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Disruption between Retford and Lincoln expected until 17:00
More information on Disruption between Retford and Lincoln expected until 17:00
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Incident created
09/08/2022 14:27
Last updated
09/08/2022 14:40
Route affected

Between Leeds and Lincoln

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

A broken down train between Retford and Lincoln means all lines are blocked. Trains running between these stations may be delayed or cancelled.

Disruption is expected until 17:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Replacement buses will run as follows:

  • 15:00 2x 16 seater minibuses will depart Retford, calling at booked stations to Lincoln. Operated by Wyatts

  • 15:30 1x full size coach will depart Lincoln, calling at booked stations to Retford. Operated by Solus

     

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

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

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

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

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.

 

 
Disruption between Sunderland and Middlesbrough expected until 15:30
More information on Disruption between Sunderland and Middlesbrough expected until 15:30
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Incident created
09/08/2022 13:12
Last updated
09/08/2022 14:39
Route affected

between Sunderland and Middlesbrough

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Animals on the railway between Hartlepool and Middlesbrough means all lines are blocked. Trains running between these stations may be delayed by up to 30 minutes or cancelled.

Disruption is expected until 15:30.

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 #Billingham

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.

 

 
Disruption between Hunts Cross and Southport expected until 15:30
More information on Disruption between Hunts Cross and Southport expected until 15:30
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Incident created
09/08/2022 14:00
Last updated
09/08/2022 14:32
Route affected

Between Hunts Cross and Southport

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Trains are now returning to normal following an earlier fault on a train at Hall Road.

Trains running between Hunts Cross and Southport may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 10 minutes.

Disruption is expected until 15:30.

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 #HallRoad

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.

 

 
Industrial action to affect London Overground on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect London Overground on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 16:30
Last updated
09/08/2022 14:10
Route affected

London Overground routes

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, no London Overground services are expected to run on Saturday 13 August.

London Overground services are expected to run normally from the start of service on Sunday 14 August (from 05:00 at Night Overground stations).

​​​​​​​There is also planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Strike day timetables for Thursday 18 August will be updated in journey planners from 13 August, and timetables for Saturday 20 August will be available from 16 August onwards.

 
Buses replace trains between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley until the end of the day
More information on Buses replace trains between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley until the end of the day
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Incident created
08/08/2022 13:10
Last updated
09/08/2022 13:47
Route affected

Between Crewe / Wolverhampton and Walsall, and between Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

A burst water main near the railway at Walsall means trains running to and from the station will be cancelled and replaced by a bus between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley.

Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Alternative travel advice:

Rail replacement buses will run between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley in both directions. 

Tickets will be accepted on the following routes:

  • National Express West Midlands Buses via any reasonable route
  • West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley
  • Passengers travelling to / from Duddeston and Aston can use the CrossCity line towards Birmingham, if this is not affected
  • London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Stafford / Rugeley Trent Valley / Rugby

 

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

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

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

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

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.

 

 
Disruption between Newport and Ebbw Vale Town expected until 21:45
More information on Disruption between Newport and Ebbw Vale Town expected until 21:45
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Incident created
09/08/2022 12:55
Last updated
09/08/2022 13:35
Route affected

Between Newport and Ebbw Vale Town

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Emergency services are dealing with an incident between Newport and Ebbw Vale Town meaning some lines are blocked. Trains running between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway may be cancelled or delayed.

Disruption is expected until 21:45.

Customer Advice

A limited rail replacement service is in operation between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central.

You may also use your tickets on the following at no extra cost:

 

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

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

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

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

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.

 
Disruption to / from Weymouth expected until 15:30
More information on Disruption to / from Weymouth expected until 15:30
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Incident created
09/08/2022 11:26
Last updated
09/08/2022 13:06
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Gloucester / Worcester Shrub Hill and Weymouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Lines have now reopened following a fault with the signalling system between Dorchester South and Weymouth. However, whilst service recovers, trains running between these stations may be delayed by up to 15 minutes or revised.

Disruption is expected until 15:30.

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

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

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

 

 
Industrial action to affect services on 13 and 18-20 August - more information coming soon
More information on Industrial action to affect services on 13 and 18-20 August - more information coming soon
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Incident created
28/07/2022 15:07
Last updated
09/08/2022 13:04
Route affected

National Rail routes

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundNational Rail
Description

Following the announcement by ASLEF about strike action on Saturday 13 August and the RMT, TSSA and Unite strike action on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 August, the rail industry is currently working on implementing its contingency plans to minimise customer disruption as much as possible.

Saturday 13 August:

The ASLEF strike action on Saturday 13 August will affect the following train operating companies:

          

You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please be aware that some timetables may be subject to further short notice changes - important messages regarding these changes will show alongside journey details with a yellow warning triangle. 

Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 August:

The RMT union strike action will affect all National Rail train operating companies on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

On Friday 19 August, London Underground will be affected by strike action.

The strike timetables for 18 and 19 August are expected to be updated in journey planners from 13 August, and the 20 August timetable is expected to be available from 16 August. 

More information:

In the event of your service being affected by strike action cross industry ticket easements and acceptance may be made available. If you have purchased an Advance, Off-Peak or Anytime ticket and choose not to travel, you will be eligible for a change or refund from the original retailer of your ticket. 

More information on easements, refunds and cross-industry acceptance for the strike days in August can be found here. Information on the services being run by the train operating companies will be made available here once known.

 
Industrial action to affect CrossCountry on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect CrossCountry on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:47
Last updated
09/08/2022 12:42
Route affected

CrossCountry routes

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

Industrial action by the ASLEF union has been announced for Saturday 13 August. There will be no CrossCountry services running.

​​​​​​​There is also planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

Timetables and more details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the CrossCountry website.

​​​​​​​Check before you travel:

You can check your journey for the 13 August strike day using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

 
Buses replace trains between Manningtree and Harwich Town expected until 16:00
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Incident created
09/08/2022 07:15
Last updated
09/08/2022 10:55
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street / Manningtree and Harwich Town

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Damage to the overhead wires between Manningtree and Harwich Town means all lines are blocked. As a result, trains are currently unable to run between these stations.

Disruption is expected until 16:00.

Alternative travel advice:

A limited rail replacement service will run between Manningtree and Harwich Town.

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

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

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

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

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.

 

 
Reduced Avanti West Coast service until Sunday 11 September
More information on Reduced Avanti West Coast service until Sunday 11 September
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Incident created
20/07/2022 19:08
Last updated
09/08/2022 10:18
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast routes

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Due to ongoing staff shortages and industrial action, Avanti West Coast will operate a reduced service until Sunday 11 September.

Travel on strike days (and the following day): 

Saturday 13 August - Services will be affected by ASLEF union strike action. Avanti West Coast are advising that you do not travel on this day as most of their network will have no services. This may also affect services on Sunday 14 August.

Thursday 18 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. This may also affect services on Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 August. 

Saturday 20 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. This may also affect services on Sunday 21 August.

Week day travel: 

For the Monday to Friday dates not impacted by strike action (see above) a reduced service will be in operation on all week days from Monday 15 August until Friday 9 September. Journey Planners will be updated with any planned cancellation the day before, so please check before you travel. 

Weekend travel from Saturday 27 August: 

Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August - The bank holiday weekend will be affected by engineering works and a completely amended timetable will operate.

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

More information:         

You can find more details about the upcoming industrial action here.

You can find more details about the reduced Avanti West Coast timetables here.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on weekdays, please check your journey on the day you are travelling.

If you are travelling on strike days or weekends, please check closer to the time of travel.

 
Industrial action to affect Greater Anglia and Stansted Express on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Greater Anglia and Stansted Express on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:03
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:35
Route affected

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express routes

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Due to planned industrial action, Greater Anglia and Stansted Express services will be severely reduced and disrupted on Saturday 13 August.

Greater Anglia:

Most routes will not have trains, or bus replacements. You are advised by Greater Anglia to avoid travelling with them.

Services on Sunday 14 August will start later than usual.

There is also planned industrial action taking place on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the Greater Anglia website.​​​​​​​

Stansted Express:

Please avoid travelling on the Stansted Express service on Saturday 13 August, when there will be severe disruption. The heavily reduced service will also be affected by essential engineering work taking place on the route, so part of the journey will be rail replacement buses.

There will be no direct trains, and journey times are expected to be over 2 hours. You are strongly advised to consider using alternative travel options like car, coach or taxi to Stansted Airport. There is no ticket acceptance on alternative rail routes as they are also affected by industrial action.

The hours of service will be significantly reduced, with the first trains expected to be around 07:00 and the last trains at around 19:00. 

There is also planned industrial action taking place on Thursday 18 August, and industrial action and engineering work on Saturday 20 August.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the Stansted Express website.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.

 
Industrial action to affect LNER on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect LNER on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 15:36
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:31
Route affected

LNER routes

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, there will be an impact on LNER's timetable on Saturday 13 August.

Saturday 13 August

Services will be extremely limited on 13 August and LNER is advising customers they should avoid travel unless it is absolutely necessary.

LNER will only have one return Leeds to London train all day and one train every 2 hours between Edinburgh and London (in both directions).

If you are able to, please travel between Friday 12 to Tuesday 16 August instead, as close to your original booked times as possible. Any tickets dated for Saturday 13 August can be used for the same journey on one of these dates. Customers who decide not to travel are entitled to a fee-free refund, please contact your original point of sale.

CrossCountry and Avanti also have industrial action on 13 August so travel options between England and Scotland will be extremely limited.

Friday 12 and Sunday 14 August

These are not strike days and most LNER trains will be running as scheduled. However there will likely be a small number of changes to the timetable. Please check before you travel.

If your service is cancelled or retimed, you can make your journey on any LNER train using your original ticket, or you can claim a full refund via your original point of sale. For LNER journeys, we recommend making a new seat reservation.

If your booked train is still running but you no longer wish to travel, our standard refund policy will apply.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the LNER website

​​​​​​​There is also planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August.

​​​​​​​Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Heathrow Express on Saturday 13 August - No trains will run
More information on Industrial action to affect Heathrow Express on Saturday 13 August - No trains will run
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Incident created
08/08/2022 14:18
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:25
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, no Heathrow Express services will run on Saturday 13 August.

More details on rearranging your journey and obtaining a refund can be found on the Heathrow Express website.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Great Western Railway on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Great Western Railway on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 11:20
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:23
Route affected

Great Western Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, Great Western Railway expect services to be severely affected on Saturday 13 August. A significantly reduced temporary timetable will be in place.

Due to the timing of the strike action, services on Sunday 14 August will also be affected.

Where trains are able to operate, they will be extremely busy. Passengers are advised to find alternative ways to travel on 13 and 14 August. Only travel if absolutely necessary.

The following travel advice is in place over the strike period:

Friday 12 August:
Trains will run as planned, but with some changes to late-night services. The sleeper service has been cancelled. Please check before you travel.

Saturday 13 August:
An extremely limited service will only operate on the routes below. Services will start later and finish much earlier than normal.

  • Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  • Reading to Oxford
  • Reading to Basingstoke

      

No other Great Western Railway services will run.

Sunday 14 August:
Trains will continue to be severely disrupted, please make alternative travel arrangements and only travel if absolutely necessary.

There will be no service on the following route:
Oxford to Worcester/Hereford

A reduced service frequency will operate on other long-distance routes:

  • London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  • London Paddington to Swansea
  • London Paddington to Plymouth/Penzance (inc via the Kennet Valley)
  • London Paddington to Oxford

         

Local stopping services will operate. Please check before you travel.

The sleeper service has been cancelled.

Planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

Planned industrial action by the RMT and the TSSA unions means rail services are expected to be severely affected on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, and a significantly reduced temporary timetable will be in place.

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on Great Western Railway's website.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.​​​​​​​

 
Industrial action to affect West Midlands Railway on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect West Midlands Railway on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 13:24
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:04
Route affected

West Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, no West Midlands Railway services will run on Saturday 13 August.

You are advised by West Midlands Railway not to travel by rail as their services will not be operating.

​​​​​​​Planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

Due to industrial action by the RMT union a limited timetable will be in operation on the following route only. West Midlands Railway services will not be running on other routes.

Lichfield - Birmingham - Bromsgrove / Redditch

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the West Midlands Railway website​​​​​​​

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.

 
Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway on Saturday 13 August
More information on Industrial action to affect London Northwestern Railway on Saturday 13 August
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Incident created
08/08/2022 12:12
Last updated
09/08/2022 04:02
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union, no London Northwestern Railway services will run on Saturday 13 August.

You are advised by London Northwestern Railway not to travel by rail as their services will not be operating.

​​​​​​​Planned industrial action on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August:

Due to industrial action by the RMT union a limited timetable will be in operation on the following routes only. London Northwestern Railway services will not be running on other routes.

  • Birmingham - Northampton - London Euston
  • Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Crewe

          

More details on how the strikes will affect your journey plans can be found on the London Northwestern Railway website.​​​​​​​

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for Saturday 13 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. The other strike date timetables will be updated in journey planners from 13 August.

 
Strike action to affect Southeastern on Saturday 13 August – no trains – do not travel
More information on Strike action to affect Southeastern on Saturday 13 August – no trains – do not travel
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Incident created
06/08/2022 17:23
Last updated
08/08/2022 08:15
Route affected

Across the Southeastern network.

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundNational Rail
Description

Strike action is due to take place on the Southeastern network on the following dates:

  • Saturday 13 August (between 00:01 and 23:59) – ASLEF union
  • Thursday 18 August (between 00:01 and 23:59) – RMT & TSSA unions
  • Saturday 20 August (between 00:01 and 23:59) – RMT & TSSA unions

 

Saturday 13 August
 
There will be no Southeastern services running on Saturday 13 August. Please do not attempt to travel by train on this day.

Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August
 
There will be a limited service running on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August and some routes will be closed. Please only travel if absolutely necessary. If you are travelling expect severe disruption and plan ahead.
 
Friday 19 August
 
If you travel on the day after strike action, Friday 19 August, no services will run before 7am. Expect severe disruption in the morning. Services won’t run until Network Rail staff begin their shifts on Friday. 
 
First trains will be busy, and queueing systems will be in place to manage space on trains, so please plan ahead, check your entire journey and allow extra time.
 
Refunds and compensation 
 
Please check your refund options if you’ve already purchased a ticket or are a season ticket holder. If you do travel and were delayed for 15 minutes or more, you are entitled to Delay Repay compensation.
 
More information

You can find full information and keep up to date on the Southeastern strike action web page or you can sign up to receive Southeastern service updates on the planned strike action.
 
Southeastern are sorry for the frustration and inconvenience that this will cause.

Check before you travel:
The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner for Saturday 13 August is expected to be updated by Tuesday 9 August.

The Journey Planner for Wednesday 17 to Friday 19 August is expected to be updated by Saturday 13 August.

The Journey Planner for Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August is expected to be updated by Tuesday 16 August.

 
Industrial action to affect Hull Trains on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Hull Trains on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August
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Incident created
03/08/2022 15:17
Last updated
08/08/2022 06:20
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

The ASLEF and RMT unions have scheduled industrial action on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • On Saturday 13 August, only one service to and from London Kings Cross will run all day
  • A reduced timetable will operate on 14 August 
  • Today, Monday 8 and 15 August, the 07:27 service from London Kings Cross will not run

 

Timetables and further information on refunds and travel changes can be found on the Hull Trains website.

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

 
Amended daily TransPennine Express timetable
More information on Amended daily TransPennine Express timetable
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Incident created
24/01/2022 16:18
Last updated
07/08/2022 06:53
Route affected

TransPennine Express routes   

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

TransPennine Express are operating a reduced, amended timetable due to the ongoing impact of higher than normal sickness levels and industrial relations issues. 

Alterations to the daily timetable:

Some TransPennine Express services may have ‘on-the-day’ service amendments and short notice cancellations. Please check Journey Planners as close to your date and time of travel as possible, as changes may be made at the last minute.

You can find todays planned timetable changes, together with your options if your train is affected, here.

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

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.

 

Current engineering work

Not travelling today? Check for planned engineering work on your route before you travel.
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Amended 05:24 Kettering to Sheffield from Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 August
More information on Amended 05:24 Kettering to Sheffield from Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Kettering and Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Kettering and Market Harborough, resulting in the closure of some lines.

The 05:24 Kettering to Sheffield will depart Kettering and arrive into Sheffield slightly later than normal.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended 21:45 Sheffield to London St Pancras International from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended 21:45 Sheffield to London St Pancras International from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Sheffield and London St Pancras International

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and London St Pancras International, resulting in the closure of some lines.

The 21:45 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will terminate at Luton.

You can use Thameslink services to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended 22:51 Leicester to Nottingham service from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Amended 22:51 Leicester to Nottingham service from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Leicester and Nottingham

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at Leicester station, closing some lines.

The 22.51 Leicester to Nottingham service will run slightly later throughout its journey departing Leicester at 22.58. and arriving into Nottingham 6 minutes later than normal. 

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Rainford and Kirkby from Monday 18 July to Monday 29 August
More information on Buses replace trains between Rainford and Kirkby from Monday 18 July to Monday 29 August
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Start date
18/07/2022 
End date
29/08/2022 
Route affected
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Northern services to / from Kirkby

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Rainford and Kirkby, with a new station - Headbolt Lane - being constructed. As a result, all lines will be closed from Monday 18 July to Monday 29 August inclusive.

Buses will replace trains between Rainford and Kirkby.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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 late night / early morning trains between Gravesend and Gillingham from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Gravesend and Gillingham from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Luton / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Gravesend and Gillingham ending Friday morning, closing some lines.

From approximately 00:15 until approximately 04:30 on Tuesday to Friday mornings, buses will replace trains between Gravesend and Gillingham.

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford train will start from Gravesend at 04:20. A replacement bus will depart Gillingham significantly earlier at 03:12 to meet the train.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended evening trains in the Littlehampton / Worthing area from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Amended evening trains in the Littlehampton / Worthing area from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Southern between Portsmouth Harbour / West Worthing and Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

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

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:40 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton service will be amended to depart Littlehampton 10 minutes earlier than usual, at 23:33. It will then run non-stop to Hove. A replacement bus will run from Littlehampton to Hove.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:04 Brighton to West Worthing service will be replaced by a bus.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended evening services in the Redhill area from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended evening services in the Redhill area from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Southern / Thameslink services to / from / via Redhill

 
Train operators affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Balcombe, closing lines via Redhill overnight.

After 23:00 each night, trains via Redhill will run to an amended timetable, with some trains running earlier than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace evening / morning trains between Bidston / Wrexham General and Wrexham Central from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Buses replace evening / morning trains between Bidston / Wrexham General and Wrexham Central from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Wrexham Central and Bidston

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place Wrexham General and Bidston, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Between around 21:25 and 06:30 each night, buses will replace trains between Wrexham Central and Wrexham General / Bidston.

Additionally, on Tuesday to Friday mornings the 07:29 Wrexham Central to Bidston will start from Wrexham General.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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 Pontypridd and Cardiff Central after 21:00 on Sunday 7 and all day from Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 August
More information on Buses replace trains between Pontypridd and Cardiff Central after 21:00 on Sunday 7 and all day from Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 August
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Start date
07/08/2022 
End date
10/08/2022 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Transport for Wales between Radyr and Coryton, and also between Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff Central

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Pontypridd and Cardiff Queen Street, and also between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Danescourt, closing all lines from 21:00 on Sunday and all day from Monday to Wednesday.

Buses will replace trains between Pontypridd and Cardiff Central.

Trains to / from Rhymney will be unaffected by this work, and will run as normal.

No trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Fairwater will not run. These trains will run between Coryton and Cardiff Bay. For stations between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Fairwater, you can use your ticket on Cardiff Bus on City Line services.

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 evening / morning trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Chester / Crewe and Shrewsbury / Cardiff Central / Milford Haven

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

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

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service will be diverted to run via Chester. A replacement bus will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:22 Chester to Milford Haven service will be diverted to run via Wrexham. A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Shrewsbury, connecting with the train.

The 05:31 Shrewsbury to Crewe service will be retimed to start 2 minutes later than usual.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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 late night / early morning trains between London Liverpool Street / Hackney Downs and Chingford from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between London Liverpool Street / Hackney Downs and Chingford from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

London Overground between London Liverpool Street and Chingford

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Chingford from 23:00 until the end of service each morning (ending Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result buses will replace trains between London Liverpool Street / Hackney Downs and Chingford.

The last services to run will be:

  • The 22:48 London Liverpool Street to Chingford service.
  • The 22:55 Chingford to London Liverpool Street service.

 

Ticket Acceptance:

Customers should use London Underground or London Buses via any reasonable route.

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 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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

 
Amended services to / from Hull from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended services to / from Hull from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Between Hull and Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly 

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield from 22:40 until 05:40 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 21:07 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 22:08 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 22:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Hull service will not run.
  • The 23:08 Hull to Leeds service will not run.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended 00:35 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central / Northampton service from Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 August
More information on Amended 00:35 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central / Northampton service from Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton 

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between North Wembley and Berkhamsted from 23:45 until 05:30 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the following services will call at Bushey for customers to disembark only:

  • The 00:35 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central service (Tuesday only).
  • The 00:35 London Euston to Northampton service (Wednesday to Friday).

 

Check before you travel:

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
09/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Euston and Northampton / Birmingham New Street

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bletchley and Northampton from 22:30 on Monday until the end of service on Tuesday morning, closing all lines.

As a result buses will replace trains between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton service from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton service from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Euston and Wolverhampton

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Smethwick North Street and Wolverhampton from 00:30 until 05:20 each morning, closing some lines.

As a result the 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will be diverted from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton via Aston with extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

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Alterations to late night Southeastern services between Monday 8 and Friday 12 August
More information on Alterations to late night Southeastern services between Monday 8 and Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the Southeastern network, closing some lines.

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

Monday only: 

From 23:00 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells / Wadhurst.  A connecting train will run from Wadhurst to Hastings, except for the 23:49 London Cannon Street to Hastings service, which will be replaced by buses between Tonbridge & Wadhurst, and Wadhurst and Hastings. 

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

Tuesday only:

The regular engineering work after 23:30 between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate will not take place and trains will run normally between Faversham and Ramsgate – but some services will be affected by engineering work between Meopham and Rochester – see below under “Tuesday to Friday”.

From 23:45 until the end of service,  buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings and will run on the following routes: 

  • Tunbridge Wells & Battle 
  • Battle and Hastings 
  • Battle & Crowhurst (mini bus Shuttle) 

 

Tuesday & Wednesday:

The 00:12 London Cannon Street to Hayes service will be replaced by a bus between Lewisham and Hayes.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:20 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Meopham and Sittingbourne, and between Sittingbourne and Ramsgate. 

The 04:18 Gillingham to Paddock Wood service will start from Strood at 04:34.  A replacement bus will run between Gillingham and Strood, leaving at 04:00. 

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday:

From 00:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Lewisham & Dartford via Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted between Lewisham and Dartford via an alternative route. 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended evening / morning trains in the Leeds / York area from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Amended evening / morning trains in the Leeds / York area from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:18 Blackpool North to York service will terminate at Leeds. A replacement bus will run from Leeds to York.

​​​​​​​The 22:56 Manchester Victoria to Leeds service will not call at New Pudsey or Bramley. A replacement bus will run between Bradford Interchange and Leeds, serving these stations.

The 23:19 Manchester Victoria to Leeds service will be diverted between Bradford Interchange and Leeds, and will arrive at Leeds later than usual.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:19 York to Blackpool North service will start from Leeds. A replacement bus will run from York to Leeds, running earlier than the usual train to connect with the train at Leeds.

The 05:20 Leeds to York will be replaced by a bus.

The 06:15 York to Hull service will be run to an amended timetable.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace evening / morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
More information on Buses replace evening / morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport

TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Preston / Liverpool Lime Street / Sheffield and Manchester Airport

Transport for Wales between Llandudno / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operators affected
NorthernTransPennine ExpressTransport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly via Styal, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Northern:

Between 23:40 and 04:55 each night, buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

TransPennine Express:

Between 23:40 and 04:55 each night, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Transport for Wales:

Monday to Thursday:

The 20:44 Llandudno to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:33 Manchester Airport to Chester service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

You can use alternative services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:34 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus.

The 05:33 Manchester Airport to Llandudno service will start at Chester. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport to Chester.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended evening trains in the Liverpool area from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended evening trains in the Liverpool area from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Liverpool Lime Street and Hunts Cross, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, t​​he 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Warrington Central. A replacement bus will run from Warrington Central to Liverpool Lime Street.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Amended 22:57 Preston to Colne service from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended 22:57 Preston to Colne service from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Northern between Preston and Colne

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

As a result, the 22:57 Preston to Colne service will be replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No late night / early morning services at Tottenham Hale from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Greater Anglia between Cambridge / Stansted Airport / Bishops Stortford / Hertford East and London Liverpool Street

Stansted Express between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street

 
Train operators affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cheshunt and London Liverpool Street each evening (ending at 05:00 Friday morning), closing some lines.

As a result services that usually run via Tottenham Hale will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters. 

Check before you travel:

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Amended late night / early morning services between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning services between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
10/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barking and Upminster each morning from 00:15 until 05:25, closing some lines.

As a result of a line closure between Barking and Upminster, journeys may have extended journey times and use alternative platforms at both stations. 

Check before you travel:

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Buses replace early morning trains between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury on Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 August
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Start date
09/08/2022 
End date
12/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Marylebone and Aylesbury

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury, closing lines overnight from Monday to Friday.

The 00:05 London Marylebone to Banbury service will depart at 00:10.

The 00:10 London Marylebone to Aylesbury service is cancelled. You should travel on the Banbury train. A replacement bus will run from Princes Risborough to Aylesbury.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night services to / from London Paddington from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
More information on Amended late night services to / from London Paddington from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August
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Start date
08/08/2022 
End date
11/08/2022 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Oxford / Bristol Temple Meads / Swansea

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Chippenham, Swindon and Bristol Parkway and also between Cardiff Central and Bridgend each evening, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will divert between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, departing Bridgend and beyond a few minutes later than normal.
  • The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will divert between Swindon and Bristol Parkway. It will arrive / depart Bristol Parkway and beyond later than normal. The service will additionally divert between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, incurring a few additional minutes journey time before Bridgend.
  • The 23:18 London Paddington to Oxford service will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will divert between Reading and Bath Spa. It will not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon or Chippenham. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation between Reading and Chippenham, calling at Swindon. A second bus will be in operation between Swindon and Chippenham, setting down only at Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

 

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.

 
Amendments to some late night Southeastern trains
More information on Amendments to some late night Southeastern trains
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Start date
17/05/2022 
End date
10/12/2022 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday to Thursday. 

These changes may be subject to further alteration on some days, such as starting earlier, or not taking place at all. Please check your journey using the Journey Planner,  and also check other items on our engineering pages for the date of your journey.

Mondays only:

Every Monday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

From 23:50 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford International and Canterbury West / Ramsgate. 

Mondays and Tuesdays:

Every Monday and Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to and from London Charing Cross.  

There will be no trains at London Charing Cross or Waterloo East from approximately 23:30 until the end of service. 

Trains will run from London Cannon Street instead, and you will need to travel to / from London Cannon Street / London Bridge. 

Tuesdays only:

Every Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines between Faversham and Ramsgate via Margate.  

From 23:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Faversham and Margate / Ramsgate. 

Wednesdays and Thursdays 

Every Wednesday and Thursday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to / from London Cannon Street.

There will be no trains at London Cannon Street from approximately 23:35 until the end of service. 

Trains will run to / from London Charing Cross instead, if you could please make your way to London Bridge for these trains. 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
Major engineering work between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 18 July to Friday 2 September
More information on Major engineering work between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 18 July to Friday 2 September
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Start date
18/07/2022 
End date
02/09/2022 
Route affected
Download map of route afected

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryTransport for Wales
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Newport and Gloucester, aimed at improving the reliability of the route and reducing the risk of landslips.

As a result, the line between Newport and Gloucester will be closed from Monday 18 July until 2 September

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Newport and Gloucester.

Transport for Wales:

Until 31 July, trains between Maesteg / Cardiff Central to Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa will terminate at / start from Severn Tunnel Junction. An hourly rail replacement bus service will run between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester calling at Caldicot, Chepstow and Lydney. 

From 1 August until the 2 September, replacement buses will run between Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa. An amended train service will run between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

 
 

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