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Disruption between Machynlleth and Pwllheli expected until 14:15
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Incident created
08/08/2020 10:56
Last updated
09/08/2020 12:29
Route affected
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Between Machynlleth and Pwllheli

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

The problem with the lineside equipment between Barmouth and Harlech has been resolved. However, whilst service recovers, trains between Machynlleth and Pwllheli may be cancelled or delayed.

Disruption is expected until 14:15.

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

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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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Latest Southeastern travel advice and timetable information
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Incident created
20/03/2020 07:23
Last updated
08/08/2020 14:36
Route affected

All Southeastern routes.

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Southeastern is currently operating a reduced timetable to ensure we can run as many trains as possible.

A map of the service and the timetables are available below. You can check your journey in online journey planners or create your own personalised timetable

Please note online Journey Planners will be updated as follows:

Weekday Services: Changes for the following week will be available from journey planners 7 days in advance.

Weekend Services: Changes for the weekend will be shown from the Thursday morning.

As the government has said, social distancing means there will be space for as few as 1 in 10 of the usual number of passengers on the railway. The safety of the public and our employees remains our top priority.

To travel safely this summer, please try to travel off-peak, wear a face covering and maintain social distancing. 

Please buy your ticket online by signing up for The Key before travelling or use contactless and leave plenty of time for your journey.

Timetables

Timetables will be available in Online Journey Planners as per the above, and a map of the planned service frequency for each line, is available here

This timetable change has increased the number of services to approximately 80% of our normal timetable across our network as follows: 

  • Hayes line from 2 to 4 trains per hour
  • Bromley North line from 2 to 3 trains per hour
  • Tonbridge to Tunbridge Wells from 3 to 4 trains per hour
  • Tunbridge Wells to Hastings from 1 to 2 trains per hour
  • Charlton to Dartford via Woolwich from 2 to 4 trains per hour
  • Ashford to Dover from 1 to 2 trains per hour
  • Ashford to Canterbury West from 1 to 3 trains per hour
  • Faversham to Ramsgate from 1 to 2 trains per hour
  • Reintroduction of a limited service between Blackfriars and Elephant & Castle
  • Reintroduction of a limited service between Crofton Park and Bellingham
  • Reintroduction of a limited high speed service between Maidstone West / Snodland / Strood and London St Pancras International

 

For updates on particularly busy stations, please click here.

From Monday 10 August, we are adding some additional trains to the timetable following feedback from passengers. A summary of the extra services is as follows:

  • Half hourly train service between Sittingbourne and Sheerness during the morning and evening rush hour
  • Half hourly services between Strood and Maidstone West during the morning and evening rush hour
  • An additional evening train in each direction between Strood and Tonbridge
  • An additional morning train between Faversham and Ramsgate leaving Faversham at 06:45
  • An additional train between Ramsgate and Ashford International via Dover Priory, leaving Ramsgate at 23:25

Ticket Offices

Following some temporary closures and reduced working hours, all Southeastern ticket offices have resumed their normal opening hours.

Assisted travel

Our Assisted Travel service remains available to passengers as usual. You can find out more and book assistance here.

Face coverings

Following the recent government announcement, face coverings must be worn when travelling by public transport.

For more information please follow this link

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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 21:43
Last updated
08/08/2020 07:15
Route affected

Across the London Northwestern Railway network

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern RailwayLondon Underground
Description

London Northwestern Railway are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The latest timetables can be downloaded here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

How is this affecting the train service?

Alongside the reduced timetable, please note that trains on the following routes are suspended until further notice:

  • Between Bedford and Bletchley - road transport is in operation
  • Between St Albans Abbey and Watford Junction - road transport is in operation and customers may also use Arriva Bus route 321

 

If you have any feedback on the alternative service being provided for the Marston Vale and Abbey Lines, please complete this online form. This will help London Northwestern Railway to understand whether an alternative solution can be found.

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

Social distancing measures will effectively cut the number of people allowed on London Northwestern Railway trains by up to 90 per cent – carriages will be full with around 15 to 20 people on board. London Northwestern Railway are running trains with as many carriages as possible to maximise space on board, but if the train is full you will have to wait for the next available train with space on board.

All train services have been declassified to aid social distancing.

Passengers should purchase tickets online where possible and travel at quieter times (between 10:00 and 15:00 and after 18:00), and we urge those who do travel to be considerate of other travellers and staff.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from London Northwestern Railway can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on our Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
Monday to Fridays: You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September with the exception of Monday 31 August (August Bank Holiday) using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling midweek from Monday 7 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

Weekends: You can check your journey on Saturdays and Sundays up to and including Sunday 23 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling at weekends from Saturday 29 August onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:48
Last updated
08/08/2020 04:53
Route affected

All West Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundWest Midlands Railway
Description

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

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

How is this affecting the train service?

A reduced service is operating, however more train services have now been reintroduced into the timetable.

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

Travel at quieter times. If you can change your routine, please travel between 10:00 and 15:00 or after 18:00 on weekdays. Chances are there'll be more space on board and your ticket will be cheaper too, making it more comfortable for you and for those people that need to travel at busiest times.

No first class at the moment. To maximise space on trains West Midlands Railway have removed first class temporarily. This will aid social distancing, as you can now sit anywhere on the train.

Buy your ticket online. With a barcode ticket, you will avoid you having to stand in line and handle a paper ticket.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more details and safe travel advice on West Midlands Railway's dedicated Coronavirus updates page.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:

Monday to Fridays: You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September with the exception of Monday 31 August (August Bank Holiday) using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling midweek from Monday 7 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

Weekends: You can check your journey on Saturdays and Sundays up to and including Sunday 23 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling at weekends from Saturday 29 August onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Avanti West Coast - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:12
Last updated
08/08/2020 04:49
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 can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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

To help keep you safe when you travel and to support social distancing, 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.

Bookings can be made up to 5 minutes before the scheduled departure on the Avanti West Coast website and app.

If you are a Season ticket holder, please book your place by emailing seat.reservations@avantiwestcoast.co.uk.

Some stations may also operate with a queuing system to ensure social distancing remains in place during peak times.

Currently, peak travel times are between 09:30 and 13:00 and between 16:00 and 18:00 - you are encouraged to travel outside of these times.

Where can I find more information?

Further help and support can be found on the Avanti West Coast website here.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Coronavirus page.

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

 

Check before you travel:
You are advised to check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The Journey Planner is correct for all journeys up to and including Friday 28 August.

If you are travelling from Saturday 29 August, please check back nearer to the time.

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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:46
Last updated
08/08/2020 04:17
Route affected

All Greater Anglia and Stansted Express routes.

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

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

The revised timetables for both Greater Anglia and Stansted Express can be downloaded here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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

Social distancing measures will effectively cut the number of customers able to travel on Greater Anglia / Stansted Express trains by up to 90 per cent. To help manage this, please consider travelling at less busy times. Greater Anglia have produced a guide to help you find less busy trains to travel on. You can find the most up to date information by clicking here.

Customers should book online where possible, but if you do need to purchase your ticket at a station please use contactless payment if you are able to.

Please be considerate of other travellers and follow the social distancing advice given to you by staff.  

 

Where can I find more information? 

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

 

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey up to and including Sunday 16 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Monday 17 August onwards, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 17:30
Last updated
07/08/2020 14:23
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.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Leicester: CrossCountry will continue to run the planned reduced timetable throughout the local lockdown. The latest government advice can be found here. The next review will take place by 13 August.

Aberdeen: Please be aware that a local lockdown has been declared for the City of Aberdeen as part of the official response to the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public are advised to avoid all non-essential travel to and from this area.

How is this affecting the train service?

CrossCountry are operating a revised timetable from 6 July to ensure that vital train services can keep running throughout the coronavirus outbreak. CrossCountry will operate many longer trains to provide up to twice the normal capacity.

As the numbers travelling increases more time needs to be allowed at stations for people to board and alight. To achieve this while also maintaining the national railway timetable, a small number of stations will see their CrossCountry services reduced or withdrawn to allow additional time at the more heavily used stations. Trains continue to operate throughout the day on most routes at a reduced frequency and in some cases with a revised calling pattern. You can view the timetable and a list of stations affected here.

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

If you are making a journey with CrossCountry we strongly advise that you book a place on the train, as availability is limited due to social distancing. If you don’t book a place, you may not be able to travel on you preferred service. You can book a place on the train by:

 

Reservations can be made up to 5 minutes before departure. Customers are encouraged to reserve via the CrossCountry Customer Relations team or Twitter before making a journey to a staffed station.

Where can I find more information?

The latest advice, including how to travel safely and how to apply for a refund, can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus page.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
Monday to Fridays: You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling midweek from Monday 7 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

Weekends: If you are travelling at weekends from Saturday 29 August onwards, these changes are not currently being shown in online journey planners. Please check back nearer the time.

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ScotRail - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:51
Last updated
07/08/2020 10:02
Route affected

Across the ScotRail network.

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

ScotRail are currently operating more than 90% of normal services, with a full service running during peak times.

The government advice is to travel by public transport only if your journey is necessary. Please also consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Aberdeen: The Scottish Government has advised that from 5 August, Aberdeen has been put back into lockdown. We are advising essential journeys only to and from Aberdeen. Please follow all guidance for yours and others safety.

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

If you do have to make a necessary journey, please follow these 5 rules for safer travel -

  • Don't travel if you feel unwell
  • Avoid main commuting times (between 07:00 and 09:00 and between 16:00 and 18:30)
  • Don't board a train if you think it is unsafe
  • Cover your face and maintain social distancing
  • Be patient - most seats need to be empty

 

Major stations have floor markings and other signs to outline a safe distance, while some station facilities such as waiting rooms are closed. In order to maintain a physical distance from others, please expect an increase in the time it takes to buy a ticket at a station and to board your train.

Although Ticket Offices and some ticket machines will still accept cash, you are encouraged to use card or contactless payment whenever possible.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from ScotRail can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, please click here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 12 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Sunday 13 December onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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LNER - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:23
Last updated
07/08/2020 09:59
Route affected

All LNER routes.

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

LNER are continuing to operate a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The amended timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Aberdeen: Please be aware that a local lockdown has been declared for the City of Aberdeen as part of the official response to the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public are advised to avoid all non-essential travel to and from this area.

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.

The following stations have a one-way system in place:

  • Leeds: There is a one way system in place, and the southern entrance is operating as exit only. Please ensure you follow the social distancing measures when moving through the station.
  • Peterborough: Between 06:00 and 20:00, there is a one-way system in place. To enable easier social distancing, you can enter and exit the station at different points. Please follow the signs or ask a member of staff if you are unsure.
  • London Kings Cross: Customers are to exit from the gates directly opposite them. also if you are travelling on the Underground there is a one way system in place. The entrance for the underground is directly opposite the station. Please follow the floor vinyl's and signage as you leave the station.

 

Where can I find more advice and information?

 

Safe travel advice from LNER can be found here.

More information, including FAQs and refund information be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 5 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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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
07/08/2020 05:43
Route affected

Various routes across the London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground network.

 
Train operator affected
London OvergroundLondon UndergroundTfL Rail
Description

Transport for London are restoring services and are running near-normal service levels.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by Transport for London services, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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

How will this affect my journey? 

London Overground:

London Overground trains will not serve New Cross until further notice. Customers can use New Cross Gate instead. Southeastern trains will continue to serve New Cross.

A slightly reduced service is operating on all other routes.

TfL Rail:

There is a 15 minute service operating between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport.

The normal timetable is operating between London Paddington and Reading and between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

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 peak times to avoid travel?

If you must use public transport, please travel outside of the busy times. Current busiest times are between 05:45 and 08.15 and between 16:00 and 17:30. Certain stations, stops and interchanges are particularly busy at this time. You can find the most up to date list of these here. You can also see here for the most up to date information on how busy each station is.

The below lines are also particularly busy:

  • Central line between South Woodford / Redbridge and Stratford
  • Central line between Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road
  • Jubilee line between Stratford and Westminster
  • District line between Dagenham Heathway and Aldgate East
  • Victoria line
  • London Overground between Stratford and Willesden Junction
  • DLR between Woolwich Arsenal and Canning Town

 

Where can I find more information?

More details and travel advice can be found on the TfL Website.

More information, including FAQs and refund advice can be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with London Overground, you can check your journey up to and including Friday 28 August using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. 

If you are travelling with TfL Rail, you can check your journey up to and including Friday 28 August 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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Heathrow Express - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:18
Last updated
07/08/2020 05:36
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

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

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

How is this affecting the train service?

Heathrow Express are running a reduced, half hourly service Heathrow Express services will depart every 30 minutes at the below times:

  • London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5: 25 and 55 minutes past the hour
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington: 12 and 42 minutes past the hour
  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington: 17 and 47 minutes past the hour

    

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

You are encouraged to book in advance and online if possible or travel contactless or Oyster card. Please note that ticket machines are not currently accepting cash payments.

London Paddington station has a one way system in operation at busy times. This will be in place at the country end of London Paddington station. Due to the sail bridge section being so narrow, passengers entering from H&C or Canalside will use the taxi facility route.

Where can I find more information?

The latest safe travel advice from Heathrow Express can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 5 September onwards, please check back closer to the time.

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East Midlands Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:41
Last updated
07/08/2020 05:12
Route affected

All 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 revised timetable and more details can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Local lockdown restrictions - Leicester

Local lockdown restrictions remain in place in Leicester. East Midlands Railway will continue to operate its advertised timetable. You can find the latest government advice here. The Government will again review the restrictions in Leicester by 13 August.

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

Social distancing measures will effectively cut the number of customers allowed on East Midlands Railway trains by up to 90 per cent – please check journey planners before you travel and avoid travelling at peak times.

Customers are advised to plan their journeys online where possible. 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.

The following stations have one-way systems in place:

Leicester: Please use the front of the station to enter and the northern footbridge leading to the car park to exit.

Peterborough: Between 06:00 and 20:00, there is a one-way system in place. To enable easier social distancing, you can enter and exit the station at different points. Please follow the signs or ask a member of staff if you are unsure.

Where can I find more information?

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 5 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Great Western Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:51
Last updated
07/08/2020 03:48
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.

If you do travel by National Rail, please bring a face covering to wear in enclosed areas of the station and on trains and follow the recommended guidance. Keep a distance from others, carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands regularly.

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

Great Western Railway have Top Tips for using their services:

  • Plan ahead, book in advance and reserve a seat where you can, and download your ticket to a mobile device or smart ticket where you can
  • Try not to travel when it’s busy
  • To help with social distancing, Great Western Railway have reduced the number of spaces available on their trains where seats can be reserved. Once a train reaches its seating capacity, their systems will not allow a booking to be made, and therefore they can’t guarantee you’ll be able to board.

    

London Paddington station has a one way system in operation at busy times. This will be in place at the country end of London Paddington station. Due to the sail bridge section being so narrow, passengers entering from H&C or Canalside will use the taxi facility route.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice and safe travel guidelines for Great Western Railway can be found here.

More information can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September by 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.

If you are travelling from Saturday 5 September onwards, please check back to see if there have been any alterations.

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Transport for Wales - Essential travel only
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:38
Last updated
07/08/2020 03:32
Route affected

All routes.

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines which state that public transport should be for key workers and essential travel only. The revised timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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.

Your travel status will be subject to live and ongoing review, with checks by British Transport Police, TfW Rail Revenue inspectors and Security staff. Under conditions of over-capacity at stations and on trains, you may be denied travel until capacity drops.

Barry Island / Barry

Capacity on trains to and from Barry Island is limited and will be strictly enforced. Should overcrowding occur, trains may be delayed whilst capacity limits are restored or cancelled if delays become prohibitive. Evening and late night trains returning from Barry Island will be subject to strict capacity limits. Replacement travel options will not be provided. 

Pontypridd station

There is a one way system operating at Pontypridd station. Please make sure you walk in the designated areas.

In order to maintain a safe distance between the conductor and customers, Transport for Wales need to be able to operate two train doors. Due to the short platform length at some stations, this is not possible. As a result, trains will not call at the below stations until further notice:

  • Llanaber - Closest alternative station is Barmouth, which is 2.5 miles away
  • Llanbedr - Closest alternative station is Pensarn, which is 1 mile away
  • Llandanwg - Closest alternative station is Pensarn, which is 1 mile away
  • Tygwyn - Closest alternative station is Talsarnau, which is 1.5 miles away
  • Abererch - Closest alternative station is Penychain, which is 2.5 miles away
  • Gilfach Fargoed - Closest alternative station is Bargoed, which is 1 mile away
  • Conwy - Closest alternative station is Llandudno Junction, which is 1 mile away
  • Llanfairpwll - Closest alternative station is Bangor, which is 4.5 miles away
  • Valley - Closest alternative station is Holyhead, which is 3.5 miles away
  • Hopton Heath - Closest alternative station is Bucknell, which is 3.5 miles away
  • Sugar Loaf - Closest alternative station is Llanwrtyd Wells, which is 3 miles away
  • Earlestown - This station continues to be served by Northern
  • Wrexham Central - Closest alternative station is Wrexham General, which is 0.4 miles away

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from Transport for Wales can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details, can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS in Wales, please click here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 28 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 29 August onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Chiltern Railways - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:25
Last updated
06/08/2020 04:17
Route affected

All Chiltern Railways routes

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines

This timetable represents approximately 90% of a normal Chiltern Railways service and you can download the timetable here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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

Social distancing measures mean capacity on board Chiltern Railways services has been significantly reduced. Please try to travel off-peak, between 10:00 and 16:00 and after 19:00.

You are also encouraged to book online in advance or use contactless payment in stations, to reduce the amount of social contact.

Where can I find more information?

More advice from Chiltern Railways, including refund information can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
Monday to Fridays: You can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling midweek from Monday 7 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

Weekends: You can check your journey on Saturdays and Sundays up to and including Sunday 16 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling at weekends from Saturday 22 August onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Hull Trains service to resume from Friday 21 August
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Incident created
19/03/2020 17:39
Last updated
05/08/2020 06:46
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains have announced that they will resume service from Friday 21 August.

Initially, a reduced service will be in place. The interim timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What to expect when service resumes:

You are encouraged to book online as capacity on board will be reduced and e-tickets are encouraged over paper tickets. Onboard catering will not be available, so please bring your own refreshments.

Alternative travel options:

Until Friday 21 August alternative travel options between Hull and London are available using other operators services - please note that this may not be a direct service.

Where can I find more advice and information?

More information, including safe travel advice and details of when tickets will be available can be found on the Hull Trains website.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the details of the reduced Hull Trains service. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:13
Last updated
03/08/2020 12:04
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 reduced service.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials, both here in the UK and in the country where you are travelling to / from.

How is this affecting the train service?

Eurostar are running a reduced timetable between London St Pancras International and Paris / Lille / Brussels / Rotterdam / Amsterdam. Services to / from Disneyland Resort (Marne La Vallee / Chessy) have now resumed.

Please note that Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations are closed for Eurostar services until further notice.

Please wear a face mask when travelling with Eurostar

Passengers must wear a face mask or face covering at Eurostar stations and on board Eurostar trains in line with guidelines announced by the UK, French, Belgian and Dutch governments. Please ensure you have a mask with you when you travel. Any type of mask is suitable as long as it effectively covers your nose and mouth.

If you don’t have a mask you may be refused travel on Eurostar services. Fines may be imposed by the authorities if you’re not wearing a mask. Please note that children under the age of 11 are not required to wear a mask in France and the UK. In Belgium and the Netherlands children under the age of 12 years do not have to wear a mask.

Where can I find more information?

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

More details, including FAQs and refund information can also be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

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

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CORONAVIRUS - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 07:52
Last updated
02/08/2020 21:55
Route affected

All 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

Extra train services have now been introduced, where possible, to meet increased demand and help with social distancing. Details of the uplifted timetable are available via the Train Operating Company links towards the bottom of this page.

Despite these changes, social distancing means there will still only be space for as few as 1 in 10 of the usual number of passengers. You still need to continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials.

If you need to travel by National Rail, you must wear a face covering (unless you are exempt). Please also follow the recommended guidance before you set off:

  • Plan ahead and consider travelling at quieter times
  • Carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands before and after travelling
  • Follow social distancing guidance at stations, on platforms and on trains
  • Do not travel if you or anyone in your household are showing symptoms of Covid-19

 

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, please visit nhs.uk/coronavirus.

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

You can click on the links below to find out more information from each Train Operating Company:

 

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 may be subject to late notice change.

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Revised timetable for Caledonian Sleeper
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Incident created
20/03/2020 20:00
Last updated
01/08/2020 09:23
Route affected

All routes between London Euston and Scotland.

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Caledonian Sleeper are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government restrictions and guidelines, The amended timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials - please do not travel unless your journey is necessary. If you do book to travel, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

The following services are currently operating:

  • Inverness to London Euston
  • Fort William to Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh to London Euston
  • London Euston to Inverness
  • London Euston to Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh to Fort William

 

The following services are currently suspended (in both directions) until at least Monday 31 August:

  • Aberdeen - London Euston
  • Glasgow Central - London Euston (customers can rebook onto the services operating to / from Glasgow Queen Street or Edinburgh)

Refund information for cancelled services:

All guests who booked directly with Caledonian Sleeper will be contacted and receive an automatic refund to the card that was used to make the reservation.

Any customers who have made their reservation with a 3rd party should contact Caledonian Sleeper through their website.

Compensation repayments should processed within 10 working days of customer services receiving your claim, if it is appropriate.

Claims must be received within 28 days of the date of travel.

Additional information:  

More information from Caledonian Sleeper can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Monday 31 August using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Tuesday 1 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Northern - Revised timetable
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:19
Last updated
01/08/2020 09:23
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network.

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The revised timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

 

Where can I find more information?

You can find answers to FAQs, including about face coverings, travelling safely and refunds here.

Northern also have a dedicated Coronavirus updates page - you can find the latest information and advice here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 13 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. This is subject to engineering work taking place.

If you are travelling from Monday 14 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Grand Central - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:23
Last updated
01/08/2020 09:20
Route affected

Between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross.

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

Grand Central's service has resumed, and as part of their phased return the following level of service is currently in place:

  • A minimum of two return trains each day will run between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross
  • Three daily return services will run between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

 

More trains will be added throughout August and September as demand increases.

More details, including planned timetables, can be found here.

Social distancing and safe travel advice:

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Please be aware that reservations are required on all Grand Central services. More details on how you can reserve your seat are available here.

Catering has been removed from all trains so please bring your own refreshments.

Where can I find more information?

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 13 September using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Monday 14 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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c2c - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:13
Last updated
01/08/2020 09:18
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness. 

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

c2c are operating a standard timetable, subject to alterations for engineering work particularly on evenings and weekends.

Although the service has increased to the maximum level possible, capacity on board will remain extremely limited as social distancing measures are in place.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt..

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

Avoid peak time travel. Currently services between 05:00 and 07:00 and between 16:00 and 15:00 are the busiest. You are advised to travel outside of these times.

Avoid the busiest services. A list of c2c's busiest trains can be found here. You are advised to replan your journey to avoid these trains.

Where can I find more information?

More information about what c2c are doing to keep you safe is available here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

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

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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 12:33
Last updated
01/08/2020 08:59
Route affected

Gatwick Express service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton.

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Gatwick Express services are temporarily 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 change 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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Merseyrail - Revised timetable
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:17
Last updated
01/08/2020 08:52
Route affected

All routes across the Merseyrail network.

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Merseyrail are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The latest timetables can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Merseyrail encourage customers to use contactless payment where possible. If you do need to use cash, please use the ticket machines available.

Where can I find more information?

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

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 5 September by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Sunday 6 September onwards, please check back nearer to the time.

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South Western Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:26
Last updated
01/08/2020 08:52
Route affected

All routes across the South Western Railway network.

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

South Western Railway are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. You can find the latest timetables here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What can I do to travel safely?

Planning your journey is especially important during the coronavirus pandemic. In order to maintain social distancing on trains and at stations, we are asking our customers to travel at quieter times where possible. You can use this guide to find out which stations and services tend to be the busiest so you can plan your journey accordingly.

You are encouraged to buy your ticket online in advance and if you do need to buy a ticket at a station, please use contactless payments - all ticket offices and most ticket machines are not currently accepting cash.

Please allow more time for your journey as queuing systems may be in place and please follow advice from on board and station staff. Floor markings and stickers around stations and on board trains will help you to travel socially distant.

Where can I find more information and advice?

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

More information including a Q&A and refund details can be found on NRE's dedicated Coronavirus page.

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

 

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling with South Western Railway, you can check your journey up to and including Sunday 6 September by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:22
Last updated
01/08/2020 08:51
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 revised timetable, which is approximately 85% of the normal service, can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

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

To comply with social distancing rules, TransPennine Express have green and red labels on their trains to indicate where you can and cannot sit. Although seat reservations are currently unavailable (even with Advance tickets), you can achieve social distancing by finding a seat with a green label on it.

You are advised to book your ticket online in advance but if you do use a ticket office or ticket machine, please use contactless payment where possible. Cash will be accepted if you have no alternative.

Quieter times on TransPennine Express trains are between 10:00 and 15:00 and after 18:00 - you are advised to travel during these times if you can.

Where can I find more information?

The latest safe travel advice from TransPennine Express can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on our Coronavirus page.

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

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey on TransPennine Express services up to and including Sunday 6 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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Early morning changes to Avanti West Coast services from London Euston on Sunday 9 August
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Start date
09/08/2020 
End date
09/08/2020 
Route affected

Avanti West Coast services from London Euston

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Emergency engineering work to repair damaged overhead power lines will be taking place overnight on Saturday 8 August.

The work will continue early on Sunday morning, and is expected to affect some early morning Avanti West Coast services on that day.

The following trains are cancelled:

  • 08:10 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  • 08:16 London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
  • 08:20 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  • 08:47 London Euston to Glasgow Central
  • 08:50 London Euston to Wolverhampton

 

If your train is cancelled, you can use your original Avanti West Coast ticket to travel on any of their services on Sunday 9 August. To help with social distancing all customers are asked to make a seat reservation where possible. If you don’t have a reservation for your preferred train, there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to board.

Please email seat.reservations@avantiwestcoast.co.uk with the time you would like to travel and they will endeavour to meet your request.

Check before you travel:

Please check back before you travel to see if your train is affected using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Three Bridges and Brighton on Sunday 9 and Monday 10 August
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Start date
09/08/2020 
End date
10/08/2020 
Route affected
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Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton after 23:59, closing some lines.

From approximately 23:45 on Sunday until 05:15 on Monday, buses will replace Thameslink trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains to / from Moorgate on Sunday 9 August
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Start date
09/08/2020 
End date
09/08/2020 
Route affected
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Great Northern to / from Moorgate

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Finsbury Park and Moorgate, closing all lines.

No trains will run between Finsbury Park and Moorgate.

Trains that normally run to / from Moorgate will be amended to run to / from London Kings Cross. Customers can use London Buses / London Underground to complete their journey.

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.

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

 
Buses replace early morning trains between Stevenage and Royston / Peterborough on Sunday 9 August
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09/08/2020 
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09/08/2020 
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Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

Thameslink between Horsham / London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Royston / Peterborough, closing all lines between 01:15 and 08:45 on Sunday morning.

Between 01:15 and 08:45, buses will replace trains between:

  • Stevenage and Royston.
  • Stevenage and Peterborough.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains between Alexandra Palace and London Kings Cross before 07:15 on Sunday 9 August
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Great Northern between Cambridge / Stevenage / Welwyn Garden City / Hertford North and London Kings Cross / Moorgate

Thameslink between Peterborough / Cambridge and London Kings Cross

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Alexandra Palace and London Kings Cross before 07:15, closing all lines.

Before 07:15, no trains will run between Alexandra Palace and London Kings Cross / Moorgate. Customers can use their tickets on London Underground Piccadilly or Victoria Line services, or on London Bus services.

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Amended train service to / from Hadley Wood before 08:00 on Sunday 9 August
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Great Northern between Welwyn Garden City and Moorgate

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Hadley Wood area, closing some lines early on Sunday morning.

Before 08:00, no trains running towards London (southbound) will be able to call at Hadley Wood.

Customers travelling to Hadley Wood from the direction of Welwyn Garden City should change at New Barnet and travel back towards Hadley Wood.

Customers travelling from Hadley Wood towards London should travel to Potters Bar, before changing for a train towards London.

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No London Overground trains via Canada Water on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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09/08/2020 
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London Overground between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon / Clapham Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / New Cross Gate / Surrey Quays, closing most lines.

On Saturday and Sunday, no London Overground trains will run between Dalston Kingsland and Crystal Palace / West Croydon / Clapham Junction.

You should use alternative London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Dalston Kingsland and New Cross Gate via New Cross.

You can use London Underground services via any reasonable route (entrance / exit at Canada Water and Stratford stations only) or Docklands Light Railway services between Tower Gateway / Shadwell and Deptford Bridge.

A rail replacement bus service will operate between Canada Water and Clapham Junction.

You should use Southern services between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Glasgow Central and Neilston / Newton via Mount Florida on Sunday 9 August
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ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Newton / Neilston / East Kilbride / Kilmarnock / Dumfries / Carlisle

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Glasgow Central and Neilston / Mount Florida, closing various lines over the course of the weekend.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Glasgow Central and Neilston.
  • Glasgow Central and Newton via Mount Florida.

An amended and reduced train service will run between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Kilmarnock.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno Junction until Monday 7 September
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12/02/2020 
End date
06/09/2020 
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Between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Storm Ciara, which bought 90mph winds, extreme rainfall and flooding across Wales on Sunday 9 February, caused extensive damage on the Conwy Valley Line, north of Llanrwst.

How is this affecting the train service?

A reduced rail replacement bus service will operate between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice. A bus timetable can be found here.

Whilst the line is closed engineers will install a 2000m armoured bund to protect against further damage at sites previously affected by flooding. As a result of this, the line will reopen later than originally expected. The line is now not expected to reopen until Monday 7 September. This date is subject to change as work continues.

Additional information:

Network Rail engineers inspecting the line have identified several sites where the ballast supporting the track has been washed away by floodwater. The storm has also damaged fencing and level crossings at several locations. Several weeks of repair work are underway.

Check before you travel:

You can check your midweek journey up to and including Friday 14 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling from Monday 17 August onwards, please check back nearer the time

You can check your weekend journey up to and including Sunday 9 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling from Saturday 15 August onwards, please check back nearer the time.

 

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 typing in your station here

 
Amendments to c2c weekend services on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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08/08/2020 
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09/08/2020 
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All c2c routes in / out of London Fenchurch Street / London Liverpool Street

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the c2c network, closing various lines.

Ockendon Line - Rail replacement buses will run between Stanford-le-Hope & Pitsea.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom Downs on Sunday 9 August
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Southern between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between West Croydon and Sutton, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom Downs

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Littlehampton and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central until approximately 08:30 on Sunday 9 August
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Southern between Brighton / Littlehampton and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barnham and Havant, closing all lines.

Until approximately 08:30, buses will replace trains between Littlehampton / Barnham and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes until approximately 08:15 on Sunday 9 August
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Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne

Thameslink between London Bridge / Bedford and Brighton

 
Train operators affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Wivelsfield, closing all lines.

Until approximately 08:15, buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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Southern between Redhill and Tonbridge

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Tonbridge, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge all weekend.

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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 Southern service to and from London Victoria from approximately 23:30 on Saturday 8 until 08:45 on Sunday 9 August
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Southern services to and from London Victoria

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

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

From approximately 23:30 on Saturday until 01:15 on Sunday morning, trains will operate to a revised timetable between London Victoria and East Croydon.

On Sunday morning from approximately 01:15 until 06:45, trains to and from London Victoria will be diverted to run to and from London Bridge instead.

Replacement buses will be provided between London Bridge and Clapham Junction / London Victoria.

Buses will also operate between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

On Sunday morning from approximately 06:45 until 08:45, trains will operate to a revised timetable between London Victoria and East Croydon.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No Southern between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central from approximately 20:00 on Saturday 8 and various times on Sunday 9 August
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Southern between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wembley and Hemel Hempstead, closing some lines.

From approximately 20:00 on Saturday until 12:00 on Sunday, trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

From approximately 21:00 on Sunday, trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction.

You may require a change of train in your journey and to travel via London Euston. Please allow extra time when travelling, as journey times will be extended.

Ticket acceptance:

You may use your tickets on the following routes:

  • Other Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria
  • London Underground between London Victoria and London Euston
  • London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central

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

 
Amended evening services between Stratford / Dalston Junction and Camden Road after 23:00 on Sunday 9 August
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London Overground between Stratford and Richmond / Clapham Junction, and also services to / from Highbury & Islington via Dalston Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stratford and Camden Road, and also between Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington, closing lines from 22:30 on Sunday until the end of service.

After 22:30:

Buses will replace trains between Stratford and Camden Road.

No trains will run between Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington. Customers can use London Bus route 30 between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No London Overground trains between London Euston and Watford Junction on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and Watford Junction, closing some lines on Saturday and Sunday.

As a result, no London Overground services will run between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Replacement buses will run between Harrow & Wealdstone and Watford Junction.

Customers can also use London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction, and London Buses / London Underground services by any reasonable route between Harrow & Wealdstone and London Euston.

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.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood / Wadhurst on Sunday 9 August
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Ashford International / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood / Wadhurst on Sunday, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Sevenoaks and Wadhurst.
  • Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood.

Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Paddock Wood will be diverted to run via Maidstone East. These trains will separate at Ashford International for services to / from Dover Priory.

Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be amended to run between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks, and also between Wadhurst and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains to / from London Cannon Street and buses replace trains between New Cross and Dartford on Sunday 9 August
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Southeastern to / from London Cannon Street, and also trains via New Cross / Greenwich

Thameslink between Bedford / Kentish Town and Rainham / Gatwick Airport / Brighton

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place at London Cannon Street, and also between New Cross and Woolwich, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

No trains will run to or from London Cannon Street.

Buses will also replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford, running via New Cross and Woolwich /Greenwich.

Additional train services will run on the Bexleyheath line between London Charing Cross and Dartford.

Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will run via Lewisham.

Trains that run between London Charing Cross and Hayes will not call at New Cross or St Johns.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground services between Charing Cross, Embankment, Southwark, London Bridge and Cannon Street, and on Docklands Light Railway services between Greenwich and Lewisham.

Thameslink:

No trains will run between London Bridge and Dartford, customers should instead use Southeastern replacement bus services.

Additionally, trains between Bedford and Gatwick Airport / Brighton will not call at London Bridge. Customers for these services should use London Underground between London Bridge and London Blackfriars to connect with these services.

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.

If you are travelling with Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen before 09:45 on Sunday 9 August
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales between Pembroke Dock / Carmarthen / Swansea and Cardiff Central / Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Swansea station, closing lines early on Sunday morning.

Great Western Railway:

The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central. An earlier bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central to connect with the train. A second bus will run from Neath to Cardiff Central via Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend to connect with this train.

The 08:37 Swansea to London Paddington service will be retimed to start at 08:40.

Transport for Wales:

Before 09:45, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 

 
Amended late night London Paddington to Swansea services on Sunday 9 August
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend late on Sunday evening, closing some lines.

As a result, the 20:43 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, calling at stations from Bridgend onwards later than usual.

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Buses replace late night trains between Newport and Hereford on Sunday 9 August
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Transport for Wales between Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Hereford / Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Hereford late on Sunday evening, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Newport and Hereford after 22:40 on Sunday.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Epsom / Leatherhead and Dorking on Sunday 9 August
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09/08/2020 
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South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Dorking

Southern between London Victoria and Dorking

 
Train operators affected
South Western RailwaySouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Dorking, closing all lines.

South Western Railway

No trains will run between Leatherhead and Dorking. Customers should use Southern buses to complete their journey.

Southern

Buses will replace trains between Epsom and Dorking

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended services between Cardiff Central and Newport on Sunday 9 August
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CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham / Leicester

Great Western Railway between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Warminster / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton / London Paddington

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport, closing some lines on Sunday.

CrossCountry:

Trains running from Cardiff Central towards Birmingham will be amended to depart a few minutes earlier than usual.

Great Western Railway:

Trains will run to an amended timetable, with trains running a few minutes earlier or later than usual.

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CANCELLED: Engineering work between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames on Sunday 9 August
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09/08/2020 
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Great Western Railway between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames on Sunday morning has been cancelled, and will not take place.

Trains that would have been amended will now run normally.

Check before you travel:

These changes have been made, and you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended train service between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester on Sunday 9 August
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Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester / Llandudno Junction / Holyhead

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Warrington Bank Quay, closing various lines.

As a result, trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted and will not call at Earlestown.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains between Tottenham Hale and Stratford on Sunday 9 August
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Greater Anglia services via Lea Bridge

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Stratford, closing all lines.

As a result, no trains will run between Tottenham Hale and Stratford via Lea Bridge.

Services will be diverted to run to / from London Liverpool Street. Customers should catch alternative Greater Anglia services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.

Customers travelling to / from Lea Bridge can use London Buses between Stratford and Hackney Downs via Lea Bridge to complete their journey.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 9 August
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Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Cambridge / Peterborough

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains in the Twickenham / Hounslow area on Sunday 9 August
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South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside / Reading / Woking (via Addlestone / Wimbledon and London Waterloo "circular" services

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hounslow and Ascot, and also between Fulwell and New Malden, closing various lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Hounslow and Ascot.
  • Hounslow and Windsor & Eton Riverside.
  • Hounslow and Woking.
  • Twickenham and New Malden.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Swindon and Gloucester on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Gloucester / Cheltenham

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

As a result, buses will replace trains between Swindon and Gloucester.

Some early morning / late night services will run between London and Cheltenham Spa, diverting to run on an alternative route and not calling at stations via Stroud.

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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 typing in your station here 

 
Amended train services to / from London St Pancras International on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / Scarborough

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place at London St Pancras International, closing some lines to / from the station on Saturday and Sunday.

East Midlands Railway:

Train services that usually run between London St Pancras and Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield will be amended to run between Luton and Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield. Services that usually run between London St Pancras and Corby will be amended to run between Kettering and Corby.

Customers can change at Luton for alternative services to / from London St Pancras.

Thameslink are not affected by this engineering item.

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Amended morning trains in the Tamworth area on Sunday 9 August
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Tamworth, closing the line before 11:00 on Sunday.

As a result, the following trains will run about 30 minutes earlier than usual, and will be diverted to run via Lichfield City, and not calling at Tamworth:

  • The 09:03 Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh service.
  • The 10:03 Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central service.

Replacement buses will run between Tamworth and Lichfield City, connecting with train services.

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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 Princes Risborough / Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Bicester on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Oxford / Birmingham Moor Street

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Princes Risborough and Bicester, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Princes Risborough and Bicester North (via Haddenham & Thame Parkway and Bicester Village).
  • Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Bicester Village / Bicester North.

An amended train timetable will run as follows:

  • 2 trains per hour between London Marylebone and Aylesbury (via Amersham).
  • 2 trains per hour between London Marylebone and Aylesbury Vale Parkway.
  • 2 trains per hour between Bicester Village and Oxford.
  • 2 trains per hour between Bicester North and Birmingham Moor Street.
  • 1 train per hour between London Marylebone and Aylesbury via High Wycombe.
  • 1 train per hour between London Marylebone and Princes Risborough
  • 1 train per hour between London Marylebone and High Wycombe.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
No trains between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes on Sunday 9 August
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TransPennine Express between Manchester Piccadilly and Cleethorpes

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Scunthorpe and Barnetby, closing all lines.

Please note: This engineering work is subject to alteration and may not take place

As a result, trains that usually run between Manchester Piccadilly and Cleethorpes will be amended to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Scunthorpe only.

A very limited rail replacement coach service will be provided between Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough, Grimsby Town and Cleethorpes.

Due to social distancing requirements on board replacement coaches, customers are advised NOT TO TRAVEL to / from Cleethorpes on Sunday unless your journey is absolutely necessary.

Additionally:

  • The 09:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Doncaster.
  • The 09:45 Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly service will be retimed to depart Doncaster 3 minutes earlier than usual.
  • The 20:55 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster.

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Slough and Windsor & Eton Riverside on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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Great Western Railway between Slough and Windsor & Eton Riverside

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Windsor & Eton Central, closing lines on Saturday evening / Sunday morning, and again on Sunday evening.

Please note, this engineering work is subject to alteration and may not take place.

The following trains will be replaced by buses:

Saturday evening:

  • The 23:53 Slough to Windsor & Eton Central service.

Sunday morning:

  • The 00:02 Windsor & Eton Central service to Slough.

Sunday evening:

Engineering work scheduled for Sunday evening has been cancelled, and trains will run as usual.

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

 
Buses replace morning / evening trains to / from Pangbourne on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing two of the four lines on Saturday evening and on Sunday morning.

Please note, this engineering work is subject to alteration and may not take place.

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne station:

Saturday evening:

  • The 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
  • The 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
  • The 23:53 Reading to Didcot Parkway service.

Sunday morning:

  • The 07:44 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
  • The 08:29 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
  • The 08:48 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
  • The 09:35 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.

Replacement buses will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst, connecting with train services.

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Amended CrossCountry services in the Derby / Sheffield area on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

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

As a result, CrossCountry services between Reading and Newcastle will be amended to run between Reading and Derby only.

Train services to / from Scotland will be diverted to run via Doncaster (calling at the station), extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

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Buses replace trains between Sunderland / Hartlepool and Middlesbrough / Northallerton on Sunday 9 August
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Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Northern between Newcastle and Middlesbrough / Whitby

 
Train operators affected
Grand CentralNorthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stockton and Hartlepool, closing various lines over the weekend.

Grand Central:

On Sunday, trains to / from Sunderland will be diverted to run via Durham, and will not call at Hartlepool or Eaglescliffe. Replacement buses will run between Sunderland and Northallerton, serving Hartlepool and Eaglescliffe.

Grand Central services on Saturday are not affected by this engineering work.

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Hartlepool and Middlesbrough. Train services will run between Newcastle and Hartlepool, and between Middlesbrough and Whitby.

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

 
Amended train services in the Meadowhall area on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
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East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Leeds / Scarborough

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Leeds (via Moorthorpe) / Hull / York / Scarborough

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

 
Train operators affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Meadowhall and Swinton, closing some lines over the course of the weekend.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains that usually run to / from Leeds / Scarborough will be amended to run between Sheffield and Luton only (additional engineering work also takes place in the Luton area).

Northern:

Services between Sheffield and Leeds (via Moorthorpe) / Hull / Scarborough will be amended to run via Rotherham Central.

Services that usually run between Sheffield and Doncaster / York will not run. Customers should use alternative train services.

TransPennine Express:

Please note: This engineering work is subject to alteration and may not affect TransPennine Express.

The majority of train services will not call at Meadowhall, and will run non-stop between Sheffield and Doncaster. Customers for Meadowhall should use alternative train services, or Sheffield Supertram between Sheffield station and Meadowhall at their own expense.

Additionally on Saturday, the 20:53 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster.

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