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December 2018 timetable change

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

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

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

Further updates will be available shortly.

What this means for buying tickets

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

Purchasing tickets between 12 and 6 weeks prior to departure

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

Purchasing tickets on other operators

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

Purchasing tickets for CrossCountry services

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

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

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

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

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

Does this affect my date of travel?

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

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

 

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

    Train companies affected

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

    Routes affected

    Grand Central between Bradford Interchange / Sunderland and London Kings Cross

    Great Northern Peterborough and London Kings Cross

    Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross

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

    Thameslink between Peterborough and Horsham / Gatwick Airport

    Description

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

    Disruption is expected until 11:00.

    Alternative travel advice

    Great Northern / Thameslink

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

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

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

     

    London North Eastern Railway

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

    Twitter:
    If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Peterborough

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

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

     

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    Disruption between Edinburgh and Linlithgow expected until 12:00

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    Between Edinburgh and Linlithgow

    Description

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

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

    Alternative travel advice

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

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

    Twitter:
    If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #EdinburghPark

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

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

     

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    Planned changes to train times

    There are currently no updates.

    Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Autumn 2019

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Felixstowe

    Description

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

    Description

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Merseyrail between Southport and Hunts Cross

    Description

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

    Buses will replace trains between Moorfields and and Formby .

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement bus timetable can be found here.

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton

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

    Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

    Description

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

    No trains will call at the following stations:

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

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

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

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

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

    Additional information:

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

    You can also view images of the work being undertaken.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

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

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

    Description

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

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

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

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

    CrossCountry

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

    Great Western Railway 

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    between London Cannon Street and Orpington

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

    between Grove Park and Bromley North

    Description

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

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

    The following changes will apply to the train service:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

    Description

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Great Western Railway between Maidenhead and Marlow

    Description

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

    As a result, the following amendments will apply:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    From London St Pancras International to Nottingham / Derby

    Description

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

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

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

     

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    From Nottingham to Leicester

    Description

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage London Kings Cross

    Description

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

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

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

     

     

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

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Northern, Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / Bournemouth

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

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

    Virgin Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston via Crewe

    Description

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

    The following changes to the train service will apply:

    CrossCountry:

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

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

    Northern:

    Saturday

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

    Replacement buses will operate between Wilmslow and Crewe.

    Sunday

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

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

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

    Transport for Wales:

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

    Replacement buses will run between Stockport, Wilmslow and Crewe.

    Virgin Trains:

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

    Replacement buses will run between Macclesfield and Wilmslow.

    Additionally:

    Saturday:

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

    Sunday:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

    Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    c2c between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness

    Description

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

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

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

    Ticket acceptance:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, TfL Rail

    Routes affected

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

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

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

    As a result, buses will replace trains between:

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

    TfL Rail

    No trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Replacement buses will run between Stratford and Romford.

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

    Ticket acceptance:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

    Routes affected

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

    Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

    Description

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

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

    Ticket acceptance:

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

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

    Description

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

    Saturday from 21:50:

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

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

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

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

    Sunday until 09:00:

    The following alterations will be in place:

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

     

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    London Overground, Southern

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction / Stratford

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

    Description

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

    London Overground

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

    Southern

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

    Ticket acceptance:

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

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

    Train companies affected

    TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    TfL Rail between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 4

    Description

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Romford and Upminster

    Description

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

    No trains will run between Romford and Upminster.

    Ticket acceptance:

    You may use London Buses between Romford and Upminster.

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    Planned changes to train times

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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 all stations.

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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

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    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.

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Sheringham

    Description

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

    Replacement buses will run between Cromer and Sheringham.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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    Amended service between Birmingham New Street and Rugby / Leamington Spa from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, London Northwestern Railway, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Reading / Bournemouth and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth / Southampton Central

    London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Coventry / London Euston / Northampton

    Virgin Trains between Glasgow Central / Birmingham New Street / Edinburgh / Wolverhampton / Crewe / Shrewsbury and London Euston 

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Coventry and Berkswell, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    Trains will divert via Solihull, not calling at Coventry and Birmingham International. Journey times between Birmingham New Street and Leamington Spa will be unaffected. 

    A replacement bus service will run between Leamington Spa, Coventry and Birmingham International.

    London North Western Railway

    Buses will replace trains between Rugby and Birmingham International. A half hourly train service will also run between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street.

    Virgin Trains

    Buses will replace trains between Rugby and Birmingham International.

    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 Gloucester / Chepstow and Newport from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

    Transport for Wales between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa, and between Fishguard Harbour and Gloucester

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Chepstow and Newport, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry

    As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Chepstow and Newport.

    On Monday, the 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will not run, a bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads at 05:20, calling at Bristol Parkway at 05:40 and Newport at 06:18.

    Transport for Wales

    Buses replace trains between Newport and Gloucester.

    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 South Western Railway services from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    All South Western Railway routes

    Description

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

    As a result, South Western Railways will operate an amended service with trains being altered, diverted or cancelled. Some services will make additional calls at stations where trains have been cancelled.

    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 trains at London Fenchurch Street from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness / Grays / Southend Central

    Description

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

    Over the Easter Bank Holiday period, no trains will run to / from London Fenchurch Street. Trains will be diverted to London Liverpool Street.

    London Liverpool Street is only a short walk away from London Fenchurch Street.

    Grays - Rainham - London Fenchurch Street services will be replaced by road transport between Grays and Barking (via Rainham).

    Southend Central - Ockendon - London Fenchurch Street services will terminate / start back at Grays.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Ticket acceptance is in place with the following operators to help you with your journey:

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

     

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on London Underground or the 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

    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 from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster

    Description

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

    Over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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    Amended services in the Glasgow and Motherwell areas from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    All routes through Motherwell

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place in the Rutherglen and Motherwell areas closing most lines.

    Caledonian Sleeper

    The Friday night departure from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will be diverted between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central and will be unable to call at Motherwell and Carstairs. These works will also affect Sunday departures.

    CrossCountry

    On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

    London North Eastern Railway

    On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, trains will terminate at Edinburgh, a replacement bus service will operate between Edinburgh and Motherwell. Customers for Glasgow should use ScotRail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street.

    ScotRail

    Saturday 20 April

    • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will be replaced by buses.
    • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
    • Glasgow Central - Newton: These services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
    • Glasgow Central - Lanark: These services will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
    • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
    • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

     

    Sunday 21 April

    • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
    • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
    • Glasgow Central - Lanark: Trains will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
    • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
    • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Hamilton).

     

    Monday 22 April

    • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will run between Motherwell and Edinburgh only.
    • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
    • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
    • Glasgow Central - Lanark: An hourly service will operate via Mount Florida, and will not call at Cambuslang. Buses will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark.
    • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
    • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

    TransPennine Express

    Saturday, Sunday & Monday until 12:00

    • Coaches will replace trains between Lancaster and Carlisle calling at Oxenholme and Penrith, extending journey times by approx 75 minutes.

    Saturday, Sunday and Monday

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

    No coaches at Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh Waverley instead.

    Customers travelling between Scotland and Manchester are advised to use services routed via Newcastle and Leeds.

    Virgin Trains

    Saturday, Sunday and Monday

    Replacement coaches between Carlisle and Glasgow Central with selected services calling at Lockerbie. Journey times will extended by approx 55 minutes.

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

    On Monday, an hourly will operate diverted via Kilmarnock, extending journey times.

    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 service between Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads from Saturday 20 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington

    Between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place throughout the Bank Holiday weekend between Cardiff Central and Newport, between Newport and Bristol Parkway and between Newport and Filton Abbey Wood, closing various lines.

    Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central - London Paddington

    Because of the engineering work, no trains will be able to run between Newport and Bristol Parkway. The following service will operate between South Wales and London:

    • Trains will be available between Carmarthen, Swansea, Cardiff Central and Newport (calling at the usual interim stations).
    • Buses will replace trains between Newport and Bristol Parkway, taking approximately 45 minutes.
    • Trains will run between Bristol Parkway and London Paddington (on Sunday these trains will be extended to also run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway).

     

     

    Cardiff Central - Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

    Cardiff Central - Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton: Most  services will be partially diverted to run between Bristol Parkway and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton instead. Trains will run on their normal route between Filton Abbey Wood and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton.

    Cardiff Central - Taunton services will only run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton.

    Cardiff Central - Bristol Temple Meads services will either be cancelled, or will be diverted to run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

    To help you complete your journey to and from Cardiff Central:

    • Trains will be available between Cardiff Central and Newport.
    • Buses will run non-stop between Newport and Bristol Parkway, taking approximately 45 minutes. Please use these bus connections if you are making longer distance journeys.
    • Buses will run between Newport and Bristol Parkway, calling at Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway.
    • Buses will run between Bristol Parkway and Pilning, taking approximately 23 minutes.

     

     

    Please check your journey before you travel, especially if you plan to travel at the start or end of the day as there may be additional changes to the above planned service.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

    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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    Buses replace trains between Wigan North Western and Preston from 11:55 on Saturday 20 until 12:00 on Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport and Preston / Blackpool North and between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Euxton Balshaw Lane from 11:55 on Saturday until 12:15 on Monday, closing some lines.

    Engineering work will also be taking place between Patricroft and Wigan North Western all day on Sunday.

    Saturday from 11:55 and Sunday until 12:00

    Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North will operate with a reduced frequency, with trains running between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western and between Preston and Blackpool North.

    Replacement road transport will then operate between Wigan North Western and Preston.

    Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will be revised to terminate / start at Wigan North Western.

    Customers are advised to use replacement road transport between Wigan North Western and Preston, then connect with alternative trains between Preston and Blackpool North.

    Sunday

    Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North will be revised to terminate / start at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement road transport will operate between Wigan North Western and Preston with customers advised to use alternative services between Preston and Blackpool North.

    Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North via Wigan North Western will be diverted via Bolton and Chorley, not calling at Wigan North Western.

    Trains between Manchester Airport and Preston via Chorley will not run.

    Replacement road transport will operate between Wigan North Western and Preston with alternative trains available between Manchester Oxford Road / Salford Central and Wigan North Western / Wigan Wallgate and between Preston and Blackpool North.

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Dyce and Inverurie from Saturday 20 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    ScotRail between Aberdeen and Inverurie / Inverness

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Dyce and Inverurie, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Dyce and Inverurie.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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    Amended service between Gospel Oak and Barking from Saturday 20 to Monday 22 April

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place at Barking, closing some lines.

    An amended train service will run between Gospel Oak and Barking, with some trains running to an amended timetable or being cancelled entirely.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

    Project Information:

    The Barking Riverside Extension Project aims to build a new station near Barking to serve over 10,000 new houses at Barking Riverside, and help create 16,000 new jobs. Barking Riverside is the largest housing development in east London, with planning permission for up to 10,800 new homes, as well as healthcare, shopping, community and leisure facilities. Without a new rail link in place, the full potential of the development at Barking Riverside cannot be achieved.

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    No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth from Saturday 20 April to Friday 3 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth via Reedham

    Description

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

    Up to 26 February, 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 22:05 Nottingham to Worksop service from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Nottingham to Worksop

    Description

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Various Northern routes

    Description

    Monday to Thursday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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

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

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Transport for Wales

    Routes affected

    Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly

    Description

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia

    Routes affected

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

    Description

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

    Routes affected

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

    Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

    Description

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

    Monday to Friday:

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

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

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

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

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Airport and York

    Description

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

     

    Monday to Thursday

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

     

    Tuesday to Friday

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

     

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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