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December 2018 timetable change

Train times and tickets are usually available for customers to plan and book their journeys up to 12 weeks before departure. However, for the duration of the next timetable beginning on 9th December, some may not be available until closer to the date of departure.

The majority of weekday services will be unaffected, although journeys at weekends are likely to see changes to the expected timetable.

There will be a slight delay whilst we work on releasing Advance purchase tickets and seat reservations for all of our trains from the 9th December.

Further updates will be available shortly.

What this means for buying tickets

With only a small number of trains affected by engineering works, we want customers to continue planning their journeys with confidence and CrossCountry have put in place a series of measures to reassure them.

Purchasing tickets between 12 and 6 weeks prior to departure

Customers will still be able to purchase Anytime and Off-Peak train tickets 12 weeks before departure, however CrossCountry Advance tickets may not be available until six weeks before departure due to timetables not being finalised.

Purchasing tickets on other operators

If a customer purchases a ticket more than six weeks before their journey, they should check back with the train operator they will be travelling with at the six weeks mark to see if their train time has been altered. If so, and they then do not wish to travel, they can request a refund from their original retailer.

Purchasing tickets for CrossCountry services

If you booked between 12 and 6 weeks before your travel date and your journey has been affected, you can travel on an alternative CrossCountry train two hours either side of your original service, although any seat reservation on the original train cannot be honoured on the other service.

How can I find out if my journey will be affected?

If you are due to travel within the next six weeks, you can see if your journey has changed by searching our website.

If your travel date is more than six weeks in advance, you can select your travel date in the “by date” tab which will allow you to search for the work being carried out on the network. If engineering work is happening on your travel date you will see a list of results, which you can select to view more information.

You can also use our route map to see which of these engineering works may affect your journey.

Does this affect my date of travel?

Use the table below to see if your date of travel has any planned changes to train times affecting CrossCountry services or services run by other operators.

Sat 4 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Sun 5 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Mon 6 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Sat 11 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Sun 12 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Sat 18 May CrossCountry services All operator services
Sun 19 May CrossCountry services All operator services

 

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    Disruption between Peterborough and London Kings Cross expected until 11:00

    Train companies affected

    Grand Central, Great Northern, Hull Trains, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Grand Central between Bradford Interchange / Sunderland and London Kings Cross

    Great Northern Peterborough and London Kings Cross

    Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross

    London North Eastern Railway between Newcastle / Leeds / Bradford Forster Square / Edinburgh / York / Berwick-upon-Tweed / Newark North Gate / Harrogate / Lincoln Central / Aberdeen / Hull / Stirling / Glasgow Central and London Kings Cross

    Thameslink between Peterborough and Horsham / Gatwick Airport

    Description

    A fault with the signalling system between Peterborough and Stevenage is causing disruption between Peterborough and London Kings Cross. Trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 40 minutes or revised.

    Disruption is expected until 11:00.

    Alternative travel advice

    Great Northern / Thameslink

    To assist you on your journey, ticket acceptance is in place with the following to assist you on your journey:

    • Mutual ticket acceptance between Great Northern and Thameslink between Ely and London
    • Mutual ticket acceptance with London North Eastern Railway between Peterborough and London Kings Cross
    • CrossCountry between Peterborough and Ely
    • East Midlands Trains between Peterborough and Ely
    • Greater Anglia between Ely and London Liverpool Street
    • Uno Buses. Routes 601 ( Welwyn Garden City and Radlett), 602 ( Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield and St Albans), 635 ( Hitchin and Hatfield)
    • Arriva Buses. Routes 55 (Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City), 100/101 between Stevenage and Luton

    Replacement buses have been confirmed for Peterborough and Huntingdon. These will be controlled by station staff and will not run to a schedule. They should be at these locations by 10:30.

     

    London North Eastern Railway

    You may use your ticket on Great Northern and Thameslink services between Peterborough and London Kings Cross

    Can you tell me more about the incident?
    Network Rail have advised of a fault with the signalling system between Peterborough and Huntingdon. The fault in question has been confirmed as a ' Track Circuit Failure'.

    This means the signalling system is unable to automatically verify if the next section of track past the affected signal is clear.

    The rail network is designed so that if a signal stops working, trains will stop before they reach it. Whilst this issue is ongoing, train crew will stop at the affected signal and contact the signalling centre to confirm their location, which at this point the signaller will verbally authorise the driver to continue towards the next signal. This process adds time to every trains journey, which means services can experience short delays.

    In this case, this is happening past two signals, which is increasing the delay caused.

    Network Rail specialist engineers are en-route to site to investigate and rectify the issue as quickly and safely as possible.

    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 #Peterborough

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

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

     

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    Disruption between Edinburgh and Linlithgow expected until 12:00

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    Between Edinburgh and Linlithgow

    Description

    A road vehicle colliding with a bridge between Haymarket and Edinburh Park is causing disruption to trains between the stations.

    Trains between Edinburgh and Linlithgow may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 12:00.

    Alternative travel advice

    You may use your ticket on Edinburgh Trams between Edinburgh Gateway, Edinburgh Park, Haymarket and Edinburgh.

    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 #EdinburghPark

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

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

     

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    Planned changes to train times

    There are currently no updates.

    Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

    Description

    Major engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Felixstowe, until Autumn 2019.

    Most weekends, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at all stations.

    There will also be replacement buses running on bank holiday weekends.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey until Friday 1 March using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

    Project Information:

    The Felixstowe branch line serves the Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the UK. Network Rail are planning to build an additional track and make changes to six level crossings in the Trimley area.

    Building the additional track will help increase the capacity of the Felixstowe branch line and take lorries off the road. It will also mean more reliable journeys for passengers travelling between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

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    No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth from Saturday 5 January until Sunday 17 March

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

    All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

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

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

    Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

    Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.

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    Amended Merseyrail services to / from Southport from Saturday 2 until Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Merseyrail between Southport and Hunts Cross

    Description

    Until the end of the day on Sunday 24 February, platform work is taking place between Southport and Hall Road at weekends and from Monday to Friday between Southport and Formby, closing all lines

    Buses will replace trains between Moorfields and and Formby .

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement bus timetable can be found here.

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

    Project Information:

    This project is all about getting the Merseyrail network ready for the arrival of new modern trains. They will be faster, safer, more comfortable than ever, and able to carry 50% more passengers.

    You will benefit from a number of modern features including sliding step technology which will result in unassisted access for all and you will be able to get on and off the trains much more easily. This technology represents a pioneering approach for the UK. Merseyrail need to do some work to the platforms before the new trains arrive and in readiness for the sliding step.

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    Major improvement work between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes / Hove from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton

    Southern between London Victoria / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Littlehampton / Eastbourne / Hastings / Ore

    Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

    Description

    Major improvement work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing all lines.

    No trains will call at the following stations:

    • Balcombe
    • Haywards Heath
    • Wivelsfield
    • Burgess Hill
    • Hassocks
    • Preston Park
    • Plumpton
    • Cooksbridge

    Train services between Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Angmering and London Victoria will be diverted to run via Littlehampton. Customers travelling from Eastbourne to London should travel via St Leonards Warrior Square and Southeastern services (Monday to Friday only).

    Services between Brighton and Seaford/Eastbourne/Hastings and between Brighton and Littlehampton/Bognor Regis/Portsmouth/Southampton and services via the Arun Valley (via Crawley, Horsham, Arundel) will run to an amended timetable.

    There will be no through services between Eastbourne and London. Customers should travel via St Leonards Warrior Square and Southeastern services.

    Services on other routes may be amended or busier than normal.

    Additional information:

    Full travel advice, including how to check the best route for your journey, can be found here.

    You can also view images of the work being undertaken.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

    Project Information:

    The improvement project is focussing on the southern end of the Brighton Main Line between Three Bridges and Brighton. Major engineering work is planned for the Victorian-era tunnels at Balcombe, Clayton and Haywards Heath and the railway which runs through them.

    Network Rail are stemming leaks into the tunnels and improving drainage, while the third rail power supply and signalling are also being replaced or upgraded.

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    No trains between Taunton and Exeter St Davids from Monday 18 February to Friday 8 March

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Manchester Piccadilly / Glasgow Central and Penzance, between Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Glasgow Central and Paignton, between Edinburgh / Dundee / Derby / Bristol Temple Meads / Glasgow Central / Birmingham New Street / Leeds / Newcastle and Plymouth

    Great Western Railway between Bristol Parkway / Cardiff Central / London Paddington and Penzance, between Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / London Paddington and Exeter St Davids and also between London Paddington and Plymouth

    Description

    Bridge and tunnel maintenance is taking place at Whiteball Tunnel between between Taunton and Plymouth, from Monday 18 February until Friday 8 March, closing all lines.

    In addition, similar work will also take place between Totnes and Ivybridge, at the Marley Tunnel, closing some lines.

    The following changes will apply until the works have been fully completed:

    Buses will replace trains between Taunton and Exeter St Davids. Please note, the journey time between these stations by bus is approximately 65 minutes.

    CrossCountry

    A revised 2-hourly train service will operate between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.

    Great Western Railway 

    A revised 2-hourly train service will operate between London Paddington and Penzance / Plymouth. These trains will also be diverted via Yeovil Junction, not calling at Taunton and Tiverton Parkway. Journey times will be extended between Totnes and Plymouth, so most of these trains will terminate at Plymouth. Journeys between Plymouth and Penzance should generally operate to normal schedule.

    Other train services between London Paddington and the West of England will also run at reduced frequency; although, these trains will terminate at Taunton instead.

    Services between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids / Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance will be amended.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

    Project Information:

    Whiteball Tunnel will be closed for three weeks to allow for vital engineering work to be completed on the 170-year-old structure. The tunnel walls will be relined with concrete to safeguard against loose masonry and brick falls, a task which will be carried out using specialist robotic equipment which sprays a concrete lining onto the walls of the tunnel.

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    Buses replace trains between Lewisham / Hither Green and Orpington on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    between London Cannon Street and Orpington

    between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Hastings / Ramsgate / Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells

    between Grove Park and Bromley North

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Bromley North / Petts Wood, and as a result, all lines will be closed on Saturday 23 February.

    Buses will run in place of trains between Lewisham, Hither Green and Orpington.

    The following changes will apply to the train service:

    • Services scheduled to run between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted to instead start from / terminate at London Victoria
    • Services scheduled to run between London Charing Cross and Hastings will divert around the engineering works via London Bridge and Orpington, and these services will run to an amended timetable
    • Stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run. Customers may instead use amended Southeastern services between London Victoria and Tonbridge.
    • Services scheduled to run between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run
    • A reduced service will operate to / from Hayes, with trains running only between London Charing Cross and Hayes. There will be no direct train from London Cannon Street.

    Ticket acceptance:
    Customers can use London Underground services between Victoria and Embankment / Charing Cross, and also London Buses on route 126 and 261 between  Grove Park and Bromley North.

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

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

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

    Bicycles:
    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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    Buses replace evening trains to / from Burnham and Taplow on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Twyford, closing some lines.

    Trains after 23:00 will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with train services.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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    Buses replace late night trains between Maidenhead and Bourne End / Marlow on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Maidenhead and Marlow

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Maidenhead, closing some lines.

    As a result, the following amendments will apply:

    • The 23:17 Marlow to Maidenhead service will terminate at Bourne End. A replacement bus will run between Bourne End and Maidenhead, calling at all stations.
    • The 23:44 Maidenhead to Marlow service will be replaced by a bus throughout, calling at all stations.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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    Amended late night service from London St Pancras International to Nottingham / Derby on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    From London St Pancras International to Nottingham / Derby

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Market Harborough and Leicester, closing some lines.

    The following trains will run later than normal from Leicester onwards:

    • 21:20 London St Pancras International to Nottingham
    • 21:30 London St Pancras International to Derby
    • 21:50 London St Pancras International to Derby
    • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham
    • 22:20 London St Pancras International to Leicester

     

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

    You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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    CANCELLED - Engineering work between Nottingham and Leicester on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    From Nottingham to Leicester

    Description

    The engineering work scheduled to take place between Nottingham  and Leicester  has been cancelled and trains will now run normally on this route. 

    Check before you travel:

    The Journey Planners have been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work, so to get options for your journey please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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    Reduced service at Harringay and Hornsey until 05:20 on Saturday 23 February

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage London Kings Cross

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Harringay and London Kings Cross until 05:20, closing some lines.

    As a result of this, services towards London Kings Cross will be unable to call at Harringay and Hornsey until after 05:20.

    Customers are advised to use London Buses to complete their journey. You can plan your journey by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

     

     

    Buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe via Wilmslow on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Northern, Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / Bournemouth

    Northern between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe and also between Southport / Wigan North Western and Alderley Edge

    Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Carmarthen / Crewe / Fishguard Harbour / Milford Haven / Pembroke Dock / Shrewsbury

    Virgin Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston via Crewe

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Crewe on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February, closing all lines.

    The following changes to the train service will apply:

    CrossCountry:

    CrossCountry services will divert via Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford and will not call at Wilmslow or Crewe.

    Rail replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly / Stockport / Wilmslow and Crewe.

    Northern:

    Saturday

    Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe will be revised to terminate / start at Alderley Edge.

    Replacement buses will operate between Wilmslow and Crewe.

    Sunday

    Trains between Manchester and Wilmslow via Manchester Airport will be revised to start / terminate at Manchester Airport.

    Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe via Stockport will NOT run.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Wilmslow and also between Stockport and Crewe.

    Transport for Wales:

    Services to / from Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted to run via Warrington Bank Quay. Some services will be amended to start / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

    Replacement buses will run between Stockport, Wilmslow and Crewe.

    Virgin Trains:

    Trains to / from Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted to run via Stoke-on-Trent, calling additionally at Macclesfield.

    Replacement buses will run between Macclesfield and Wilmslow.

    Additionally:

    Saturday:

    • A replacement bus will run from Stafford for Crewe, connecting with the 21:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service.
    • The 05:46 and 17:47 Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston services will additionally call at Crewe.

    Sunday:

    • A replacement bus will run from Stafford to Crewe, connecting with the 21:51 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

    Project Information:

    You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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    Amended early morning and late evening service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway from 23:10 on Saturday night until 09:00 on Sunday morning, and after 23:00 on Sunday night. Two out of the four lines will be closed during the engineering work.

    On Saturday night, the 22:12, 22:43 and 23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway, and the 22:56 and 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington trains will not call at Pangbourne.

    On Sunday morning, the 07:29 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway, and the 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington trains will not call at Pangbourne.

    On Sunday evening, the 22:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway, and the 23:15 and 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington trains will not call at Pangbourne.

    Buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne to connect with the above train services. The bus journey will take approximately 10 minutes.

    Outside of the early morning and late evening engineering work, trains will call as normal at Pangbourne.

    Trains will also use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

    Project Information:

    The Great Western Route Modernisation project is the biggest investment in the Great Western railway since Brunel built it more than 150 years ago. Modernising the route will improve the experience of everyone who uses it and stimulate economic growth in the South West and beyond.

    Network Rail are electrifying one of Britain's oldest and busiest railways, providing greener, more reliable journeys and improving connections across southern England and South Wales: London and Bristol, including Cardiff, Newbury and Oxford. This project is also part of the London Railway Upgrade Plan, creating new connections and increasing capacity in peak hour by 30%.

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    No c2c trains to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    c2c between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness

    Description

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

    As a result, c2c services that normally run to / from London Liverpool Street will be amended to run to / from London Fenchurch Street, and will additionally call at West Ham.

    London Fenchurch Street is within walking distance of London Liverpool Street.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Valid tickets can be used on London Underground Jubilee Line or Docklands Light Railway services between West Ham and Stratford, at no extra cost.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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    No trains between London Liverpool Street and Wickford / Southend Victoria / Southminster on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, TfL Rail

    Routes affected

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

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Witham, and also between Shenfield and Southminster / Southend Victoria, closing all lines.

    As a result, buses will replace trains between:

    • Witham and Newbury Park (London Underground).
    • Southend Victoria and Newbury Park (London Underground).
    • Wickford and Southminster.

    TfL Rail

    No trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Replacement buses will run between Stratford and Romford.

    A bus service will run between Shenfield and Newbury Park (London Underground) station. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Underground services between Newbury Park and London Liverpool Street.

    Ticket acceptance:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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    No trains via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

    Routes affected

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

    Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Stratford / Hackney Downs and Cheshunt via Tottenham Hale, closing all lines.

    As a result, services will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters. Stations on this line are within walking distance of those on the Tottenham Hale line. A map of walking routes can be found here.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Customers for Lea Bridge should use London Buses between Lea Bridge and Stratford / Hackney Downs.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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    Buses replace trains between Bolton / Wigan North Western and Preston from 21:50 on Saturday 23 until 09:00 on Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria / Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place from 21:50 on Saturday 23 until 09:00 on Sunday 24 February between Blackrod and Preston and between Wigan North Western and Leyland, closing all lines.

    Saturday from 21:50:

    Trains between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North will operate between Manchester and Bolton / Horwich Parkway, and between Preston and Blackpool North in both directions.

    Buses will then operate between Bolton and Preston in both directions to connect with train services.

    Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North will operate between Liverpool and Wigan North Western, and between Preston and Blackpool North in both directions.

    Buses will then operate between Wigan North Western and Preston in both directions to connect with train services.

    Sunday until 09:00:

    The following alterations will be in place:

    • The 07:48 Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road will start from Bolton.
    • The 07:58 Manchester Piccadilly to Preston will terminate at Bolton.
    • The 08:21 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria will depart Preston at 09:03 and run later than normally advertised to Manchester Victoria (arriving at 09:55).
    • The 07:55 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Wigan North Western. An additional train will operate from Blackpool North to Preston departing at 07:55.

     

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

    Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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    No trains between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    London Overground, Southern

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction / Stratford

    Southern between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central

    Description

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

    London Overground

    London Overground services will not run between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction.

    Southern

    Southern services will not run between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

    Ticket acceptance:

    London Overground customers may use London Buses via reasonable routes to complete your journey.

    Southern customers with valid tickets can use London Underground and London Northwestern Railway services between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

    Check before you travel:

    If you are travelling with London Overground, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

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    Amended TfL Rail services to / from London Paddington from 23:40 on Saturday 23 until 09:00 on Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    TfL Rail between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 4

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Heathrow, closing some lines.

    TfL Rail will run an amended service, with trains being retimed between 23:40 on Saturday, and 09:00 on Sunday.

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

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    No trains between Romford and Upminster on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Romford and Upminster

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Romford and Upminster, closing the line. 

    No trains will run between Romford and Upminster.

    Ticket acceptance:

    You may use London Buses between Romford and Upminster.

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

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