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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.

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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 during Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Significant repair work must be undertaken before the line reopens. You can view images of the damage here.

    The line is expected to remain closed for several weeks. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, route disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

    How does this affect my journey?

    Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between these stations.

    Bus information:

    The buses will be run by Llew Jones Coaches and 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:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

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    Disruption to and from London Waterloo until approximately 18:00

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    To and from London Waterloo

    Description

    All lines have reopened to and from London Waterloo following overrunning engineering work in the London Waterloo area earlier this morning.

    How is this affecting the train service?

    Journey times to and from London Waterloo may be extended by up to 40 minutes. Some trains will also be cancelled or revised at short notice. We anticipate a normal service will resume from 18:00.

    Alternative travel options:

    To assist you on your journey today your rail tickets are being accepted on the the following:

    • Great Western Railway services between Basingstoke, Reading and London Paddington
    • Southern services via any reasonable route
    • CrossCountry between Southampton and Reading
    • London Underground between London Paddington and London Waterloo, and between Richmond/Wimbledon and London Waterloo
    • London Buses between Wimbledon, Clapham Junction and London Waterloo and also between between Staines and Hounslow (for access to Piccadilly Line Underground services)
    • Reading buses on services X4 and 4 between Reading and Bracknell, Park & Ride 500 between Winnersh Triangle and Reading and on service 703 between Martins Heron and Reading
    • Stagecoach Buses routes 45 and 65 in Guildford area

    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 #LondonWaterloo

    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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    Major disruption between Leicester and London St Pancras International until approximately 20:00

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Between Sheffield / Lincoln Central / Nottingham / Corby and London St Pancras International

    Description

    All lines have reopened between Leicester and London St Pancras International following a person having been hit by a train between Kettering and Bedford.

    We expect a normal service to resume from 20:00.

    How is this affecting the train service?

    Trains are now able to run between Leicester and Kettering. Due to trains and train crew being out of position, trains may be delayed by up to 60 minutes, cancelled or revised.

    A temporary timetable will be implemented, with the following trains running to / from London St Pancras International:

    Southbound:

    • XX:00 Sheffield to London St Pancras International
    • XX:12 Nottingham to London St Pancras International

    Northbound:

    • XX:05 London St Pancras International to Nottingham
    • XX:31 London St Pancras International to Sheffield

    Alternative travel options:
    A replacement bus service is operating between Kettering, Wellingborough and Bedford, from Bedford you can connect with Thameslink services to London.

    LNER are no longer able to accept East Midlands Trains tickets due to a broken down train in the Newark Area

    Sheffield:
    You may travel to Stockport on Virgin Trians from London Euston and change for services to Sheffield.

    Derby / Chesterfield:
    You may travel to Birmingham on London Northwestern Railway from London Euston and then CrossCountry services to Derby.

    Nottingham:
    You may travel to Stoke-on-Trent or Tamworth and change for connecting services to Derby.

    Leicester:
    You may travel to Nuneaton from London Euston and change for services to Leicester.

    Luton Airport Parkway, Luton and Bedford:
    You may travel on alternative Thameslink services to and from these stations.

    All of these alternative route options are available in the opposite direction too. Don't worry about your ticket, arrangements have been made with other train companies for you to travel with your original ticket.

    Ticket easements:
    Your Advance purchase or off-peak ticket may be used on other trains than booked on the affected routes.

    If you have a ticket dated for travel today, and decide not to travel you may use your ticket to travel tomorrow, Saturday 23 March instead.

    If you've been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.

    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 #Kettering

    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 Manchester and Leeds expected until 16:30

    Train companies affected

    Northern, TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Northern between Southport and Leeds

    TransPennine Express between Huddersfield / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport / Liverpool Lime Street and Leeds / Hull / Middlesbrough / Newcastle / Scarborough

    Description

    All lines have reopened between Manchester and Leeds following the emergency services having dealt with an incident between these stations.

    We anticipate a good service will be operating by 16:30.

    How is this affecting the train service?
    As trains return to normal, some services may continue to be delayed by up to 30 minutes, cancelled or revised.

    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 #Morley

    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 Birmingham Moor Street and Stratford-upon-Avon via Whitlocks End until approximately 18:00

    Train companies affected

    West Midlands Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction and Whitlocks End / Stratford-upon-Avon

    Description

    A road vehicle has collided with a bridge between Hall Green and Yardley Wood.

    How is the currently affecting the train service?

    Trains are unable to run between Birmingham Moor Street and Stratford-upon-Avon via Whitlocks End.

    Trains will either be cancelled or diverted via Solihull where possible, not calling at stations via Whitlocks End.

    A normal service is expected to resume from 18:00.

    Alternative travel options:

    Buses (operated by Mighty Travel, Guru Travel, Bouden Coaches, Premier Coaches and Brit coaches) are running between Shirley and Stratford-upon-Avon, calling at all stations.

    You may use your ticket on the Midland Metro Tram between Birmingham Grand Central - Corporation Street - Jewellery Quarter - The Hawthorns - West Bromwich Central.

    You may use your ticket on National Express West Midlands Buses on the following routes:

    Birmingham - Whitlocks End line:

    • 3: Birmingham - Yardley Wood
    • 4: Birmingham - Solihull
    • 4A: Birmingham - Acocks Green
    • 5: Birmingham - Shirley
    • 6:Birmingham - Hall Green - Shirley
    • 11C (outer circular, clockwise) / 11C (outer circular, anti-clockwise): Stechford - Acocks Green - Hall Green
    • 17: Birmingham - Bordesley
    • 49: Longbridge - Shirley
    • 60: Birmingham - Small Heath (nearby)
    • 76: University - Selly Oak - Yardley Wood - Solihull
    • X1: Birmingham - Bordesley
    • X2: Birmingham - Solihull

    Birmingham - Stourbridge Junction line:

    • 4 / 4H / 4M: Sandwell & Dudley, Rowley Regis, Old Hill and Cradley Heath
    • 9: Birmingham - Halesowen Interchange - Cradley Heath (nearby) - Lye - Stourbridge Town
    • 12: Birmingham - Langley Green
    • 12A: Birmingham - Langley Green
    • 13: Birmingham - Langley Green
    • 80/80A Birmingham - Smethwick Galton Bridge
    • 87: Birmingham - Smethwick Galton Bridge
    • X7: Birmingham - Smethwick Galton Bridge
    • X10 : Birmingham - Old Hill - Cradley Heath - Merry Hill

     

    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 #YardleyWood

    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 Doncaster and Newark North Gate expected until 18:00

    Train companies affected

    Hull Trains, London North Eastern Railway

    Routes affected

    Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross

    London North Eastern Railway between York / Leeds / Newcastle / Aberdeen / Inverness / Newark North Gate / Edinburgh and London Kings Cross

    Description

    A fault on a train between Doncaster and Newark North Gate is causing disruption to journeys through these stations. Train services may be delayed by up to 30 minutes or cancelled.

    Disruption is expected until 18:00.

    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 #NewarkNorthGate

    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 31 May 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 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 31 May, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 1 June, 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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    Buses replace trains between Perth and Inverness from Friday 22 to the morning Tuesday 26 March

    Train companies affected

    Caledonian Sleeper, London North Eastern Railway, ScotRail

    Routes affected

    Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Inverness

    London North Eastern Railway between London Kings Cross and Inverness

    ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Perth and Inverness, closing all lines from Friday to Monday inclusive.

    Caledonian Sleeper:

    The Friday evening and Sunday evening trains between London Euston and Inverness in both directions will be diverted to run via Aberdeen and Fife.

    Replacement buses will run between Dundee and Carrbridge, calling at Perth, Dunkeld & Birnam, Pitlochry, Blair Atholl, Dalwhinnie, Newtonmore, Kingussie and Aviemore.

    LNER:

    Buses replace trains between Perth and Inverness.

    On Friday, the 12:00 London Kings Cross to Inverness service will terminate at Perth. On Tuesday morning, the 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross service will start from Perth

    ScotRail:

    On Saturday, Sunday and Monday buses will replace trains between Perth and Inverness.

    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 trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings on Saturday 23 March

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Hastings

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings, closing all lines.

    As a result, buses will replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. As a result of limited road access, a minibus service will run between Battle and Crowhurst.

    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 20:31 London Euston to Preston Virgin Trains service on Saturday 23 March

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    Virgin Trains between London Euston and Preston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place in the Wigan North Western area, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted after Crewe, and will run to Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Preston via Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

    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 23:10 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service on Saturday 23 March

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Frome on Saturday evening, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 23:10 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus will run between Westbury and Frome.

    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 15:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service on Saturday 23 March

    Train companies affected

    Grand Central

    Routes affected

    Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Grand Central network, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 15:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service will terminate at Doncaster. Customers for stations towards Bradford Interchange should use alternative 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.

    Amended Gatwick Express service on Saturday 23 March

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express

    Routes affected

    Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton

    Description

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

    As a result, Gatwick Express will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only. Customers travelling to / from Brighton should use alternative Southern or Thameslink services.

    Check before you travel:

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

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    Major improvement work between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes / Hove on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 of March

    Train companies affected

    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 Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing all lines.

    Train services between Brighton and London Victoria stations will be diverted via and calling additionally at Lewes. 

    Buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

    Gatwick Express services will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

    Thameslink services will start / terminate at Three Bridges. Customers advised to use alternative Southern services between Brighton and Three Bridges via Lewes.

    Full details of the engineering project taking place can be found here. Travel advice for travel to / from specific stations can be found here.

    Customers travelling to events in London are advised to travel earlier than usual to ensure they arrive in time.

    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 London Liverpool Street and Shenfield on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Southminster / Walton-on-the-Naze / Clacton-on-Sea / Harwich Town / Ipswich / Norwich

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

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

    TfL Rail:

    There will be no TfL Rail service between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Replacement buses will run between Stratford and Romford, calling at all stations except Maryland.

    You may use your valid rail ticket on London Underground Circle Line services between London Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Replacement buses will run between Shenfield and Newbury Park Underground Station to help you complete your journey.

    Greater Anglia:

    No trains will run between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street, or between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria, or between Wickford and Southminster.

    Replacement buses will run between:

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

    You may use your valid rail ticket on London Underground Circle Line services between London Liverpool Street / Stratford and Newbury Park.

    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 Hull trains service at Beverley and Cottingham on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Hull Trains

    Routes affected

    Between London Kings Cross and Beverley

    Description

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

    As a result, no Hull Trains service will serve Beverley or Cottingham on Saturday or Sunday. These services will start from or terminate at Hull. Customers should use alternative services between Beverley / Cottingham and Hull.

    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 c2c services to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 23 or Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    c2c between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness

    Description

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

    c2c services to / from London Liverpool Street will be diverted to run to / from London Fenchurch Street, calling additionally at West Ham.

    London Liverpool Street and London Fenchurch Street are just a short distance apart.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Valid tickets can be used on London Underground Jubilee Line or Docklands Light Railway (DLR) 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 or Docklands Light Railway 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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    Buses replace trains between Pitsea and Upminster via Laindon on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

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

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Pitsea and Upminster via Laindon, closing all lines.

    Services will be diverted to run on alternative lines, and will also be retimed. Replacement buses will run between Pitsea and Upminster, calling at all stations via Laindon.

    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 trains between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

    Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Newport / Ebbw Vale Town / Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen / Pembroke Dock / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea, closing all lines.

    Great Western Railway:

    Saturday and Sunday:

    Most services will be amended, and will not run between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea. Replacement buses will run between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea. Customers travelling from Swansea will need to travel earlier than usual in order to maintain connections on their journey.

    Some London Paddington - Swansea / Carmarthen services will not run, or will be amended to start from / terminate at Bristol Parkway.

    On Saturday, the 20:45 London Paddington to Swansea service will terminate at Cardiff Central for a replacement bus from Cardiff Central to Swansea.

    Transport for Wales:

    On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea.

    On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea.

    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:

    This major upgrade project includes a new signalling system between Cockett Tunnel (west of Swansea Station) and Baglan (west of Port Talbot), as well as upgrading track, power supplies and telecoms equipment. This will increase the resilience, flexibility and reliability of the railway in South Wales.

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    Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Birmingham New Street and Plymouth / Penzance

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry:

    Services will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, extending journey times by 1 hour. Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.

    Great Western Railway:

    Services between London Paddington and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton via Bristol Temple Meads will be amended, and will not run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton.

    Some services between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Penzance that usually run via Bristol Temple Meads will be amended to run via Westbury.

    Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. An amended timetable will run between Weston-super-Mare and Taunton.

    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 trains to / from Newquay on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Par and Newquay

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Par and Newquay, closing all lines.

    Replacement buses will run between St Austell and Newquay, calling at all stations.

    Customers should use St Austell for rail / road connections to / from Newquay.

    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 / early morning Northern service on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place in the Wigan North Western area from 21:50, closing some lines.

    The following services will terminate at Wigan North Western with a bus replacement service forward to Preston:

    Saturday

    The 21:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

    The 22:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

    The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street.

    The 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North.

    The 21:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A replacement bus service will operate forward to Wigan North Western.

    Sunday

    The 07:55 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Wigan North Western.

    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 trains between Hull and Bridlington on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Hull and Scarborough

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Beverley and Bridlington, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Hull and Bridlington.

    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 train service between Middlesbrough / Northallerton / Darlington and Hartlepool on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Grand Central, London North Eastern Railway, Northern, TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Southampton and York, between Leeds and Glasgow Central and also between York and Plymouth

    Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

    London North Eastern Railway between Inverness / Edinburgh / Newcastle and Leeds / London Kings Cross

    Northern between Middlesbrough and Newcastle / Bishop Auckland

    TransPennine Express between Middlesbrough and Manchester Airport

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Thornaby and Stockton / Darlington / Northallerton closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    From 20:00 Saturday until 10:00 Sunday

    Rail replacement road transport will operate between York and Darlington.

    Grand Central

    Trains are diverted between Sunderland and Northallerton and will not call at Hartlepool and Eaglescliffe. Replacement buses will run between Hartlepool and Northallerton calling at Eaglescliffe.

    LNER:

    Saturday:

    After 20:00, buses will replace trains between York and Darlington, calling at Northallerton.

    Sunday:

    Until 10:00, LNER services towards London will not run between Newcastle and York, with train services starting at York. The first train to run will be the 10:00 Newcastle to York service.

    The 08:30 Leeds to Edinburgh service will start from Darlington at 09:36.

    Northern

    Replacement buses will run between Middlesbrough and Hartlepool / Darlington.

    TransPennine Express

    Saturday:

    To / from Middlesbrough:

    Until around 19:15, TransPennine Express services will be diverted to run to / from Darlington. Replacement buses will run between Northallerton and Middlesbrough. After this, services will terminate at York. Replacement buses will run between York and Middlesbrough.

    To / from Newcastle:

    From 19:00, services from Newcastle towards York will be replaced by buses. From 20:00, services from York to Newcastle will be replaced by buses.

    Sunday:

    Replacement buses will run between Northallerton and Middlesbrough.

    No TransPennine Express services will call at Thirsk. Customers should travel via Northallerton for replacement buses between Northallerton and Thirsk.

    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 trains between Kilwinning and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs

    Description

    Track work is taking place between Kilwinning and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Kilwinning and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs. Additional buses will run to connect with ferry 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 trains between Teddington and Shepperton on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Shepperton / Kingston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Teddington / Strawberry Hill and Shepperton, closing all lines.

    Buses will run between Teddington and Shepperton all weekend.

    On Saturday, trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will not run.

    On Sunday, trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will run between London Waterloo and Twickenham only.

    Additionally on Sunday, trains between London Waterloo and Kingston will be diverted to terminate and start from Staines.

    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 via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Stratford and Broxbourne / 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.

    No trains will call at Lea Bridge. Customers to / from 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

    Project information:

    Network Rail are building an additional track between Stratford and Angel Road which will reduce congestion for passengers, increase the number of trains per hour and support regeneration across the Upper Lee Valley area.

    A new station is also being built at Meridian Water to support the regeneration of a vast industrial area into 10,000 new homes and nearly 7000 new jobs. Network Rail are delivering the new station as part of the £170m Lee Valley Rail Programme.

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    Amended late night / early morning services from London Paddington on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Slough overnight from Saturday evening until Sunday morning, closing some lines.

    As a result, the following trains will be amended:

    Saturday:

    The 22:50 London Paddington to Oxford service will depart earlier at 22:47.

    The 23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will depart earlier at 23:14.

    Sunday:

    The 06:45 London Paddington to Reading service will start at Slough at 07:40. A replacement bus will run from London Paddington at 06:45 to Slough to connect with this train.

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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

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

    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.

    Check before you travel:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Bexhill / Hastings and Ashford International on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Hastings / Ore / Ashford International

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Bexhill / Hastings and Ashford International, closing all lines.

    Saturday:

    Buses replace trains between Bexhill and Hastings / Ore / Ashford International.

    Sunday:

    Buses replace trains between Hastings and Ore / Ashford International.

    Due to the Hastings marathon taking place, this has resulted in various road closures, buses therefore will be unable to call at Three Oaks or Winchelsea. Customers are advised to use Rye for Winchelsea and Ore for Three Oaks. 

    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 evening / morning Thameslink trains between Luton and Bedford on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink between Three Bridges / Sutton / London St Pancras International and Bedford

    Description

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

    From around 23:00 on Saturday until 08:45 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Luton and Bedford.

    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 Machynlleth and Tywyn on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Machynlleth and Barmouth / Pwllheli

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Machynlleth and Tywyn, closing all lines.

    As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Machynlleth and Tywyn all day Saturday and Sunday.

    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 Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft from Saturday 23 to Friday 29 March

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft and also between Ipswich and Lowestoft

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft, and also between Oulton Broad South and Lowestoft, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Norwich and Great Yarmouth.
    • Norwich and Lowestoft.
    • Oulton Broad South and Lowestoft.

    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:

    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 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 31 May 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 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.

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    Up to Friday 31 May, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From Saturday 1 June, 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 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 31 May, 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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    We are awaiting further details of how Gatwick Express are affected by engineering work on this date

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express

    Routes affected

    Gatwick Express routes

    Description

    We are still awaiting further details of how Gatwick Express are affected by engineering work on the date you are searching for.

    Please check back nearer to your date of travel.

    We are awaiting further details of how Great Northern are affected by engineering work on this date

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Great Northern routes

    Description

    We are still awaiting further details of how Great Northern are affected by engineering work on the date you are searching for.

    Please check back nearer to your date of travel.

    We are awaiting further details of how Thameslink are affected by engineering work on this date

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink routes

    Description

    We are still awaiting further details of how Thameslink are affected by engineering work on the date you are searching for.

    Please check back nearer to your date of travel.

    We are awaiting further details of how Southern are affected by engineering work on this date

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Southern routes

    Description

    We are still awaiting further details of how Southern are affected by engineering work on the date you are searching for.

    Please check back nearer to your date of travel.

    Buses replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber / Barnetby from 21:00 on Saturday 18 and all day Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    East Midlands Trains between Cleethorpes and Newark North Gate / Nottingham

    Northern between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber

    TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport

    Description

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

    East Midlands Trains:

    On Saturday, no trains will be affected by this engineering work. On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barnetby.

    Northern:

    From 21:00 on Saturday until the end of the day Sunday, buses will replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber.

    TransPennine Express:

    Saturday:

    The 18:53, 18:53 and 20:53 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Scunthorpe for replacement buses to Cleethorpes, calling at Barnetby, Habrough, Grimsby Town and Cleethorpes.

    The 20:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe. A replacement bus will run from Cleethorpes at 19:30 to Scunthorpe to connect with the train. This bus will call at Grimsby Town, Habrough and Barnetby.

    Sunday:

    Replacement buses will run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes, calling at Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

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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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    Amended service between Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 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 Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh from 11:30 on Saturday 18 until 11:30 on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport

    Virgin Trains between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and London Euston

    Description

    Track work is taking place between Carlisle and Lockerbie, closing all lines.

    TransPennine Express:

    From 11:30 on Saturday until 14:30 on Sunday, replacement buses will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh, calling at Lockerbie. Buses will not call at Haymarket, customers should travel via Edinburgh.

    Customers travelling to / from Glasgow Central should use Virgin Trains replacement buses. Customers to / from Motherwell should travel via Glasgow Central, using ScotRail services between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

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

    Virgin Trains:

    Buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    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.

    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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    Amended local service between London Paddington and Reading from 23:40 Saturday 18 until 08:00 Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Slough, in relation to the Elizabeth Line. From 23:00 Saturday until 08:00 Sunday morning, local Thames Valley services will be amended.

    From London Paddington:

    • 23:43 London Paddington to Reading will operate non-stop to Slough where it will arrive and depart earlier than normal. It will then call earlier than normal at all stations to Reading. There will be a bus at 23:43 from London Paddington to Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton and Langley. This bus will continue to Slough.
    • 00:05 London Paddington to Reading will NOT run. A bus will run at 00:05 from London Paddington (fast) to Slough. Connects into the 01:03 service. There will also be a bus at 00:05 from London Paddington to Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton and Langley. This bus will continue to set down only at Slough, Burnham, Taplow, Maidenhead, Twyford and Reading.
    • 00:30 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough at 01:03 and will call additionally Burnham and Taplow. A bus will run at 00:30 from London Paddington (fast) to Slough. Connects into the 01:26 service. There will also be a bus at 00:30 from London Paddington to Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton and Langley. This bus will continue to Slough.
    • 01:00 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough at 01:26. A bus will run at 01:00 from London Paddington (fast) to Reading. There will also be a bus at 01:00 from London Paddington to Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, Slough, Maidenhead and Twyford. This bus will continue to Reading.
    • 06:45 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough at 07:40. A bus will run at 06:45 from London Paddington (fast) to Slough to connect into the train. There will also be a bus at 06:45 from London Paddington, Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton and Langley. This bus will continue to Slough for a later rail connection from Slough to Maidenhead and Reading.
    • 07:29 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will start from Slough at the normal time of 08.04.

    To London Paddington

    • 22:56 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate at Reading, connecting into the train below.
      23:01 Oxford to London Paddington will call additionally at Twyford, Maidenhead, Taplow and Burnham and will terminate at Slough. A bus will depart at 00.05 (Sun) from Slough (fast) to London Paddington. There will also be a bus at 00:06 (Sun) from Slough to West Drayton, Hayes & Harlington, Southall and Ealing Broadway. This bus will continue to London Paddington.
    • 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate at Slough. A bus will run at 00:55 (Sun) from Slough (fast) to London Paddington. There will also be a bus at 00:56 (Sun) from Slough to Langley, West Drayton, Hayes & Harlington, Southall and Ealing Broadway. This bus will continue to London Paddington.
    • 06:20 Reading to London Paddington will terminate Slough for a bus at 06:50 from Slough (fast) to London Paddington. There will also be a bus at 06:51 from Slough to Langley, West Drayton, Hayes & Harlington, Southall and Ealing Broadway.
    • 07:32 Reading to London Paddington will depart Slough and beyond a few minutes later than normal.

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    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 Crossrail Project is building the Elizabeth line to link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, via new 21km tunnels under central London. This will increase London's rail capacity, cut passenger journey times across the city, encourage regeneration and generate significant employment opportunities.

    This project is part of the London Railway Upgrade Plan, creating new connections and increasing capacity in peak hour by 30%.

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    Amended Woolwich Line services on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Dartford

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Charlton on Saturday and between Deptford and Slade Green on Sunday.

    How will this affect my journey?

    Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich will run via the Bexleyheath Line all weekend, resulting in a reduced service via Woolwich on Saturday and no service on Sunday.

    On Sunday, these trains will also start / terminate at London Cannon Street.

    Alternative travel options:

    On Saturday, passengers should use alternative services between London Bridge & Dartford via Woolwich (Thameslink or London Cannon Street services)

    On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Lewisham & Dartford via New Cross, Greenwich & Woolwich.

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    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 service between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground, Southern

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Clapham Junction / Richmond and Stratford

    Southern between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central

    Description

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

    London Overground

    No service will operate between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction. A shuttle service will operate between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush. Customers should use London Buses for stations between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction.

    No trains will operate between Richmond and South Acton. A replacement bus service will operate between Richmond and Acton Central.

    Southern 

    It is not yet known how Southern are affected by this engineering work.

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    If you are travelling with Southern, 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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    Amended evening / morning TransPennine Express services between Manchester and York on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Stalybridge / Huddersfield / Leeds / York / Scarborough / Middlesbrough / Newcastle

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place at various points on the TransPennine Express route between Manchester and Leeds / York, closing some lines.

    As a result, the following trains will be amended:

    Saturday:

    • The 20:56 Liverpool Lime Street to Stalybridge service will not run.
    • The 21:24 Liverpool Lime Street to York service will call additionally at Stalybridge.
    • The 21:46 Scarborough Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at York. Customers should use alternative services.
    • The 21:58 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at York. A replacement bus will run between York and Manchester Airport, calling at Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly.
    • The 22:53 Leeds to Huddersfield service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
    • The 23:17 Manchester Piccadilly to Huddersfield service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
    • The 23:19 Manchester Airport to York service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to York, calling at Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds.
    • The 23:56 Huddersfield to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

    Sunday:

    Until 09:00, services between Manchester Piccadilly and Huddersfield / Leeds / York will be replaced by buses.

    • The 07:17 York to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.
    • The 07:53 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Manchester Victoria.
    • The 08:22 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.
    • The 08:22 York to Manchester Airport service will start from Stalybridge.
    • The 09:00 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria service will start from Stalybridge.

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    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 18 and Sunday 19 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.

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    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.

    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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    Amended 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    From Swansea to London Paddington

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Neath until 08:50 on Sunday, closing all lines.

    The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central .

    Replacement buses will run earlier than usual from Swansea (07:35) to Cardiff Central, and from Neath (07:20) to Cardiff Central, calling at Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend, to connect with the train.

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    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.

    Buses replace trains between Doncaster and Hull via Goole on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Sheffield / Doncaster and Goole / Hull

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Kirk Sandall and Hatfield & Stainforth, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Doncaster and Goole and between Doncaster and Hull. Trains between Sheffield and Hull will be diverted via Selby.

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    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 Newcastle and Hartlepool on Sunday 19 May until 11:15

    Train companies affected

    Grand Central, Northern

    Routes affected

    Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

    Northern between Carlisle and Nunthorpe / Middlesbrough; between Newcastle and Whitby

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Hartlepool, closing all lines.

    Until 11:15, buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Hartlepool.

    The 09:23 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service will start at Hartlepool at 09:47. A bus will operate from Sunderland to Hartlepool.

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    If you are travelling with Northern, 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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    Amended service between Guildford and Reading / Aldershot / Woking on Sunday 19 May until 15:45

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Guildford and Newcastle

    Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport / Redhill and Reading

    South Western Railway between Portsmouth Harbour and London Waterloo; between Guildford and London Waterloo; between Guildford and Ascot

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Woking / Wanborough and Guildford, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    The 12:14 Guildford to Newcastle service will start from Reading. Customers should use rail replacement buses from Guildford to Wanborough and a Great Western Railway rail service from Wanborough to Reading.

    Great Western Railway

    Until 14:15, trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be reduced to an hourly frequency and will operate in revised timings.

    The following trains will terminate at Ash and be replaced by road transport from North Camp to Guildford.

    • 14.47 Reading to Redhill will terminate Ash
    • 14.43 Redhill to Reading will start from Ash

    Customers interchanging between rail and road should do so at NORTH CAMP (NOT at Ash).

    After this time a near-normal timetable will operate except:

    • 15:15 Gatwick Airport to Reading will call additionally Betchworth, Dorking West and Shalford.
    • 15:43 and 16:43 Redhill to Reading will NOT run.
    • 16:15 Gatwick Airport to Reading will call additionally Gomshall, Chilworth, Shalford, Ash, Farnborough North, Sandhurst and Crowthorne.

    South Western Railway

    Until 15:45, buses will  replace trains between Woking and Guildford and between Guildford & Aldershot

    Trains will be amended as follows:

    • 00 & 30 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour services call additionally at Surbiton and will be diverted via Cobham
    • 10 & 40 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Guildford services terminate at Woking
    • 32 & 48 minutes past the hour Portsmouth to London Waterloo services call additionally at Surbiton and will be diverted via Cobham
    • 27 & 57 minutes past the hour Guildford to London Waterloo services start from Woking
    • Trains between Ascot & Guildford will run between Ascot and Aldershot

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    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 London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton on Sunday 19 May until 07:20

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between North Wembley and Northampton, closing all lines.

    Until 07:20 on Sunday morning, buses will replace trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton.

    The 07:20 London Euston to Northampton service will be retimed and depart London Euston at 07:24 and run 7 minutes later than normal until Milton Keynes Central.

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    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 09:14 Walsall to London Euston service on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    From Walsall to London Euston

    Description

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

    The 09:14 Walsall to London Euston service will depart Coventry at 10:11 and will run 9 minutes later than normal between Coventry and Northampton.

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    Amended 10:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    From Birmingham New Street to London Euston

    Description

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

    The 10:54 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service will not call at Long Buckby. Passengers travelling to and from Long Buckby are advised to travel on the 11:14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service.

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    Buses replace trains between Hednesford and Rugeley Trent Valley on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    West Midlands Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Coventry / Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley

    Description

    Track work is taking place between Hednesford and Rugeley, closing all lines.

    All day, buses will replace trains between Hednesford and Rugeley Trent Valley.

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    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 late night trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International / Shrewsbury and Chester

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing all lines.

    The 21:12 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be diverted via Wrexham General. Passengers for stations to Crewe should change at Shrewsbury and travel on the 23:24 replacement road transport .

    The 21:08 Birmingham International to Chester service will be diverted via Wrexham General. Passengers for Crewe should change at Shrewsbury and travel on 22:40 replacement road transport.
     
    The 23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury will start later at 23:22 and be diverted via Wrexham General. Passengers for Crewe should travel on the 23:00 replacement road transport. Passengers from Crewe for Shrewsbury travel on 23:23 replacement road transport.

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    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 service from London Paddington on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn / Bristol Temple Meads / Cheltenham Spa / Swansea / Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance / Oxford / Worcester / Hereford / Great Malvern

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Slough, in relation to the Elizabeth Line.

    Long distance services from London Paddington will depart a few minutes earlier than normal.

    Trains on the following routes will be affected:

    • London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cheltenham Spa / Swansea
    • London Paddington and Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance
    • London Paddington and Oxford / Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford
    • London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn

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    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 Crossrail Project is building the Elizabeth line to link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, via new 21km tunnels under central London. This will increase London's rail capacity, cut passenger journey times across the city, encourage regeneration and generate significant employment opportunities.

    This project is part of the London Railway Upgrade Plan, creating new connections and increasing capacity in peak hour by 30%.

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    Amended late night / early morning Heathrow Express service on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Heathrow Express

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington, closing some lines until 08:05.

    Saturday:

    The last Heathrow Express service from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington will run at 23:12. After this, the 23:27 and 23:42 Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington services will terminate at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3.

    Sunday:

    A limited train service will run before 08:25, with trains running between Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5 only. After 08:25, a normal service will resume.

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    Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry / Penarth / Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan on Sunday 19 May until 09:50

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Cardiff Central and Penarth; between Aberdare / Cardiff Central and Barry Island; between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend / Barry / Penarth, closing some lines.

    On Sunday until 09:50, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and also between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan.

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    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 Teddington and Shepperton on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Waterloo and Shepperton / Kingston

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Teddington and Shepperton, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Teddington and Shepperton .

    Trains between London Waterloo and Kingston will be diverted to terminate and start from Staines.

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    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 in the Salisbury area on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

    South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Salisbury / Yeovil Junction / Exeter St Davids; between Romsey and Salisbury; between Reading and Salisbury / Gillingham / Frome; between Bristol Temple Meads and Salisbury

    Description

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

    Great Western Railway

    Trains will operate operate between Cardiff Central and Warminster and between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

    Buses will operate between Warminster / Salisbury and Southampton Central.

    The following trains will also be further amended:

    • 08:19 Romsey to Brighton will NOT run. There will be an earlier bus at 07:45 from Romsey to Southampton Central for rail/road connections beyond, otherwise Romsey customers should use South Western Railway services.
    • 16:35 Cardiff Central to Brighton and 17:40 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour will terminate at Westbury.
    • 15:47 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Westbury.
    • 17:46 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads and the 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will NOT run.

    South Western Railway

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Andover and Gillingham
    • Salisbury and Romsey

    Trains are amended as follows:

    • 8 & 13 minutes past the hour Salisbury to Romsey services will start from Romsey at 49 minutes past the hour.
    • 35 minutes past the hour Romsey to Salisbury service will start at 39 minutes past the hour terminating at Romsey.
    • 15 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids services will start from Gillingham

    The following services will not run:

    • London Waterloo to Frome / Bristol Temple Meads
    • 12 minutes past the hour Romsey to Salisbury
    • 52 minutes past the hour Salisbury to Reading

    The following additional services will run:

    • 45 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Andover
    • 12 & 14 minutes past the hour Andover to London Waterloo

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    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 at London Charing Cross or Waterloo East on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Dartford / Gravesend / Ramsgate / Hastings / Dover Priory

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Charing Cross and St Johns, closing various lines.

    How will this affect my journey?

    There will be no train services at London Charing Cross on Sunday 19 May.

    Trains that usually run from London Charing Cross will run from London Cannon Street instead and may run at different times to normal.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Passengers may use London Underground services between Charing Cross, Embankment (for Charing Cross), Waterloo, Southwark (for Waterloo East), London Bridge & Cannon Street at no extra cost.

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    Buses replace trains on routes through Orpington on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Orpington / Hastings / Dover Priory; between London Victoria and Orpington

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Chislehurst / Bickley and Sevenoaks, closing all lines.

    How will this affect my journey?

    Grove Park Line: Trains will run between London Cannon Street and Chislehurst only, and buses will replace trains between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks. (These trains are also running from London Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross.)

    Hastings Line: London Cannon Street to Hastings services will be diverted via an alternative route and will not stop at Orpington but will stop at Chislehurst instead to connect with replacement bus services. (These trains are also running from London Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross.)

    Paddock Wood Line: London Cannon Street to Dover Priory / Ramsgate services will be diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Sevenoaks and will be retimed. (These trains are also running from London Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross.)

    Bromley South Line: Buses replace trains between Bromley South and Orpington.

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    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 on routes through Gravesend and Strood on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Cross and Gravesend; between London St Pancras International and Faversham; between Tonbridge and Strood

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Maidstone West, closing all lines.

    How will this affect my journey?

    Sidcup Line: Trains will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford. Buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend. These trains are also running from Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross

    Medway Valley Line: Trains will run between Maidstone West and Tonbridge. Buses will run between Gravesend and Maidstone West.

    High Speed via Gravesend: Buses will replace trains between Ebbsfleet International and Meopham, to provide connections to trains to Medway Towns, Faversham & Ramsgate. High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Faversham will not run between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham. An Additional replacement bus service will run between Ebbsfleet International and Strood, but this will not connect into onward trains. Passengers will need to travel via Meopham for connecting train services.

    Additional replacement buses will also run between Dartford and Gillingham

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    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 Shoeburyness and Southend Central on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    c2c between Shoeburyness and London Fenchurch Street / London Liverpool Street

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Shoeburyness and Southend Central, closing all lines.

    Replacement buses will operate between Shoeburyness and Southend Central. Train services between Southend Central - Ockenden - London Fenchurch Street will be re-timed.

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    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 c2c service to / from London Liverpool Street on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Central

    Description

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

    As a result of this, c2c services to / from London Liverpool Street will be diverted to start / terminate at London Fenchurch Street, calling additionally at West Ham.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Customers may use their tickets on London Underground Jubilee Line services and Docklands Light Railway between West Ham and Stratford.

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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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    Amended East Midlands Trains service to / from London St Pancras International on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International and Kettering / Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras and Luton, and also between Wellingborough and Market Harborough, closings some lines.

    As a result, services will be retimed to run earlier or later than usual, and will make additional stops. This will extend journey times by several minutes.

    Additionally, buses will replace trains between Kettering 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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    No London Overground services between London Euston and Kilburn High Road until 12:00 on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between London Euston and Watford Junction

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London Euston and Kilburn High Road closing the London Overground lines.

    Until 12:00, no London Overground trains will run between London Euston and Kilburn High Road.

    Customers should use local buses on any reasonable route between London Euston and Kilburn High Road.

    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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    No London Overground service between South Tottenham and Barking before 12:00 on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between Gospel Oak and Barking

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between South Tottenham and Woodgrange Park until approx 12:00, closing all lines.

    No Trains will operate between South Tottenham and Barking until approx 12:30.

    A rail replacement bus service will operate between Walthamstow Central and Barking.

    Customers should use local buses between South Tottenham and Walthamstow Queens Road or London Underground services between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central and also between East Ham and Barking.

    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 East Midlands Trains services to / from London St Pancras International on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International and Luton, and also between Wellingborough and Market Harborough, closing some lines.

    As a result, buses will replace trains between Corby and Kettering. All services running to / from London St Pancras will run to an amended timetable, with trains running earlier or later than usual, and with some trains making additional stops in order to cover gaps in the service. Journey times will be extended by a few minutes.

    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 Ipswich and Norwich / Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 19 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich, and also between Colchester / Ipswich and Cambridge / Peterborough

    Description

    Track renewal work is taking place between Ipswich and Norwich / Bury St Edmunds, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Norwich / Bury St Edmunds.

    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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