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Disruption between Huddersfield and Barnsley expected until 19:00
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Incident created
17/04/2021 17:23
Last updated
17/04/2021 18:01
Route affected
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Between Huddersfield and Meadowhall

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Cattle on the railway in the Berry Brow area are resulting in disruption to trains between Huddersfield and Barnsley. Trains may be delayed or cancelled until approximately 19:00.

Alternative travel advice:
Replacement road transport (operated by Elite Travel) will run as follows:

  • From Huddersfield to Meadowhall
  • From Stocksmoor to Huddersfield

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

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

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

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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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No trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey until the end of the day
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Incident created
17/04/2021 16:40
Last updated
17/04/2021 17:52
Route affected
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Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

A fault on a train between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey means that trains are currently unable to run between these stations.

Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Alternative travel advice:
If you're travelling between Watford Junction and St Albans, you may travel via London Euston & London St Pancras International to St Albans station.

You may use your ticket on Arriva The Shires: Bus Route 321: SAPPHIRE Line (Watford Junction - Watford North - Garston - Bricket Wood - How Wood (nearby) - St Albans Abbey - St Albans)

Replacement buses have been requested to run between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey.

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

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

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

Twitter:
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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 Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock until approximately 19:30
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Incident created
17/04/2021 06:57
Last updated
17/04/2021 13:58
Route affected
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between Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock / Barrhead

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

A fault with the signalling system at Pollokshaws West is causing disruption to train services between Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock. The following changes are currently in place:

  • Train services between Glasgow Central and Barrhead are currently suspended
  • Train services between Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock are running at a reduced hourly frequency. Trains will run from Glasgow Central towards Kilmarnock at 13 minutes past each hour. Trains will run from Kilmarnock towards Glasgow Central at 57 minutes past each hour.

 

We expect this to continue until approximately 19:30.

Train services between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride are now able to run normally.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers may use their tickets on the following bus services:

McGills Buses

  • 3 : Glasgow - Paisley Gilmour Street - Barrhead

  • 51: Barrhead - Paisley

  • 54: Neilston - Barrhead - Paisley Gilmour Street

 

Stagecoach West

  • X76: Glasgow Central - Kilmarnock
  • X77: Glasgow Central - Kilmarnock

 

Customers may also use the following alternative ScotRail services on reasonable routes:

  • Glasgow Central - Neilston
  • Glasgow Central - Newton (Cathcart Circle)

 

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

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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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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 21:43
Last updated
16/04/2021 20:57
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

Late notice changes to the timetable:

A limited weekday train service has resumed on the Abbey Line. The following train services will run between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey from Monday to Friday:

  • Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey: 05:54, 06:38, 07:21, 08:04, 09:39, 15:46, 16:33, 17:24, 18:11, 19:39 , 20:33, 21:33
  • St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction: 06:10, 06:58, 07:42, 08:25, 10:00, 16:07, 16:54, 17:45, 18:32, 20:00, 20:54, 21:54

 

Buses will continue to run in place of cancelled services on this route and buses will replace all Saturday services. A limited train service, supplemented by buses, will begin running also on Saturdays from Saturday 17 April.

You may use your ticket on Arriva The Shires bus route 321 SAPPHIRE Line: Watford Junction - Watford North - Garston - Bricket Wood - How Wood (nearby) - St Albans Abbey - St Albans.

A limited train service has resumed between Bedford and Bletchley on Monday to Saturday, with buses supplementing the service between Bedford and Bletchley. Larger vehicles are being provided on this route to make sure there is room for social distancing. 

 

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 up to and including Saturday 15 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The timetable for journeys from Sunday 16 May has not yet been finalised in Journey Planners. Please check closer to the time of travel.

Please note that timetables are correct only until Saturday 24 April for branch line services (Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey and Bedford - Bletchley.)

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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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:48
Last updated
16/04/2021 08:04
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:

Buses are replacing trains on this route. From Monday 26 April, a reduced train service will operate between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton. Buses will continue to supplement the service.

Journey Planners for this route are currently updated until Friday 23 April. 

Stourbridge Junction - Stourbridge Town:

There will be a normal service between Stourbridge Junction and Stourbridge Town, but the last services of the day will be earlier than normal until further notice.

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

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

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 up to and including Saturday 15 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Timetables from Sunday 16 May are not yet available. Please check 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.

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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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:46
Last updated
16/04/2021 04:23
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 82% 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? 

You can find timetable information 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.

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 Sunday 02 May 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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Industrial action affecting ScotRail every Sunday until 2 May
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Incident created
24/03/2021 18:13
Last updated
15/04/2021 21:23
Route affected

Various routes across the ScotRail network.

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Industrial action is taking place across the ScotRail network every Sunday up to and including Sunday 2 May.

Trains will be cancelled across several key routes as listed below:

  • Aberdeen - Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen - Inverurie / Inverness
  • Aberdeen - Perth / Dundee
  • Edinburgh - Inverness / Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh - Inverkeithing / Glenrothes / Kirkcaldy / Perth / Dundee
  • Edinburgh - Stirling / Dunblane
  • Edinburgh - Tweedbank
  • Edinburgh - North Berwick
  • Edinburgh - Glasgow Central via Shotts
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Edinburgh via Falkirk High
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Anniesland
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Stirling / Alloa / Dunblane / Perth / Dundee
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Inverness / Aberdeen
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Cumbernauld
  • Glasgow Central - Barrhead / Kilmarnock / Dumfries / Carlisle
  • Glasgow Central - Stranraer
  • Glasgow Queen Street - Crianlarich / Oban / Fort William / Mallaig
  • Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh / Wick

 

Advice for key workers:

For key workers, there will be limited buses serving University Hospital Hairmyres, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline 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:
If you are travelling on Sunday 18 April or Sunday 25 April, you can use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for Sunday 2 May. 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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Heathrow Express - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:18
Last updated
15/04/2021 20:43
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
15/04/2021 19:56
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 on midweek dates up to Friday 23 April, and weekend dates up to Sunday 9 May, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on any other dates, please check again closer to the time of travel.

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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Latest Southeastern timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
30/01/2021 01:48
Last updated
15/04/2021 08:54
Route affected

Various routes across the Southeastern network.

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

We are currently running an amended timetable in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These changes reflect current levels of demand, the availability of our colleagues and will ensure that those passengers who need to travel with us have as comfortable a journey as possible.

The current government guidance is to keep journeys to a minimum.

Southeastern’s teams are continuing to work hard to make sure that if you need to travel on our trains, you can travel with confidence, by planning ahead, booking tickets online – paying with contactless wherever possible - and avoiding travelling at busy times using our SeatFinder tools.

Responding to the pandemic means that information in the journey planner is not available as far in advance as usual. Journey Planners are up to date for weekdays up to Friday 14 May.

If you're travelling at the weekend, train times may not be confirmed until shortly before the start of each weekend, so please reconfirm your journey from the Friday before travel.

When you travel with us, please remember to carry hand sanitiser, wear a face covering and observe 1m+ distancing, in line with government guidance.

For more information please check our Coronavirus FAQs.

 
ScotRail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:51
Last updated
15/04/2021 04:55
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. It currently reflects a service of approximately 65% of the pre-pandemic level.

The latest timetable change was made on Monday 1 February. 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 on 6 consecutive Sundays beginning on Sunday 28 March. The amended timetable is not yet showing on Sundays from Sunday 2 May. 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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LNER - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:23
Last updated
15/04/2021 04:23
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. The current timetable can be found here. 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 here and for Scotland here.

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 make a reservation before you travel and you must sit in your designated seat. You can book your seat reservation here.  

Where can I find more advice and information?

Advice on how to travel with confidence from LNER can be found here.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 29 May 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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Revised timetable for Caledonian Sleeper
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Incident created
20/03/2020 20:00
Last updated
15/04/2021 04:19
Route affected

All routes between Scotland and London Euston 

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Caledonian Sleeper are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government restrictions and guidelines.

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.

The following services are currently operating (in both directions):

  • Inverness - London Euston
  • Edinburgh - London Euston

 

Up to and including Wednesday 28 April 2021, the following services will be suspended (in both directions):

  • Fort William - London Euston
  • Aberdeen - London Euston
  • Glasgow Central - London Euston

 

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 up to and including Monday 26 April using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Tuesday 27 April onwards, please check back nearer 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.

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Southern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:19
Last updated
14/04/2021 10:35
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, from Monday 19 April Southern are reintroducing some more train services. More details of these additional services and downloadable timetables 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

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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Chiltern Railways - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:25
Last updated
14/04/2021 03:58
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. 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 up to and including Friday 16 April using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Monday 26 April until Sunday 16 May are not currently showing correctly in the Journey Planners. If you intend to travel between these dates, please check again closer to the time of travelling.

The Journey Planner is showing the correct timetable from Monday 17 May onwards, so you can use it to plan your journey from this date as normal.

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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Avanti West Coast - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/01/2021 05:14
Last updated
13/04/2021 09:17
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 amended timetable for the coming week 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:

Timetables are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Thursday 29 April. 

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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CORONAVIRUS - Travel with confidence
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Incident created
19/03/2020 07:52
Last updated
13/04/2021 07:41
Route affected

National Rail routes.

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coastc2cCaledonian SleeperChiltern RailwaysCrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayEurostarGrand CentralGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressHull TrainsIsland LineLNERLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundLondon UndergroundMerseyrailNorthernScotRailSouth Western RailwayStansted ExpressTfL RailTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesWest Midlands Railway
Description

Travel with Confidence

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

 

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:

 

Waiting Rooms and Ticket Offices:
Some waiting rooms at stations remain closed for public safety. Some Ticket Offices also remain closed or have reduced opening times. Times on the station information pages may not match up to the current opening times.

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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Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:19
Last updated
13/04/2021 06:38
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network  

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern are operating a reduced service in line with current passenger numbers and government guidelines.

You can find the current 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.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 15 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

The standard Northern timetable is showing on journeys from Sunday 16 April onwards - please check again closer to the time of travel.

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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Hull Trains - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 17:39
Last updated
13/04/2021 06:25
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains services have resumed operation and are currently running a reduced service in line with passenger demand and current government advice.

Timetables for Hull Trains 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.

You can find the latest government advice here.

Check your journey:

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

Please note, there is no Hull Trains service from 23 to 25 April due to planned engineering work at London Kings Cross.

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c2c - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:13
Last updated
13/04/2021 04:10
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness 

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

A reduced 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. A  list of c2c's busiest trains can be found here. You are advised to re-plan your journey to avoid these trains.

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 25 April 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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Travel advice - following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
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Incident created
09/04/2021 12:58
Last updated
13/04/2021 08:49
Route affected

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Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

In line with Government guidance and the request from the Royal Family, rail companies are advising people not to travel to Royal Residences during this period.

The Royal Family has asked members of the public to consider making a donation to a charity instead of leaving floral tributes in memory of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. An online Book of Condolence for those who wish to leave messages is available on the Royal Household website

 
Merseyrail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:17
Last updated
12/04/2021 17:10
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 Saturday 15 May by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Sunday 16 May 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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Grand Central -Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:23
Last updated
12/04/2021 15:29
Route affected

Between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross 

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

Grand Central are operating a reduced timetable and a seat reservation will be required to travel on a Grand Central service. 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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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:13
Last updated
12/04/2021 06:42
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 15 July 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.

 

Check before you travel:

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

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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
03/04/2021 07:47
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. Revised timetables 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 Wales here.

More information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you 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 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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Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:38
Last updated
02/04/2021 01:46
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 Friday 15 May 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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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 17:30
Last updated
01/04/2021 09:38
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 until Friday 14 May.

Timetables from Saturday 15 May have not yet been finalised. Please check again closer to the time of travel.

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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East Midlands Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:41
Last updated
01/04/2021 05:54
Route affected

All East Midlands Railway routes  

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

East Midlands Railway are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

The current timetables can be found here (under the timetables section).

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.

Social distancing measures will significantly reduce the number of customers allowed on East Midlands Railway trains – please check journey planners before you travel and avoid travelling at peak times.

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.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information and advice by visiting the East Midlands Railway website here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 15 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that 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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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:22
Last updated
01/04/2021 05:53
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.

The current timetable represents approximately 60% of the pre-COVID service levels. Timetables for all routes can be found 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 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 15 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. For journeys after this date, 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.

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

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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
01/04/2021 05:49
Route affected

All Great Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Great Northern 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

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 Great Northern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

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Thameslink - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:25
Last updated
01/04/2021 05:48
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

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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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 12:33
Last updated
01/04/2021 05:19
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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Travel advice for London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:32
Last updated
01/02/2021 06:45
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.

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. The Waterloo & City Line remains closed until further notice and 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 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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Amended 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance service on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 April
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Start date
16/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Penzance

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chippenham and Bath Spa, closing some lines on Friday night and Saturday morning.

As a result, the 23:45 (Friday) London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" Sleeper service will depart Taunton and arrive at Exeter St Davids 13 minutes later than usual. After Exeter, the train will run to normal timings.

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service between London St Pancras International and Bedford on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
Route affected
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Between Luton / Brighton / Three Bridges and Bedford and also between London St Pancras International and Luton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford from midnight on Saturday 17 April to 08:15 on Sunday 18 April, closing some lines.

From midnight on Saturday 17 April until 08:15 on Sunday 18 April, buses will replace trains between Luton and Bedford. 

A reduced and amended timetable will run between London St Pancras International and Luton.

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.

 
Reduced service between Kentish Town and Luton on Saturday 17 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
Route affected
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Between Sutton (Surrey) and Luton 

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cricklewood and Mill Hill Broadway on Saturday 17 April, resulting in some line closures.

All day on Saturday, Thameslink will run a reduced service between Kentish Town and Luton.

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.

 
Buses replace trains between Hastings and Ore / Ashford International on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
Route affected
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Between Hastings / Eastbourne and Ashford International

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hastings and Ashford International, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Buses will replace trains all weekend between Hastings and Ore / Ashford International.

1 bus per hour will operate between Hastings and Ore.

1 bus per hour will operate between Hastings and Ashford International, this service will call at Ore, Three Oaks Winchelsea, Rye, Appledore and Ham Street.

London Victoria to Ore services will call additionally at Normans Bay and now terminate at Hastings.

Ore to Brighton services will now start at Hastings.

Eastbourne to Ashford International services will not operate.

Brighton to Ore services will terminate at Hastings.

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 service to / from London Euston from Saturday 17 to Friday 23 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
23/04/2021 
Route affected
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All routes to / from London Euston

 
Train operators affected
Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern Railway
Description

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

Avanti West Coast:

Because of limited access to / from London Euston, train services will be amended or retimed to run earlier or later than usual, or may use different platforms from usual.

London Northwestern Railway:

Saturday:

Some train services from London Euston to Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe are retimed to depart from London Euston at slightly amended times.

The 06:40 Bletchley to London Euston service will not run.

The 06:47 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston service is retimed to depart from Milton Keynes Central at 06:40 and will call additionally at Apsley, Kings Langley, Bushey and Harrow & Wealdstone.

The 07:52 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central service will not run.

The 08:56 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston service will not run, the 08:05 Northampton to London Euston service will call additionally at Cheddington.

Sunday:

Until 07:50 train services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will not run, with rail replacement buses operating between London Euston / Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton.

An amended timetable will be in operation with some train services retimed to depart from London Euston slightly earlier / arrive at London Euston slightly later.

Monday to Wednesday:

After 21:50 train services from London Euston to Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

The 21:54 and 22:14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston services will be diverted and will not call at Long Buckby & Northampton.

Monday to Friday:

An amended timetable will be in operation with some train services retimed to depart from London Euston slightly earlier / arrive at London Euston slightly later. 

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 London Overground services to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
Route affected
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London Overground between London Liverpool Street and Enfield Town / Cheshunt / Chingford

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on London Overground routes to / from London Liverpool Street, closing many of the lines over the course of the weekend.

No trains will run between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town / Cheshunt on Saturday or Sunday.

Replacement buses will run between Seven Sisters and Enfield Town / Cheshunt. Services to / from Chingford will additionally call at London Fields and Cambridge Heath.

On Sunday, services to / from Chingford will not run before 10:00 or after 22:45.

First trains to run on Sunday to / from Chingford:

  • 09:55 Chingford to London Liverpool Street.
  • 10:00 London Liverpool Street to Chingford.

Last trains to run on Sunday to / from Chingford:

  • 22:40 Chingford to London Liverpool Street.
  • 22:48 London Liverpool Street to Chingford.

Before 10:00, replacement buses will run between Hackney Downs and Chingford. After 22:45, replacement buses will run between London Liverpool Street and Chingford.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use their tickets with:

  • London Underground by any reasonable route between Liverpool Street, Seven Sisters, Tottenham Hale and Walthamstow Central.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, 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 trains between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
Route affected
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Between London Liverpool Street and Clacton-on-Sea

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea resulting in the closure of all lines.

Buses will replace Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze all weekend.

Valid tickets will be accepted on all reasonable public bus routes between Hythe, Colchester Town and Colchester stations on Saturday only.

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.

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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.

 
Buses replace trains between Stansted Airport and Cambridge on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
Route affected
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 CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Cambridge

Greater Anglia between Stansted Airport and Cambridge / Norwich; and also between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge / Cambridge North

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stansted and Cambridge, resulting in line closures.

Buses will replace trains between Stansted Airport and Cambridge all weekend.

Greater Anglia buses will be extended to / from Cambridge North. There will also be connecting trains between Cambridge and Cambridge North operating.

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.

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Amended service to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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Greater Anglia to / from London Liverpool Street

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Seven Sisters resulting in the closure of some lines.

Between 01:20 on Saturday and 22:45 on Sunday, services that would usually operate via Seven Sisters will now be diverted Tottenham Hale.

Until 09:50 on Sunday services to / from London Liverpool Street from Cambridge / Cheshunt will now have extended journey times by several minutes in both directions. Departures from London Liverpool Street can be up to 10 minutes earlier.

Additionally, all day on Sunday, some platforms at London Liverpool Street are closed. As a result, some trains will be retimed to arrive at London Liverpool Street a few minutes later than usual.

From 23:15 on Sunday until 05:00 on Monday, trains will be amended to run via Seven Sisters instead of running via Tottenham Hale. Customers to / from Lea Bridge should instead use London Buses to complete their journey.

Stations on the Tottenham Hale line are within walking distance of those on the Seven Sisters line.

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

 
Amended Saturday evening and Sunday services to / from Heathrow Airport on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5

 
Train operators affected
Heathrow ExpressTfL Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington, closing lines on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Heathrow Express:

From 20:25 on Saturday until 06:30 on Sunday, a reduced service will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5.

TfL Rail:

London Paddington to Heathrow T5 service reduced to 2tph.

Trains will not call at Acton Main Line, West Ealing and Hanwell, you should use London Underground for these stations.

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

 
Amended service from / to London Waterloo on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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All South Western Railway routes through Wimbledon

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the South Western Railway network, closing various lines.

All services from / to London Waterloo will run to revised timetables.

Some lines between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road will be closed all day Saturday and in the Wimbledon area all day Sunday for maintenance work.

Platforms 1-10 at London Waterloo will be closed.

Queenstown Road will be closed all weekend. Berrylands will be closed all day Sunday. Passengers should use other nearby stations.

Saturday:

The following services will be altered as shown below and you may need to change trains to complete your journey.

  • London Waterloo to Portsmouth via Eastleigh services will start at Basingstoke.
  • London Waterloo to Salisbury stopping services will start at Basingstoke.
  • London Waterloo to Alton and London Waterloo to Basingstoke stopping services will run combined to Woking where the train will divide. Passengers for Basingstoke should travel in the front part of the train. Passengers for Alton should travel in the rear part of the train.
  • London Waterloo to Dorking services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Epsom services will start at Wimbledon.
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Cobham services will start at Surbiton.
  • London Waterloo to Hampton Court services will start at Surbiton.
  • London Waterloo to Chessington services will start at Wimbledon.
  • London Waterloo to London Waterloo via Kingston services will only run between Clapham Junction and Kingston via Richmond.
  • London Waterloo to London Waterloo via Hounslow services will not run.

Sunday:

The following services will be altered as shown below and you may need to change trains to complete your journey.

  • Some services between London Waterloo and Exeter will start at Basingstoke.
  • Some services between London Waterloo and Portsmouth via Guildford will start at Woking.
  • An hourly stopping service will run between Woking and Basingstoke, also between Woking and Alton.
  • London Waterloo to Dorking services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Epsom services will start at Epsom.
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Cobham services will start at Epsom. These services will run via Leatherhead and Effingham Junction.
  • London Waterloo to Chessington services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to London Waterloo via Kingston services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Shepperton services will be diverted between Clapham Junction and Fulwell via Richmond.
  • The afternoon and evening London Waterloo to Kingston via Hounslow services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Hampton Court services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Woking stopping services will not run.
  • London Waterloo to Woking via Hounslow and Staines services will not run.
  • Some London Waterloo to Portsmouth via Guildford services will call additionally at Chertsey and Addlestone.

South Western Railway will operate an amended timetable with no train services calling at Wimbledon.

Replacement buses will operate as follows:

  • Clapham Junction and Surbiton
  • Clapham Junction and Effingham Junction
  • Clapham Junction and Hampton Court
  • Clapham Junction and Woking
  • Clapham Junction and Weybridge
  • Clapham Junction and Chessington South
  • Clapham Junction and Epsom
  • Clapham Junction and Twickenham

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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 service to / from Burnham and Taplow on Saturday 17 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
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Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Maidenhead, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The 23:28 (departing 23:32) London Paddington to Reading will not call Burnham and Taplow.

The 23:45 (departing 23:46) Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will not call Taplow and Burnham.

Burnham and Taplow customers travel via Slough and connecting buses.

Road journey times: Slough to Burnham 10mins and Slough to Taplow 20 minutes. 

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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 late night Great Western Railway service to / from Greenford on Saturday 17 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
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Great Western Railway services to / from Greenford

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between West Ealing and Greenford, closing some lines.

The 20:20 Greenford to West Ealing will extend to Ealing Broadway and London Paddington

The 20:35, 21:05 and 21:35 West Ealing to Greenford will not run.

The 20:50, 21:20 Greenford to West Ealing will not run.

The 21:50 Greenford to London Paddington will not run.

Customers should use alternative London Underground and London Bus services. 

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

 
Amended late night Great Western Railway service from London Paddington on Saturday 17 April
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17/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
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Between London Paddington and Worcester Shrub Hill / Reading / Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Southall, closing some lines.

The 21:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will depart earlier at 21:44.

The 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will depart later at  22:00.

The 22:18 and London Paddington to Reading will depart earlier at 22:14.

The 23:28 London Paddington to Reading will depart later at 23:32.

The 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Parkway will depart earlier at 22:28.

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Buses replace trains between Reading and Wokingham on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

South Western Railway between Reading and London Waterloo

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Wokingham, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Reading and Wokingham.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
CANCELLED Engineering work at Pangbourne on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
17/04/2021 
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Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway has been cancelled, and will not take place.

Trains will run normally to / from Pangbourne.

Check before you travel:

The Journey Planner has been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work. To find options for your journey, please use 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.

 
Buses replace trains between Westbury and Chippenham / Bath Spa on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Great Malvern / Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Weymouth / Southampton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton, and also between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

South Western Railway to / from Bristol Temple Meads

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bradford-on-Avon / Chippenham and Westbury, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

No trains will run between Chippenham and Westbury, or between Bath Spa and Westbury. A shuttle train service will run between Swindon and Chippenham.

Replacement buses will run between Bath Spa / Chippenham and Westbury.

Services that run between London Paddington and South West England will not call at Westbury, but will additionally call at Frome. Alternative rail connections / shuttle train services will run between Frome and Westbury.

South Western Railway:

No services will run between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads. Customers should instead use Great Western Railway train / bus services to complete their journey.

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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 East Midlands Railway service from / to London St Pancras International on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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Start date
17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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All East Midlands Railway routes from / to London St Pancras

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Luton and also between Chesterfield and Sheffield, closing some lines.

A revised timetable shall operate throughout Saturday between London St Pancras International and the East Midlands with the following features:

  • The fast London St Pancras International to Nottingham services will run and call additionally at Kettering, Wellingborough and Luton.
  • The semi-fast London St Pancras International to Nottingham services will run with revised timings.
  • The semi-fast London St Pancras International to Sheffield services will run with extended journey times.
  • The London St Pancras International to Corby services shall operate between Kettering and Corby only connecting with services to / from London.
  • The fast London St Pancras International to Sheffield services are cancelled. 

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Amended service to / from Sheffield on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April
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17/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Sheffield / Leeds and between Norwich / Nottingham and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Nottingham and Leeds

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place in and around Sheffield station, closing some lines.

CrossCountry:

Trains will divert via an alternative route between Chesterfield and Sheffield and will also call additionally at Doncaster. Journey times will be extended by one hour.

East Midlands Railway:

Intercity Service between London St Pancras International and Sheffield will run to an amended timetable.

Trains will be diverted between Chesterfield and Sheffield, extending journey times. 

Trains that usually run to / from York / Leeds will be amended to run to / from Sheffield / Chesterfield instead.

Regional Services between Nottingham and Liverpool / Manchester will be diverted and will not call at Dore & Totley or Sheffield.

Services heading towards Liverpool will be delayed at Chesterfield and then diverted to return to their regular running times from Grindleford forwards.

Services heading towards Nottingham will be held at Chesterfield to return to their regular running times.

Customers for Sheffield should change at Chesterfield for EMR Intercity services (which will be diverted via an alternative route to Sheffield). 

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Sheffield.

TransPennine Express:

An amended timetable will be in place for services between Manchester Piccadilly and Cleethorpes.

On Saturday there will be no services between Manchester Piccadilly and Doncaster.

On Sunday there will be no services between Sheffield and Doncaster.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 April
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Start date
10/04/2021 
End date
18/04/2021 
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Great Western Railway between Exmouth / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place from Saturday to Tuesday, between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple and from Wednesday to Friday between Crediton to Barnstable, closing all lines.

From Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 April, buses will replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple, calling at all stations except Yeoford. A replacement shuttle bus will run between Crediton and Yeoford.

Please note that on Saturday 10 April, the 00:06 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service on Saturday will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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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.

 
Major improvement work is taking place at London Kings Cross until Sunday 6 June
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Start date
26/02/2021 
End date
06/06/2021 
Route affected

Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Great Northern between Kings Lynn / Ely and London Kings Cross

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

LNER between Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Doncaster and London Kings Cross

Thameslink between Cambridge and London Kings Cross

 
Train operators affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERThameslink
Description

Engineering work, part of the East Coast Upgrade, is continuing at London Kings Cross until Sunday 6 June.

Major closures of London Kings Cross station will take place during this period:


On all other dates, engineering work will be taking place that may affect your journey. Please check before you travel.

A summary of the work can be found below, with more specific details being provided from each train operating company:

Daily until Thursday 22 April:

A temporary reduced timetable will operate to / from London Kings Cross. 

Weekends:

LNER will run a reduced timetable to / from London Kings Cross, with trains diverting and extending journey times by up to 15 minutes. Trains departing London Kings Cross will start earlier than usual. Trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds will run hourly. Other LNER services will be amended to start at / terminate at Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross.

No LNER trains will run to and from Lincoln on Sundays.

Monday to Friday:

Grand Central will be running a reduced timetable.

From 12 April Hull Trains will run an amended and reduced timetable. Hull Trains services before 12 April are suspended because of Covid-19.

LNER will running three trains per hour to / from London Kings Cross, with other services running to / from Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross, or cancelled throughout.

Friday 23 April:

No trains will run to or from London Kings Cross.

Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 April:

No trains will run to or from London Kings Cross, Moorgate or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park. 

More information on this closure is available here.

Monday 26 April to Thursday 3 June:

A temporary reduced timetable will operate to and from London Kings Cross. 

Friday 4 June:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park from the early afternoon.

Engineering work is also taking place just north of Peterborough. Many customers will need to use a rail replacement bus for part of their journey. 

Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 June:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park.

No trains will run between Grantham and Peterborough, due to the work taking place north of Peterborough. Rail replacement buses may be required for part of your journey. 

More information on this closure will be published here closer to the time.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

 
Buses replace Island Line trains from Monday 4 January to Saturday 15 May
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Start date
04/01/2021 
End date
15/05/2021 
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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.

From Monday 4 January to Saturday 15 May, 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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