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    Buses replace Island Line trains from Monday 4 January to Saturday 15 May

    Train companies affected

    Island Line

    Routes affected

    Island Line between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin

    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.

    From Monday 4 January to Saturday 15 May, 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:

    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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    Major improvement work is taking place at London Kings Cross until Sunday 6 June

    Train companies affected

    Grand Central, Great Northern, Hull Trains, LNER, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

    Great Northern between Kings Lynn / Ely and London Kings Cross

    Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

    LNER between Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Doncaster and London Kings Cross

    Thameslink between Cambridge and London Kings Cross

    Description

    Engineering work, part of the East Coast Upgrade, is continuing at London Kings Cross until Sunday 6 June.

    Major closures of London Kings Cross station will take place during this period:


    On all other dates, engineering work will be taking place that may affect your journey. Please check before you travel.

    A summary of the work can be found below, with more specific details being provided from each train operating company:

    Daily until Thursday 22 April:

    A temporary reduced timetable will operate to / from London Kings Cross. 

    Weekends:

    LNER will run a reduced timetable to / from London Kings Cross, with trains diverting and extending journey times by up to 15 minutes. Trains departing London Kings Cross will start earlier than usual. Trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds will run hourly. Other LNER services will be amended to start at / terminate at Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross.

    No LNER trains will run to and from Lincoln on Sundays.

    Monday to Friday:

    Grand Central will be running a reduced timetable.

    From 12 April Hull Trains will run an amended and reduced timetable. Hull Trains services before 12 April are suspended because of Covid-19.

    LNER will running three trains per hour to / from London Kings Cross, with other services running to / from Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross, or cancelled throughout.

    Friday 23 April:

    No trains will run to or from London Kings Cross.

    Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 April:

    No trains will run to or from London Kings Cross, Moorgate or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park. 

    More information on this closure is available here.

    Monday 26 April to Thursday 3 June:

    A temporary reduced timetable will operate to and from London Kings Cross. 

    Friday 4 June:

    No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park from the early afternoon.

    Engineering work is also taking place just north of Peterborough. Many customers will need to use a rail replacement bus for part of their journey. 

    Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 June:

    No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park.

    No trains will run between Grantham and Peterborough, due to the work taking place north of Peterborough. Rail replacement buses may be required for part of your journey. 

    More information on this closure will be published here closer to the time.

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

    You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here

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

    Amended services to / from London Euston from Saturday 8 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Avanti West Coast, London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    Avanti West Coast services to and from London Euston

    London Northwestern Railway services to and from London Euston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and Camden Junction, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    Trains may be retimed and some services will leave from / arrive at a different platform than usual.

    London Northwestern Railway:

    Saturday

    Some train services from London Euston to Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe are retimed to depart from London Euston at slightly amended times.

    The 06:40 Bletchley to London Euston service will not run.

    The 06:47 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston service is retimed to depart from Milton Keynes Central at 06:40 and will call additionally at Apsley, Kings Langley, Bushey and Harrow & Wealdstone.

    The 07:52 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central service will not run.

    The 08:56 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston service will not run, with the 08:05 Northampton - London Euston service calling additionally at Cheddington.

    Sunday

    Until 07:50 train services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will not run, with rail replacement buses operating between London Euston / Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton.

    Monday to Friday

    Some train services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe are retimed to depart from London Euston slightly earlier / arrive at London Euston slightly later.

    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 10 to Wednesday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Norwich, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

    As a result, 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.

    Amended 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Swindon and Gloucester

    Description

    Late night engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Gloucester, closing the line.

    The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will depart EARLIER at 23:40 and will divert between Swindon and Gloucester.

    Road transport will operate at 23:42 from Swindon to Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse Post Office,
    Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.

    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 trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central also between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome / Portsmouth Harbour.

    Description

    Late night engineering workis taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury closing some lines.

    The following alterations will apply from Monday to Thursday:

    • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Westbury with no onward road transport.
    • The 22:20 Avonmouth to Westbury will terminate Bath Spa. Road transport will depart at 23:20 from Bath Spa to Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury. A mini bus will also depart at 23:20 from Bath Spa to Westbury calling all stations.
    • The 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads is diverted and will not call at Chippenham and Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.
    • The 22:41 Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Bath Spa. A bus will depart at 22:41 from Westbury to Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, setting down only at Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads. A minibus will also depart at 22:41 from Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads calling all stations.
    • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central is diverted and will not call at Chippenham and Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.
    • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will NOT run. A replacement bus will depart at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads to Keynsham, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury. Also a minibus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome , calling all stations.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Amended over night trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Late night engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    The following trains will not call at Pangbourne and customers should travel via Tilehurst for connecting bus service to / from Pangbourne.

    Monday to Wednesday:

    • The 22:41 / 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • The 23:22 Didcot Parkway to Reading.

    Tuesday to Thursday:

    • 00:45 / 03:54 Oxford to Reading.

    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 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between London Fenchurch Street and Barking, closing various lines.

    Basildon Line:

    Due to Network Rail undertaking track maintenance work from 23:30, services will be diverted to start from / terminate at either Barking or Upminster and will be re-timed.

    Ockenden Line:

    Due to Network Rail undertaking track maintenance work from 23:30, services will be diverted to start from / terminate at Barking, will run non-stop to / from Grays and will be re-timed.

    A train shuttle service will run between Upminster and Grays.

    Rainham Line:

    Due to Network Rail undertaking track maintenance work from 23:30, services will be diverted to start from / terminate at either Barking or Upminster and will be re-timed.

    Ticket Acceptance: Passengers in possession of a valid rail ticket may use the London Underground District Line between Barking and Upminster at no extra charge.

    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 Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

    Amended 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    As a result, the 23:28 London Liverpool Street to Cambridge service will terminate at Bishops Stortford. A replacement bus will run from Bishops Stortford to Cambridge.

    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 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Avanti West Coast

    Routes affected

    Between Edinburgh and London Euston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, resulting in the closure of all lines.

    The 18:52 Edinburgh to London Euston service will not call at Northampton.

    A rail replacement bus will run from Rugby and call at Long Buckby and Northampton.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Project Information:

    The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Dore and Chitley resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:

    The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Buses replace the 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Trafford Park and Glazebrook, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus. There will be two rail replacement buses in place. One bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street, calling only at Warrington Central. A second bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street, calling at all stations normally served by the train service.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Buses replace 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Hunts Cross and Edge Hill, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus. Two rail replacement buses will be provided. One bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly, only calling at Warrington Central. The second bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at all stations the regular train service would call at.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

     

    Amended late night service between Barking and Gospel Oak from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between Barking and Gospel Oak

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place in the Barking area, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 22:54 Barking to Gospel Oak service will not run.

    The 23:30 Gospel Oak to Barking service will not run.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Amended 21:59 Rugeley Trent Valley to Northampton service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Rugely Trent Valley and Northampton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Rugby and Long Buckby, closing all lines.

    The 21:59 Rugeley Trent Valley to Northampton service, departs 22:55 from Birmingham New Street and will terminate at Coventry. Customers are advised to travel on the 23:31 Coventry to London Euston Avanti West Coast service to Rugby. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton, departing from Rugby at 23:50, Long Buckby at 00:15, arriving at Northampton at 00:40. 

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Amended overnight trains to / from Burnham, Taplow and Henley-on-Thames from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Reading / Newbury and also between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford / Reading

    Description

    Overnight engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading closing 2 out 4 lines.

    Each night between 23:15 and 05:00, finishing 05:00 Friday morning, the following trains will not be able to call at Burnham or Taplow. Customers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus service to / from Burnham and Taplow.

    Monday to Thursday:

    • The 22:51 Newbury to London Paddington
    • The 23:52 London Paddington to Reading.

    Tuesday to Friday:

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

    As a result of this engineering work,  from Monday to Thursday between 21:00 and until the end of service, trains between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford will run to an amended timetable.

    Also Tuesday to Friday, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will terminate at Twyford with rail connection to Reading.

    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 between Manchester and Blackpool North from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North

    Description

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

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 22:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North. Customers should use alternative services to travel between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    The 23:19 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will now be diverted via Wigan North Western (the service will not call at this station). A rail replacement bus service will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly, this service will calling at stations via Chorley and Bolton.

    The 23:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will be diverted via Wigan North Western (the service will not call at this station). A rail replacement bus service will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North calling at stations via Bolton and Chorley. From Leyland onwards the service will stop to set down only.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 04:44 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted via Wigan North Western (the service will not call at this station). A rail replacement bus service will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly and will call at stations via Chorley and Bolton. This bus service will depart Preston at 04:12 so that it is able to connect with rail services in Manchester.

    The 04:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted via Wigan North Western (the service will not call at this station). A rail replacement bus service will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston calling at stations via Bolton and Chorley.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Amended 05:05 Preston to Colne service from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Preston to Colne

    Description

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

    The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will now start from Blackburn. A rail replacement bus will run from Preston to Blackburn to connect with the train at Blackburn. The bus will depart Preston at 04:45.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Alterations to Southeastern late night services from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between Dartford and Gravesend also between Ashford International and Dover Priory

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place at multiple locations along the Southeastern network, resulting in the closure of multiple lines.

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Thursday and Friday

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

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains in the Stevenage / Hitchin area from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Great Northern / Thameslink services via Stevenage / Hitchin

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Hitchin / Cambridge, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Friday:

    Between 23:55 and 05:05 each night, buses will replace trains between Stevenage and Cambridge.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    As a result, the 03:24 Peterborough to London Kings Cross service will not call at Hitchin. Replacement buses will run between Arlesey and Hitchin, connecting 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.

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Dartford and Strood / Gillingham from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink between Kentish Town and Strood / Gillingham

    Description

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

    Between approximately 23:55 (from 00:45 on Wednesday & Friday) and 04:20 each night, buses will replace trains between Dartford and Strood / Gillingham.

    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 trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 10 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Worthing / Eastbourne

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 23:15 London Victoria to Worthing service will be diverted to run via Lewes and will terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton, connecting with a train service from Brighton to Worthing.

    The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton service will be diverted to run via Lewes. A replacement bus will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 00:02 London Victoria to Eastbourne / Worthing service will terminate at Three Bridges. A replacement bus will run from Three Bridges to Brighton, with rail connections from Brighton to Eastbourne / Worthing.

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    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 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Nottingham to Sheffield

    Description

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

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:

    The 23:18 Nottingham to Sheffield service will not call at Dronfield.

    A rail replacement bus will run from Chesterfield to Sheffield and will call at Dronfield.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

     

    Amended 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 May

    Train companies affected

    West Midlands Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing all lines.

    The 23:19 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall. A rail replacement bus service will operate departing from Walsall at 23:57, calling at Bloxwich, Bloxwich North, Landywood, Cannock and arriving at Hednesford at 00:39. 

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Amended early morning trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa from Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between

    Description

    Early engineering workis taking place between Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa closing the line.

    The following alterations will apply:

    • The 04:37 Gloucester to Worcester Shrub Hill is replaced by a bus throughout.
    • The 05:20 Worcester Shrub Hill to Bristol Temple Meads is replaced by a bus between Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa.

    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 early morning trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink to / from Brighton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing all lines very early in the morning from Tuesday to Friday.

    Between 00:25 and 05:05 (Tuesday to Thursday), and between 01:25 and 05:05 (Friday), buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton. Some services between Bedford and Three Bridges will be retimed.

    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.

    No early morning Thameslink services to / from Sutton from Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 May

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink to / from Sutton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Elephant & Castle and Sutton, closing some lines very early on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

    From 00:25 until 05:35 each morning, trains that run to / from Sutton will instead only run to / from Elephant & Castle.

    Valid tickets will be accepted on Southern services, or on London Bus / London Underground services to / from Sutton.

    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 / London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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    Travel updates

    There are currently no updates.

    Planned changes to train times

    There are currently no updates.

When you plan your journey using our website, the information you get back will take into account any changes to train times caused by track improvement work, including where rail replacement road transport is in operation.
Our weekly information provides details of any planned train timetable changes to CrossCountry services for a given week. Our monthly summary gives an at-a-glance overview of major changes for a calendar month.

Weekly Summary

Sunday 09 May +

Routes and Stations affected: 

  • Motherwell
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Peterborough
  • March
  • Ely

For full details download our PDF here

Sunday 16 May +

Routes and Stations affected: 

  • Motherwell
  • Edinburgh Waverley

For full details download our PDF here

Saturday 22 to Thursday 27 May +

Routes and Stations affected: 

  • Motherwell
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Derby
  • Nottingham
  • Peterborough
  • Ely
  • March
  • Cambridge North

For full details download our PDF here

Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 May +

Routes and Stations affected: 

  • Motherwell
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Leeds

For full details download our PDF here

Monthly Summary

May +

For full details for all works happening in April download our PDF.

 

For further information please see All travel updates, or contact National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.

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