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Flooding is affecting CrossCountry services through Doncaster
More information on Flooding is affecting CrossCountry services through Doncaster
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Incident created
08/11/2019 07:31
Last updated
11/11/2019 20:59
Route affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle / Scotland

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

On Thursday and Friday last week, heavy rain caused flooding which closed the line between Sheffield and Doncaster. Repairs to that line are continuing.

Until the line fully re-opens, CrossCountry services that normally run via Doncaster will be diverted and cannot call at Doncaster.

To help with your journey to and from Doncaster, tickets will be accepted on the following services:

  • LNER services between York and Doncaster
  • Northern services between Leeds and Doncaster
  • TransPennine Express services between Sheffield and Doncaster

 

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 #UKRain

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.

Feedback:
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Flooding is affecting Northern services between Sheffield and Rotherham / Doncaster
More information on Flooding is affecting Northern services between Sheffield and Rotherham / Doncaster
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Incident created
07/11/2019 14:53
Last updated
11/11/2019 20:50
Route affected

Northern between Sheffield and Goole / Hull / Leeds (via Moorthorpe), and also between Doncaster and Scunthorpe

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

On Thursday afternoon through to early Friday morning, heavy rain caused flooding across some parts of Yorkshire. Flood warnings remain in place and more information on these can be found here.

If you are travelling with Northern in the Doncaster area today, please check before you travel as some routes are still affected. 

Rotherham Central

Due to severe flooding at Rotherham Central, trains will not call at Rotherham Central.

There is no road replacement available to call at Rotherham Central due to local road closures.

Customers are advised NOT TO TRAVEL, as the earliest estimate for the line to reopen at Rotherham is Wednesday the 13th November.

Sheffield - Goole / Hull

An hourly train service is in operation between Doncaster and Hull in both directions calling at all stations.

Services from Scarborough and Bridlington will terminate at Hull.

Rail replacement transport will also operate between Doncaster and Goole / Hull in both directions.

It is anticipated that all lines will be open for a full service between Hull and Doncaster on Tuesday 12th November

Sheffield - Doncaster

A hourly train service will run between Sheffield and Doncaster this evening until approximately 21:00.

 After this time Network Rail have advised that the line will be closed for them to undertake repair works to try to allow a full service to run on Tuesday 12th November (subject to Rotherham Central still being closed)

The last Northern services to run tonight will be:

  • 21:05 Sheffield to Doncaster
  • 21:35 Doncaster to Sheffield.

A limited rail replacement service has been recruited to run this evening (Mon 11 Nov) and will depart as follows;

  • Sheffield to Doncaster at 22:30 & 23:35. These will be operated by Ultra and Mostonian.
  • Doncaster to Sheffield at 22:40 & 23:55. These will be operated by Ross Travel.


Doncaster - Scunthorpe

A full service is in operation between Doncaster and Scunthorpe in both directions. With the exception of Rotherham Central, which will not be served. 

 

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

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 #UKRain

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.

Feedback:
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Disruption between Chester and Wrexham General expected until 22:00
More information on Disruption between Chester and Wrexham General expected until 22:00
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Incident created
11/11/2019 19:30
Last updated
11/11/2019 20:24
Route affected
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Between Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street and Wrexham General / Shrewsbury / Birmingham International / Cardiff Central

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

A broken down freight train between Chester and Wrexham General is causing disruption to journeys between these stations.

Services may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or diverted via Crewe.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 22:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Replacement road transport has been souced with, Regional Transport, TNS Travel, Sovereign Coaches & Amans.

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 #WrexhamGeneral

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.

Feedback:
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Major disruption between Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction expected until 23:00
More information on Major disruption between Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction expected until 23:00
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Incident created
11/11/2019 19:08
Last updated
11/11/2019 20:19
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Inverness and London Euston 

London North Western Railway between Liverpool Lime Street / Crewe / Northampton / Milton Keynes Central and London Euston

Southern between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon / Clapham Junction 

Virgin Trains between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Chester / Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton Holyhead and London Euston 
 
Train operator affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon Northwestern RailwaySouthernVirgin Trains
Description

A person has been hit by a train between Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction. Some lines have now been reopened.

Trains between these stations may be cancelled or delayed until 23:00.

Alternative Travel Advice:

London Northwestern Railway

Road transport is being distributed to Watford Junction to call all stations to Hemel Hempstead, and between Bletchley, Leighton Buzzard, Cheddington and Tring.

  • Virgin Trains between London Euston and Rugby / Crewe
  • Chiltern Railway between Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone.
  • CrossCountry between Birmingham and Reading / Leicester / Stafford / Stoke-on-Trent
  • CrossCountry between Tamworth - Derby (to connect with East Midlands Trains services to London St Pancras International).
  • East Midlands Trains between Crewe / Leicester / Derby and London St Pancras International
  • London Northwestern Railway between Bedford - Bletchley
  • London Northwestern Railway between St Albans Abbey - Watford Junction, to connect with services to London St Pancras.
  • Great Western Railway between Worcester - London Paddington.
  • West Midlands Railway between Worcester and Birmingham New Street and Nuneaton - Coventry - Leamington Spa.
  • London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction
  • London Underground on Metropolitan Line / Circle / Hammersmith & City line

Southern

You're strongly advised to check before travelling this evening, as Southern are unable to provide you with a direct service between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes Central in both directions.

Your Southern ticket, regardless of any restrictions, can be used at no extra cost with the following operators:

  • London Underground between Victoria and Euston (connecting with West Midlands Trains services)
  • London Northwestern Railway between Euston, Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central
  • London Overground between Clapham Junction and Shepherd's Bush

 

Virgin Trains

You can use your ticket on the following services

  • West Midlands Railways services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston
  • Chiltern Railways services between Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone via High Wycombe 
  • East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Leeds via Leicester

Can you tell me more about the incident?

We regret to advise that a person has been struck by a train this evening between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central. Whilst the Emergency Services and Network Rail safely deal with this incident, a reduction in our service is necessary until further notice.

 

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

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 #MiltonKeynesCentral

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 Stowmarket and Ipswich expected until 22:00
More information on Disruption between Stowmarket and Ipswich expected until 22:00
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Incident created
11/11/2019 19:10
Last updated
11/11/2019 20:01
Route affected
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Between Norwich / Cambridge / Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester / London Liverpool Street

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

All lines have been reopened following a broken down freight train between Stowmarket and Ipswich.

Services may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 22:00.

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 #Stowmarket

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.

Feedback:
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No Island Line service until the end of the day
More information on No Island Line service until the end of the day
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Incident created
04/11/2019 16:27
Last updated
11/11/2019 18:40
Route affected
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Between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin

 
Train operator affected
Island Line
Description

An electrical fault on a train between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin means trains are currently unable to run on the Island Line.

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

Alternative travel advice

To assist you with your journey your tickets will be accepted, at no extra cost to yourself on:


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 #Shanklin

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.

Feedback:
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Disruption between Weymouth and Bournemouth expected until the end of the day Tuesday 12 November
More information on Disruption between Weymouth and Bournemouth expected until the end of the day Tuesday 12 November
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Incident created
11/11/2019 18:32
Last updated
11/11/2019 18:37
Route affected
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Between Weymouth and London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

An electricity supply problem between Weymouth and Bournemouth means trains have to run at a reduced speed on all lines.

Trains between Weymouth and Bournemouth may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until the end of the day tomorrow, Tuesday 12 November.

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 #Weymouth

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.

Feedback:
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Disruption through Salisbury expected until the end of the day
More information on Disruption through Salisbury expected until the end of the day
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Incident created
11/11/2019 17:10
Last updated
11/11/2019 18:28
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Brighton and Bristol Temple Meads; Between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central; Between Southampton Central and Cheltenham Spa / Westbury

South Western Railway between  London Waterloo and Exeter St Davis / Yeovil Pen Mill / Westbury / Yeovil Junction /Bristol Temple Meads; And also between, Salisbury and Castle Cary / Bristol Temple Meads / Romsey / Reading / Basingstoke.

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

A fault with the signalling system between Warminster and Salisbury means that trains have to run at reduced speed.

As a result, trains running through Salisbury may be delayed by up to 20 minutes. This is expected to continue until the end of the day.

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 #Salisbury

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.

Feedback:
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Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway every Saturday from 16 November until end of December
More information on Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway every Saturday from 16 November until end of December
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Incident created
05/11/2019 21:07
Last updated
11/11/2019 18:22
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern RailwayWest Midlands Railway
Description

Planned industrial action by members of the RMT Union means that London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will run a reduced service on Saturdays in November and December.

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will only be able to provide a very basic service. Please carefully consider whether your journey is absolutely necessary, as significant disruption is expected.

Only travel if necessary

The Industrial Action is due to take place on the following dates:

  • Saturday 16 November
  • Saturday 23 November
  • Saturday 30 November
  • Saturday 7 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Saturday 28 December

On the affected strike days, there will be fewer trains running with some stations not being served. Also some services will finish earlier than normal and no additional bus services will run. 

Additional information:

  • Plan ahead: You can plan your journey now via these links to London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway travel advice. Please also check just before you travel, using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner, which will be updated the day before each strike day. Be aware that train times may change at the last minute.
  • Leave more time for journeys: Other train companies are due to run a normal service but will be busier than normal. Don't aim for the last train home, get there early and be prepared to queue at some stations.
  • Only travel on strike days if necessary: You may want to consider travelling on another day or not travelling by rail at all. The trains that do run are going to be really busy, so please consider if your journey is essential.

Check before you travel:
The normal planned service on the proposed strike dates is currently showing in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. We expect journey planners to be updated with the strike day service on the Friday before each affected Saturday.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #WMRIndustrialAction or #LNRIndustrialAction

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.

Feedback:
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Flooding is affecting TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Cleethorpes until the end of the day
More information on Flooding is affecting TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Cleethorpes until the end of the day
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Incident created
08/11/2019 07:39
Last updated
11/11/2019 13:48
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

On Thursday afternoon through to early Friday morning, heavy rain caused flooding across some parts of Yorkshire, and Manchester. Flood warnings remain in place and more information on these can be found here.

All lines have now reopened. However due to stock misplacement, there is likely to be alterations and cancellations to trains until the end of the day.

Customers are advised to travel on alternative TransPennine Express services between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly. 

Customers with tickets dated for travel on 8, 9 and 10 November can use their tickets to travel on any service today.

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

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 #UKRain

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.

Feedback:
We want to make information better – tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

 
Reduced service at Hook until 07:00 on Tuesday 12 November
More information on Reduced service at Hook until 07:00 on Tuesday 12 November
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Incident created
03/11/2019 12:57
Last updated
11/11/2019 12:57
Route affected
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Between London Waterloo / Woking and Basingstoke / Exeter St Davids / Poole / Weymouth

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

A landslip has occurred between Fleet and Basingstoke resulting in one of the lines towards Basingstoke being blocked.

How is this affecting the service?

Trains from Woking towards Basingstoke will not call at Hook station.Trains are also subject to delays of up to 10 minutes.

Work has been taking place since the landslip and is expected to be completed overnight tonight (Monday 11 November 2019), once the work is complete a test train will pass through the area and should no issues be reported the line will reopen with a speed restriction in place. Disruption is expected until 07:00 on Tuesday 12 November.

Alternative travel advice:

Passengers on a train wishing to alight at Hook will need to continue their journey to Basingstoke and change there for a train service back to Hook.

Passengers at Hook wishing to travel to Basingstoke should travel to Winchfield and change there for a train service back towards Basingstoke. If step-free access is required, passengers may also change at Fleet for a train service back towards Basingstoke.

Replacement buses are in operation between Hook and Basingstoke (in the Basingstoke-bound direction) to supplement the train service. These will be used at the discretion of station staff.

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

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 #Hook

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.

Feedback:
We want to make information better – tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

 
Amended weekday Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern routes until Friday 15 November
More information on Amended weekday Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern routes until Friday 15 November
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Incident created
10/10/2019 10:33
Last updated
11/11/2019 03:05
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes.

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

50 million leaves fall on to train tracks every autumn. When mixed with rain and squashed by train wheels, they form a slippery layer on the rails like black ice. On days or weeks when rails are most slippery, different timetables need to be introduced on some routes.

Drivers need more time to stop and start the trains as the wheels have less grip on the tracks. These timetable changes allow drivers the extra time they need to drive the trains safely.

Conditions are expected to be at their worst between today and Friday 15 November. Southeastern will be running a revised midweek Off-Peak metro timetable on these days.

For more information, please follow this link.

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 #SEautumn

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.

Feedback:
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Industrial action announced to affect South Western Railway on various dates during December
More information on Industrial action announced to affect South Western Railway on various dates during December
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Incident created
05/11/2019 17:11
Last updated
10/11/2019 15:44
Route affected

South Western Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

The RMT union have announced 27 days of industrial action, which may affect South Western Railway services on the following dates:

  • Monday 2 December to Wednesday 11 December
  • Friday 13 December to Tuesday 24 December
  • Friday 27 December to Wednesday 1 January 2020

It is not known at this stage what impact this strike will have on train services. Please check back here regularly for updates.

Background information from South Western Railway on the industrial action is available here.

Check before you travel:
The normal planned service on the proposed strike dates is currently showing in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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.

Feedback:
We want to make information better – tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

 
Buses replace trains between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour until at least Monday 18 November
More information on Buses replace trains between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour until at least Monday 18 November
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Incident created
02/11/2019 15:18
Last updated
06/11/2019 22:24
Route affected
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Between Gloucester / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Due to a number of unsafe trees on the line between Clarbeston Road and Fishguard Harbour, Network Rail has closed the line between the stations.

Buses will replace trains between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour until at least the end of the day on Monday 18 November.

Trains are able to run normally to / from Milford Haven and Pembroke Dock.

Replacement bus information:

Timetables are available for replacement buses: Carmarthen - Fishguard Harbour, and also Port Talbot Parkway - Fishguard Harbour.

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

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 #FishguardHarbour

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.

Feedback:
We want to make information better – tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

 

Current engineering work

Not travelling today? Check for planned engineering work on your route before you travel.
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Amended 04:44 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service on Monday 11 November
More information on Amended 04:44 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service on Monday 11 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
11/11/2019 
Route affected

From Newcastle to London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and York, closing some lines.

The 04:44 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will start from York at 06:01.

Customers are to use the next available train service.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross on Monday 11 November
More information on Amended 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross on Monday 11 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
11/11/2019 
Route affected

From Inverness to London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the early hours between Inverness and Perth, closing some lines.

The 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross will start from Perth at 09:57.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Stevenage / Hitchin and Cambridge after 23:45 from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
More information on Buses replace trains between Stevenage / Hitchin and Cambridge after 23:45 from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
15/11/2019 
Route affected

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge

Thameslink between Brighton / London Kings Cross and Royston / Cambridge

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Cambridge from 23:45 on Monday to Thursday evening, closing all lines overnight.

From 23:45 (Monday to Thursday) until the end of service (early morning Tuesday to Friday), buses will replace trains between Stevenage / Hitchin and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended late night / early morning trains between Harpenden and Bedford from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
More information on Amended late night / early morning trains between Harpenden and Bedford from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
15/11/2019 
Route affected

Thameslink between Brighton / Three Bridges / Sutton and Bedford

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

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

As a result, trains from 23:00 until the end of service (early morning Tuesday to Friday), will be amended and retimed to run slightly earlier or later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended 21:54 Peterborough to Horsham service on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November
More information on Amended 21:54 Peterborough to Horsham service on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
12/11/2019 
Route affected

Thameslink between Peterborough and Horsham

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

As a result, the 21:54 Peterborough to Horsham service will run on an alternative route, not calling at Earlswood or Salfords. A replacement bus will run from Redhill at 00:11 (Tuesday and Wednesday) to Salfords, calling at Earlswood.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended late night Southern service between East Croydon and Purley from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended late night Southern service between East Croydon and Purley from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

between East Croydon and Purley

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Purley, closing some lines.

From 23:15, trains between East Croydon and Purley may be amended with slightly extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended 23:07 Southern service between London Bridge and Uckfield from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended 23:07 Southern service between London Bridge and Uckfield from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

between London Bridge and Uckfield

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxted and Uckfield, closing some lines.

The 23:07 London Bridge to Uckfield service will be amended to terminate at Oxted.

A rail replacement bus will then operate between Oxted and Uckfield.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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 trains between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham / Rainham after 23:30 from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
More information on Buses replace trains between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham / Rainham after 23:30 from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rochester and Gillingham, closing all lines after 23:30 from Monday evening until Friday morning.

From 23:30 each night, buses will replace Thameslink services between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham / Rainham. Please note that some of these services will run very early on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended late night Southern service between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport on Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 November
More information on Amended late night Southern service between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport on Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
12/11/2019 
Route affected

between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

From 23:45, trains running between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport may be amended with slightly extended journey times.

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Amended late night Southern service between London Victoria and Clapham Junction from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended late night Southern service between London Victoria and Clapham Junction from Monday 11 until Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

Southern service between London Victoria and Clapham Junction

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction, closing some lines.

From 23:45 Southern will operate a revised timetable between London Victoria and Clapham Junction, journey times between these stations may be extended.

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Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service from Monday 11 to Saturday 16 November
More information on Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service from Monday 11 to Saturday 16 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
16/11/2019 
Route affected

Between Sheffield / Derby / Nottingham / Leicester and London St Pancras International; and also between Sheffield and Derby 

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

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

Monday to Thursday

21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras will arrive later than normal into London.

21:01 & 22:20 London St Pancras to Sheffield will arrive into Sheffield later than normal.

21:31 & 21:50 London St Pancras to Derby will arrive into Derby later than normal.

22:00 London St Pancras to Nottingham will arrive later than normal into Nottingham.

22:01 & 23:21 Sheffield to Derby will arrive later into Derby.

22:01 London St Pancras to Leeds will arrive into Leeds later than normal.

23:08 London St Pancras to Derby will arrive later than normal into Derby.

Tuesday to Friday

00:15 London St Pancras to Leicester will arrive into Leicester later than normal.

04:52 Leicester to London St Pancras will depart Leicester earlier at 04.47.

05:31 Sheffield to London St Pancras will depart Sheffield earlier at 05.22.

Friday

An additional service will depart 22:15 London St Pancras to Derby calling at Leicester.

23:08 London St Pancras to Derby will terminate at Bedford and be replaced by a bus from Bedford to Leicester / Derby.

Saturday

00:15 London St Pancras to Leicester will terminate at Bedford. A bus will run from Bedford to Leicester at 01:35.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich from Monday 11 until Wednesday 13 November
More information on Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich from Monday 11 until Wednesday 13 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
13/11/2019 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Norwich each night from Monday until Wednesday.

As a result of this, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich will terminate at Ipswich.

Replacement road transport will then operate between Ipswich and Norwich.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

Between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Swindon and Gloucester, closing various lines.

The 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester (via Bristol Parkway - NOT calling). It will NOT call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse.  It will arrive / depart Gloucester 00:54 / 00:55 (Tue-Fri) and Cheltenham Spa 01:04.

There will be a bus at 23:36 from Swindon to Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse Post Office. This bus will continue to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. Swindon to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa customers should use the train.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended 09:01 Exeter St Davids to St James Park from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended 09:01 Exeter St Davids to St James Park from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

Between Exeter St Davids and St James Park

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work  is taking place between Weston-super-Mare / Castle Cary and Tiverton Parkway, closing various lines.

As a result of the above engineering work and associated diversions, the 09:01 Exeter St Davids to St James Park will not run. Customers should use alternative train services.

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Amended midweek Northern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
More information on Amended midweek Northern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
15/11/2019 
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Northern network, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:12 Nottingham to Leeds service will not call at Dronfield. A bus will be provided from Chesterfield to Sheffield.

The 23:13 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 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service will not call at Dronfield. A bus will be provided from Chesterfield to Sheffield.

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

The 23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will not call at Blackrod, Adlington and Buckshaw Parkway. A bus will be provided from Horwich Parkway to Blackpool North.

The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided:

  • One bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only.
  • A second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout. Two buses will be provided:

  • One bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only.
  • A second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

Tuesday to Friday

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 04:16 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.

The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Preston to Blackburn, departing Preston at 04:45 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

The 05:15 Sheffield to Nottingham service will not call at Dronfield. A bus will be provided from Sheffield to Chesterfield, departing Sheffield at 04:45.

The 21:04 Leeds to Nottingham service will not call at Dronfield. A bus will be provided from Sheffield to Chesterfield.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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 trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
More information on Buses replace trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
15/11/2019 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work  is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until the end of service on Friday.

From Monday evening until Friday morning, between 22:00 and 05:30, trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

On Friday evening from 23:30 until the end of service, buses will replace trains to / from Burnham / Taplow.

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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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.

 
Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall at 23:47. A replacement bus will run from Walsall to Bloxwich, Bloxwich North, Landywood, Cannock and Hednesford.

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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

 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.

 
Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
More information on Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
15/11/2019 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Southeastern network overnight from Monday to Friday, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:42 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Sole Street. A replacement bus will run between Meopham and Gillingham.

After 23:55, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup. Trains will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath instead. The bus from Dartford to Lewisham via Sidcup will be extended to run to London Bridge.

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet and Faversham.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:

All trains after the 23:25 London Victoria to Ashford International service until the end of service will be replaced by buses between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:15 Ramsgate to Gillingham service will be replace by a bus between Sittingbourne and Gillingham.

Tuesday:

Buses that normally run between Faversham and Ramsgate, and also between Ramsgate and Margate will not run, and trains will instead run between these stations.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will terminate at Meopham. A replacement bus will run between Meopham and Sittingbourne. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Meopham. A replacement bus will run between Meopham and Gillingham.

Wednesday only:

After 23:45, buses will replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. A minibus shuttle will run between Battle and Crowhurst.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

The 01:07 Ashford International to Canterbury West will be replaced by a bus, calling at all stations.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
Amended 19:30 Bristol Temple Meads to Leeds service from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
More information on Amended 19:30 Bristol Temple Meads to Leeds service from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected

CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Leeds

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chesterfield and Sheffield on evenings from Monday to Thursday, closing some lines.

The 19:30 Bristol Temple Meads to Leeds service (originally the 17:25 Plymouth to Leeds service), will be diverted to run on an alternative route between Chesterfield and Sheffield. As a result, the train will call at Sheffield and all stations to Leeds a few minutes later than usual.

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Amended 05:02 Reading to London Paddington service on Monday 11 November
More information on Amended 05:02 Reading to London Paddington service on Monday 11 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
11/11/2019 
Route affected

Between Reading and London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Slough and Reading, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The 05:02 Reading to London Paddington will not call at Taplow and Burnham. Taplow and Burnham customers should travel on later services.

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Revised 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service on Monday 11 November
More information on Revised 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service on Monday 11 November
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Start date
11/11/2019 
End date
11/11/2019 
Route affected

Between Didcot Parkway to Reading

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work  is taking place between Didcot Parkway and closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will use alternative platforms at Cholsey, Goring & Streatley and Tilehurst. This train will not call at Pangbourne. Customers for Pangbourne should travel to Tilehurst, where a bus will run to Pangbourne.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
No trains at Taunton from Saturday 9 to Thursday 14 November
More information on No trains at Taunton from Saturday 9 to Thursday 14 November
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Start date
09/11/2019 
End date
14/11/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen and Penzance and Glasgow Central / Manchester Piccadilly and Plymouth

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Penzance and Cardiff Central and Taunton

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Weston-super-Mare / Castle Cary and Tiverton Parkway, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

Buses will replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Tiverton Parkway and between Bristol Temple Meads, Taunton and Tiverton Parkway. Early morning / late evening buses will operate to / from Exeter St Davids.

Great Western Railway

Trains between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance will be diverted, extending journey times.

Trains between London Paddington / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton will start / terminate at Weston-super-Mare.

Replacement bus services will operate between:-

  • Weston-super-Mare, Taunton and Exeter St Davids.
  • Weston-super-Mare, Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater and Taunton.
  • Castle Cary, Taunton and Exeter St Davids. 

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.

 
No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth until February 2020
More information on No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth until February 2020
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Start date
18/03/2019 
End date
23/02/2020 
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

Please note, no trains or replacement road transport will call at Berney Arms.

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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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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.

Project Information:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.

 
 

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