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    Industrial action announced to affect CrossCountry services in December

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry

    Routes affected

    Various CrossCountry routes

    Description

    The RMT Union have announced further strike action over various dates in December. These dates will be:

    • Saturday 23 December
    • Sunday 24 December
    • Wednesday 27 December
    • Sunday 31 December

     

    A significantly reduced service will operate but longer trains will be used where possible.

    You are advised to travel as early as possible, as some services will finish earlier than normal and some stations will have no CrossCountry service. Although alternative travel arrangements have been prepared, all services, including any replacement bus services, are expected to be very busy.

    CrossCountry train plans for the strike day are being finalised, so Journey Planners are currently showing the original planned service.

     

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

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

    Industrial action to affect Virgin Trains on Friday 15 December and dates in December and January

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    All Virgin Trains West Coast routes

    Description

    The RMT and TSSA Unions have announced strike action, affecting Virgin Trains services on their West Coast route on various dates throughout December and January. The dates where strike action is planned are:

    • Friday 15 December
    • Friday 22 December
    • Friday 5 January
    • Monday 8 January
    • Friday 26 January
    • Monday 29 January

     

    Although Virgin Trains expect to run the majority of their services during the strike action, the following alterations will apply:

    • A reduced frequency of service will run to and from London Euston
    • Trains to Manchester will not call at Wilmslow
    • Trains will not serve Edinburgh, but you can use other operator's services
    • Trains will not serve Chester and North Wales, except the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston and the 17:10 London Euston to Holyhead services

     

    You are advised allow extra time for your journey. As trains are expected to be busier, it is strongly recommended that you book a seat to avoid disappointment.

    Information regarding refunds, and answers to some questions you may have regarding the strike days, is available here.

    Check before you travel:
    To plan your journey for travel on Friday 15 December, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please check back nearer the time for timetables for the other strike days.

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

    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.

    Buses replace trains between Bourne End and Marlow expected until the end of service

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Maidenhead / Bourne End and Marlow

    Description

    A fault with the signalling system means trains between Bourne End and Marlow have been suspended.

    Due to the nature of the fault and the repairs required, we anticipate disruption will be on-going until the end of service.

    Customer Advice:
    A replacement shuttle bus will run between Bourne End and Marlow.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

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

    Feedback:
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    Buses replace trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Thursday 14 December

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Llandovery / Shrewsbury / Crewe

    Description

    An obstruction on the track between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd means that all lines are blocked. Trains will not run between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Thursday 14 December.

    Arriva Trains Wales advises all customers NOT to travel, unless the journey is of the utmost urgency.

    Customer advice
    Network Rail track teams have been successful in clearing approximately 60% of all obstructions during Tuesday 12 December. The remainder of the remedial work is expected to be completed on Wednesday 13 December, with the intent of reopening the line for first services on Thursday 14 December, 2017.

    Replacement buses and minibuses will operate, covering all services for the Heart of Wales Line.

    Passenger train services remain suspended over the Heart of Wales Line, between Llanelli (Morlais Junction, Llangenech) and Craven Arms via Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llanwrtyd Wells, Llandrindod Wells and Knighton.

    Bus services, calling at intermediate stations, will run between Shrewsbury to Llanwrtyd Wells* on the northern section and also between Swansea to Llanwrtyd Wells* on the southern section. Passengers will connect with buses at Llanwrtyd Wells.

    *First services of the day do not run the full length of the route. Buses will reflect the advertised train service.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Clapham Junction and London Waterloo expected until 16:00

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    To and from London Waterloo

    Description

    Due to a track circuit failure at Vauxhall some southbound lines are blocked. Train services running through this station may be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until 16:00.

    What Is Being Done About It:
    South Western Railway's control centre received reports of a track circuit failure at Vauxhall, meaning that one of the lines heading away from London was blocked whilst engineers worked to repair the fault. A track circuit is the method that signallers use in order to detect the presence of trains on the track, and in this instance the track circuit was intermittently changing between showing the section is occupied and free.

    Network Rail engineers have attended and have determined that there is a requirement to replace some equipment in order to rectify the fault, this will take place after the morning peak. Until this time trains will be unable to stop at Platform 8 at Vauxhall Station. This will affect suburban services that are travelling away from London Waterloo.

    Until further notice the following service plan will be in place:

    - No trains will be stopping at Vauxhall Platform 8
    - All trains from Waterloo towards Shepperton will run non stop between Waterloo and Norbiton
    - All trains from Waterloo towards Woking on stopping services will run non stop between Waterloo and Surbiton 

    Other services may still be delayed by up to 20 minutes, and some may be subject to short notice alterations.

    Please keep checking this page as we will update the information as known.

    For further information, please speak to a member of staff or use a help point.

    How South Western Railway Are Helping You Complete Your Journey:

    To assist you with your journey this morning you can use your tickets on the following other routes:

    • Southern Railway services between Clapham Junction and Dorking.
    • London Underground via any reasonable route.
    • TfL Buses in the South West London area (Hampton, Surbiton, Chessington, Kingston areas).

     

    Replacement bus transport is in place between Surbiton and Shepperton calling at Upper Halliford, Sunbury, Kempton Park, Hampton, Fulwell and then non stop to Surbiton. 

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 through New Cross Gate expected until 15:00

    Train companies affected

    London Overground, Southern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    All routes through New Cross Gate

    Description

    Due to a points failure at New Cross Gate some London bound lines are blocked. Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.

    Disruption is expected until 15:00.

    Advice for Southern and Thameslink customers:

    A points failure at New Cross Gate meant that London Overground services were temporarily unable to run towards Surrey Quays. Points are movable sections of track enabling trains to be guided from one line to another. The points that divert trains towards either London Bridge or Surrey Quays were secured in one position and trains were restricted to only the line towards Surrey Quays. This meant Southern services were being diverted onto lines which do not have platforms and they had to run non-stop after Penge West to New Cross Gate on the London bound line.

    Network Rail who own and maintain the tracks and signals have rectified the fault and services to London Bridge will now be able to run as scheduled from Penge West to London Bridge.

    Some Thameslink services are finishing and starting at either Gatwick Airport or East Croydon to help reduce the traffic on the operational line. We will be working towards restoring a normal service between London Bridge and Brighton as soon as possible.

    Southern ticket holders will be able to use London Buses between Croydon and London Bridge and on London Underground services on any reasonable routes.

    Advice for London Overground customers:

    Customers may use their tickets on Greater Anglia, Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern, South Western Railway, TfL Rail and Thameslink services.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Rugby and Northampton expected until 14:30

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    Trains between Rugby and Northampton

    Description

    Following a broken down train between Rugby and Northampton some South bound lines have now reopened. This is expected to continue until 14:30.

    Services may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes.

    Road transport is running between Rugby and Northampton via Long Buckby in both directions. This is being operated by DRP Travel, Travel de Courcey, Mortons Travel and 1-16 Minibuses.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Hither Green and Orpington expected until 15:00

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Crosss / London Cannon Street and Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

    Description

    Due to signalling problems at Chislehurst, train services running through this station may be delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 15:00.

    What's happened?
    --------------------
    A signalling problem at Chislehurst means that one of the lines towards London is blocked. Trains can run through the station using the other line towards London.

    How does this affect my journey?
    ------------------------------------
    Trains running from Orpington into London may be delayed by up to 15 minutes as all trains are having to use one line towards London. As a result, some trains may be revised at short notice.

     

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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.

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    Industrial action announced to affect CrossCountry services in December

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry

    Routes affected

    Various CrossCountry routes

    Description

    The RMT Union have announced further strike action over various dates in December. These dates will be:

    • Saturday 23 December
    • Sunday 24 December
    • Wednesday 27 December
    • Sunday 31 December

     

    A significantly reduced service will operate but longer trains will be used where possible.

    You are advised to travel as early as possible, as some services will finish earlier than normal and some stations will have no CrossCountry service. Although alternative travel arrangements have been prepared, all services, including any replacement bus services, are expected to be very busy.

    CrossCountry train plans for the strike day are being finalised, so Journey Planners are currently showing the original planned service.

     

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

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

    Industrial action to affect Virgin Trains on Friday 15 December and dates in December and January

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    All Virgin Trains West Coast routes

    Description

    The RMT and TSSA Unions have announced strike action, affecting Virgin Trains services on their West Coast route on various dates throughout December and January. The dates where strike action is planned are:

    • Friday 15 December
    • Friday 22 December
    • Friday 5 January
    • Monday 8 January
    • Friday 26 January
    • Monday 29 January

     

    Although Virgin Trains expect to run the majority of their services during the strike action, the following alterations will apply:

    • A reduced frequency of service will run to and from London Euston
    • Trains to Manchester will not call at Wilmslow
    • Trains will not serve Edinburgh, but you can use other operator's services
    • Trains will not serve Chester and North Wales, except the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston and the 17:10 London Euston to Holyhead services

     

    You are advised allow extra time for your journey. As trains are expected to be busier, it is strongly recommended that you book a seat to avoid disappointment.

    Information regarding refunds, and answers to some questions you may have regarding the strike days, is available here.

    Check before you travel:
    To plan your journey for travel on Friday 15 December, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please check back nearer the time for timetables for the other strike days.

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

    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.

    Buses replace trains between Bourne End and Marlow expected until the end of service

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Maidenhead / Bourne End and Marlow

    Description

    A fault with the signalling system means trains between Bourne End and Marlow have been suspended.

    Due to the nature of the fault and the repairs required, we anticipate disruption will be on-going until the end of service.

    Customer Advice:
    A replacement shuttle bus will run between Bourne End and Marlow.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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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    Buses replace trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Thursday 14 December

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Llandovery / Shrewsbury / Crewe

    Description

    An obstruction on the track between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd means that all lines are blocked. Trains will not run between Llanelli and Craven Arms until at least 05:00 on Thursday 14 December.

    Arriva Trains Wales advises all customers NOT to travel, unless the journey is of the utmost urgency.

    Customer advice
    Network Rail track teams have been successful in clearing approximately 60% of all obstructions during Tuesday 12 December. The remainder of the remedial work is expected to be completed on Wednesday 13 December, with the intent of reopening the line for first services on Thursday 14 December, 2017.

    Replacement buses and minibuses will operate, covering all services for the Heart of Wales Line.

    Passenger train services remain suspended over the Heart of Wales Line, between Llanelli (Morlais Junction, Llangenech) and Craven Arms via Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llanwrtyd Wells, Llandrindod Wells and Knighton.

    Bus services, calling at intermediate stations, will run between Shrewsbury to Llanwrtyd Wells* on the northern section and also between Swansea to Llanwrtyd Wells* on the southern section. Passengers will connect with buses at Llanwrtyd Wells.

    *First services of the day do not run the full length of the route. Buses will reflect the advertised train service.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Clapham Junction and London Waterloo expected until 16:00

    Train companies affected

    South Western Railway

    Routes affected

    To and from London Waterloo

    Description

    Due to a track circuit failure at Vauxhall some southbound lines are blocked. Train services running through this station may be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until 16:00.

    What Is Being Done About It:
    South Western Railway's control centre received reports of a track circuit failure at Vauxhall, meaning that one of the lines heading away from London was blocked whilst engineers worked to repair the fault. A track circuit is the method that signallers use in order to detect the presence of trains on the track, and in this instance the track circuit was intermittently changing between showing the section is occupied and free.

    Network Rail engineers have attended and have determined that there is a requirement to replace some equipment in order to rectify the fault, this will take place after the morning peak. Until this time trains will be unable to stop at Platform 8 at Vauxhall Station. This will affect suburban services that are travelling away from London Waterloo.

    Until further notice the following service plan will be in place:

    - No trains will be stopping at Vauxhall Platform 8
    - All trains from Waterloo towards Shepperton will run non stop between Waterloo and Norbiton
    - All trains from Waterloo towards Woking on stopping services will run non stop between Waterloo and Surbiton 

    Other services may still be delayed by up to 20 minutes, and some may be subject to short notice alterations.

    Please keep checking this page as we will update the information as known.

    For further information, please speak to a member of staff or use a help point.

    How South Western Railway Are Helping You Complete Your Journey:

    To assist you with your journey this morning you can use your tickets on the following other routes:

    • Southern Railway services between Clapham Junction and Dorking.
    • London Underground via any reasonable route.
    • TfL Buses in the South West London area (Hampton, Surbiton, Chessington, Kingston areas).

     

    Replacement bus transport is in place between Surbiton and Shepperton calling at Upper Halliford, Sunbury, Kempton Park, Hampton, Fulwell and then non stop to Surbiton. 

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 through New Cross Gate expected until 15:00

    Train companies affected

    London Overground, Southern, Thameslink

    Routes affected

    All routes through New Cross Gate

    Description

    Due to a points failure at New Cross Gate some London bound lines are blocked. Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.

    Disruption is expected until 15:00.

    Advice for Southern and Thameslink customers:

    A points failure at New Cross Gate meant that London Overground services were temporarily unable to run towards Surrey Quays. Points are movable sections of track enabling trains to be guided from one line to another. The points that divert trains towards either London Bridge or Surrey Quays were secured in one position and trains were restricted to only the line towards Surrey Quays. This meant Southern services were being diverted onto lines which do not have platforms and they had to run non-stop after Penge West to New Cross Gate on the London bound line.

    Network Rail who own and maintain the tracks and signals have rectified the fault and services to London Bridge will now be able to run as scheduled from Penge West to London Bridge.

    Some Thameslink services are finishing and starting at either Gatwick Airport or East Croydon to help reduce the traffic on the operational line. We will be working towards restoring a normal service between London Bridge and Brighton as soon as possible.

    Southern ticket holders will be able to use London Buses between Croydon and London Bridge and on London Underground services on any reasonable routes.

    Advice for London Overground customers:

    Customers may use their tickets on Greater Anglia, Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern, South Western Railway, TfL Rail and Thameslink services.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Rugby and Northampton expected until 14:30

    Train companies affected

    London Northwestern Railway

    Routes affected

    Trains between Rugby and Northampton

    Description

    Following a broken down train between Rugby and Northampton some South bound lines have now reopened. This is expected to continue until 14:30.

    Services may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes.

    Road transport is running between Rugby and Northampton via Long Buckby in both directions. This is being operated by DRP Travel, Travel de Courcey, Mortons Travel and 1-16 Minibuses.

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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 Hither Green and Orpington expected until 15:00

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Charing Crosss / London Cannon Street and Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

    Description

    Due to signalling problems at Chislehurst, train services running through this station may be delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 15:00.

    What's happened?
    --------------------
    A signalling problem at Chislehurst means that one of the lines towards London is blocked. Trains can run through the station using the other line towards London.

    How does this affect my journey?
    ------------------------------------
    Trains running from Orpington into London may be delayed by up to 15 minutes as all trains are having to use one line towards London. As a result, some trains may be revised at short notice.

     

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

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

    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

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