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December 2018 timetable change

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    Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Llandudno Junction / Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Description

    Following the severe weather events on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice.

    How does this affect my journey?

    Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

    The line is expected to remain closed as significant repair work must be undertaken. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

    You can view images of the damage here.

    Bus information:

    The buses will reflect the normal train timetable, subject to traffic conditions. Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs, mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

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

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

    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 #BlaenauFfestiniog

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

    Feedback:
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    Completed - Major Engineering Work during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

    Train companies affected

    c2c, Caledonian Sleeper, London Overground, ScotRail, South Western Railway, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    Various routes in England, Wales and Scotland

    Description

    All major engineering works have been completed on time and handed back allowing all lines to reopen.

    Major engineering works were carried out on the following routes over the Easter period:

     

     

    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 #EasterRailWorks

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

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    Disruption between Three Bridges and Gatwick Airport expected until 15:00

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Gatwick Express between Brighton and London Victoria

    Southern between Littlehampton / Bognor Regis / Seaford / Eastbourne / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Ore / Havant and London Victoria, and also between Bognor Regis / Eastbourne and London Bridge

    Thameslink between Brighton / Horsham / Littlehampton and Bedford, between Brighton and Cambridge, and also between Horsham and Peterborough

    Description

    A fault with the signalling system between Three Bridges and Gatwick Airport is causing disruption to journeys through these stations. Trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

    A normal service is expected to resume by 15:00.

    Customer advice:

    Services which run through Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges will be subject to cancellation or alteration.

    To alleviate delays as much as possible a reduced Southern and Gatwick Express service will be in operation:

     

    • Gatwick Express services from Brighton to London Victoria are suspended at this time, some services may be able to run, this will be decided on an individual train basis.
    • Littlehampton, Eastbourne and Portsmouth / Southampton services to London Victoria will run as booked, though there may be short notice alterations on these services.

     

     

    Thameslink at this time will be running their normal volume of service; however, they will be subject to alteration.

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

     

    • Southern and Thameslink will accept each others tickets between London and Brighton / Horsham
    • Metrobus between Redhill and Horsham.
    • London Buses between Redhill and Central London 
    • London Underground between London Victoria, London Blackfriars and London Bridge
    • Gatwick Express tickets will be valid on Southern and Thameslink services via reasonable routes

     

    How is this currently affecting the train service?

    Fewer trains are able to run between Three Bridges and Gatwick Airport, this is to ease congestion building up in the Gatwick area.

    The work on the signalling fault is ongoing. To aid service, points (movable sections of track that allow trains to switch over to other running lines) have been set in a "fixed" state. This will enable operators to run services, albeit with limited capacity to alter running lines, hence disruption is expected to continue.

    At this time, Network Rail operatives are carrying out comprehensive tests of the cables in the area, to determine what is causing the fault and carry out effective repairs. We are advised this will take until 10:30, and we will be able to update you further then. Train service will remain in operation while this takes place.

    Can you tell me more about the incident?

    We have been advised of a fault with the signalling system in the Gatwick Airport area. The fault in question has been confirmed as a "track circuit failure". The fault in question is affecting both the fast / express line from Three Bridges towards London, also the slow / stopping line from Gatwick towards Three Bridges.

    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.

    Network Rail engineers are aware of the issue and have been working through the night and into the morning in order to fix the issue. However, the problem is still ongoing. They are still on site and working to get the problem fixed 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 #GatwickAirport

    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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    No trains between Ashford International and Hastings until at least 14:30

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Between Ashford International and Hastings / Eastbourne

    Description

    A broken down train between Ashford International and Hastings means trains are currently unable to run between these stations.

    Trains between Ashford International and Hastings will be cancelled. Disruption is expected until at least 14:30.

    Customer Advice
    Please allow extra time for your journey this morning.

    Rail replacement buses have been requested from Southerns suppliers. These have been confirmed, and will operate out of Ashford, Rye, and Hastings. Please speak to station staff for running details on these buses.

    We are aware of traffic issues caused by the location of the broken down train, affecting the traffic on approach to Rye, and thus the replacement buses. We are working to have this resolved as soon as possible. 

    Your tickets will be valid on Southeastern services, between Ashford / Hastings and London. Please note this does not include their high speed services.

    How is this currently affecting the train service?

    There is a failed train, at a stand at Rye.

    Services will be disrupted on this route until the unit can be moved.

    Where possible, a shuttle service will operate between Ashford and Appledore. These will display on station screens and journey planners shortly.

    Additionally, please note Southern have received reports of poor track conditions in the Normans Bay area. This results in services running at reduced speeds in the area, in the direction towards Eastbourne.

    Can you tell me more about the incident?

    The 08:24 Ashford to Eastbourne service has suffered a fault with its brakes. An attempt was made to use another train to assist it out of the way, however, this proved unsuccesful. Southern are now making arrangements for the safe moving of passengers. Maintenance personnel is also en route to assist the broken down train.

    When a train fault occurs, the driver will contact train technicians and will be guided through a 10 minute repair process. If they are unable to fix the fault, the train will be terminated and taken out of passenger service and returned to the depot for full safety investigation and repairs. This is likely to have an immediate knock on effect, particularly in busy locations across our network, as well as on later services in the day.

     

    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 #Rye

    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 Charlton and Slade Green expected until 13:30

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Slade Green, and also between London Charing Cross and Dartford

    Thameslink between Luton and Rainham (Kent)

    Description

    A broken down train between Charlton and Slade Green means some lines are blocked.

    Trains between these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 13:30.

    Advice for Southeastern customers:

    The 10:37 Cannon Street-Barnehurst service has failed at Plumstead due to a defect with the conductor rail. Trains towards London may be revised to enable staff to rectify the fault. 

    You can use London Buses on reasonable routes between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich & Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Woolwich Aresnal at no extra cost to help complete your journey. 

    Advice for Thameslink customers:

    Thameslink will be unable to serve the following stations, in the direction towards Dartford ONLY:

    • Deptford
    • Greenwich
    • Maze Hill
    • Westcombe Park
    • Charlton
    • Woolwich Arsenal
    • Plumstead
    • Abbey Wood
    • Slade Green

    Passengers at these stations can either use ticket acceptance with London Buses, or travel to Dartford to take a London bound train.

    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 #Plumstead

    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 Ascot and Aldershot expected until 14:00

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Ascot and Guildford

    Description

    A track circuit problem between Camberley and Aldershot means some lines are blocked. Train services running through these stations may be delayed or revised.

    Disruption is expected until 14:00.

    Alternative travel advice:

    To assist you with your journey this afternoon, your tickets will be accepted, at no additional cost on:


    For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.

    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 #AshVale

    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 Derby Road and Trimley.

    If you are travelling to / from Westerfield, please use station help points to arrange onward travel as buses will not stop at this station.

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

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey until Friday 12 July using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    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 Monday 18 March until February 2020

    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.

    Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

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

    Check before you travel:

    Up to Friday 12 July, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    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:

    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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    Major improvement work at Sheringham from Sunday 31 March to Sunday 5 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Sheringham

    Description

    Station improvement work is taking place at Sheringham station, closing all lines to the station. This work is being scheduled in order to allow new trains to call at Sheringham in the future.

    Replacement buses will run between Cromer and Sheringham.

    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.

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    Amended 22:05 Nottingham to Worksop service from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Nottingham to Worksop

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place in the Mansfield area, closing all lines.

    As a result of this, the 22:05 Nottingham to Worksop service will terminate at Mansfield Woodhouse. A replacement bus will run from Mansfield Woodhouse, calling at all stations to Worksop.

    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.

    Amended 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between New Mills Central and Stockport and between Buxton and Hazel Grove from 23:10 each night, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly will not call at Stockport.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Chinley and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.

    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.

    Amended late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 22 to Friday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Various Northern routes

    Description

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 22:00 Leeds to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Blackpool North.

    The 22:01 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will terminate at Alderley Edge. A bus will be provided from Alderley Edge to Crewe.

    The 22:18 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at Salford Central.

    The 22:19 Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate service will not call at Salford Central. 

    The 22:59 Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout.

    The 23:01 Manchester Piccadilly to Alderley Edge service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Alderley Edge.

    The 23:08 Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly service will start at 23:03 and run earlier than normally advertised to Stockport. A bus will be provided from Hazel Grove to Stockport, departing Hazel Grove at 23:08. 

    The 23:11 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton service will be bus replaced throughout. 

    The 23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Stockport. A bus will be provided from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly, departing Crewe at 23:12.

    The 23:24 Manchester Piccadilly to Hazel Grove service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Hazel Grove. 

    The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport. 

    The 23:29 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Hunts Cross. A bus will be provided from Hunts Cross to Liverpool Lime Street. 

    The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Crewe.

    The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston.  A bus will be provided between Preston and Blackpool North.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Manchester Airport. A bus will be provided from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Manchester Airport.

    The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston.

    The 04:46 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston.

    The 05:14 Blackpool South to Preston service will start from Blackpool North.

    Buses will replace trains between Blackpool North / South and Preston.

    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.

    Buses replace late night Transport for Wales services between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly, closing all lines after 22:50 on Monday - Thursday evenings.

    • The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Crewe. A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.
    • The 22:36 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will be diverted to run via Stoke-on-Trent. A replacement bus will run from Stockport to Crewe.

    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.

    Amended evening service between Gidea Park and Shenfield from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

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

    Description

    Track work is taking place between Gidea Park and Shenfield, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    As a result, after 21:25 trains will retimed and may run earlier than usual. Journey times will be extended by up to 10 minutes.

    Check before you travel:

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

    No late night / early morning trains via Seven Sisters from Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

    Routes affected

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

    Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Hackney Downs and Cheshunt via Seven Sisters overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Friday:

    Between 23:35 (Monday to Thursday) and 05:15 (Tuesday to Friday, Train services will be diverted to run via Tottenham Hale, and will not run via Seven Sisters.

    Stations on the Seven Sisters line are within walking distance of those on the Tottenham Hale line.

    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.

    Amended late night / early morning midweek TransPennine Express service from Monday 22 to Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport and York

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Huddersfield and Leeds, closing various lines.

    Monday to Thursday

    • The 23:19 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury connecting off the train.
    • The 23:53 Leeds to Huddersfield and 23:56 Huddersfield to Leeds services will not run and will be replaced by coaches throughout.

    Tuesday to Friday

    • The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service depart Huddersfield 14 minutes later than normal at 02:55.
    • The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 14 minutes later than normal at 04:11.
    • The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York service will depart Manchester Piccadilly 04 minutes later than normal at 00:57 and Leeds 08 minutes later than normal at 02:13.

    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.

    Amended overnight / early morning Thameslink trains from Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Various Thameslink routes

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight / early morning, at various locations on the Thameslink network resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday

    The 23:45 Peterborough to London Kings Cross will not stop at Arlesey. A bus will run between Arlesey and Hitchin to connect with the train.

    Tuesday

    03:24 Peterborough to London Kings Cross will not stop at Arlesey. A bus will run between Arlesey and Hitchin to connect with the train.

    Tuesday to Thursday

    Between 22:15 and 05:45, trains will not call at station between Purley and Horley. Some replacement buses will run but customers should use alternative Southern services to complete their journey.

    The 23:22 Sevenoaks to London Bridge is diverted via and calling at Beckenham Junction. A replacement bus will run between Bromley South and London Blackfriars stopping at Ravensbourne and Nunhead.

    Wednesday and Thursday

    The 23:09 St Albans City to Sutton,  will run between St Albans City and Wimbledon. Customers should use local buses between Wimbledon and Sutton to complete your journey.  

    Wednesday to Friday

    Between 00:15 and 04:15, buses will replace trains between Dartford and Rainham.

    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 Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

    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.

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 April

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street / Crewe  and Holyhead, and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Holyhead

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead overnight from Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning, closing all lines.

    Tuesday:

    • The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead service will terminate at Llandudno Junction. A replacement bus will run between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.
    • The 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead service will terminate at Llandudno Junction. A replacement bus will run between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.
    • The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Llandudno Junction. A replacement bus will run from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead.

    Wednesday:

    • The 05:14 Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Llandudno Junction at 05:46. A replacement bus will run from Holyhead earlier at 04:12 to Llandudno Junction to connect with this train.

    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.

    Amended overnight Southern trains on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 April

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Various Southern routes

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight at various location on the Southern network resulting in the closure of some lines.

    On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the following alterations will apply:

    • Between 22:15 and 05:20, trains between subject to re-timings between Purley and Balcombe.
    • Between 23:45 and 04:45, buses will replace trains between Lewes and Haywards Heath / Polegate / Seaford.
    • Between 22:15 and 05:30, buses will replace trains between Leatherhead and Horsham with additional buses running between Leatherhead and Dorking.

    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.

    Amended 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service from Tuesday 23 until Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Swindon to Cheltenham Spa

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Stonehouse and Gloucester from 23:35 until 05:15 each night, closing all lines.

    As a result of this, the 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester and will not call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse, it will also terminate at Gloucester at 01:19.

    There will be a replacement bus from Swindon at 23:40, calling at Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse Post Office, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. Customers for Gloucester are advised to use the train.

    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.

    Amended 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services from Tuesday 23 until Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    London Euston to Wolverhampton

    Description

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

    As a result of this, the 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will be diverted via an alternative route and will arrive into Wolverhampton slightly later than normal.

    Check before you travel:

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

    No trains to / from London Fenchurch Street from 20:45 each night from Tuesday 23 until Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    c2c between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Fenchurch Street and Barking from 20:45 each night, closing all lines.

    From 20:45 each night, trains will be diverted to London Liverpool Street.

    Southend Central - Ockendon - London Fenchurch Street services will run between Grays and Upminster only.

    Ticket acceptance:

    You may use the following services to help with your journey:

    • London Underground District Line between Upminster and Tower Hill
    • London Underground Jubilee Line between West Ham and Stratford
    • Docklands Light Railway between Limehouse and Stratford via Poplar

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Amended 23:30 and 23:44 Willesden Junction to Clapham Junction services from Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction

    Description

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

    As a result, the 23:30 and 23:44 Willesden Junction to Clapham Junction services will not run. Customers should use London Buses to complete their journey.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Amended 05:19 Leeds to Wigan Wallgate service from Tuesday 23 until Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Leeds to Wigan Wallgate

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Leeds and Mirfield, closing all lines.

    As a result of this, the 05:19 Leeds to Wigan Wallgate service will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Cottingley, Morley, Batley, Dewsbury and Ravensthorpe.

    A bus will run from Leeds to Brighouse, departing Leeds at 04:35 to connect with the train at Brighouse.

    A second bus will run from Leeds to Brighouse, departing Leeds at 05:35.

    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.

    Amended 05:23 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street service from Tuesday 23 until Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street

    Description

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

    As a result of this, the 05:23 Notingham to Liverpool Lime Street service will depart Nottingham earlier at 05:09, it will run as scheduled from Sheffield.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Amended late night service between London St Pancras International and Leicester from Tuesday 23 until Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Between London St Pancras International and Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Kettering, and between Leicester and East Midlands Parkway, closing some lines.

    The following trains will be amended:

    Tuesday - Thursday:

    • 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will arrive later than normal into London St Pancras International
    • 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras International will run later than normal from Bedford
    • 21:30 London St Pancras International to Derby will run later than normal from Loughborough

    The following trains will run later than normal from Wellingborough:

    • 21:50 London St Pancras International to Derby
    • 22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham
    • 22:20 London St Pancras International to Sheffield
    • 23:08 London St Pancras International to Derby

    Wednesday - Friday:

    The 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester will run later than normal from Wellingborough.

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

    Amended late night service between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Dover Priory on Wednesday 24 until Friday 26 April

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Ramsgate, and also between London St Pancras International and Faversham

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Dover Priory, closing some lines.

    The following alterations will be in place:

    Wednesday and Thursday

    The 23:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will terminate at Faversham. Two replacement buses will run - one calling at all stations to Ramsgate and the other running non-stop to Margate, then calling at all stations to Ramsgate. 

    The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will terminate at Ebbsfleet International. A replacement bus will run from Ebbsfleet International to Faversham.

    Thursday and Friday

    The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate will terminate at Sittingbourne. 3 replacement buses will run, one will call at all stations, one will run semi-fast and a mini bus will run to Teynham only.

    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 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 Derby Road and Trimley.

    If you are travelling to / from Westerfield, please use station help points to arrange onward travel as buses will not stop at this station.

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

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey until Friday 12 July using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    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 Monday 18 March until February 2020

    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.

    Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

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

    Check before you travel:

    Up to Friday 12 July, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 13 July, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    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:

    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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    Improvement work at Overpool from Saturday 27 April to Friday 31 May

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port

    Description

    Station improvement work is taking place at Overpool closing one of the platforms.

    Trains from Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port will be unable to call at Overpool. 

    Customers to / from Overpool should circulate between Little Sutton and Ellesmere Port.

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    Major improvement work between Aberdeen and Inverness from Saturday 4 May until Monday 19 August

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    Trains between Aberdeen and Inverurie / Inverness

    Description

    The Aberdeen - Inverness Improvement Project is taking place over the course of a number of weeks, closing all lines between Dyce and Inverurie.

    Saturday 4 May until Friday 14 June (6 weeks):
    Buses will replace trains between Dyce and Inverurie.

    Saturday 15 June until Friday 9 August (8 weeks):
    Buses will replace trains between Dyce and Huntly.

    Saturday 10 until Monday 12 August (3 days):
    Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Inverness.

    Tuesday 13 until Monday 19 August (6 days):
    Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Huntly.

    Check before you travel:

    To plan your journey up until Friday 28 June, please use 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 Aberdeen - Inverness Improvement Project is a Scottish Government funded project to upgrade the railway infrastructure between Aberdeen and Inverness.

    The project, which will be delivered in phases, will provide incremental benefits throughout the life of the scheme. Phase one of the project aims to deliver enhanced commuter services into each city and to facilitate the capacity for new stations at Kintore and Inverness Airport.

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    Buses replace trains between St Erth and Lelant Saltings from Tuesday 7 May to Friday 31 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Penzance and St Ives

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between St Erth and Lelant Saltings, closing all lines for most of the day.

    Buses will replace trains between St Erth and Lelant Saltings.

    Some early morning and late evening trains between Penzance and St Ives will be able to run through.

    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.

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    Amended 01:10 London Marylebone to Oxford service on Saturday 11 May

    Train companies affected

    Chiltern Railways

    Routes affected

    London Marylebone to Oxford

    Description

    Engineering work  is taking place between London Marylebone and Oxford, closing some lines from midnight.

    The 01:10 London Marylebone to Oxford 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.

    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.

     

     

    Buses replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber after 21:00 on Saturday 11 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber, closing the line from 21:00 on Saturday 11 May.

    The 21:04 Cleethorpes to Barton-on-Humber and the 22:02 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes services will be replaced by buses.

    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.

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    Improvement work in the Bristol area until 07:20 on Saturday 11 May

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Plymouth, Bristol and Manchester / Edinburgh / Glasgow

    Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth, Severn Beach, Penzance, between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central and between London Paddington and Swansea / Cardiff

    Description

    Major improvement work is taking place in the Bristol area, resulting in all lines through Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway being closed until 07:20 on Saturday 11 May

      Until 07:20, there will be no trains to or from Bristol Parkway or Bristol Temple Meads.

    CrossCountry

    Early morning services via Bristol will be replaced by buses between Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway / Gloucester.

    Great Western Railway:

    Services between Cardiff and Portsmouth will not run between Severn Tunnel Junction and Westbury. Buses will replace trains between these stations. Buses will depart earlier than the usual train times in order to connect with trains at Severn Tunnel Junction and Westbury.

    An amended service will run between Swansea, Cardiff and Bristol / London. Some services will be cancelled or amended to start / terminate at a different station than usual. Some services will be replaced by buses between Newport / Severn Tunnel Junction and Bristol / Swindon.

    Buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth.

    Services between Bristol and Taunton / Plymouth / Penzance will be cancelled or amended to start / terminate at Weston-super-Mare. Buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare in place of some cancelled 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

    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.

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    Amended c2c service on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    All c2c routes

    Description

    Bridge and tunnel maintenance and work on the signalling equipment is taking place between Barking and London Liverpool Street, closing all lines. Engineering work is also taking place between Barking and Grays via Rainham.

    As a result of the line closures, the following alterations will apply:

    • Trains will not run between Barking and London Fenchurch Street. Trains that usually run between Shoeburyness and London Fenchurch Street will be diverted to run to / from London Liverpool Street. 
    • c2c services that usually run to and from London Liverpool Street will be retimed.
    • Trains between Southend Central and London Liverpool Street will be amended to run between Southend Central and Grays only.
    • Trains between Grays and London Fenchurch Street will be amended to run between Grays and Upminster via Ockendon.
    • Buses will replace trains between Grays and Barking via Rainham.

    Ticket acceptance:

    To help complete your journey, you may use your ticket to travel on:

    • Docklands Light Railway services between Stratford, Poplar, Limehouse and Tower Gateway
    • London Underground District Line services between Upminster, Barking and Tower Hill / West Ham
    • London Underground Jubilee Line services between West Ham and Stratford

    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

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Edinburgh and Carlisle / Glasgow via Carstairs from 11:30 on Saturday 11 until 14:30 on Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Penzance, Plymouth, Bristol, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central

    ScotRail between North Berwick, Edinburgh and Motherwell / Ayr / Glasgow Central via Shotts / Carstairs

    TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport

    Virgin Trains between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and London Euston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Livingston South and Edinburgh, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    Buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

    ScotRail

    Buses replace trains between Shotts / Carstairs and Edinburgh.

    TransPennine Express

    From 11:30 on Saturday to 14:30 on Sunday

    Coaches will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh calling at Lockerbie with journey times extended by approx 85 minutes.

    Note: there will be no coaches at Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh Waverley instead.

    Virgin Trains will be providing replacement coaches between Carlisle and Glasgow Central with selected services calling at Lockerbie. Journey times will extended by approx 55 minutes.

    Customers to / from Motherwell will need to travel via Glasgow Central using alternative services provided by Scotrail. 

    On Sunday, the 15:14 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service will not run. 

    Virgin Trains

    Services between London Euston and Glasgow Central will be amended to run between London Euston and Carlisle only. Services to Scotland that run via Birmingham will be amended to terminate at and start back from Preston. Buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    On Saturday, the last trains to run to and from Scotland will be the 07:15 Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central and the 10:00 Glasgow Central to London Euston.

    On Sunday, the first trains to run to and from Scotland will be 10:46 London Euston to Glasgow Central and the 13:55 Glasgow Central to London Euston.

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    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.

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    No trains between Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry

    Routes affected

    Between Cardiff Central and Nottingham /Manchester Piccadilly

    Between Paignton, Exeter St Davids, Bristol Temple Meads and Manchester Piccadilly

    Between Penzance, Plymouth and Leeds / York / Glasgow / Dundee / Aberdeen

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street, closing the lines used by CrossCountry services.

    Saturday - An amended service will run between:

    • Plymouth and Manchester Piccadilly
    • Birmingham New Street and Scotland
    • Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa
    • Birmingham New Street and Nottingham

    Trains will be diverted via an alternative route between Cheltenham and Birmingham, extending journey times by 30 minutes.

    Sunday - and amended service will run between:

    • Plymouth and Scotland
    • Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly
    • Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street

    Trains will be diverted via an alternative route between Cheltenham and Birmingham, extending journey times by one hour.

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    Buses replace trains between Basingstoke and Winchester / Southampton / Fareham on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Newcastle / Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

    South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Poole / Weymouth  and between Romsey and Salisbury via Southampton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Winchester on Saturday and between Basingstoke and St Denys on Sunday, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    Trains will divert between Basingstoke and Southampton Central, and will be unable to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

    Customers may use replacement buses between Basingstoke and Winchester / Southampton Central provided by South Western Railway.

    On Sunday, trains will start / terminate at Southampton Central. Alternative train services will be available between Southampton Central and Bournemouth.

    South Western Railway

    On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Basingstoke and Winchester.

    On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Basingstoke and Southampton Central / Fareham and also between Southampton Central and Romsey.

    Some services between London Waterloo and Weymouth / Portsmouth that usually run via Winchester will be diverted via Havant.

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    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 High Wycombe and Wembley Stadium on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Chiltern Railways

    Routes affected

    Between Birmingham Snow Hill, High Wycombe, Oxford, Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon and London Marylebone

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place on the Chiltern Main Line, closing the line between High Wycombe and Wembley Stadium.

    A heavily amended Chiltern Railways service will run between Oxford, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Leamington Spa and London Marylebone.

    Services will be cancelled, diverted via an alternative route or amended to start / terminate at a different station than usual. Journey times will be significantly extended and you may need to use a replacement bus service or London Underground services to complete your journey.

    On Sunday 12 May, a shuttle train service will run between London Marylebone and Wembley Stadium for customers travelling to / from the National League play off final.

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    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.

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    Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Pangbourne on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines on Saturday evening, Sunday morning and Sunday evening.

    The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

    Saturday evening:

    • 22:12 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • 22:43 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • 22:56 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.
    • 23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

    Sunday morning:

    • 07:29 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

    Sunday evening:

    • 22:15 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • 22:45 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
    • 23:15 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.
    • 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

    Replacement buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne, connecting with train services.

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    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.

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    Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Lonon Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing some lines on Saturday evening, Sunday morning and Sunday evening.

    Saturday evening:

    After 22:45, trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow. This includes the 00:05 (Sunday) London Paddington to Reading service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with train services.

    Sunday:

    Please note that Taplow does not have a Sunday train service, so no replacement buses will call at Pangbourne all day.

    Morning:

    • The 06:20 Reading to London Paddington service will not run.
    • The 06:45 London Paddington to Reading service will not run.
    • The 07:32 Reading to London Paddington service will not run.

    Evening:

    The 22:50 onwards, trains will not call at Burnham. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham.

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    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Maidenhead and Marlow from 23:00 until the end of service on Saturday 11 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Maidenhead and Marlow

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Bourne End, closing the line from 23:00 on Saturday 11 May until 08:00 on Sunday 12 May.

    The following services will be replaced by road transport:

    • 23:17 Marlow to Maidenhead
    • 23:44 Maidenhead to Marlow
    • 00:10 (Sunday) Marlow to Maidenhead

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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.

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Bedford and Corby on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Between London St Pancras International and Corby and between

    London St Pancras International and Nottingham / Sheffield

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Luton Airport Parkway and additionally between Luton and Kettering, closing some lines.

    An amended timetable will be in operation, with reduced service frequency and extended journey times.

    Trains will run between London St Pancras International and Bedford and then between Corby to Nottingham / Sheffield.

    Rail Replacement buses will operate between Bedford and Corby.

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury and also between Swindon and Westbury on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway - Between Swansea, Penzance, Paignton, Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington

    Between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour

    Between Swindon and Westbury

    Between Great Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester and Weymouth / Portsmouth / Brighton

    South Western Railway - Between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol and Westbury, closing all lines.

    Trains will not run between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury or between Swindon and Westbury.

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa and Chippenham
    • Chippenham and Swindon
    • Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury - some buses will call at all stations and some will run directly or with fewer calling points. Some buses will be extended to run to / from Frome for better rail connections.
    • Swindon and Westbury

    Trains between Swansea, Penzance, Paignton,Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington will be diverted via an alternative route between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon.

    Check before you travel:

    If you are travelling with Great Western Railway, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    If you are travelling with South Western Railway, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Dartford / Strood, and between London Charing Cross and Slade Green / Dartford, and also between London Victoria and Gravesend / Gillingham

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Barnehurst / Charlton, closing various lines.

    The following alterations will apply:-

    Bexleyheath Line

    • Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath all weekend.
    • London Victoria to Gravesend services will be diverted to Sidcup on Saturday and run between Victoria and Sidcup.
    • London Victoria to Dartford services will run through to Dartford on Sunday, and are diverted to run via Sidcup.

    Woolwich Line

    • London Cannon Street to Barnehurst services & Slade Green to London Cannon St services will not run.
    • On Sunday, London Charing Cross to Dartford services will start from London Cannon Street, and are diverted to run via Greenwich.

    Sidcup Line

    • On Saturday, London Charing Cross to Dartford via Sidcup services will not run, and London Victoria to Gravesend services will run via the Sidcup line instead, running between London Victoria and Sidcup (will not run between Sidcup & Gravesend).
    • On Sunday, London Victoria to Dartford services will run via Sidcup, calling at all stations. Also on Sunday, London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will be retimed and call additionally at Lewisham.

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria and also between Wickford and Southminster

    Description

    Overhead electric wire renewal work is taking place between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

    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:

    As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Network Rail are replacing the overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line as part of a £46m investment. The wiring system currently in place along the route was installed in the 1950s and needs replacing to prevent frequent failures that cause delays, in order to improve reliability of the rail service.

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    Buses replace trains between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes after 21:00 on Saturday 11 and all day Sunday 12 May.

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place from 21:00 on Saturday and all day Sunday between Barnetby and Grimsby Town, closing the various lines.

    Saturday

    The 18:53, 19:53 & 20:53 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Scunthorpe with replacement coaches provided forward to Barnetby, Habrough, Grimsby Town and Cleethorpes.

    The 20:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe. A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 19:30) to Scunthorpe to connect with this train calling at Grimsby Town (19:50), Habrough (20:15) and Barnetby (20:30).

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes calling at Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

    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.

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    Buses replace trains between Bedford and Luton from 23:00 Saturday 11 to 07:45 Sunday 12 May

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Between Bedford and London St Pancras International / Sutton / Brighton

    Description

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

    Buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.

    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.

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