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Disruption through Runcorn expected until 10:00
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Incident created
22/02/2020 06:53
Last updated
22/02/2020 07:29
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Avanti West Coast between Liverpool Lime Street and London Euston

London Northwestern Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street / Bletchley / London Euston / Crewe / Coventry

Transport for Wales between Liverpool Lime Street and Chester / Wrexham General

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West CoastLondon Northwestern RailwayTransport for Wales
Description

Damage to the overhead electric wires at Runcorn is causing disruption to journeys through this station. As a result of this, trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

This is expected until 10:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Avanti West Coast

Avanti West Coast customers may use London Northwestern Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Crewe.

London Northwestern Railway

London Northwestern Railway customers may use the following alternatives:

  • Avanti West Coast between Liverpool Lime Street / Warrington Bank Quay and Birmingham, and also between Crewe and Chester
  • CrossCountry between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham
  • Transport for Wales between Crewe and Chester 
  • Merseyrail between Liverpool Central / Liverpool Lime Street and Chester
  • East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly, and also between Crere and Stoke-on-Trent
  • Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly
  • National Express West Midlands on route 54 /54A
  • Arriva Midlands on bus route 75/ 75A


Replacement road transport has been requested to run between Liverpool South Parkway and Crewe. We will provide a further update once details have been confirmed.

 

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

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

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

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Poor weather affecting journeys in Scotland today
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Incident created
21/02/2020 13:14
Last updated
22/02/2020 07:24
Route affected

Routes in Soctland

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

There is a yellow weather warning in place for parts of Scotland today

Persistent and sometimes heavy rain is expected across the western and central Highlands, along with southern Scotland today.

You are advised to check before travelling using the Journey Planner.

How is this affecting the train service today?

Stirling - Perth

Trains are currently unable to run between Stirling and Perth due to flooding. Buses are replacing trains between these stations.

To help you complete your journey you can use your ScotRail ticket or Smartcard on the following local buses, at no extra cost.

  • Stagecoach East between Stirling and Dunblane on bus number 15A.
  • FirstBus East between Stirling and Alloa on bus number 38.
  • Citylink between Newtonmore, Kingussie, Aviemore and Inverness on bus number 35


Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central

Flooding in the Bowling area is causing disruption to journeys between Dalmuir and Dumbarton Central.

Trains will have to run at a reduced speed and may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Customers can use their valid tickets with:

  • FirstBus Glasgow on routes 2, 3, 6/A, 16, 60, 77, 94*, M4*, M11*, M60*, X4.
  • Glasgow Citybus between Milngavie and Bearsden on the number 17 bus.

 

Kilmarnock

The line is closed between Kilmarnock and Dumfries due to a landslip caused by Storm Ciara. More details including ticket acceptance available can be found here.

Helping you complete your journey:

To help you complete your journey you can use your ScotRail ticket or Smartcard on the following local buses, at no extra cost:

  • First Bus East - between Glasgow, Bishopbriggs and Lenzie on routes 88, 89, X85 and X87
  • FirstBus Glasgow For Glasgow, Charing Cross, Partick, Hyndland, Anniesland, Westerton, Drumchapel, Drumry, Singer, Jordanhill, Scotstounhill, Garscadden, Yoker, Clydebank on bus services 2, 3, 6/A, 16, 60, 77, 94*, M4*, M11*, M60*, X4.


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 #UKstorm

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

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Buses replace trains between Salisbury and Romsey until Tuesday 31 March
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Incident created
18/02/2020 14:47
Last updated
22/02/2020 07:08
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Great Western Railway between Great Malvern / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway / Gloucester / Westbury and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea / Brighton

South Western Railway between Salisbury and Romsey

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

A landslip has damaged part of the railway between Salisbury and Romsey resulting in all lines being closed. This is expected to continue until the end of service on Tuesday 31 March.

How is this affecting the train service?

Trains are unable to run between Salisbury and Romsey. Trains will not call at Dean, Mottisfont & Dunbridge, Redbridge, Millbrook and Chandlers Ford. 

Replacement buses will operate between the following stations:

  • Salisbury and Southampton via Redbridge and Millbrook
  • Romsey and Southampton via Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh
  • Salisbury and Romsey


Alternative travel options:

Great Western Railway customers may use South Western Railway services via any reasonable route.

South Western Railway customers may use:

  • Great Western Railway via any reasonable route
  • Southern between Clapham Junction and Gatwick Airport

What's happened?
Engineers have been on site at the landslip and have confirmed there is significant damage to the embankment, with substantial repair work needed. It is expected that it will take up to 2 months to fully repair the railway.

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

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

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

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

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Disruption between Brighton and Worthing expected until the end of the day
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Incident created
22/02/2020 05:43
Last updated
22/02/2020 06:46
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between Brighton and Worthing

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

A landslip between Brighton and Hove is causing disruption to journeys between these stations.

Train services may be cancelled, delayed or diverted via Preston Park. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Customer Advice:

We have been advised of a landslip between Brighton and Hove Stations. The line used by trains from Brighton towards Hove is blocked.

Travelling on this route is likely to take longer than usual. Please leave extra time for your journey.

Trains which are due to run between these two stations may be delayed, cancelled, diverted via Preston Park, or revised to only complete parts of their journeys.

Rail replacement buses are unfortunately not available.

Ticket acceptance:

Thameslink will accept Southern tickets between Brighton, Preston Park and Central London.

South Western Railway will accept Southern tickets between Portsmouth Harbour, Havant, Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.

Local buses will accept rail tickets at no extra cost on:


 

Can you tell me more about the incident?

At 05:17 today, a train driver reported a landslip on the westbound line near Hove Tunnel, between Brighton and Hove.

Network Rail are working to assess the situation. Response staff are now on site and have confirmed that soil and a number of trees have slipped onto one of the two lines in the area. Specialist engineers are now being sent to work out how to rectify the landslip.

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 #Hove

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.

 
Flooding is affecting Transport for Wales services
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Incident created
15/02/2020 08:50
Last updated
22/02/2020 06:36
Route affected

Across the Transport for Wales network

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Flooding is disrupting some routes in Wales.

Although there are no further weather warnings currently in place, the disruption is expected to continue for the next few days. Please check your journey before travelling. 

How is this affecting the train service?

Shrewsbury - Llanelli (Heart of Wales Line)

Trains are unable to run on the Heart of Wales line due to flooding. 

Aberdare - Pontypridd

Trains are unable to run between these stations. The line is expected to be closed until the end of the day on Sunday 23 February, because of track damage to a three mile section. Road transport will operate. A timetable can be found here. You may also use your ticket on Stagecoach Buses via any reasonable route.

Abergavenny - Hereford

The line will reopen for start of service between Abergavenny and Hereford for Saturday 22 February.

Machynlleth - Newtown Powys

Trains are unable to run between these stations. Replacement road transport is currently being sourced to run in place of trains. This is expected to continue until 13:00.

Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno (Conwy Valley Line)

Trains are unable to run between these stations. More details can be found here.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

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 .

 
Disruption between Ford and Barnham expected until 08:00
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Incident created
22/02/2020 05:26
Last updated
22/02/2020 06:31
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Between Barnham and Portsmouth Harbour, and between Horsham / Littlehampton / Barnham and Bognor Regis, and between Brighton and Chichester / Southampton Central, and between Littlehampton and Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

All lines have now reopened following a fault on a train between Ford and Barnham. Trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised as services return to normal.

This is expected until 08:00.

Customer Advice

The broken down train near Barnham has now been removed.

However, there is still disruption for a number of Southern services to & from Littlehampton, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central.

We recommend you check your journey before you travel & leave extra time for any essential journeys via Barnham. Journeys may still take longer.

Please note there are unfortunately no replacement buses available.

Ticket acceptance:

South Western Railway will accept Southern tickets on any reasonable route. This includes trains between Portsmouth Harbour, Havant, Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.

Your local rail tickets will also be accepted at no extra cost on:

  • Stagecoach 700 route bus services between Brighton, Worthing, Bognor Regis, Chichester and Portsmouth
  • Brighton & Hove Buses between Brighton, Hove and Shoreham-by-Sea

An alternative route guide for your journey can be found here.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

Following a significant fault on an empty train near Barnham, a "rescue" train has been sent and has now towed it away. All lines are open, but some of our trains and crews have been displaced from their normal schedules, causing some continued disruption. We are now working hard to get services back to normal.

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 #Barnham

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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Buses replace trains between Skipton and Lancaster until approximately 13:00
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Incident created
21/02/2020 17:44
Last updated
22/02/2020 06:26
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Trains between Leeds and Lancaster / Morecambe

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Heavy rain has flooded the railway between Skipton and Lancaster, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between these stations, this is expected until approximately 13:00.

Replacement bus information:

Buses will be provided by S-Line and Coastal Coaches.

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

 

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

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

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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Line closed between Lingfield and East Grinstead until further notice
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Incident created
13/02/2020 07:46
Last updated
22/02/2020 05:01
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Southern between London Victoria and East Grinstead

Thameslink between Bedford and East Grinstead

 
Train operator affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

A landslip near East Grinstead means that trains are unable to call at East Grinstead or Dormans until further notice.

Your journey will take longer than usual, as you'll need to use a replacement bus or an alternative rail route.

There is currently no firm estimate of how long this disruption will last. We'll provide you with more information once we have it.

Journey planners have now been updated for journeys until the end of service on Sunday 23 February.

Travel advice for passengers using Southern services:

Trains will run between London Victoria and Lingfield for most of the day.

Replacement buses will operate between Lingfield, Dormans and East Grinstead, and also between East Grinstead and Three Bridges, connecting with services to/from London.

Some early morning and late evening trains will only run between London Victoria and either Oxted or Hurst Green. Replacement buses at these times will be extended to run to & from Oxted or Hurst Green to meet these trains.

Travel advice for passengers using Thameslink peak-time services:

Thameslink will run a reduced peak-time service on weekday mornings and evenings.

Thameslink trains that do operate on this line will start at Hurst Green (for journeys towards London) and terminate at Hurst Green (heading away from London).

General advice for your journey:

First Class can be used by Standard Class ticket holders on the following services, in both directions:

  • Services between Lingfield and London
  • Uckfield Line services, between Oxted and London Bridge only

If you hold a car park season ticket for East Grinstead or Lingfield, you can also travel from Gatwick Airport and use the South Terminal Long Stay car park - postcode RH6 0LL.

For full details of your travel options during this incident, please visit East Grinstead landslip.

Travel arrangements with other operators:

Southern and Thameslink tickets can be used with the following at no extra cost:

  • Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express between Haywards Heath, Three Bridges, Gatwick Airport, Redhill (as applicable) and Central London
  • Southern services between Uckfield and London Bridge
  • Southeastern services between Tunbridge Wells / Tonbridge and London Charing Cross / Victoria / Cannon Street

Buses:

Metrobus:

  • 281 (until 18:00) between Crawley and Lingfield (via Three Bridges and East Grinstead)
  • 291 between Crawley and Tunbridge Wells (via Three Bridges and East Grinstead - please note the route only runs as far as Forest Row from mid-evening, not serving Tunbridge Wells)
  • 400 (until 18:00) between East Grinstead and Caterham (via Three Bridges, Crawley, Gatwick Airport, Horley, Salfords and Redhill)

Southdown:

  • 409 between East Grinstead, the Lingfield area, Caterham and Upper Warlingham / Whyteleafe (please note that not all 409 buses will serve all of these stops)
  • 410 between Oxted and Redhill

Compass:

  • 31 between Uckfield and Haywards Heath via Newick and North Chailey

For further assistance with alternative travel please see here.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

You can read more about this incident on the Network Rail website and Southern website.

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

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

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

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.

 
Line closed between Horsham and Dorking expected until Monday 24 February
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Incident created
17/02/2020 17:06
Last updated
22/02/2020 02:35
Route affected
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Between Horsham and Dorking

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

A landslip between Horsham and Dorking means the line is closed. As a result of this, trains will be cancelled.

We anticipate the line will remain closed until 05:00 on Monday 24 February.

Customer Advice:

A replacement bus service is operating in both directions until close of service on Saturday 22 February. (There is no Sunday service on this route.)

Please allow extra time to travel on this route - journey times will be extended.

Replacement bus information:

  • Most buses will be calling at the intermediate stations of Warnham, Ockley and Holmwood.
  • However, a few buses will not be able to stop at Ockley due to their size and the restrictions on some roads around the station. If you are affected, please use the station Help Point for alternative transport.
  • Buses at Warnham will call on the main A24 Dorking Road to the west of the station. This is because buses will be unable to turn on Station Road. Please disregard station posters.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use your tickets on some alternative routes in the area at no extra cost:

  • METROBUS on route 93 bus services between Horsham, Warnham, Capel (for the Ockley area), Beare Green (for Holmwood) and Dorking
  • Great Western Railway services between Dorking West, Dorking Deepdene, Redhill and Gatwick Airport (please note Dorking Deepdene does not have step-free access, but Dorking West does)
  • South Western Railway services between Dorking, Leatherhead, Epsom, Clapham Junction and London Waterloo

Alternative route guides for your local station can be found here.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

Network Rail have informed us of a landslip near Betchworth Tunnel, between Dorking and Holmwood Stations.

The rain we have seen in recent weeks has caused this to happen, and this makes running the trains on this line unsafe. Network Rail engineers are on site and are working hard to stabilise the ground so we can return to a normal service.

For further information about the work Network Rail carry out regarding landslips, please see here.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

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.

 
Disruption between Lewes and Eastbourne until 15:00
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Incident created
21/02/2020 15:38
Last updated
22/02/2020 02:02
Route affected
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Southern between Brighton / London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

A fault with the signalling system between Lewes and Eastbourne means trains will have to run at a reduced speed. As a result, trains may be delayed.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 15:00 Saturday 22 February.

Customer Advice:

Network Rail are still working to resolve the signalling problem at Glynde. This is on the route between Lewes and Eastbourne.

Southern are hoping this fault will be fixed soon, but there is a possibility that this will continue until mid-afternoon today (Saturday, 22 February).

At the moment, Southern are expecting only minor delays.

You can use your normal route for travel. Southern will be running trains on all routes and serving all stations.

Should the situation change, we'll post updates here.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

Network Rail have informed us of a failure of the train detection system just outside Glynde. In this area, the signalling system uses devices called "axle counters" to monitor the passage of trains and detect when they are clear of each section of track. This allows further trains to proceed behind them automatically.

Unfortunately, in this case the axle counters are not working correctly. Railway signalling is designed to be "failsafe". This means that when it goes wrong, the signalling system will not allow trains to proceed without extra precautions. In this case, train drivers have to contact the signaller for permission to enter the area, and then they may also need to travel at a reduced speed.

The cause of the axle counter failure has been traced to a cable issue, but there is a large amount of cabling which needs to be tested. Engineers have been working on site since yesterday evening. They are carrying out methodical fault-finding to work out which parts of the system need to be replaced. Until this is done successfully, trains may still be delayed in this area.

Southern are working closely with Network Rail to understand how the works are progressing. Although a breakthrough in the testing procedure may occur at any time, Southern have been informed that testing and cable replacement could extend to mid-afternoon today. Southern will keep you informed about the progress of the works.


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 #Glynde

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

Feedback:
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Industrial action affecting London Underground Bakerloo lines until Monday 24 February
More information on Industrial action affecting London Underground Bakerloo lines until Monday 24 February
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Incident created
21/02/2020 11:00
Last updated
21/02/2020 16:56
Route affected

Bakerloo line

 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Industrial action on the Bakerloo line will affect services from Friday 21 February until Monday 24 February.

Please avoid the Bakerloo line where possible.

There will be severe disruption on the Bakerloo line from now until late afternoon on Monday 24 February. The line is expected to return to normal from late afternoon on Monday.

Over the weekend, the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines will be closed due to planned engineering work. Other Underground lines, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail will run as usual but are likely to be busier.

Alternative travel advice:

Please use alternative Underground , DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail and National Rail services.

If you have a paper ticket, this will be accepted on local buses via reasonable routes.

Check before you travel: 

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

 
Partial closure between Kilmarnock and Carlisle until Monday 16 March
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Incident created
07/02/2020 17:09
Last updated
21/02/2020 15:28
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Trains between Glasgow Central and Carlisle / Newcastle

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

A landslip occurred between Kilmarnock and Dumfries following the severe weather caused by Storm Ciara. As all lines are closed, buses will continue to replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries whilst repairs are undertaken.

The latest estimate is for the line to be fully reopened on Monday 16 March.

Alternative travel advice:

Customers may use the following services to help with journeys:

  • Avanti West Coast between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie
  • TransPennine Express between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie
  • Stagecoach West Buses on routes X76, 43, 343 and X74

Additional Information:
Emergency works to repair a landslip beneath the railway between Kilmarnock and Dumfries will continue for a further four weeks. The section of line has been closed since Monday 10 February after storms caused the River Nith to wash away an embankment beneath the railway.

Engineers are working to repair the landslip beneath a 50m stretch of track near Holywood in Dumfriesshire. Firstly, the engineers have to construct a new road and compound to bring material to the site, to allow them to begin the process of stabilising and rebuilding the embankment.

More information from Network Rail can be found here.

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

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

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

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.

 
Partial closure between Redhill and Tonbridge until Tuesday 31 March
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Incident created
22/12/2019 08:35
Last updated
20/02/2020 16:57
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Between Redhill and Tonbridge

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

A landslip near the village of Godstone, on the line between Redhill and Tonbridge, has resulted in significant damage to the railway. The line is closed to allow for necessary repairs and is not expected to re-open until the end of March.

Customer Advice:

Reconstruction of the damaged embankment between Godstone and Edenbridge is progressing well. Buses will continue to replace trains through these stations until the line reopens.

Full information about how the train service is affected can be found here.

Our colleagues over at Network Rail have an explanation together with photographs showing the extent of the damage, and works required here.

What does this mean for me?

Please allow plenty of time to reach your destination - your journey will take longer than it usually would. You will need to use a replacement bus service or an alternative rail route for either all or part of your journey.

What service is available during the week, Monday to Friday?

A rail replacement bus service is running between Redhill, Nutfield (Memorial Hall), Godstone and Edenbridge, in place of cancelled trains.

Connecting trains run between Edenbridge, Penshurst, Leigh and Tonbridge in both directions, except for some very early and very late journeys, when buses are extended to or from Tonbridge.

Journeys to & from Nutfield:

  • If you're using Nutfield station, a separate minibus service is running between Nutfield station and Redhill, in both directions. This is because the Memorial Hall bus stops (served by full-size buses) are some distance from the station.
  • If you're travelling from Edenbridge or Godstone and you need Nutfield station, please either travel to Nutfield (Memorial Hall) on the full-size buses, or travel to Redhill and change there for the minibus service to Nutfield Station.
  • If you're travelling from Nutfield towards Godstone or Edenbridge, please either use the bus stops at Nutfield (Memorial Hall), or use the minibus service from Nutfield station to Redhill, changing there for the full-size buses towards Godstone and Edenbridge.

What service is available on weekends, Saturday and Sunday?

At weekends, a rail replacement bus service is running across the whole route between Redhill and Tonbridge (in both directions). The minibus service will also operate between Nutfield and Redhill stations.

Where can I board the replacement bus service?

You can view pick up and drop off locations by clicking here, or see the posters at your local station.

Please note that at Redhill, all buses and minibuses will drop off passengers near the rear entrance to the station on Redstone Hill. Step-free access is available opposite the Toby Carvery restaurant / Redstone Hill car park entrance, then via the walkway outside Platform 3; or under the large railway bridge and via the main station entrance on Princess Way.

Alternative route options and alternative car parks:

The following alternatives are available to you at no additional cost, regardless of the type of ticket you hold:

  • If you're travelling between Edenbridge, Penshurst or Leigh and stations in the London area, you may wish to use Southeastern services between Tonbridge, Hildenborough (near Leigh), London Bridge and London Charing Cross. From London Bridge or London Charing Cross, you can use Tube services to other London terminals at no additional cost.
  • If you're travelling between Redhill and Tonbridge, you can travel via London Bridge, using Thameslink services from Redhill, and Southeastern services between London Bridge and Tonbridge. The same applies in the opposite direction.
  • If you're travelling between Leigh, Penshurst or Edenbridge and East Croydon, alternative Southern trains on the Uckfield line serve Edenbridge Town, which is a 15 minute walk from Edenbridge station.
  • You may also use stations between Caterham and Purley.If you hold a valid car parking season ticket, you may park your car at alternative stations on the Southern routes listed above - subject to availability.

First Class is declassified on train services between Edenbridge and Tonbridge

You may use either Standard or First Class with any valid ticket for these trains.

If you already hold a First Class ticket for this route, please make sure you claim your refund here.

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 #Tonbridge

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

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Buses replace trains between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno Junction until further notice
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Incident created
07/02/2020 16:39
Last updated
20/02/2020 16:21
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Conwy Valley Line - between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

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

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

How is this affecting the train service?

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

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

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

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

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

Feedback:
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Disruption through Eastleigh until Saturday 29 February
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Incident created
28/01/2020 11:39
Last updated
20/02/2020 09:29
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Portsmouth Harbour 

South Western Railway between Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Southampton Central / Eastleigh / Fareham / Weymouth and London Waterloo, between Romsey and Salisbury (via Eastleigh) and also between Southampton Central and Winchester / Basingstoke

Southern between Southampton Central and Brighton / London Victoria

 
Train operator affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern
Description

On Tuesday 28 January, a freight train derailed at Eastleigh. This has resulted in some lines being blocked as significant repairs are needed to fully reopen the railway through the station.

Disruption is expected to continue until Saturday 29 February.

Advice for Great Western Railway customers:

Monday to Friday - The 19:30 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour service will be diverted between Southampton and Fareham, not calling at Southampton Airport Parkway, Eastleigh, Hedge End or Botley. As a result of this, the train will run slightly earlier than usual between Fareham and Portsmouth.

The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted between Fareham and Southampton, not calling at Eastleigh or Southampton Airport Parkway.

Saturdays - The 21.23 Portsmouth Harbour to Westbury service will be diverted between Fareham and Southampton Central, not calling at Eastleigh or Southampton Airport Parkway. 

Advice for Southern customers:

Trains will be unable to run to/from Eastleigh or Southampton Airport Parkway.

Southern are advising their customers to check journey planners prior to departure for the most up to date information.

You may use your tickets, at no extra cost, on South Western Railway services between Southampton and London. However, please note, South Western Railway are severely impacted due to this incident.

Advice for South Western Railway customers:

Trains from Basingstoke towards Southampton Central will NOT call at Eastleigh. Trains will be able to call at Eastleigh in the London bound direction from Southampton ONLY.

Passengers travelling to Eastleigh from the London / Basingstoke / Winchester direction will need to travel on a Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea via Basingstoke service, or alternatively to Southampton Airport Parkway and return back on a northbound service. This may extend your journey by up to 30 minutes at Southampton Airport Parkway.

Passengers at Eastleigh wishing to travel towards Southampton Central / Bournemouth / Weymouth should travel to Winchester and circulate for a service back south.

Trains from Romsey to Salisbury via Chandlers Ford will also be unable to call at Eastleigh.

There will also be some additional peak time services that will be unable to call at Eastleigh, or may be cancelled throughout.

Please note that on services from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo via Eastleigh and Basingstoke, some coaches may not be accommodated in the platform.

  • On 12 coach trains only the front 9 coaches will be on the platform
  • On 10 coach trains only the front 7 coaches will be on the platform

Rail replacement buses will run as follows:

  • Winchester to Eastleigh, calling at Shawford
  • Eastleigh to Southampton Airport Parkway
  • Chandlers Ford to Eastleigh

Additional information:

Temporary repairs to the railway through Eastleigh have been made to enable a partial resumption of services through the station, but not all services are able to call at the station.

Work is continuing on the significant repairs that are needed to fully reinstate the infrastructure.

A statement from Network Rail and photos can be viewed here.

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

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

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

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

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No trains at Salfords and Earlswood on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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Thameslink between Three Bridges / Gatwick Airport and Bedford

 
Train operators affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

There will be no trains at Salfords and Earlswood on Saturday 22 February due to engineering work.

This is with the exception of trains before 05:30 and after 22:20.

To help you complete your journey, you can use your ticket on METROBUS between these stations.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Winchester and Southampton Central / Fareham on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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CrossCountry between and Newcastle / York / Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street / Southampton Central / Bournemouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Basingstoke and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Bournemouth / Weymouth

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway
Description

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

CrossCountry:

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth will be amended to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Winchester only.

Buses will replace trains between Winchester and Southampton Central / Bournemouth.

South Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Winchester and Southampton Central / Fareham.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains to / from Whitechapel on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
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23/02/2020 
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Between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace West Croydon

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Whitechapel, closing some lines in the station.

As a result, no trains will run to / from Whitechapel. Customers should use local buses to complete their journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Maidenhead and Marlow on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
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23/02/2020 
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Great Western Railway between Maidenhead and Marlow

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Marlow, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains on Saturday and Sunday between Maidenhead and Marlow.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd from Monday 10 to Friday 28 February
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Start date
10/02/2020 
End date
28/02/2020 
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Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Swansea and Shrewsbury / Crewe

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd, closing all lines each day from Monday to Friday.

Buses replace trains between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd, calling at Cynghordy and Sugar Loaf.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 23:40 London Euston to Northampton service on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

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

As a result, the 23:40 London Euston to Northampton service will not call at Bushey.

Customers for Bushey should use London Overground services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Buses replace trains between Paisley Gilmour Street / Glengarnock and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs / Ayr on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs / Ayr / Stranraer

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Kilwinning and Largs, closing all lines.

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between Glengarnock and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs. Trains that usually run between Glengarnock and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs will be amended to run between Glasgow Central and Glengarnock.

Services between Glasgow Central and Ayr will run as normal.

Sunday:

Buses replace trains between Paisley Gilmour Street and Ayr / Ardrossan / Largs.

Customers on both days who are travelling to Ardrossan Harbour / Largs for ferry connections should allow extra time for their journey.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Reduced service between Bedford and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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Thameslink between Bedford and Gatwick Express

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Radlett and London St Pancras International, closing some lines.

As a result, a reduced service will run between Bedford and Gatwick Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Reduced service between London St Pancras International and Bedford from 22:30 on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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Thameslink between Brighton / London St Pancras and Bedford

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, closing some lines.

As a result, from 22:30 on Saturday a reduced service will be in operation between London St Pancras International and Bedford, with some trains terminating at London Blackfriars or Luton instead.

Check before you travel:

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

 
No trains to / from Moorgate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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All Great Northern services to / from Moorgate

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Network Rail will be carrying out intensive tunnel maintenance, as well as preparatory work ahead of installing a new signalling equipment which will allow us to run more trains in the future between Moorgate and Finsbury Park. 

As a result, no trains will run to / from Moorgate on Saturday and Sunday. Trains that usually run to / from Moorgate will be amended to run to / from London Kings Cross instead.

Ticket acceptance:

Passengers may use London Buses and London Underground (Victoria and Northern Line) services to help complete journeys.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Southern between London Victoria / Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges and Horsham / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

Thameslink between Peterborough / London Bridge and Horsham

 
Train operators affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Horsham.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham.

On Saturday, services that run between London Victoria and Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central will run as separate trains between Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Bognor Regis and Horsham. These trains will run together as a single train between London Victoria and Horsham.

On Sunday, services that run between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour will run between Horsham and Barnham. At Barnham, two separate services will run between Barnham and Bognor Regis, and Barnham and Portsmouth Harbour.

The car park at Three Bridges station will be closed on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February. This is to accommodate rail replacement buses. Please park at an alternate location. 

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

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

As a result, buses will replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended service through Shepherds Bush on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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London Overground between Clapham Junction and Stratford

Southern between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central

 
Train operators affected
London OvergroundSouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction, closing all lines.

London Overground

Saturday

No London Overground service will operate between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction.

Customers should use local buses between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Jcn.

Sunday

No London Overground service will operate between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction.

London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Clapham Junction are diverted to / from Battersea Park.

Customers should use local buses between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Jcn.

Southern

No trains will run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Customers can use their tickets on alternative Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria, London Underground services between London Victoria and Euston, and London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
22/02/2020 
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street / Grove Park and Bromley North / Hayes / Orpington / Hastings / Ramsgate / Dover Priory

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description
Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Petts Wood, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Trains between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will be diverted to run on an alternative route.

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory (via Paddock Wood) will be amended to run to / from London Victoria, and will be diverted between London and Sevenoaks.

Services between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted to run on an alternative route between London Charing Cross and Orpington, and will be retimed.

Trains between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally stop at Lewisham, and will be retimed.

Trains between London Victoria and Orpington (via Bromley South) will be extended to run to / from Tonbridge.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used:

  • On London Underground services between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, Waterloo, Southwark, London Bridge and Cannon Street.
  • On London Bus routes 126 / 261 / 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Between Ascot and Aldershot / Guildford

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ascot and Ash Vale, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Herne Bay and Ramsgate on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
22/02/2020 
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London St Pancras International and Margate / Ramsgate / Ashford International, and also London St Pancras International "rounder" services

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Bay and Ramsgate.

Services that run via Sole Street will be amended to run between London Victoria and Herne Bay.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Faversham - Ramsgate.
  • Margate - Ramsgate.
  • Herne Bay - Ramsgate.

High Speed services will run between London St Pancras International and Faversham, and also between Ramsgate and London St Pancras International via Dover Priory or Canterbury West.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 00:45 Oxford to Reading on Saturday 22 February
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Start date
22/02/2020 
End date
22/02/2020 
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Between Oxford and Reading

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway until 05:00, closing some lines.

The 00:45 Oxford to Reading will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

A replacement bus will be provided from Tilehurst for customers travelling to Pangbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Blackburn and Colne on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Between Blackpool South / Preston and Colne

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackburn and Todmorden, closing various lines.

Buses will replace trains between Blackburn and Colne.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended West Midlands Railway service on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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Between Walsall and Wolverhampton and

between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Water Orton and Birmingham New Street, closing some lines.

Trains between Walsall and Wolverhampton and between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley will operate to an amended timetable.

Check before you travel:

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

 
Amended 20:31 London Euston to Preston service on Saturday 22 February
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22/02/2020 
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22/02/2020 
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Preston

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Preston, closing all lines late on Saturday evening.

As a result, the 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted after Crewe to run to Manchester Piccadilly, where the train will terminate.

Replacement buses will run between Crewe and Warrington Bank Quay, and also between Crewe and Preston.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended service between Sheffield / Nottingham / Corby and London St Pancras International on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Between Sheffield / Derby / Nottingham and London St Pancras International and also between Kettering and Corby

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Leicester and Bedford on Saturday and between Leicester and Luton on Sunday, closing all lines.

All weekend an amended timetable will operate with a reduced service and extended journey times.

Saturday

Trains will not run between Leicester and Bedford. Buses will operate between these stations.

An amended and reduced train service will run between Sheffield / Derby and Leicester and between Nottingham and Leicester.

An amended service will run between Bedford and London.

Trains will not run between Kettering and Corby. A reduced bus service will operate between these stations.

Some early morning / late night trains will be replaced by buses between Bedford and Derby /Sheffield / Nottingham,

Sunday

Trains will not run between Leicester and Luton. Buses will operate between these stations.

An amended and reduced train service will run between Sheffield / Derby and Leicester and between Nottingham and Leicester.

An amended service will run between Bedford and London.

Trains will not run between Kettering and Corby. A reduced bus service will operate between these stations.

Some early morning / late night trains will be replaced by buses between Bedford and Derby /Sheffield / Nottingham,

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended CrossCountry services in the Birmingham / Nuneaton / Tamworth area on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
More information on Amended CrossCountry services in the Birmingham / Nuneaton / Tamworth area on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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Start date
22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Stansted Airport / Nottingham and Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Reading / Guildford / Plymouth / Penzance

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Tamworth / Coleshill Parkway, closing all lines.

Trains to / from North East England / Scotland will be diverted and will not call at Tamworth. These trains will additionally call at Lichfield City, and journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Services that usually run between Birmingham New Street and Nottingham / Stansted Airport will be amended to run between Coleshill Parkway and Nottingham / Stansted Airport.

Replacement buses will run between Lichfield City and Tamworth (early morning and late evening), and also between Birmingham New Street and Coleshill Parkway.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Battersby and Whitby from 21:00 on Saturday 22 and all day on Sunday 23 February
More information on Buses replace trains between Battersby and Whitby from 21:00 on Saturday 22 and all day on Sunday 23 February
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Start date
22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Northern between Middlesbrough and Whitby

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Battersby and Whitby from 21:40 on Saturday and all day Sunday, closing all lines.

Saturday:

The 20:43 Middlesbrough to Whitby service will terminate at Battersby. A replacement bus will run from Battersby to Whitby.

The 22:21 Whitby to Middlesbrough service will start from Battersby. A replacement bus will run from Whitby at 22:52 to Battersby, connecting with the train.

Sunday:

Buses replace trains between Battersby and Whitby.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains to / from London Liverpool Street via Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
More information on No trains to / from London Liverpool Street via Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February
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Start date
22/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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c2c between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Braintree / Clacton-on-Sea / Colchester / Ipswich / Norwich

TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

 
Train operators affected
c2cGreater AngliaTfL Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Barking, closing some lines.

c2c:

As a result, c2c services that usually run to / from London Liverpool Street will be diverted to run to / from London Fenchurch Street. London Fenchurch Street is within walking distance of London Liverpool Street.

These services will additionally call at West Ham.

Valid c2c tickets can be used on London Underground Jubilee Line services or DLR services between West Ham and Stratford, or on Circle Line services between Tower Hill and London Liverpool Street.

Greater Anglia:

Chelmsford / Colchester / Ipswich / Norwich services:

Train services to / from Chelmsford / Colchester / Ipswich / Norwich will be amended to run to / from Ingatestone instead of London Liverpool Street. Replacement buses will run between Ingatestone and Newbury Park (London Underground) station.

Southminster / Southend Victoria:

Buses will replace trains between Southend Victoria and Newbury Park, and also between Southminster and Wickford.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid Greater Anglia tickets can be used on London Underground services between Newbury Park and Stratford / London Liverpool Street.

TfL Rail:

No trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

Bus services will run between Stratford and Romford (calling at all stations except Maryland), and also between Shenfield and Newbury Park (London Underground).

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
No trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February
More information on No trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February
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Start date
15/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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All Southeastern services via Bexleyheath

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath, closing all lines all day between Saturday 15 and Sunday 23 February.

Saturday 15 / 22 February:

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Train services that usually run between London Victoria and Gravesend via Bexleyheath will be diverted to run via Sidcup.

London Cannon Street "rounder" services via Woolwich and Greenwich will not run, meaning fewer trains running to / from London Cannon Street than normal.

Sunday 16 / 23 February:

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Train services that usually run between London Victoria and Dartford via Bexleyheath will be diverted to run via Sidcup.

Monday 17 to Friday 21 February:

Replacement buses will run between stations on the Bexleyheath line, and alternative stations on the Sidcup and Woolwich lines to connect with train services. Buses will run on the following routes:

  • Lewisham to Kidbrooke.
  • Eltham and Mottingham.
  • Falconwood and Welling to New Eltham.
  • Bexleyheath and Welling to Abbey Wood.
  • Barnehurst to Slade Green.
  • Lewisham to Slade Green calling at all stations between Kidbrooke and Barnehurst via Bexleyheath, however passengers should use the shuttle buses above for the quickest journey.

London Charing Cross to Dartford via Bexleyheath will be diverted to run via Woolwich Arsenal.

London Victoria to Gravesend services will be diverted to run via Sidcup and will only run between London Victoria and Dartford. Some peak time services will run via Blackheath and Woolwich Arsenal instead of via Sidcup.

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street ‘rounder’ services via Bexleyheath & Greenwich will not run. There will be no direct services to London Cannon Street from Blackheath in the morning rush hour, and a limited service between London Cannon Street and Blackheath in the evening rush hour.

Woolwich Line:

Trains which normally run between Cannon Street and Cannon Street via Greenwich and Bexleyheath will not run.

A full rush hour service will run between Slade Green and Cannon Street via Greenwich.

Some trains on the Woolwich Line will run with 12 coaches, and these services will be unable to stop at Woolwich Dockyard due to a short platform at the station. Please check using the journey planner to see if your journey is affected.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

Project Information:

The 9 day closure of the Bexleyheath line will allow for major work to take place to protect the line from landslips. The work involves reducing the steepness of the slopes and building retaining walls either side of the tracks. More information can be found here.

 
No trains between Accrington and Preston from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February
More information on No trains between Accrington and Preston from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February
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Start date
15/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Northern between Manchester Victoria / Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Blackburn via Todmorden: between York / Leeds and Blackpool North: 

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

On Saturday and Sunday both weekends, engineering work is taking place between Burnley Barracks / Hebden Bridge / Todmorden and Blackburn, and from Monday to Friday between Accrington and Blackburn, and closing all lines.

As a result of this engineering work, buses will replace trains between Colne and Blackburn for the whole 9 days.

On Saturday and Sunday replacement buses will also run between:

  • Hebden Bridge and Preston. 
  • Todmorden and Blackburn.

From Monday to Friday, replacement buses will run between Accrington and Preston.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace trains between Plymouth / Truro and Penzance from late on Friday 14 to Sunday 23 February
More information on Buses replace trains between Plymouth / Truro and Penzance from late on Friday 14 to Sunday 23 February
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Start date
14/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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All CrossCountry / Great Western Railway routes to / from Penzance, including "Night Riviera" Sleeper services

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and Penzance, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Truro and Penzance.

Great Western Railway:

Until Sunday 23 February, buses will replace trains between Truro and Penzance. A reduced train service will run between Plymouth and Truro, as some trains will be amended not to run between Plymouth and Truro.

As a result of these works, trains running between Truro and Falmouth Docks will be retimed, and will run earlier or later than usual. Customers should also note that buses will replace trains between St Erth and St Ives until Thursday 20 February. An amended timetable will operate between Wednesday 19 and Sunday 23 February on the St Ives Bay Line.

Night Riviera Sleeper services:

Great Western Railway Sleeper services that usually run between London Paddington and Penzance will be amended to run between London Paddington and Plymouth only. Replacement buses will run between Plymouth and Penzance.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

Project Information:

The work will see two and a half miles of track replaced which is the equivalent of a one way trip across St Michael’s Mount Causeway, 3,900 tonnes of stone which is the same as more than 22 million Cornish pasties and 1,134 sleepers which is twice the amount you can seat at the Minack Theatre. More info here.

 
No overnight trains at Moorgate from Monday to Friday - finishing Friday 15 May
More information on No overnight trains at Moorgate from Monday to Friday - finishing Friday 15 May
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Start date
16/12/2019 
End date
15/05/2020 
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Between Moorgate and Hertford North / Welwyn Garden City / Watton-at-Stone / Stevenage

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Network Rail will be carrying out tunnel maintenance, as well as preparatory work ahead of installing new signalling equipment.

Until Friday 15 May 2020, lines to and from Moorgate will be closed overnight from Monday to Friday.

Each night, Monday to Friday, the work will start at approximately 22:00 finishing at 04:00 the following morning. 

Trains that normally run to / from Moorgate will be diverted to run to / from London Kings Cross.

Valid tickets can be used on London Buses / London Underground services between Moorgate and Finsbury Park.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 
Major engineering work at Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft until Sunday 23 February
More information on Major engineering work at Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft until Sunday 23 February
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Start date
01/02/2020 
End date
23/02/2020 
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Greater Anglia between Great Yarmouth and Norwich, and also between Lowestoft and Norwich / Ipswich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Major re-signalling, track renewals and bridge maintenance is taking place in the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft areas, closing various lines over the course of 23 days.

You can view a collection of images of the work taking places by clicking here.

Until Sunday 16 February:

Buses replace trains between Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

Buses replace trains between Lowestoft and Beccles.

Until Sunday 23 February:

Buses replace trains between Lowestoft and Norwich.

Trains between Great Yarmouth and Norwich via Berney Arms will not run.

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

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

Project Information:

Network Rail are modernising the Wherry lines between Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, by switching on a new computer-controlled signalling system, and upgrading level crossings, increasing reliability and safety for passengers and road users. Additional work is taking place to maximise the time to renew track, replace a bridge a Postwick and maintain the swing bridges at Reedham and Somerleyton.

 
 

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