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Industrial action to affect some regional East Midlands Railway services every Sunday until 15 August
More information on Industrial action to affect some regional East Midlands Railway services every Sunday until 15 August
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Incident created
10/06/2021 16:02
Last updated
02/08/2021 01:29
Route affected

Some East Midlands Railway regional services.

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

As a result of strike action being taken by Senior Conductors who are members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) there will be a small number of cancellations to East Midlands Railway regional services every Sunday until 15 August.

The strikes will affect only a handful of regional services and will have no impact on Intercity or Connect services. Trains to and from London St Pancras International are not affected.

Please see below for alterations to the service:

Nottingham - Matlock:

Trains will run between Derby and Matlock only. You may use your ticket on CrossCountry trains between Nottingham and Derby.

Derby - Crewe:

Trains will not run between Derby and Crewe. Replacement buses will run between Derby and Crewe. The timetable can be found here

You may also use your ticket on CrossCountry between Derby and Tamworth and on London Northwestern Railway between Stoke-on-Trent / Tamworth and Crewe.

Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich:

Trains on the Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich route will run between Sheffield and Grantham only. You may use your ticket on other operators between Liverpool Lime Street and Sheffield and between Grantham and Norwich.

LNER, who run between Grantham and Peterborough have a reservation only policy in place. Please ensure you reserve your seat before you travel. You can do so here.

Other alterations:

The below trains will be cancelled:

  • 19:32 Lincoln - Nottingham
  • 09:03 Grantham - Nottingham
  • 19:12 Nottingham - Mansfield Woodhouse

 

The below trains will be cancelled and a rail replacement bus will operate:

  • 11:40 and 19:45 Newark North Gate to Lincoln
  • 11:06 and 19:15 Lincoln to Newark North Gate
  • 09:56 Mansfield Woodhouse to Nottingham
  • 09:12 Nottingham to Mansfield Woodhouse

 

Check before you travel:​​​​​​​

The journey planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for Sunday 8 August onwards. Please check back closer to your time of travel. 

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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Industrial action to affect Hull Trains every Sunday from 8 August until 29 August
More information on Industrial action to affect Hull Trains every Sunday from 8 August until 29 August
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Incident created
30/07/2021 09:20
Last updated
02/08/2021 00:33
Route affected

Across the Hull Trains network

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Industrial action called by the RMT Union will be taking place on Sundays across the Hull Trains network starting on Sunday 8 August. The strikes will then affect every Sunday until 29 August.

Contingency plans are in place to run a near normal service and keep disruption to a minimum.

Please check the Hull Trains Twitter account for further details nearer the time.​​​​​​​

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.

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

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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Industrial action to affect London Underground services from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 August
More information on Industrial action to affect London Underground services from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 August
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Incident created
29/07/2021 17:31
Last updated
02/08/2021 00:31
Route affected

All London Underground lines

 
Train operator affected
London Underground
Description

Industrial action is planned by Tube train drivers who are members of the RMT Union. If the strike goes ahead, London Underground services will be affected at the following times:

  • Tuesday 3 August - from 12:00 midday until the end of service
  • Wednesday 4 August - from start of service until 11:59
  • Thursday 5 August - from 12:00 midday until the end of service
  • Friday 6 August - from start of service until 11:59.

 

London Underground plan to run as many trains as possible, but it is likely that there will be no service, or very limited services on all lines. More information on the strike, and transport alternatives, is available on the TfL website.

Impact on National Rail services:
TfL Rail are warning that their services are likely to be very busy if the strike goes ahead.

The following stations used by TfL Rail are likely to have queuing controls in place for safety reasons: Romford, Ilford, Manor Park, Forest Gate, Maryland, Stratford, London Liverpool Street, London Paddington and Ealing Broadway.

Other National Rail services in the central London area are also likely to be very busy, as London Underground customers will be trying to find alternative travel options. 

Further information and advice will be posted here when available.

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 #TubeStrike

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.

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Industrial action to affect ScotRail services every Sunday until 5 September
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Incident created
24/03/2021 18:13
Last updated
02/08/2021 00:27
Route affected

Various routes across the ScotRail network.

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Industrial action is taking place across the ScotRail network every Sunday until 5 September.

Trains will run only on the routes as listed below -

  • Glasgow Central - Ayr (10:00 and mostly every hour until 21:00)
  • Ayr - Glasgow Central (08:45 and mostly every hour until 20:45)
  • Glasgow Central - Largs (09:40 and every hour until 20:40 - except 16:40)
  • Largs - Glasgow Central (09:54 and every hour until 20:54 - except 17:54)
  • Glasgow Central - Gourock (09:20 and approximately every hour until 21:23)
  • Gourock - Glasgow Central (09:23 and hourly until 21:23)
  • Helensburgh Central - Edinburgh (reduced service from 08:55 until 18:55)
  • Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central (reduced service from 08:36 until 18:40)
  • Balloch - Airdrie (reduced service from 09:28 until 19:27)
  • Airdrie - Balloch (reduced service from 08:57 until 18:59)

 

Advice for key workers:

For key workers, there will be limited bus services for University Hospital Hairmyres, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline, University Hospital Wishaw and Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy.

Essential travel advice:

If your journey is affected on Sundays, you can use your ticket to travel instead on the day before or after. If you would prefer not to travel, you can request a refund on your ticket here.

Please note, if you have a 'ScotRail services only' ticket, you cannot use it on other train operator services, including LNER.

Check before you travel:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

You can check your journey for strike dates up to Sunday 29 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated for Sunday 5 September. If you are planning to travel on or after this date, please check back closer to the time of travel.

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

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.

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Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:19
Last updated
01/08/2021 12:13
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network.

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern are now operating a regular timetable, whilst still maintaining social distancing and following current government guidelines.

You can find the current timetables for each route here. This timetable is expected to be in place until December 2021.

North west routes:

From Monday 2 August, train services in the North West on some routes will be temporarily changing as Northern introduce a reduced timetable in response to the effects of coronavirus and the number of train crew being available. This will help to ensure Northern run a more reliable timetable and provide you with more certainty on which trains will run. 

The following routes will be affected:

  • Liverpool - Manchester Airport
  • Lancaster - Morecambe 
  • Preston - Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton
  • Manchester Piccadilly - New Mills Central 
  • Barrow-in-Furness - Carlisle 
  • Barrow-in-Furness - Manchester Airport
  • Blackpool North - Liverpool Lime Street via Wigan

You can view the temporary timetables here

 

Advice on face coverings:
In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Advice from Northern on travelling with confidence on their services can be found here.

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

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. Your journey may also be subject to alteration due to engineering work, particularly on weekends and late night / early morning. Please check your journey as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:38
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:56
Route affected

All Transport for Wales routes.

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand.

Details of the current timetable can be found here. 

Current restrictions:

You can find the latest information and advice from the Welsh Government here.

Face coverings and social distancing:

You must continue, by law, to wear a face covering at all stages of your journey with Transport for Wales unless you are exempt. This includes on all trains and in stations.

Capacity onboard remains reduced as social distancing measures are in place.

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

The capacity of today's services can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

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

Train times from Monday 13 September may not be accurate - please check again closer to the time of travel.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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Southeastern latest travel advice from 19 July
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Incident created
30/01/2021 01:48
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:55
Route affected

Various routes across the Southeastern network

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description
As government restrictions ease, we are welcoming more passengers back to travelling with us.
 
Out of respect for others, we're asking passengers to follow the government guidance and wear face coverings while on our trains or in stations if they're busy.
 
ScotRail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:51
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:54
Route affected

Across the ScotRail network

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

ScotRail are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government advice and current passenger numbers. You can find more information about the current service levels on each route here.

Face coverings and social distancing:

You must continue, by law, to wear a face covering at all stages of your journey with ScotRail unless you are exempt. This includes on all trains and in stations.

Capacity onboard remains reduced as social distancing measures are in place.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the Scotland Government website as there may be restrictions in place. 

The latest travel guidance from ScotRail can be found here. 

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

Please note that industrial action is affecting ScotRail every Sunday until Sunday 5 September inclusive. More details can be found here.  

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work.

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Great Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
More information on Great Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:04
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:52
Route affected

All Great Northern routes.

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Great Northern are currently running a Summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Great Northern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Changes from Monday 19 July:

From Monday 19 July, restrictions in England have changed. In crowded places, please wear a face covering (unless exempt) out of respect of others and please be considerate of other passengers and rail staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Please check the latest government advice before you travel.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

Twitter:

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #COVID19UK

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East Midlands Railway - Latest timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:41
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:51
Route affected

All East Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

East Midlands Railway are operating a regular timetable on their Intercity and Connect services and a reduced timetable on their Regional service, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines.

Travel advice:

To help you choose when best to travel to avoid the busiest times, East Midlands Railway have released a Seat Finder tool which shows how crowded trains are across their network. Please click here to visit the Seat Finder page.

Face covering advice:

In line with the latest Government Guidance, you are expected to wear a face covering in crowded places out of respect to others (unless you are exempt). Wearing your face covering in crowded indoor settings, such as a busy train remains a sensible step to protect yourself and those around you from contracting Coronavirus.

There are some circumstances where people may not be able to wear a face covering. Please be mindful and respectful of such circumstances, noting that some people are less able to wear face coverings, and that the reasons for this may not be visible to others.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

Advice from East Midlands Railway on travelling with confidence on their services can be found here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please take note of any warning messages that may show on your journey.

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CORONAVIRUS - Latest Travel Updates
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Incident created
19/03/2020 07:52
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:50
Route affected

National Rail routes.

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Book with Confidence. Travel with Confidence.

Rail companies are working hard to make sure customers can travel safely and with confidence.

Before you travel, please check the below links for the latest government advice. Please note that there are some different rules and restrictions in England, Scotland and Wales:

 

Changes to the advice around social distancing and face coverings:

From Monday 19 July in England -

If you are travelling on any TfL (Transport for London) service, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless exempt. Across the National Rail network, in crowded places you are encouraged to continue to wear a face covering, unless exempt.

The number of seats available for use on board services may also increase as social distancing restrictions have been lifted.

In Scotland and Wales -

You must continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless exempt, as it remains mandatory.

Please continue to observe social distancing measures on board and in stations. The number of seats available for use on board will be reduced, to aid social distancing.

Details of the current timetables and safe travel advice from each operator is available via the Train Operating Company links below:

 

Where can I find more information?

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

Check before you travel:
You are advised to check the Journey Planner as close to your time of travel as possible, as timetables and travel advice may be subject to late notice change.

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Thameslink - Reduced timetable on some routes
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:25
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:49
Route affected

All Thameslink routes.

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Thameslink are running a reduced service in line with government advice, passenger demand and staffing availability.

Train services and times will change on some routes as Thameslink respond to the continuing effects of coronavirus. These changes will affect trains on Monday to Friday only. There are no changes to the weekend timetable. A summary of the changes can be found below:

Between Sutton and St Albans via Wimbledon and via Hackbridge:

  • One train per hour will run via Wimbledon and one train per hour will run via Hackbridge. This will create a two trains per hour service between Streatham and St Albans.

 

Between Bedford and Gatwick Airport via Redhill:

  • Trains on the route between Bedford and Gatwick Airport via Horley, Salfords, Earlswood and Redhill will not run. Alternative trains will call at Earlswood and Salfords hourly throughout the day. (Trains that run between Bedford and Brighton will continue to run.)

 

This will mean a reduced service from Bedford to London with two services between Bedford, London and Brighton running per hour. During the peak hours there are extra trains that will still run during this amended timetable.

 

You can find further information regarding this timetable here and Journey Planners are expected to be showing these timetables around 7 days in advance.

Face coverings advice:

From Monday 19 July, restrictions in England have changed. In crowded places, please wear a face covering (unless exempt) out of respect of others and please be considerate of other passengers and rail staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Thameslink are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website

Please also check the latest government advice before you travel.

Check before you travel:

Please check your journey as close to the travel day as possible. The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner will be updated each Sunday with the following weeks timetable.

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Caledonian Sleeper - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 20:00
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:48
Route affected

All routes between Scotland and London Euston.

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Caledonian Sleeper are running train services on all their routes. The timetables can be found here

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Face coverings:

You must where a face covering (unless exempt) on all common areas on board the Caledonian Sleeper. If you book a room on board, then you can remove your face covering once in the room.

Wearing a face covering remains mandatory throughout stations within Scotland.

Where can I find more information?

More information from Caledonian Sleeper, including safe travel advice and refund advice, can be found here.

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

Train services may still be affected by essential engineering work especially during public holidays and weekends.

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Southern - Reduced timetable on some routes
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Incident created
05/03/2021 15:19
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:46
Route affected

All Southern routes.

 
Train operator affected
National Rail
Description

Southern are running a reduced service in line with government advice, passenger demand and staffing availability.

Train services and times will change on some routes as Southern respond to the continuing effects of coronavirus. These changes will affect trains on Monday to Friday only. There are no changes to the weekend timetable. A summary of the changes can be found below:

Between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes:

Southern will run two services per day in each direction, at the below times:

  • 05.27 Balham to Milton Keynes Central
  • 07.01 Milton Keynes Central to Selhurst
  • 17.16 Selhurst to Milton Keynes Central
  • 19.16 Milton Keynes Central to Selhurst

 

At other times, you will need to use London Overground and London Northwestern Railway services for stations on this route.

Between Beckenham Junction and London Bridge via Dulwich:

These trains will not run, there will be no Southern service at Beckenham Junction or Birkbeck. Customers at these two stations will need to use Southeastern services (Beckenham Junction) or Tramlink (Birkbeck).

There is also no direct service between Crystal Palace and Dulwich. Customers will need to use London Buses to travel between West Norwood and Herne Hill for alternative trains between Herne Hill and Dulwich / London Bridge.

Between Caterham / Tattenham Corner and London Bridge:

A shuttle service will run between Tattenham Corner and Purley at half-hourly frequency in busy periods and hourly throughout the rest of the day.

Caterham - London Bridge services via Tulse Hill will continue to run. In the early morning and late evening there will be other direct services between Caterham and London Bridge.

Alternative trains will call at Purley Oaks and South Croydon to provide as many journey options as possible.

You can find further information regarding this timetable here and Journey Planners are expected to be showing these timetables around 7 days in advance.

Face coverings:

From Monday 19 July, restrictions in England have changed. In crowded places, please wear a face covering (unless exempt) out of respect of others and please be considerate of other passengers and rail staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Southern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Please check the latest government advice before you travel.

Check before you travel:

Please check your journey as close to the travel day as possible. The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner will be updated each Sunday with the following weeks timetable.

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Great Western Railway - Revised timetable
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:51
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:43
Route affected

All routes.

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Great Western Railway are running a revised timetable due to the number of available staff. A significant number of staff are having to self isolate.

Train services on some routes will be revised. A summary of the changes can be found below:

Between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare (excluding Sundays) - until Friday 13 August:

  • Bristol - Weston-super-Mare local services will not run, instead the Bristol - Taunton services will call additionally at stations between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.
  • High Speed train services between London Paddington and  Weston-super-Mare / Taunton will continue to operate as planned.

 

Between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (weekdays only) - until Friday 6 August:

  • The Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway shuttle services will not run.
  • You may use your ticket on CrossCountry services instead.
  • Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway via Filton Abbey Wood.
  • Local bus services operated by First West of England
  • Metrobus M1 between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway

 

Between London Paddington and Bristol Parkway (weekdays only) - until Friday 6 August:

The following services will NOT run:

  • 09:18 London Paddington - Bristol Parkway
  • 14:15 London Paddington - Bristol Parkway
  • 12:24 Bristol Parkway - London Paddington
  • 17:28 Bristol Parkway - London Paddington

 

Between London Paddington and Plymouth:

The following services will NOT run:

  • 05:49 Plymouth - London Paddington (weekdays only until Friday 20 August)
  • 17:36 London Paddington - Plymouth (weekdays only until Friday 20 August)
  • 06:55 Plymouth - London Paddington (Saturday only from Saturday 31 July to Saturday 21 August)
  • 19:04 London Paddington - Plymouth (Sunday only until Sunday 15 August)

 

Devon and Cornwall - weekdays until Friday 20 August:

Looe branch line:

The last train service from Liskeard will be 17:46 and from Looe 18:17. A Rail Replacement Service will then operate the evening timetabled services.

Newquay Branch line:

  • 16:15 Par - Newquay will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service
  • 17:19 Newquay - Par will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service

 

Gunnislake Branch line:

  • 21:30 Plymouth - Gunnislake will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service
  • 22:22  Gunnislake - Exeter St Davids will be operated by a Rail Replacement service between Gunnislake and Plymouth with a connecting train onwards to Exeter

 

Plymouth - Penzance:

  • 09:50 Penzance - Plymouth will NOT run, however alternative services are available
  • 12:17  Plymouth - Penzance will NOT run, however alternative services are available

 

Travel Advice:

Customers wishing to travel can choose to travel on alternative services immediately before or after their booked service or claim a full refund with no admin fee if their service is affected.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place and the advice may differ between England and Wales. You can find links to the latest information for England and Wales.

Face covering advice:

In line with government guidance for England, you will no longer be required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

If you are travelling within Wales, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory.

If you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Busy travel times advice:

Great Western Railway have created a handy guide to show how busy their most popular routes / trains have been. It is expected that as government restricted are relaxed, demand will grow, particularly to leisure destinations. This handy guide can be found here.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you travel with confidence.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 6 August by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. You can also use the Journey Planner to check your journey from Monday 23 August onwards.

For travel from Saturday 7 August to Sunday 22 August, please check back closer to the time as the timetable.

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:26
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:42
Route affected

All routes across the South Western Railway network.

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

A revised South Western Railway service is in operation in line with the latest government advice and current passenger demand. You can find the latest timetables for each route here.

Face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please continue to check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

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

Check before you travel:

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

Please also be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Merseyrail - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:17
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:40
Route affected

All routes across the Merseyrail network.

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Merseyrail are currently running a reduced service, in line with current passenger demand and the latest government guidelines.

You can find the latest timetable information here.

Government guidance on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

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

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to Sunday 22 August by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Monday 23 August onwards are not yet showing accurately in Journey Planners.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise that you check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:22
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:40
Route affected

TransPennine Express routes.

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

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

Timetables for all routes can be found here. They are expected to be in place until December 2021.

To help you plan your journey, TransPennine Express have highlighted in red services within their timetables that are expected to be busy.

Advice on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

If you are travelling within Scotland, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Guidance and information on travelling with confidence on TransPennine Express services can be found here.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey up to and including Saturday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may also be affected by engineering work.

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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 17:30
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:38
Route affected

All CrossCountry routes.

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. Details of the service that is running can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Seat reservations:

CrossCountry want your journey to be as comfortable as possible. That’s why they recommend you reserve a seat at the same time as purchasing your ticket where possible

Advice on face coverings and social distancing: 

Social distancing - the current guidance on social distancing means that you may be seated next to another passenger

Face coverings - You are no longer required by law to wear a face covering in England. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey. If you are travelling within Scotland and Wales, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory. Customers travelling across the borders should ensure they have a face covering to comply with local restrictions.

Where can I find more information?

The latest advice to help you travel with confidence can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus advice page.

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

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 21:43
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:38
Route affected

Across the London Northwestern Railway network.

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern RailwayNational Rail
Description

London Northwestern Railway are operating an amended timetable that reflects the current demand for services. The timetables for each route, which are operating until 11 December 2021, can be downloaded here.

London Northwestern Railway are also advising rail users to expect more short-notice cancellations as increasing numbers of staff are getting ‘pinged’ by the Test and Trace app.

Until Friday 3 September 2021 (inclusive), the following weekday services will no longer run:

  • 07.53 Bletchley – London Euston
  • 17.05 London Euston – Watford Junction
  • 17.43 Watford Junction – London Euston
  • 18.24 London Euston – Northampton

 

Advice on face coverings:
In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, London Northwestern Railway are asking passengers to keep wearing face coverings, unless exempt, as Covid restrictions are eased.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Advice on travelling with confidence on London Northwestern Railway services can be found here.

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

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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:46
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:37
Route affected

All Greater Anglia and Stansted Express routes

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express are running a reduced timetable in line with current passenger demand and current government advice.

The current level of service across the Greater Anglia network stands at approximately 85% of the normal timetable and most of the network is receiving at least an hourly service. 

Stansted Express service are continuing to run at a frequency of 2 to 3 trains per hour. 

Government guidance on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information? 

Timetables can be downloaded here. They are available for travel until Saturday 11 September.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

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

 

Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey  up to and including Friday 24 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please note that weekend timetables may be subject to change due to scheduled engineering work. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Grand Central - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:23
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:36
Route affected

Between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross.

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

Grand Central are operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. A seat reservation will be required to travel on all Grand Central services. More details can be found here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

Changes from Monday 19 July:

Following the change in government guidance on social distancing, Grand Central have released more seats on their trains. This means you might be seated next to another passenger. Grand Central still require all customers to make a seat reservation so that they can ensure trains do not become crowded.

You are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 12 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please note that some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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c2c - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:13
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:34
Route affected

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

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

c2c are operating a summer holiday timetable, to reflect the current passenger demand. You can download the timetable here.

Government guidance on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey. This includes when it is crowded on board c2c trains.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Busiest travel times:

Trains are generally busiest between 06:30 and 07:30 on weekdays. You are advised to re-plan your journey to avoid travelling between these times.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice. You can find more information about this here.

More information about what c2c are doing to help you travel with confidence is available here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 24 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times after this date have not yet been updated to reflect the amended timetable.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work so please check journey planners and live departure boards before commencing your journey.

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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:48
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:33
Route affected

All West Midlands Railway routes

 
Train operator affected
National RailWest Midlands Railway
Description

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

West Midlands railway are advising rail users to expect more short-notice cancellations as increasing numbers of staff are getting ‘pinged’ by the Test and Trace app.

Advice on face coverings:
In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, West Midlands Railway are asking passengers to keep wearing face coverings, unless exempt, as Covid restrictions are eased.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Where can I find more information?

Advice on travelling with confidence on West Midlands Railway services can be found here

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Rail replacement bus information:

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.

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LNER - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:23
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:31
Route affected

All LNER routes.

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

LNER are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. LNER generally publish timetables 2 weeks in advance.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England and for Scotland.

Customer advice regarding social distancing and face coverings:

Social distancing in England and Scotland
The government's guidelines on social distancing mean that you may be seated next to another customer.

Face coverings in England
Please continue to wear a face covering on all LNER trains and in their stations, unless exempt. Thank you for being considerate of other customers and staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Face coverings in Scotland
Face coverings must continue to be worn on board all LNER trains and in all stations in Scotland, unless exempt. It is important you follow this legal requirement, otherwise you could be fined.

Where can I find more advice and information?

Advice on how to travel with confidence is also available from LNER.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Friday 17 September by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may also be affected by engineering work. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

You can also check the information for LNER on our Informed Traveller page for the date(s) you plan to travel on.

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Chiltern Railways - Revised timetable and safe travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:25
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:31
Route affected

All Chiltern Railways routes.

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways are currently operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. This timetable will be subject to regular review, and current expectations are that it will remain in place until early September 2021.

You can download the timetable for the date you are travelling here.

Advice on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

More information from Chiltern Railways about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

Check before you travel:

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

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Hull Trains - Timetable information and safe travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 17:39
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:29
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross.

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains are currently running a reduced service, in line with passenger demand and current government advice.

Timetables for Hull Trains services up to Saturday 18 September can be found on the Hull Trains website.

Government guidance on face coverings:

In line with government advice, it is no longer a legal requirement to wear a face covering. However, Hull Trains recommend that face coverings are worn (unless exempt) whilst travelling on their trains and in enclosed areas a courtesy to other passengers and staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Seat reservations:

Bookings made for Hull Trains services until the end of Sunday 5 September will be allocated a counted place on board their booked train. Customers will not be given a specific carriage or seat number.

Bookings made for Hull Trains services from Monday 6 September onwards will be allocated a seat reservation (carriage and seat number). If you have already made a booking for a date on or after Monday 6 September, please contact Hull Trains to request a seat reservation. This can be done by emailing [email protected], tweeting @Hull_Trains or by calling customer services on 01482 215746.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information on the Hull Trains Coronavirus information page.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Check your journey:

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

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Travel advice for London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:32
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:27
Route affected

Routes across the London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground network

 
Train operator affected
London OvergroundLondon UndergroundTfL Rail
Description

Transport for London are currently running near-normal service levels. Extra safety measures have been put in place so that if you must travel by public transport, you can travel with confidence.

If you are travelling on any TfL (Transport for London) service it remains mandatory to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you are exempt. This includes London Overground and TfL Rail which are part of the National Rail network. Across the rest of the National Rail network in England, in crowded places you are encouraged to continue to wear a face covering, unless exempt. 

You can find the latest safe travel guidance from Transport for London here. When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

How will this affect my journey? 

London Overground:

A slightly reduced service is operating. The London Overground night service is currently suspended.

TfL Rail:

A full service is running on all routes.

DLR and London Underground:

There is a slightly reduced frequency service operating on most DLR and London Underground routes. There is currently no night Tube service.

Some stations are closed, have reduced opening times or are entrance or exit only. You can check the status of your local station here.

What are the best times to travel?

The current quietest times to travel are between 08:15 and 16:00 and after 17:30 on weekdays. On weekends, before noon and after 18:00 are generally the quietest times. You can find more information about quiet times here.

Certain stations, stops and interchanges can be particularly busy at peak times.  You can find here the most up to date information on how busy each station is. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with London Overground and TfL Rail, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. 

You can check your journey on London Underground, DLR and Tram services using the Transport for London Journey Planner.

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Heathrow Express - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:18
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:26
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport.

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

Heathrow Express are currently operating a normal service with trains every 15 minutes, although additional safety measures remain in place. Information on what Heathrow Express is doing to help you travel with confidence can be found on their website here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information from the Government website here.

Government guidance on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Check your journey before you travel:

Please check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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Avanti West Coast - Reduced timetable on some routes
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Incident created
19/01/2021 05:14
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:25
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast services

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

Latest timetable news:

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable until Monday 30 August. This will affect the Manchester and Birmingham routes, where services will be reduced to one train per hour. Services to and from North Wales will also change – with one train per day and a shuttle service between Holyhead and Crewe. The amended timetable for the coming weeks can be found here

If your train is cancelled or the time has changed, you will be able to use your ticket on the Avanti West Coast service before or after your original booking. Otherwise, you can claim a refund from your point of purchase if cancelled.

Avanti West Coast will continue to monitor the timetable and adjust if required, as guided by Government advice and passenger demand.

Advice on face coverings:

In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

If you are travelling within Wales or Scotland, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory.

If you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Seat reservations:

Following the government's announcement that restrictions will be easing in England on Monday 19 July, Avanti West Coast have increased the availability of seats on board. We recommend that you continue to book your tickets in advance and make a seat reservation to secure a place on your preferred train. Bookings can be made up to five minutes before departure on the Avanti West Coast website or app.

All advance tickets will come with a reservation. If you're booking a flexible ticket (off-peak or anytime), please request a reservation with it.

Changing your travel plans:

Should you need to change your travel plans, you can click here to find out more about refunds and amendments.

Where can I find more information?

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

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Check before you travel:

Timetables are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Sunday 8 August.

If you are travelling from Monday 9 August until Sunday 29 August, please check back closer to the time of travel.

If you are travelling from Monday 30 August onwards, you can also use the Journey Planner as the timetable is correct from Monday 30 August onwards.

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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 12:33
Last updated
01/07/2021 07:50
Route affected

Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton.

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Gatwick Express services remain suspended until further notice.

Southern and Thameslink are still running to and from Gatwick Airport, and will provide journey options to both London and Brighton.

For more information, please visit this page.

Further information:

Gatwick Express have made these changes in response to reduced passenger demand for the airport and to enable train drivers to be used on other services. This is in line with the health guidance issued by Public Health England and therefore please do check before you travel to keep up to date with any last minute alterations.

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

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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:13
Last updated
01/06/2021 06:46
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Paris / Lille / Brussels / Rotterdam / Amsterdam.

 
Train operator affected
Eurostar
Description

Due to a reduction in demand and current restrictions on travelling around Europe in light of coronavirus, Eurostar are running a significantly reduced service.

Please make sure you regularly check the latest government advice for both your departure and arrival locations, as travel restrictions, quarantine periods and the requirement to take a COVID-19 test may apply. It is also important to make sure that your reason for travel is permitted by the country you are visiting. You can visit the Eurostar website to check these requirements here.

How is this affecting the train service?

Eurostar are unable to operate services to and from the following stations until further notice:

  • The direct service to / from Disneyland Paris is suspended until 22 October 2021.
  • Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations are closed for Eurostar services until at least the end of 2021. You will need to travel to / from London St Pancras International instead.
  • Eurostar services are currently unable to call at Calais Fréthun.
  • Eurostar are unable to run the service between Lille and Brussels until further notice.

 

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

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Amended 21:57 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 2 to Thursday 6 August
More information on Amended 21:57 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 2 to Thursday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

21:57 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place late night in the Crewe area, closing some lines.

The 21:57 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service, will be diverted via Stafford, not calling at Stoke-on-Trent. A rail replacement connection will depart from Stafford, calling at Stoke-on-Trent only. 

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended East Midlands Railway midweek services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended East Midlands Railway midweek services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Peterborough and Lincoln / Doncaster also between Sleaford and Lincoln / Nottingham

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Lincoln, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday - Friday

The 20:49 Doncaster to Peterborough will now terminate at Lincoln. There will be a rail replacement bus in place from Lincoln to Peterborough.

The 23:10 Peterborough to Lincoln will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday - Friday

The 05:01 Nottingham to Sleaford will now terminate at Lincoln. There will be a rail replacement bus in place from Lincoln to Sleaford.

The 06:25 Lincoln to Sleaford will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning services at Corby from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning services at Corby from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Corby

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Corby, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:47 London St Pancras International to Corby service will now terminate at Kettering.

The 23:53 London St Pancras International to Corby service will now terminate at Kettering.

Road transport will be in place from Kettering to Corby.

Monday - Friday

The 04:32 Corby to London St Pancras International will now start from Kettering at 04:40.

The 05:39 Corby to London St Pancras International will now start from Kettering at 05:47.

The 06:11 Corby to London St Pancras International will now start from Kettering at 06:19.

Road transport will be in place from Corby to Kettering.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning Southern services between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Southern services between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Between London Victoria and Brighton, and between Haywards Heath and Eastbourne

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing some lines.

Monday to Wednesday

The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton train will be diverted after Haywards Heath, running non-stop to Brighton and arriving later at 00:54. A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton, calling at Burgess Hill, Preston Park and Brighton.

Tuesday to Thursday

The 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne train will not run. A replacement bus will run from Three Bridges to Eastbourne, calling at Haywards Heath, Lewes, Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace late night trains between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Buses replace late night trains between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford / Rugeley Trent Valley 

 
Train operator affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

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

From 21:20 until the end of service each night, an amended train service will run between Birmingham New Street and Walsall.

Replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street / Walsall and Hednesford / Rugeley Trent Valley.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 22:28 Walsall to Northampton service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 22:28 Walsall to Northampton service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway between Walsall and Northampton

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Long Buckby, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 22:28 Walsall to Northampton (departing Birmingham New Street at 22:55) service will terminate at Coventry, You can travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Avanti West Coast service to Rugby. At Rugby, a replacement bus will run from Rugby to Northampton via Long Buckby.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended London Northwestern Railway service to / from London Euston from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended London Northwestern Railway service to / from London Euston from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

London Northwestern Railway to / from London Euston

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London Euston area, closing some lines all week.

As a result, London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe will be retimed to depart London Euston slightly earlier, and arrive at London Euston slightly later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service through Dartford from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service through Dartford from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Luton and Gillingham

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Gravesend and Dartford, closing some lines.

Monday and Wednesday evenings:

The 21:48 and 22:18 Luton to Gillingham trains will run between Luton and Dartford only.

The 23:00 and 23:30 Rainham to Dartford trains will run between Rainham and Strood only.

The 22:30 Rainham to Dartford train will not run.

Tuesday and Thursday early mornings:

The 00:28 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.

Tuesday to Friday mornings:

The 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday to Friday) train will not run.

Replacement buses will run where trains do not.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

Thameslink between Brighton / London Kings Cross and Cambridge

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Meldreth / Cambridge from 23:55 and 05:05, closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge and between Letchworth Garden City and Royston.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service to / from Brighton from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service to / from Brighton from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Bedford and Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

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

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights only

The 22:17 and 22:45 Bedford to Brighton services will terminate at Three Bridges. Replacement buses will run from Three Bridges to Brighton.

Monday to Thursday nights

The 23:43 Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Three Bridges. A replacement buses will run from Three Bridges to Brighton.

Thursday and Friday mornings

The 04:12 Brighton to Bedford service will start from Three Bridges. Replacement buses will run from Brighton and Haywards Heath to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 22:54 Luton to Sutton service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 22:54 Luton to Sutton service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Luton and Sutton

 
Train operator affected
Thameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Hill and Streatham, closing some lines.

The 22:54 Luton to Sutton service will terminate at Herne Hill.

You may use your ticket on Southern services or London Buses to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

 
Amended 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Carmarthen

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

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

As a result, the 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen service will be diverted between Neath and Llanelli.

Replacement buses will run between Briton Ferry and Gowerton, and between Neath and Llanelli.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 18:52 Edinburgh to London Euston service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 18:52 Edinburgh to London Euston service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Avanti West Coast between Edinburgh and London Euston 

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Northampton area, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 18:52 Edinburgh to London Euston service will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton.

A replacement bus will run from Rugby to Northampton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 22:30 Hull to Leeds service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 22:30 Hull to Leeds service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Hull and Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Micklefield and Leeds, resulting in the closure of some lines.

The 22:30 Hull to Leeds service will be diverted to terminate at York and will no longer call at South Milford, Micklefield, East Garforth, Garforth, Cross Gates and Leeds.

There will be a rail replacement bus in place from Selby to Leeds.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Monday to Thursday:

From 22:20 each night, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes. After 23:00, buses will run between London Bridge and Hayes, calling at all stations.

From 23:00 until the end of service, no trains will call at Lewisham. Additionally, no trains will run between London Victoria / London Charing Cross and Dartford via Lewisham. Replacement buses will run between:

  • Hither Green and Dartford via Lewisham / Bexleyheath.
  • Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal.
  • London Bridge and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

 

Monday and Wednesday:

The 23:25 London St Pancras to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

From 23:40 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend.

Tuesday and Thursday:

The 23:50 London Charing Cross to Gravesend service will not call at Lewisham, and will be replaced by a bus between Dartford and Gravesend.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

From 00:05 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Ashford International and Dover Priory. A minibus service will run between Sandling and Westenhanger.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North and

Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Salford Crescent area and in the Hunts Cross area, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North.  Alternative services are available between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:09 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Lostock, Horwich Parkway, Blackrod, Adlington, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North.

The 23:19 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus throughout.  Two buses will be provided:  one bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at Warrington Central only. A second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.  Two buses will be provided:  one bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Warrington Central only. A second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly calling at all intermediate stations normally served by the train.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Buckshaw Parkway, Chorley, Horwich Parkway, Lostock, Bolton and Salford Crescent.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via (but not call at) Wigan North Western, and will not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley and Buckshaw Parkway.  A bus will be provided between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Dore and Chinley, closing some lines.

The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly train is replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended services through Manchester Victoria from Saturday 31 July to Sunday 15 August
More information on Amended services through Manchester Victoria from Saturday 31 July to Sunday 15 August
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Start date
31/07/2021 
End date
15/08/2021 
Route affected
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Northern between Chester / Wigan Wallgate / Manchester Victoria and Blackburn (via Todmorden / Leeds)

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and Hull / Scarborough / Newcastle / Edinburgh (via Newcastle)

 
Train operators affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work, as part of the TransPennine Route Upgrade, is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Moston / Stalybridge, closing all lines from Saturday 31 July until Sunday 15 August.

Alterations to the Northern service:

Every day -

Chester / Manchester Victoria – Leeds via Halifax: Trains will run between Moston and Leeds only.

Wigan Wallgate / Manchester Victoria – Leeds via Brighouse: Trains will run between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria, and between Hebden Bridge and Leeds.

Manchester Victoria – Blackburn via Todmorden: Trains will run at a reduced frequency (2 hourly) between Rochdale and Blackburn.

Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale.  Alternative journeys are available between Manchester Piccadilly and stations to Chester.

Monday to Saturday only -

Trains will not run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. Buses will operate between Guide Bridge and Stalybridge calling at Ashton-under-Lyne. You should use train services between Manchester Piccadilly and Guide Bridge for travel to / from Stalybridge.

Sunday only -

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

 

Alterations to the TransPennine Express service:

Liverpool Lime Street - Newcastle:

Trains will be amended to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Newcastle only. A replacement bus service will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

From Monday - Saturday, an additional service will run between Manchester Airport and Liverpool, calling at Lea Green and Newton-le-Willows. On Sundays, you should use other train services between Manchester and Liverpool.

Manchester Airport - Redcar:

Services will be amended to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Redcar, and will additionally call at Stalybridge. At busy times, these services will call at all stations between Stalybridge and Huddersfield.

Manchester Piccadilly - Huddersfield:

These services will not run. Manchester Piccadilly - Hull services will be amended to call at stations between Stalybridge and Huddersfield.

Check before you travel:

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

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

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, 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.

 
Amended late night / early morning service through Leeds from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning service through Leeds from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Various routes through Leeds

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

Monday to Thursday

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

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:19 York to Blackpool North service will start from Leeds.  A bus will be provided from York to Leeds, departing York at 04:15 to connect with the train at Leeds.

The 05:20 Leeds to York service will be bus replaced throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

Between Nottingham and Sheffield

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

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

The 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service will not call at Dronfield. A replacement bus will be provided between Chesterfield and Sheffield, calling at Dronfield.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning c2c service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning c2c service from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

All c2c routes

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

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

From approximately 23:30 each night, trains will be diverted to start / terminate at either Barking or Upminster.

You may use the District Line between Barking and Upminster.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 
Amended evening services between Gospel Oak and Barking from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
More information on Amended evening services between Gospel Oak and Barking from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
05/08/2021 
Route affected

London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Barking, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will not run:

  • The 23:30 Gospel Oak to Barking service.
  • The 23:35 Barking to Gospel Oak service.

 

Customers should travel on earlier or later train services.

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Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December
More information on Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December
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Start date
18/05/2021 
End date
11/12/2021 
Route affected

Between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island; between Aberdare and Barry Island / Bridgend; and also between Treherbert and Barry Island / Bridgend

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Radyr area, closing various lines.

Sunday to Thursday only

From approximately 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Various East Midlands Railway routes.

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

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

Monday to Friday

The 20:49 Doncaster to Peterborough service will terminate at Sleaford. A replacement bus service will be provided from Sleaford to Peterborough.

The 23:10 Peterborough to Lincoln service will start from Sleaford. A rail replacement bus service will operate from Peterborough to Sleaford to connect with train.

After 23:45, trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham may be subject to diversion and amended journey times due to work in the Chesterfield area.

After 23:45, trains between London St Pancras International and Corby will start / terminate at Kettering. A replacement bus service will be provided between Kettering and Corby.

Tuesday

The 04:54 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will depart earlier than normal from Sheffield at 04:45.

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended evening / morning service to / from Newbury from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Amended evening / morning service to / from Newbury from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

​​​​​​​Monday to Thursday:

Local stopping trains between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

From approximately 19:30, trains between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn will not run and will be replaced by road transport between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

High Speed services

16:15 Penzance to London Paddington will divert after Taunton, arriving Reading and London Paddington later than normal.

18:57 Plymouth to London Paddington will divert between Westbury and Reading, not calling at Pewsey and Newbury. It will call additionally at Swindon. Pewsey customers travel via Swindon and road transport taking 45 minutes. Newbury customers should travel via Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:17 Reading to Newbury will not run and will be replaced by a bus from Reading calling only to drop off at stations to Newbury.

The 04:54 Westbury to London Paddington will start from Newbury. There is no connection from Westbury. If you are travelling from Westbury, you will need to travel by later services.

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

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

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:52 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
  • The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.

Friday:

  • 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service.

 

Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow, connecting with train services.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Buses replace late night / early morning trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
More information on Buses replace late night / early morning trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
06/08/2021 
Route affected

Between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

Monday only:

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading will start from Didcot Parkway. An earlier bus will depart at 03:35 from Oxford to Didcot Parkway to connect into the train. 

The 05:00 Oxford to Didcot Parkway will not run. Customers should travel on later services.

The 05:20 Oxford to London Paddington will depart earlier at 05:17 and will call additionally at Radley.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:41 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne.

Monday to Friday:

The 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

A replacement bus service will be provided between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 2 to Wednesday 4 August
More information on Amended 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service from Monday 2 to Wednesday 4 August
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Start date
02/08/2021 
End date
04/08/2021 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Ipswich and Norwich, closing some lines.

The 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service will be replaced by a bus between Ipswich and Norwich.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
Major engineering work is taking place in the Bristol area from Saturday 10 July to Friday 3 September
More information on Major engineering work is taking place in the Bristol area from Saturday 10 July to Friday 3 September
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Start date
10/07/2021 
End date
03/09/2021 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / Leeds / Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth / Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads; between Severn Beach / Avonmouth and Bristol Temple Meads; between Great Malvern and Brighton; between Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads; between Penzance / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central; between Cheltenham Spa / Filton Abbey Wood and Weston-super-Mare and also between Weymouth / Westbury and Bristol Parkway

South Western Railway between Salisbury and Bristol Temple Meads
 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

This is an exciting time for Bristol’s railway. New tracks, improved stations and additional train services are just some of the changes around the corner that will bring better journeys for passengers throughout the region.

For eight weeks, from Saturday 10 July to Friday 3 September Network Rail are changing the track layout at a major junction on the approach to Bristol Temple Meads.

This work will affect train services to varying degrees over the eight weeks with timetable alterations, diversions and rail replacement services in place on some routes.

How will this affect my journey?

Please select the date or date range of your journey to be directed to the relevant information.

 

Saturday 10 July to Friday 6 August

Trains will run between:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads or beyond
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (shuttle service Monday to Friday only) 
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton (with some services running via Weston-super-Mare).
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth via Bath Spa (except Sundays)
 

CrossCountry and South Western Railway services will also run via Bristol Temple Meads during these dates but may have extended journey times.

Trains on the following routes will be different:

  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – services will call at Bristol Parkway instead of Bristol Temple Meads
  • Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads – services will divert after Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central instead
  • Severn Beach Line – services will run between Lawrence Hill and Severn Beach (except Sundays)
 

There will be no direct trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central – customers can still travel via Bristol Parkway or Filton Abbey Wood instead.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (supplementing train services, and calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach (calling at all stations) - Sundays only
 

Saturday 7 August

Trains will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare/Taunton

Trains on the following routes will be different:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads or beyond – services will terminate at Bath Spa
  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – services will call at Bristol Parkway instead of Bristol Temple Meads
  • Gloucester and Weymouth – services won’t call at Bristol Temple Meads
 

There will be no direct trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central – customers can still travel via Bristol Parkway or Filton Abbey Wood instead.

Buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth / Severn Beach.

CrossCountry services will use an alternative route between Bristol Parkway and Taunton (not calling at Bristol Temple Meads) extending normal journey times.

South Western Railway trains will terminate and restart at Bath Spa.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa (direct and calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (direct and calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Stapleton Road
 

Sunday 8 August

No trains will call at Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains on the following routes will be different:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads or beyond – services will terminate at Bath Spa
  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – services will run between Bath Spa and Portsmouth Harbour
  • Gloucester and Weymouth – services will run between Gloucester and Cardiff Central; trains will also run between Bath Spa and Weymouth
 

CrossCountry services will terminate at Bristol Parkway from the north or at Taunton from the south.

South Western Railway trains for Bristol Temple Meads will terminate and restart at Bath Spa.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa (direct and calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (direct)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth / Severn Beach (calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Parkway / Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Temple Meads
 

Monday 9 to Friday 13 August

Trains will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare/Taunton

Trains on the following routes will be different:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads or beyond – services will terminate at Bath Spa
  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – services will call at Bristol Parkway instead of Bristol Temple Meads
  • Gloucester and Weymouth – services won’t call at Bristol Temple Meads
  • Severn Beach Line – services will run between Lawrence Hill and Severn Beach
 

There will be no direct trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central – customers can still travel via Bristol Parkway or Filton Abbey Wood instead.

CrossCountry services will use an alternative route between Bristol Parkway and Taunton (not calling at Bristol Temple Meads) extending normal journey times.

South Western Railway trains for Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Bath Spa.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa (direct and calling at all stations)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (direct and calling at Filton Abbey Wood)
  • Bristol Temple Meads, Lawrence Hill, Stapleton Road and Filton Abbey Wood
 

Saturday 14 to Monday 30 August

Platforms 7 and 9 - 15 will be out of use at Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains will continue to run between:

  • Cardiff Central and Taunton
  • Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach
 

Train services on the following routes will also continue to run, but in a different way to normal:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads – some services won’t call at Chippenham or Bath Spa
  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – calling at Bristol Parkway instead of Bristol Temple Meads
  • Gloucester and Weymouth – not calling at Bristol Temple Meads
 

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa (direct)
  • Bristol Temple Meads, Keynsham and Oldfield Park
 

CrossCountry trains will operate between Bristol Parkway and Taunton via Bristol Temple Meads but these will be reduced to hourly services

South Western Railway trains will terminate at Bath Spa, where buses replace trains to Bristol Temple Meads

Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September

No trains will call at Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains on the following routes will be different:

  • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads or beyond – services will terminate at Bath Spa
  • Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour – services will call at Bristol Parkway instead of Bristol Temple Meads
  • Gloucester and Weymouth – services won’t call at Bristol Temple Meads
  • Cardiff Central and Taunton – services will run between Bedminster and Taunton
  • Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare – services will run between Bedminster and Weston-super-Mare
  • Severn Beach Line – services will run between Lawrence Hill and Severn Beach
 

CrossCountry services will use an alternative route between Bristol Parkway and Taunton (not calling at Bristol Temple Meads) extending normal journey times.

South Western Railway trains for Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Bath Spa.

Buses replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa (direct)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (direct and calling at Filton Abbey Wood)
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton (direct)
  • Bedminster and Bath Spa (calling at all stations)
  • Bedminster and Bristol Parkway (calling at all stations)
 

 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling up to (and including) Friday 27 August, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

If you are travelling from Saturday 28 August onwards, 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.

Project Information:

More details from Network Rail on Bristol's Rail Regeneration can be found here.

 
Buses replace Island Line trains until further notice
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Start date
04/01/2021 
End date
31/08/2021 
Route affected
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Island Line between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin

 
Train operator affected
Island Line
Description

New trains are being introduced to the Island Line in 2021, replacing the existing fleet which is over 80 years old. In order for these new trains to run, upgrades are needed to the Island Line route to allow these trains to be accommodated. This includes a new passing loop at Brading to allow more frequent services. More information on these upgrades can be found here.

Until further notice, buses will replace trains between:

  • Ryde Pier Head and Ryde Esplanade (minibus service)
  • Ryde Esplanade and Shanklin

 

To download a copy of the bus timetable, please click here.

Check before you travel:

Until 29 August, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

 
 

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