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Reduced service at Alexandra Palace until 23:00
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Incident created
19/10/2019 20:47
Last updated
19/10/2019 22:34
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Between Moorgate and Welwyn Garden City / Watton-at-Stone / Stevenage and also between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn / Ely

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Some trains are unable to call at Alexandra Palace due to a problem with the station lighting. This is expected until 23:00.

Customer Advice:
Some trains are currently unable to call at Alexandra Palace. Please use an alternative route to travel to or from this station.

This affects trains between Moorgate and Welwyn Garden City; Watton-at-Stone; and Stevenage. Services are affected in both directions - to and from Moorgate.

Ticket acceptance and alternative routes:

You may use London Underground services on the Piccadilly Line route between Central London and Turnpike Lane (for Hornsey), Wood Green (for Alexandra Palace), Bounds Green (for Bowes Park) or Arnos Grove (for New Southgate).

You may also use TfL Buses between the Hornsey, Alexandra Palace, Bowes Park and New Southgate areas.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

The station lighting has completely failed and Great Northern are currently sending on-call response staff to deal with the problem. It is not currently safe to call at the station.

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

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

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

Feedback:
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Disruption between Weymouth and Bournemouth expected until 23:00
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Incident created
19/10/2019 21:15
Last updated
19/10/2019 21:32
Route affected
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Between Weymouth and Bournemouth / London Waterloo

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Trespassers on the railway earlier today between Weymouth and Dorchester South are causing disruption between Weymouth and Bournemouth. Trains are now beginning to return to normal, however, may still be cancelled, delayed or revised whilst service recovers.

Disruption is expected until 23:00.

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

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

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

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

 

 
Amended weekday Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern routes until Friday 25 October
More information on Amended weekday Off-Peak timetable on some Southeastern routes until Friday 25 October
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Incident created
10/10/2019 10:33
Last updated
19/10/2019 12:51
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

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

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

Conditions are expected to be at its worst between Monday 21 - Friday 25 October. Southeastern will be running a revised midweek Off-Peak metro timetable on these days.

For more information, please follow this link.

Check before you travel:
 

Please check back later for journeys between Monday 21 and Friday 25 October.

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

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

Feedback:
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Reduced Island Line service until further notice
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Incident created
17/09/2019 14:46
Last updated
18/10/2019 08:12
Route affected
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Between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head 

 
Train operator affected
Island Line
Description

A shortage of trains on the Island Line as a result of extra safety checks being made means that a reduced service is operating between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head until further notice.

How is this affecting the train service?

An hourly service will operate on the Island Line as follows:

  • Ryde Pier Head towards Shanklin at 49 minutes past the hour
  • Shanklin towards Ryde Pier Head at 18 minutes past the hour

The normal 2 trains per hour timetable will resume as soon as possible, but the age of the trains and the difficulty in sourcing replacement parts, mean this may take longer than normal.

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

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

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

Feedback:
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Information for passengers travelling through London
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Incident created
07/10/2019 19:52
Last updated
18/10/2019 07:28
Route affected

Trains at London stations 

 
Train operator affected
c2cChiltern RailwaysEast Midlands RailwayGrand CentralGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressHull TrainsLNERLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundSouth Western RailwayStansted ExpressTfL RailVirgin Trains
Description

There are likely to be a number of demonstrations causing short notice disruption to roads and public transport routes across central London.

Please allow plenty of time for your journeys and check before you travel. You can check the Latest Travel News page for the latest travel advice.

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

Twitter:
The National Rail Enquiries social media team are available 24/7 to provide real time updates and advice.

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

Feedback:
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SUSPENDED - Industrial action to affect Merseyrail services during November and December
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Incident created
13/10/2019 09:18
Last updated
17/10/2019 09:00
Route affected

Merseyrail routes

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

The RMT union have suspended the industrial action which would have affected Merseyrail services on every Saturday during November and December 2019. The planned service is now expected to run.

Additional information:
The RMT union’s National Executive Committee have given its endorsement to the latest proposal which is a key step to resolving the long running industrial dispute.

As part of this decision the RMT have suspended the impending nine days of strikes on consecutive Saturdays due to commence on the 2 November 2019. This will allow its local representatives to meet with the Merseyrail management team to finalise the proposal so that it can be presented to guard members to seek their endorsement of the agreement.

Check before you travel:
The normal planned timetable is now expected to run on the strike dates. You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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

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

 

Current engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Chester and Bache / Hooton from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 October
More information on Buses replace trains between Chester and Bache / Hooton from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 October
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Start date
14/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
Route affected
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The Chester / Ellesmere Port circular

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Bache / Hooton closing the line.

Monday to Friday:

Buses replace trains between Chester and Hooton.

From approximately 19:30 each night, the Chester circulars will be diverted to run to / from Ellesmere Port.

Saturday:

Until 19:00, buses will replace trains between Chester and Bache.

From 19:00, buses will replace trains between Chester and Hooton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended Chiltern Railways service on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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All Chiltern Railways services to / from London Marylebone

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between South Ruislip and Gerrards Cross, and between Princes Risborough and Bicester / Bicester Village, closing all lines.

No trains will run between London Marylebone and Gerrards Cross.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • West Ruislip and Gerrards Cross (via Denham).
  • Bicester North / Bicester Village and Princes Risborough.
  • Bicester North / Bicester Village and Aylesbury Vale Parkway.
  • High Wycombe and Amersham.

An amended train service will run between:

  • London Marylebone and Aylesbury / Aylesbury Vale Parkway (fast and stopping).
  • Gerrards Cross and Aylesbury
  • Gerrards Cross and Princes Risborough.
  • Bicester Village and Oxford (via Heyford).
  • Leamington and Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • Leamington and Birmingham Moor Street (stopping).
  • Banbury and Birmingham Moor Street.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on the following London Underground routes:

  • Metropolitan Line between Hillingdon / Amersham and Baker Street.
  • Central Line between West Ruislip and Oxford Circus.
  • Bakerloo Line between Wembley Central and Oxford Circus.

Customers can use their tickets on the Arriva 280 bus between Haddenham and Aylesbury.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Perth and Inverness from late night on Saturday 19 and all day on Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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LNER between London Kings Cross and Inverness

ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness / Elgin

 
Train operators affected
LNERScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Perth and Inverness, closing all lines.

LNER

Saturday:

The 12:00 London King Cross to Inverness will terminate at Perth. Two replacement buses will run. The first will run from Perth to Inverness (no stops), the second will run from Perth to Inverness, calling at Pitlochry, Kingussie and Aviemore.

Sunday:

The 12:00 London King Cross to Inverness will terminate at Perth. Two replacement buses will run. The first will run from Perth to Inverness (no stops), the second will run from Perth to Inverness, calling at Pitlochry, Kingussie and Aviemore.

The 09:40 Inverness to London Kings Cross service will start from Perth at 11:59. Two replacement buses will run to connect with this train. The first bus will run from Inverness at 08:45, calling at Aviemore, Kingussie, Newtonmore, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry and Dunkeld & Birnam. The second bus will depart at 09:10 from Inverness, and will run direct to Perth.

ScotRail

Buses will replace trains between Perth and Inverness.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Crianlarich and Oban on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Between Glasgow Queen Street and Oban

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Crianlarich and Oban, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Crianlarich and Oban.

Please note that buses may depart earlier than advertised trains.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Harwich International and Harwich Town on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Cambridge / Colchester / Ipswich / Manningtree and Harwich Town

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Harwich International and Harwich Town, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Harwich International and Harwich Town, calling at Dovercourt.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Southminster / Southend Victoria on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southminster / Southend Victoria

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shenfield and Southminster / Southend Victoria, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southminster, and between Shenfield and Southend Victoria.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway / Chepstow / Cwmbran / Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Brighton / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

All Transport for Wales via Cardiff Central

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwayTransport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Patchway and Cardiff Central, closing various lines throughout the weekend.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Chepstow and Cardiff Central.

Great Western Railway:

All weekend, ALL train services between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central are diverted to terminate / start from Bristol Parkway.

On Saturday buses will replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Newport (journey time 45 minutes) / Cardiff Central (journey time 70 minutes) / Bridgend (journey time 80 minutes).

Transport for Wales:

Buses replace trains between Cwmbran / Cheltenham Spa / Gloucester and Cardiff Central. 

Some buses are also extended to start / terminate at Bridgend or Swansea.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Treherbert will run between Cardiff Bay and Treherbert, not calling at Ninian Park, Waun-gron Park, Fairwater and Danescourt.

You may use your ticket on Cardiff Bus services on reasonable routes.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended morning Paignton to Newton Abbot services on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Paignton and Newton Abbot

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Paignton and Totnes early on Saturday, closing some lines.

As a result, the 07:11 Paignton to Newton Abbot service will be retimed to depart at 07:25. The 07:40 Newton Abbot to Paignton service will depart at 07:46.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Ashford International / Maidstone West on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Paddock Wood Line

  • London Charing Cross to Ramsgate services will be diverted to between London Bridge and Ashford via Maidstone East, calling additionally at Chislehurst, Otford (for Sevenoaks), & Maidstone East. A portion of this train will be detached (/attached London bound) for stations between Ashford & Dover.
  • London Charing Cross to Dover Priory services will only run between Charing Cross and Tonbridge. Passengers for stations between Ashford and Dover should use the Charing Cross to Ramsgate services, which will have a portion for stations between Ashford and Dover.

Medway Valley Line:

Trains will run between Maidstone West & Strood only.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Tonbridge to Ashford International
  • Tonbridge to Maidstone West (mini-bus) 

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended Great Western Railway services to / from London Paddington on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on Amended Great Western Railway services to / from London Paddington on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Worcester Shrub Hill / Cheltenham Spa / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing some lines and reducing train capacity to / from London Paddington.

Saturday:

London Paddington - Reading / Didcot Parkway:

Until 12:50, local trains between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway will run to a reduced timetable, with train services being retimed to run earlier than usual.

After 20:30, some local trains will have amended calling patterns, not calling at Burnham, Taplow, Iver and Langley. Customers should use alternative train services.

London Paddington - Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Shrub Hill:

The 08:15, 10:15 and 12:15 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa services will start from Swindon.

The 07:32 and 11:00 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington services will terminate at Swindon.

Customers travelling between London Paddington and Swindon should use alternative rail services to connect with these trains.

London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads:

The 08:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will start earlier than usual, at 08:27.

The 21:32 and 22:35 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will depart earlier than usual, at 21:30 and 22:30 respectively.

Sunday:

Both local and long distance services will be retimed to run up to 15 minutes earlier or later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Westbury and Castle Cary / Taunton on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance, between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Castle Cary / Yeovil Junction

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bruton and Castle Cary, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

London Paddington - South West England services:

Services that usually run between London Paddington and Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance via Castle Cary will be diverted to run by alternative routes, and will run at a reduced frequency.

Some services will be diverted to run on an alternative route between Reading and Taunton, and will not call at Newbury, Pewsey, Westbury or Castle Cary.

Other services will run on alternative routes between Westbury and Taunton, not calling at Castle Cary. Services will be retimed to run up to 40 minutes earlier than usual,  Some services will additionally call at Bristol Temple Meads.

A few trains will run between London Paddington and Frome via Westbury.

A limited replacement bus service will run between Westbury and Castle Cary, and also between Castle Cary and Taunton.

Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads - Weymouth services:

Buses will replace trains between Frome and Castle Cary. An amended timetable will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome, and also between Castle Cary and Weymouth.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

  • The 07:16 Castle Cary to London Waterloo service will start from Westbury at 07:45. A replacement bus will run from Castle Cary at 06:36 to Westbury to connect with this train.
  • The 17:50 London Waterloo to Yeovil Junction service will terminate at Frome. A replacement bus will run between Frome and Yeovil Junction.

Sunday:

  • The 09:51 Yeovil Junction to London Waterloo service will not run. Customers should use alternative services.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Salisbury and Southampton Central on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Great Malvern / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

South Western Railway between Salisbury and Romsey

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salisbury and Southampton Central, closing all lines.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Salisbury and Romsey / Southampton Central.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Warminster and Romsey / Southampton Central.

Customers should be aware that additional engineering work is taking place in the Salisbury area on Sunday, meaning that no trains will run to / from Salisbury on Sunday.

Great Western Railway:

No trains will run to / from Brighton, some services will be amended to run between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

South Western Railway:

An amended train service will run between Romsey and Southampton Central both via Chandlers Ford and via Redbridge.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended 20:31 London Euston to Preston service on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
Route affected

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Preston

 
Train operator affected
Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western on Saturday evening, closing all lines.

The 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted to run via Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton, and will not call at Warrington Bank Quay or Wigan North Western.

A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service on Saturday 19 October
More information on Amended 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
Route affected

East Midlands Railway between Leicester and London St Pancras International

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Wellingborough early on Saturday, closing some lines.

As a result, the 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International service will depart Leicester earlier than usual, at 04:37, and will run earlier than usual to all stations until Bedford, where it will resume normal timings.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace early morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Maidenhead, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

  • The 00:14 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.
  • The 05:10 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • The 05:25 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with trains.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely / Norwich on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely / Norwich on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport

East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich

Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayGreater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Ely, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough

East Midlands Railway:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Peterborough only. Replacement buses will run non-stop between Peterborough and Norwich.

A shuttle train service will run between Ely and Norwich calling March.

Greater Anglia:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Ely

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
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Southern between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford / Eastbourne / Hastings / Ore

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Trains from Lewes and Ore / Hastings will depart Lewes earlier than normal.

Trains from London Victoria to Brighton will arrive at Brighton later than usual.  

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended service between London and Brighton on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on Amended service between London and Brighton on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Express / Brighton

Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

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

As a result, Southern services between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton will be subject to extended journey times.

Gatwick Express services will run every 30 minutes between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only, and will be subject to extended journey times.

An early morning Gatwick Express service will run from London Victoria to Brighton, and a late night Gatwick Express service will run from Brighton to London Victoria.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
Amended Gatwick Express services on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on Amended Gatwick Express services on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Balcombe, and also between Brighton and Lewes, closing some lines.

On Saturday and Sunday, Gatwick Express services will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

On Saturday, one Gatwick Express service will run early in the morning from Brighton to London Victoria, and one service will run late at night from London Victoria to Brighton.

From 23:45 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, Gatwick Express services will be diverted, extending journey times. A reduced train service will be in operation.

Customers travelling to / from Brighton should use alternative Southern or Thameslink services between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

 
No trains to / from Heathrow Airport stations on Saturday 19 October
More information on No trains to / from Heathrow Airport stations on Saturday 19 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
19/10/2019 
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Heathrow Express between Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Paddington

TfL Rail between between Heathrow Terminal 4 and London Paddington

 
Train operators affected
Heathrow ExpressTfL Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Hayes & Harlington, closing all lines.

Heathrow Express:

No Heathrow Express trains will run.

TfL Rail:

No TfL Rail services will run to / from Heathrow Airport. A reduced service will run between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington only. Customers can use London Underground / London Buses to travel to / from Heathrow Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 
No trains between Grays and Upminster via Rainham on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
More information on No trains between Grays and Upminster via Rainham on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October
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Start date
19/10/2019 
End date
20/10/2019 
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c2c between Shoeburyness / Grays and London Fenchurch Street

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Grays and Barking, closing all lines.

On Saturday and Sunday, trains will not run between Grays and Barking via Rainham. Replacement buses will run between Grays and Upminster via Purfleet and Rainham.

Customers travelling to / from Dagenham Dock should use London Bus routes EL2 or 287.

Check before you travel:

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

For journeys to and from Dagenham Dock, you can plan your journey by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

 
No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth until February 2020
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Start date
18/03/2019 
End date
28/02/2020 
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Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

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

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

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

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

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project Information:

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

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

 
 

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