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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Easter 2024 Travel Summary

If you’re travelling over the Easter weekend, please plan your journey in advance

Check before you travel during the Easter weekend

There are planned essential engineering works and upgrades taking place as Network Rail works to improve the railway, so we suggest you plan your journeys over the forthcoming Easter Bank Holiday weekend in advance.

Some train services are affected and there will be disruption on many routes between Good Friday (Friday 29 March) and Easter Monday (Monday 1 April) inclusive.

Some train companies will be making changes to their timetable, and to some train times, to match services to the number of customers travelling.

So, be in the know before you go and check before you travel using the National Rail Journey Planner below.

Plan Your Journey

Please check our Status and Disruptions page for up-to-date real-time information.

Find out more about your rights if a train changes.

Easter weekend changes being made by your train company

​​​​​​​Details of the service each train company will be providing will be listed below:


Major Improvement work on your railway during the Easter weekend

A considerable number of engineering and improvement projects will be undertaken during the Easter bank holiday weekend from 29 March to 1 April, here are details of the headline works:

  • London Euston - Milton Keynes Central: Engineering work will partially close the West Coast Main Line on this busy route between the Midlands / north west England / Scotland and London. Your journey to and from London will be significantly disrupted.

  • London Liverpool Street - Colchester: Construction work is taking place for the new Beaulieu Park station, plus track maintenance work. Train services between London and many East Anglia locations, including Norwich, Ipswich and Colchester, will be replaced by buses for part of the journey.

  • Elizabeth line: Engineering work will close the busy Elizabeth line through central London, between London Paddington and Stratford / Abbey Wood.

You can find details of all forthcoming engineering works which are currently being published for the Easter weekend on our website.

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