is available here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 27 June using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times after this date have not yet been updated to reflect the amended timetable.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work so please check journey planners and live departure boards before commencing your journey.

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Avanti West Coast - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/01/2021 05:14
Last updated
19/06/2021 04:05
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast services.

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

The current timetable will remain in place until September and Avanti West Coast will continue to monitor and adjust if required, as guided by Government advice and passenger demand. The amended timetable for the coming weeks can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 


Seat reservations:

Avanti West Coast have reduced the number of available seats onboard their trains. Therefore, you are strongly advised to book a place on the train prior to travelling.

All advance tickets will come with a reservation. If you're booking a flexible ticket (off-peak or anytime) in advance, please request a reservation with it.

If you are a Season ticket holder, please book your place by emailing: [email protected].

Changing your travel plans:

Should you need to change your travel plans, you can click here to find out more about refunds and amendments.

Needing assistance for your journey:

Avanti West Coast are still assisting customers onboard and at stations with extra measures in place to ensure the safety of you and their teams.

Safer Travels Pledge:

More information about what is being done to make sure you can travel safely can be found here. 

Check before you travel:

Weekday timetables are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Friday 20 August.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Saturday 21 August onwards, please check back nearer the time. 

Weekend timetables are correct up to and including Sunday 25 July, if you are travelling on weekends after this date, please check back nearer the time. 

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.  

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Industrial action to affect Caledonian Sleeper services until Friday 25 June
More information on Industrial action to affect Caledonian Sleeper services until Friday 25 June
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Incident created
03/06/2021 12:06
Last updated
19/06/2021 01:26
Route affected

All Caledonian Sleeper routes

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

The RMT Union have announced that their members intend to take strike action on Caledonian Sleeper services every night up to and including Friday 25 June.

How will this affect my journey?

All Caledonian Sleeper services have been cancelled until Friday 25 June. A normal service will resume on Sunday 27 June.

The Caledonian Sleeper Guest Service Centre team will attempt contact all affected guests wherever possible.  Please note, they may not have contact details for guests who booked using third-party retailers or ticket offices.

For further information regarding the strike and refunds, see here.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Wednesday 23 June using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for strike days from Thursday 24 June onwards. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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Caledonian Sleeper - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 20:00
Last updated
18/06/2021 18:51
Route affected

All routes between Scotland and London Euston.

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Caledonian Sleeper have resumed running train services on all routes. The timetables for all routes can be found here

However, please note that industrial action is affecting Caledonian Sleeper services until Friday 25 June inclusive. More details can be found here.  

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Train services may still be affected by essential engineering work especially during public holidays and weekends.

Where can I find more information?

More information from Caledonian Sleeper, including safe travel advice and refund advice, can be found here.

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:19
Last updated
18/06/2021 18:31
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern are now operating a regular timetable, whilst still maintaining social distancing and following current government guidelines.

You can find the current timetables for each route here. This timetable is expected to be in place until December 2021.

Advice from Northern on travelling with confidence on their services can be found here.

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

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. Your journey may also be subject to alteration due to engineering work, particularly on weekends and late night / early morning. Please check your journey as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Great Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:04
Last updated
18/06/2021 18:28
Route affected

All Great Northern routes.

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

National Restrictions are in place across Britain, so please check the latest UK government advice before you travel.

Great Northern are currently running a Summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Great Northern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

Twitter:

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Southern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:19
Last updated
18/06/2021 18:26
Route affected

All Southern routes

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Southern are operating an amended timetable in order to match the current demand for travel.

In response to customer feedback, and to support local schools at busy times, Southern have reintroduced more train services to their timetable. More details of these additional services and downloadable timetables can be found here.

Southern are currently running a summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Southern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Thameslink - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:25
Last updated
18/06/2021 18:22
Route affected

All Thameslink routes

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Thameslink are operating an amended timetable in order to match the current demand for travel.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

Thameslink are currently running a Summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Thameslink are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website

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Grand Central - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:23
Last updated
12/06/2021 17:20
Route affected

Between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross 

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

Grand Central are operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. A seat reservation will be required to travel on all Grand Central services. More details can be found here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 11 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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Merseyrail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:17
Last updated
12/06/2021 16:22
Route affected

All routes across the Merseyrail network

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Merseyrail are currently running a reduced service, in line with current passenger demand and the latest government guidelines.

You can find the latest timetable information here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Travel advice from Merseyrail and answers to FAQs can be found here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to Sunday 25 July by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Monday 26 July onwards are not yet showing accurately in Journey Planners.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise that you check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Hull Trains - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 17:39
Last updated
12/06/2021 16:01
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains are currently running a reduced service, in line with passenger demand and current government advice.

Timetables for Hull Trains services up to Saturday 18 September can be found on the Hull Trains website.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information on the Hull Trains Coronavirus information page.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Check your journey:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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Travel advice for London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:32
Last updated
10/06/2021 21:38
Route affected

Routes across the London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground network 

 
Train operator affected
London OvergroundLondon UndergroundTfL Rail
Description

Transport for London are currently running near-normal service levels. Social distancing measures and extra safety measures have been put in place so that if you must travel by public transport, you can travel with confidence. You can find the latest safe travel guidance from Transport for London here

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

If you are able, please consider walking or cycling. You can find walking and cycling routes around London here. 

How will this affect my journey? 

London Overground:

A slightly reduced service is operating. The London Overground night service is currently suspended.

TfL Rail:

A full service is running on all routes.

DLR and London Underground:

There is a slightly reduced frequency service operating on most DLR and London Underground routes. There is currently no night Tube service.

Some stations are closed, have reduced opening times or are entrance or exit only. You can check the status of your local station here.

What are the best times to travel?

The current quietest times to travel are between 08:15 and 16:00 and after 17:30 on weekdays. On weekends, before noon and after 18:00 are generally the quietest times. You can find more information about quiet times here.

Certain stations, stops and interchanges can be particularly busy at peak times.  You can find here the most up to date information on how busy each station is. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with London Overground and TfL Rail, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. 

You can check your journey on London Underground, DLR and Tram services using the Transport for London Journey Planner.

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Southeastern latest travel advice
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Incident created
30/01/2021 01:48
Last updated
10/06/2021 12:54
Route affected

Various routes across the Southeastern network.

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

As government restrictions ease, we are welcoming more passengers back to traveling with us.

On Sunday 16 May we introduced a new timetable with more services on many of our routes, ensuring all our passengers can travel with confidence.  

We are continuously reviewing our passenger numbers and adjusting train lengths and services where necessary. Due to an increase in demand, a limited number of additional and longer trains had already been added prior to the timetable change, as well as earlier trains and additional stops for key workers (such as on the Chatham Mainline, and at Denmark Hill).  Additional and longer trains have also been added since the timetable change in response to passenger feedback.  You can check your journey using our Journey Planners here.

As part of our safer travel pledge, we are continuing to take extra steps to help make your journey safer, so you can travel with confidence;

We are frequently deep cleaning our trains and stations using anti-viral products, increasing our focus on cleaning high-touch areas and providing hand sanitiser at busy stations. You can also check how busy your train might be with our new SeatFinder tools.

To help keep you safe when you travel with us, you must wear a face covering unless you are exempt. Also remember to maintain social distancing where possible, carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands before and after travel. For more information, please check our travel advice page.

Our contactless smartcard The Key enables you to buy and download your tickets at home via our website or the Southeastern app. Using The Key means you can fast track through the station and avoid the queues, it is also wipeable and easy to clean. Order your Key card here.

 
ScotRail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:51
Last updated
06/06/2021 18:30
Route affected

Across the ScotRail network.

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

ScotRail are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government advice and current passenger numbers. You can find more information about the current service levels on each route here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the Scotland Government website as there may be restrictions in place. 

The latest travel guidance from ScotRail can be found here. 

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

Please note that industrial action is affecting ScotRail every Sunday until Sunday 25 July inclusive. More details can be found here.  

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work.

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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:48
Last updated
06/06/2021 14:31
Route affected

All West Midlands Railway routes.  

 
Train operator affected
National RailWest Midlands Railway
Description

West Midlands Railway are operating an amended timetable, in line with government guidelines and current passenger demand. The revised timetable can be downloaded here. 

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Late notice changes to the timetable:

Leamington Spa - Coventry - Nuneaton:

A reduced train service is running between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton. Buses will continue to supplement the service.

Hereford / Worcester - Birmingham Snow Hill - Leamington Spa / Stratford-upon-Avon:

A reduced service is operating on the Birmingham Snow Hill lines on weekday afternoons.

Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International:

Fewer trains are running on this route.

Wolverhampton - Walsall:

A reduced service of one train per hour is in operation.

Where can I find more information?

Advice on travelling with confidence on West Midlands Railway services can be found here

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Rail replacement bus information:

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.

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LNER - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:23
Last updated
01/06/2021 07:29
Route affected

All LNER routes

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

LNER are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. LNER generally publish timetables 2 weeks in advance.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England and for Scotland.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

To help keep you safe when you travel with LNER and to support social distancing, the number of passengers able to travel on each service has been significantly reduced. Therefore, if you are travelling on LNER services you will need to book a reservation before you travel and you must sit in your designated seat.

Where can I find more advice and information?

Advice on how to travel with confidence is also available from LNER.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Friday 25 June by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may also be affected by engineering work.

You can also check the information for LNER on our Informed Traveller page for the date(s) you plan to travel on.

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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 12:33
Last updated
01/06/2021 07:21
Route affected

Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton 

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Gatwick Express services remain suspended until further notice.

Southern and Thameslink are still running to and from Gatwick Airport, and will provide journey options to both London and Brighton.

For more information, please visit this page.

Further information:

Gatwick Express have made these changes in response to reduced passenger demand for the airport and to enable train drivers to be used on other services. This is in line with the health guidance issued by Public Health England and therefore please do check before you travel to keep up to date with any last minute alterations.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

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Great Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:51
Last updated
01/06/2021 07:04
Route affected

All routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Great Western Railway are operating an amended timetable due to the current coronavirus situation.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England and Wales.

You can also find more information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you travel with confidence.

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

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:18
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:59
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport  

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

Heathrow Express are currently operating a normal service with trains every 15 minutes, although social distancing and additional safety measures remain in place.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information from the Government website here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

More information on what Heathrow Express is doing to help you travel safely can be found on their website here.

Check your journey before you travel:

Please check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:26
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:55
Route affected

All routes across the South Western Railway network

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

A revised South Western Railway service is in operation in line with the latest government advice and current passenger demand. You can find the latest timetables for each route here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

More information from South Western Railway about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

Check before you travel:

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

Please also be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 21:43
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:52
Route affected

Across the London Northwestern Railway network.

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern RailwayNational Rail
Description

London Northwestern Railway are operating an amended timetable, which can be downloaded here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

A limited weekday train service has resumed on the Abbey Line (Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey) and the Marston Vale Line (Bedford - Bletchley).

Buses will continue to run in place of cancelled services on these routes.  

Where can I find more information?

Advice on travelling with confidence on London Northwestern Railway services can be found here.

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 17:30
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:50
Route affected

All CrossCountry routes

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. Details of the service that is running can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Seat reservations:

You must make a seat reservation when you purchase your ticket. Each customer will receive a reservation which will include your seat number and coach detail. The seat reservations will allow you to socially distance from other customers, with the allocation of a window seat. Please stick to your reservation to ensure that everyone can travel safely.

Where can I find more information?

The latest advice to help you travel with confidence can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus advice page.

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

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:13
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:46
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Paris / Lille / Brussels / Rotterdam / Amsterdam.

 
Train operator affected
Eurostar
Description

Due to a reduction in demand and current restrictions on travelling around Europe in light of coronavirus, Eurostar are running a significantly reduced service.

Please make sure you regularly check the latest government advice for both your departure and arrival locations, as travel restrictions, quarantine periods and the requirement to take a COVID-19 test may apply. It is also important to make sure that your reason for travel is permitted by the country you are visiting. You can visit the Eurostar website to check these requirements here.

How is this affecting the train service?

Eurostar are unable to operate services to and from the following stations until further notice:

  • The direct service to / from Disneyland Paris is suspended until 22 October 2021.
  • Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations are closed for Eurostar services until at least the end of 2021. You will need to travel to / from London St Pancras International instead.
  • Eurostar services are currently unable to call at Calais Fréthun.
  • Eurostar are unable to run the service between Lille and Brussels until further notice.

 

Check before you travel:

Essential travel information can be found on the Eurostar website here.

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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:46
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:43
Route affected

All Greater Anglia and Stansted Express routes.

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express are running a reduced timetable in line with current passenger demand and current government advice.

The current level of service across the Greater Anglia network stands at approximately 85% of the normal timetable and most of the network is receiving at least an hourly service. 

Stansted Express service are continuing to run at a frequency of 2 to 3 trains per hour. 

Where can I find more information? 

Timetables can be downloaded here. They are available for travel until Saturday 11 September.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

You can find the latest travel advice by clicking on the links below:

 

Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey  up to and including Saturday 11 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. Please also note that weekend timetables may be subject to change due to scheduled engineering work. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Chiltern Railways - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:25
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:40
Route affected

All Chiltern Railways routes

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways are currently operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. This timetable will be subject to regular review, and current expectations are that it will remain in place until early September 2021.

You can download the timetable for the date you are travelling here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

More information from Chiltern Railways about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:38
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:27
Route affected

All Transport for Wales routes

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand.

Details of the current timetable can be found here. 

Current restrictions:

You can find the latest information and advice from the Welsh Government here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

The capacity of today's services can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Tuesday 31 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Wednesday 1 September may not be accurate - please check again closer to the time of travel.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:22
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:17
Route affected

TransPennine Express routes

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

TransPennine Express are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

Timetables for all routes can be found here. They are expected to be in place until December 2021.

To help you plan your journey, TransPennine Express have highlighted in red services within their timetables that are expected to be busy.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Guidance and information on travelling with confidence on TransPennine Express services can be found here.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey up to and including Saturday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may also be affected by engineering work.

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CORONAVIRUS - Travel with confidence
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Incident created
19/03/2020 07:52
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:15
Route affected

National Rail routes

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Travel with Confidence

Rail companies are working closely with the government to keep vital services moving and making sure customers can travel safely and with confidence.

Before you travel, please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Answers to the common questions that you are asking about train services can be found on our dedicated Coronavirus page.

Details of the current timetables and safe travel advice from each operator is available via the Train Operating Company links below:

 

Check before you travel:
You are advised to check the Journey Planner as close to your time of travel as possible, as timetables and travel advice may be subject to late notice change.

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Amended late night / early morning trains to / from Atherstone from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Northampton and Crewe

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Nuneaton and Tamworth, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will not call at Atherstone:

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:49 London Euston to Crewe service.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:20 Northampton to Crewe service.

Replacement buses will run between Nuneaton and Atherstone for both train services.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Amended 23:40 London Victoria to Sutton service from Monday 21 to Friday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria and Sutton

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:40 London Victoria to Sutton service will terminate at Selhurst. A replacement bus will run from Selhurst to Sutton via West Croydon.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

​​​​​​​Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Amended 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service from Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Southern between Haywards Heath and Eastbourne

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Eastbourne, closing all lines early in the morning from Tuesday to Friday.

As a result, the 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service will terminate at Lewes. A replacement bus will run from Lewes to Eastbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

​​​​​​​Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace late night trains between Redhill and Reigate from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria and Reigate

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

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

As a result, from 23:00 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Redhill and Reigate.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No late night / early morning trains at Arlesey from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

At Arlesey

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Sandy from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June, closing some lines.

Customer advice:

Between 22:00 and 06:00 (Monday to Thursdays) trains towards London will not stop at Arlesey.

Between 00:15 and 05:50 (Tuesday to Fridays) trains towards Peterborough will not stop at Arlesey.

Customers can change at Hitchin / Biggleswade between the hours of 22:00 and 00:00.

Replacement buses will run from 00:00 until 06:00.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Stevenage and Cambridge from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Stevenage and Cambridge

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Meldreth from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June, closing the lines between Stevenage and Cambridge.

Customer advice:

Buses replace trains between Stevenage and Letchworth / Cambridge and also between Royston and Letchworth.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 

 
Amended late night / early morning Thameslink services between Dartford and Gillingham from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Luton and Gillingham and also between Rainham / Gillingham and Dartford

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Higham from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June, closing some lines.

Customer advice:

Monday and Wednesday evenings:

The 21:48 and 22:18 Luton to Gillingham trains will run between Luton and Dartford only.
The 23:00 and 23:30 Rainham to Dartford trains will run between Rainham and Strood only.
The 22:30 Rainham to Dartford train will not run.

Tuesday and Thursday early mornings:

The 00:28 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.
The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.

Tuesday to Friday mornings:

The 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday to Friday) train will not run.

Replacement buses will run where trains do not.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 

 
Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December
More information on Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December
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Start date
18/05/2021 
End date
11/12/2021 
Route affected

Between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island; between Aberdare and Barry Island / Bridgend; and also between Treherbert and Barry Island / Bridgend

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Radyr area, closing various lines.

Sunday to Thursday only

From approximately 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert.

Check before you travel:

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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.

 
Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth from Saturday 15 May until Sunday 27 June
More information on Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth from Saturday 15 May until Sunday 27 June
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Start date
15/05/2021 
End date
27/06/2021 
Route affected

Routes between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth over a period of several weeks, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

More details on this project, which will involve raising the height of Black Bridge, near Machynlleth to prevent future flooding, can be found on the Network Rail website here.

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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 trains between Crewe and Chester from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning trains between Crewe and Chester from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Chester / Holyhead

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Chester, closing all lines.

Late night / early morning trains will be amended between Crewe and Chester.

Check before you travel:

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

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains to / from Corby from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains to / from Corby from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

East Midlands Railway to / from Corby

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

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

As a result, buses will replace trains between 23:30 and 06:00 each night, finishing on Friday morning.

Check before you travel:

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

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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 trains between Westbury / Newbury and Reading from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended evening / morning trains between Westbury / Newbury and Reading from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Westbury / Newbury and Reading / London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bath Spa and Westbury, closing lines early on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:22 London Paddington to Westbury service will terminate at Bedwyn. Customers for Westbury should travel on earlier train services.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:54 Westbury to London Paddington service will start from Newbury. Customers from Westbury should travel on later train services.

 

Check before you travel:

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Amended late night / early morning TransPennine Express service from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning TransPennine Express service from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Manchester Airport / Victoria and York

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:39 Manchester Airport to York will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria.

Tuesday to Friday

The 06:15 Manchester Victoria to York will be diverted to start from Manchester Piccadilly.

Check before you travel:

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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Monday & Wednesday:

The 22:18 London Charing Cross to Gravesend service will run non stop between Dartford and Gravesend. A replacement bus will run between Dartford and Gravesend calling at all stations. 

From 23:45 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Dartford & Gravesend.

The 23:25 London St Pancras International to Faversham service is replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International & Faversham

Monday to Thursday:

From approximately 22:25 until the end of service, trains to / from London Cannon Street, and services between London Charing Cross / London Victoria and Dartford via Bexleyheath & Woolwich Arsenal will be unable to stop at Lewisham. The following alterations will be in place:

  • From 22:25 until the end of service, trains will not run between London Cannon Street & Hayes. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes.
  • From 22:45 until the end of service, trains between London Charing Cross & Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal or Bexleyheath will be unable to run via Lewisham, and will run non stop between London Bridge and Dartford. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal, and between Hither Green and Dartford via Lewisham and Bexleyheath.
  • From 23:00 until the end of service, trains between London Victoria and Dartford will not run.
  • From 23:00 until the end of service, buses will replace stopping trains between London Bridge and Hayes / Hither Green via New Cross and Lewisham. Trains will run non stop between London Bridge and Hither Green.

 

Wednesday to Friday:

From 00:01 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford International and Dover Priory. A minibus will run between Sandling and Westenhanger.

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 late night / early morning London Overground via Surrey Quays from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning London Overground via Surrey Quays from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Highbury & Islington and Clapham Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Clapham High Street and Clapham Junction, closing some lines.

The following trains will not run:

Monday to Thursday

23:04 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction

23:19 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction

23:30 Highbury & Islington to Clapham Junction

23:44 Clapham Junction to Highbury & Islington

23:50 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction


Tuesday to Friday

00:01 Highbury & Islington to Clapham Junction


Last through services:

22:49 Dalston Junction to Clapham Junction

23:30 Clapham Junction to Highbury & Islington

Use local buses via any reasonable route between Clapham Junction and Battersea Park / Surrey Quays or Southern services between Battersea Park and Clapham Junction.

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Amended 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Walsall and Hednesford, closing all lines.

The 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall.  A rail replacement bus service will operate departing from Walsall at 23:57, calling at Bloxwich, Bloxwich North, Landywood, Cannock, arriving at Hednesford at 00:39.

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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 05:05 Northern service between Preston and Colne from Monday 21 until Friday 25 June
More information on Amended 05:05 Northern service between Preston and Colne from Monday 21 until Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Preston and Colne

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackburn, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn with a rail replacement bus in place between Preston and Blackburn. The bus will depart Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

Check before you travel:

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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 late night Northern service between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester from Monday 21 until Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended late night Northern service between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester from Monday 21 until Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington and Hunts Cross, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

  • The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus 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 replaced by a bus 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.

 

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Amended late night / early morning Northern service to / from Manchester Airport from Monday 21 until Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning Northern service to / from Manchester Airport from Monday 21 until Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackrod and Leyland, closing various lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply to late night / early morning services:

  • The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North. Customers should use alternative services 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. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly calling at intermediate stations via Chorley and Bolton.
  • The 23:09 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North calling at stations via Bolton and Chorley, and stopping to set down only from Leyland.
  • The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly calling at stations via Chorley and Bolton. The bus will depart Preston at 04:12 to connect with services in Manchester.
  • The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston calling at stations via Bolton and Chorley.

 

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Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 21 until Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 21 until Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

As a result of this, the 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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Amended late night c2c services from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended late night c2c services from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

All routes through Barking

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Track work is taking place overnight in the Barking area, closing various lines.

Basildon Line:

Trains will be diverted to start from / terminate at either Barking or Upminster and will be re-timed.

Ockendon Line:

Trains will be diverted to start from / terminate at Barking, will run non-stop to / from Grays and will be re-timed.

Rail replacement buses will run between Upminster and Grays.

Rainham Line:

Trains will be diverted to start from / terminate at Barking and will be re-timed.

Ticket Acceptance:

Customers in possession of a valid rail ticket may use the London Underground District Line between Barking and Upminster at no extra charge. 

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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.

 
No late night / early morning trains via Tottenham Hale on Sunday 20 and Monday 21 June
More information on No late night / early morning trains via Tottenham Hale on Sunday 20 and Monday 21 June
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Start date
20/06/2021 
End date
21/06/2021 
Route affected

Greater Anglia services via Tottenham Hale

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Cheshunt, closing various lines overnight from Sunday evening until Monday morning.

Between 23:15 on Sunday and 05:00 on Monday, trains that usually run via Tottenham Hale will be amended to run via Seven Sisters instead. Customers should note that stations on the Seven Sisters route are within walking distance of those on the Tottenham Hale route.

Customers travelling to / from Lea Bridge should instead use London Buses between Stratford and Lea Bridge, or between Lea Bridge and Hackney Downs.

Additionally:

  • The 22:39 Hertford East to Stratford service will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters and Hackney Downs (calling) to London Liverpool Street. Stations between Waltham Cross to Stratford inclusive will not be served.
  • The 23:32 Stratford to Hertford East service will be diverted to run from London Liverpool Street at 23:42, and will call additionally at Hackney Downs and Seven Sisters. Stations between Stratford and Waltham Cross inclusive will not be served.

 

 

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Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 June
More information on Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
23/06/2021 
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Norwich, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

As a result, the 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service will be replaced by a bus between Ipswich and Norwich.

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 21 to Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
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 terminate at Bishops Stortford. A replacement bus will run between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge.

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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 trains in the Dronfield area from Monday 21 to Saturday 26 June
More information on Amended trains in the Dronfield area from Monday 21 to Saturday 26 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
26/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Dronfield area resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday - Saturday

Between 23:45 and 05:45, trains in the Dronfield area will be subject to diversions and extended journey times.

Tuesday - Friday

The 22:28 service from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham may be subject to diversion and late arrival in Nottingham.

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Buses replace overnight trains between Sleaford and Peterborough from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Buses replace overnight trains between Sleaford and Peterborough from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Peterborough and Lincoln

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between Sleaford and Peterborough resulting in the closure of all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Sleaford and Peterborough. Extended journey times should be expected as a result of this.

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 Great Western Railway services to / from Gatwick Airport from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning Great Western Railway services to / from Gatwick Airport from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Guildford and Redhill, closing some lines.

Monday - Thursday

The 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford. Road transport from Guildford to Dorking (Deepdene), Reigate, and Redhill.

The 23:20 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate Redhill. No alternative transport forward.

Tuesday - Friday

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport will depart Guildford and beyond later than normal. It will terminate Redhill. You will be able to use a train to continue your journey from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.

The 06:00 Gatwick Airport to Reading will start from Redhill.

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Amended overnight service through Plymouth from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended overnight service through Plymouth from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance also between Penzance / Gunnislake and Exeter St Davids

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newton Abbot and Totnes resulting in the closure of 1 out of 2 lines.

Monday - Thursday

The 21:04 London Paddington to Plymouth will arrive / depart Totnes and arrive at Plymouth 12 minutes later than normal.

The 21:45 Penzance to London Paddington sleeper service will depart Totnes and beyond later than normal. The arrival time at London Paddington will remain the same.

The 22:02 London Paddington to Plymouth will arrive Plymouth approximately 12 minutes later than normal. 

The 22:22 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will now terminate at Plymouth. There will be road transport in operation from Plymouth / Ivybridge / Totnes to Newton Abbot. Customers can connect at Newton Abbot to the re-timed 00:01 Paignton to Exeter St Davids service.

 

The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance sleeper service will depart Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot earlier than normal and arrive at Plymouth earlier than normal. Normal timings will resume beyond this.

 

Tuesday - Friday

The 00:01 Paignton to Exeter St Davids will depart Newton Abbot and arrive Exeter St Davids a few minutes later than normal. Then: 04:51, 05:34 and 05:49 Plymouth to London Paddington will depart slightly earlier than normal from Plymouth. Normal timings departing Newton Abbot and beyond.

The 05:05 Penzance to London Paddington will depart Newton Abbot slightly later than normal. Normal timings departing Exeter St Davids and beyond.

The 06:26 Exeter St Davids to Penzance will start from Plymouth at normal time. Rail replacement transport will run from Newton Abbot to Plymouth, also from Totnes and Ivybridge to Plymouth to connect into the train. There will also be earlier rail replacement road transport from Newton Abbot to Totnes and Ivybridge.

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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 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work will be taking place between Swindon and Gloucester, closing some lines.

The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will divert between Swindon and Gloucester via Bristol Parkway - NOT calling. A rail replacement bus will run at 23:42 from Swindon to Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse Post Office. This bus will continue to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.
 

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Amended late night trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
More information on Amended late night trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
24/06/2021 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central also between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome / Portsmouth Harbour.

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Late night engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate Westbury. A rail replacement bus will run from Westbury to Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.
  • 22:32 and 23:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will divert between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling Chippenham and Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. These buses continue to Bristol Temple Meads.
  • 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will NOT run. Road transport at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads to Keynsham, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury 01:25. Also there will be a minibus at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads, calling all stations to Frome 01:50.
Tuesday to Friday:
 
  • The 04:54 Westbury to London Paddington will start from Newbury. No connection from Westbury. If you are travelling from Westbury, you should travel on later services.

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Amended late night / early morning trains between Slough and Reading on Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning trains between Slough and Reading on Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between Slough and Reading

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Late night / early morning engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

The following trains will be amended to run 5 minutes later than normal:

  • 21:46 Twyford to Henley-on-Thames
  • 22:01 Henley-on-Thames to Twyford
 

Also 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will terminate at Twyford. Rail connections will be available from Twyford to Reading.

The following trains will NOT call at Burnham and Taplow:

  • 23:50 London Paddington to Reading
  • 00:18 Reading to London Paddington
  • 00:34 London Paddington to Reading
 

Burnham and Taplow customers can travel via Slough for connecting rail replacement buses.

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Amended late night / early morning service between London Paddington and Swansea from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
More information on Amended late night / early morning service between London Paddington and Swansea from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
25/06/2021 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Swansea

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Port Talbot Parkway / Neath and Swansea resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday to Wednesday

The 20:48, 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will divert between Neath and Swansea (via the route to the west of Swansea station). It will change
direction of travel and continue to Swansea, arriving later than normal.

Tuesday

The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington will depart EARLIER than normal and will divert between Swansea and Neath (via the route to the west of
Swansea station). It will change direction of travel and continue to Neath and beyond. Normal timings departing Cardiff Central and beyond.

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Amended 05:00 Oxford to Didcot Parkway service on Monday 21 June
More information on Amended 05:00 Oxford to Didcot Parkway service on Monday 21 June
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Start date
21/06/2021 
End date
21/06/2021 
Route affected

Oxford to Didcot Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines overnight.

The 05:00 Oxford to Didcot Parkway service will not run. Customers should use the next train service.

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Buses replace Island Line trains until further notice
More information on Buses replace Island Line trains until further notice
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Start date
04/01/2021 
End date
31/07/2021 
Route affected
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Island Line between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin

 
Train operator affected
Island Line
Description

New trains are being introduced to the Island Line in 2021, replacing the existing fleet which is over 80 years old. In order for these new trains to run, upgrades are needed to the Island Line route to allow these trains to be accommodated. This includes a new passing loop at Brading to allow more frequent services. More information on these upgrades can be found here.

Until further notice, buses will replace trains between:

  • Ryde Pier Head and Ryde Esplanade (minibus service)
  • Ryde Esplanade and Shanklin

 

To download a copy of the bus timetable, please click here.

 

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Until 31 July, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
 

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