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Updates for 20 July 2019

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Service updates (7)

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07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross due 15:50

Facilities on the 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross due 15:50.
Disabled toilet facilities are not available.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

If you require this facility, please speak to a member of Station Staff before boarding.

09:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 14:10

09:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 14:10 will call additionally at Berwick-Upon-Tweed.
This is due to the train making extra stops because a train was cancelled.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today. If your journey has been delayed, you may be entitled to some compensation. Please check www.lner.co.uk/customer-service/delay-repay/ for more information. Follow us on Twitter at @LNER for the latest Travel Updates.

11:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross due 15:39

11:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross due 15:39 will be started from Newcastle.
It will no longer call at Edinburgh.
This is due to a fault on a train.
Additional Information:
Customers may board the 1030 or 1130 departures from Edinburgh. For Doncaster, Newark and Peterborough: take the 1130 and change at York.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today. If your journey has been delayed, you may be entitled to some compensation. Please check www.lner.co.uk/customer-service/delay-repay/ for more information. Follow us on Twitter at @LNER for the latest Travel Updates.

11:35 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 13:49

Facilities on the 11:35 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 13:49.
Disabled toilet facilities are reduced.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Due to a fault, the Standard Class wheelchair accessible toilet is not available on board this service. If you require this facility, please speak to a member of Station Staff before boarding.

12:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 14:16

Facilities on the 12:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 14:16.
Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 9.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Minus coach G.

14:15 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 16:33

Facilities on the 14:15 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 16:33.
Disabled toilet facilities are reduced.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Due to a fault, the Standard Class wheelchair accessible toilet is not available on board this service. If you require this facility, please speak to a member of Station Staff before boarding.

14:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 17:01

Facilities on the 14:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 17:01.
Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 9.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Minus coach G.

Catering updates

There are no known catering issues at the moment.
Find out more about our onboard catering services.

Timetable Changes

No planned engineering works found.

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Travel Disruptions (8)

Disruption to Great Northern until the end of service

From approximately midday until the end of the day, trains running on the Great Northern network may be affected due to the unavailability of train crew. Your overall journey time may be extended by up to 30 minutes during this time.

Customer Advice

You're encouraged to regularly check your service prior to departure, and you may also need to travel on a different route than usual to reach your destination.

From 14:00, rail replacement buses will be based at key locations across the Great Northern network, supplementing some cancelled services and to keep you moving. These locations are:

  • Alexandra Palace
  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Hitchin
  • Cambridge
  • Royston
  • Stevenage
  • Hertford North

 

These buses will not run to a specific schedule and will be directed by station staff. You should speak to a member of staff or use the help point at stations to find out more information.

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

How is this affecting the train service?

Cancellations are expected on the following routes:

  • Trains to and from Kings Lynn and Ely
  • Trains to and from Welwyn Garden City
  • Trains to and from Cambridge, although most services will run
  • Trains to and from Peterborough and London Kings Cross

 

Ticket acceptance:

To help you complete your journey as quickly as possible, your ticket will be accepted with the following train operators at no additional cost:

  • London Underground on all reasonable routes throughout Central London (including via Moorgate, Kings Cross St Pancras and Finsbury Park) and North London (including Piccadilly Line services to and from Cockfosters)
  • London Overground via all reasonable routes around London (including services via Highbury & Islington)
  • Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street, Hertford East, Cambridge, as well as trains serving Peterborough and Ely
  • LNER between London Kings Cross, Stevenage and Peterborough - but please note this is selected services only and station staff will be able to advise you further.
  • TfL Buses on any reasonable route between London Kings Cross, London St Pancras International, Moorgate and Hadley Wood
  • Southern services on all reasonable routes
  • CrossCountry between Peterborough, Ely, Cambridge and Stansted Airport

Can you tell me more?

Every effort is being made to limit the impact of this disruption, including ensuring you are given information as early as possible. The service plan for this afternoon is complete with cancellations now shown in journey planners.

Further information about this disruption can be found here.

 

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

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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Disruption between Guildford and Effingham Junction expected until 15:00

All lines have reopened between Guildford and Effingham Junction following a broken down train between these stations.

As trains return to normal, some trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 15 minutes or revised.

This is expected to continue until 15:00.

 

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

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

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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Disruption between Swindon and Bath Spa / Trowbridge expected until 14:30

A fault with the signalling system between Swindon and Bath Spa / Trowbridge is causing disruption to trains between these stations.

As a result of this, trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or diverted and not call at Chippenham.

This is expected to continue until 14:30.

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 #Chippenham

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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Disruption to South Western Railway services through Clapham Junction expected until 15:00

All lines have reopened following a points failure at Clapham Junction.Trains through the station are returning to normal but may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 15 minutes.

This is expected to continue until 15:00.

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

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

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.

No trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey until at least 20:00

A fault has occurred on a train between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey and as a result, trains are currently unable to call between these stations.

Trains between these stations will be cancelled until approximately 20:00.

Alternative travel advice:

Road transport has been requested to replace cancelled trains.

Customers may also use their tickets on Arriva Buses 321 between St Albans Abbey and Watford.

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 #StAlbansAbbey

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 Liverpool Central and Hunts Cross until the end of service on Sunday 21 July

Power supply problems between Liverpool Central and Hunts Cross mean that trains are currently unable to run between these stations. 

Disruption is expected to continue until at least the end of service on Sunday 21 July.

Alternative travel advice:
Buses are replacing trains between Liverpool Central (St George's Plateau) and Hunts Cross.

You may also use your ticket on London Northwestern Railway services between Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool South Parkway.

Additional information:
The problem has been caused by a cable fault. Network Rail are currently testing over 6km of cable on the line to identify the location of the fault with a view to getting services back up and running as soon as possible.

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

Replacement bus advice:

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

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

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.

East Midlands Trains to continue running trains during industrial action today and on 27 July and 3 August

RMT are carrying out industrial action today and have announced their intent to do the same on Saturday 27 July and Saturday 3 August.

On the above dates, trains to and from London St Pancras International will not be impacted and will run as planned. Whilst services will continue to run on the majority of local routes, there will be revised timetables and replacement coach services on some routes.

Summary of services running today, Saturday 27 July and Saturday 3 August:

London - Nottingham - Leicester - Sheffield

Trains will continue to run as normal.

Derby - Matlock

A reduced service will run on this route. The following trains will not run:

15:52 Derby to Matlock
17:53 Derby to Matlock
19:52 Derby to Matlock
22:16 Derby to Matlock - This service will run as a rail replacement coach

16:37 Matlock to Derby
18:37 Matlock to Derby
20:37 Matlock to Derby
22:55 Matlock to Derby - This service will run as a rail replacement coach

Click here to check the revised timetable.

Derby - Stoke-on-Trent - Crewe

Trains will continue to run as normal.

Nottingham - Grantham - Skegness

A near normal service will run on this route including the additional summer Saturday 8 coach HST services. Click here to check the revised timetable.

Nottingham - Newark Castle - Lincoln

A near normal service will run on this route.

Nottingham to Newark Castle will be serviced by one train per hour instead of our normal two. Click here to check the revised timetable.

Liverpool Lime Street - Nottingham

A reduced service will run on this route. The following trains will not run:

08:52 Liverpool to Nottingham
13:51 Liverpool to Nottingham
15:51 Liverpool to Nottingham
19:52 Liverpool to Nottingham
20:49 Liverpool to Nottingham

05:20 Nottingham to Liverpool
10:47 Nottingham to Liverpool
11:47 Nottingham to Liverpool
16:44 Nottingham to Liverpool
17:44 Nottingham to Liverpool
19:36 Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly. (Please note that this is usually the last direct service. You may use your ticket on board the East Midlands Trains 20:24 Nottingham to Sheffield service to connect with trains to Manchester Piccadilly.)

You may use your ticket on the following operators between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham:

  • Northern
  • CrossCountry
  • TransPennine Express

 

Nottingham - Mansfield - Worksop

A reduced service will run between Nottingham and Mansfield Woodhouse. Replacement coaches will run between Mansfield and Worksop. Click here to check the revised timetable.

Doncaster - Lincoln - Peterborough

Replacement coaches will run on this route. Click here to check the revised timetable.

You may use your ticket on the following operators:

  • LNER between Doncaster and Peterborough
  • Northern between Lincoln / Retford and Sheffield / Doncaster
  • TransPennine Express between Doncaster and Sheffield

 

Lincoln - Grimsby - Cleethorpes

Replacement coaches will run on this route. Click here to check the revised timetable.

You may use your ticket on the following operators:

  • Northern between Lincoln and Sheffield / Doncaster
  • TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Sheffield

 

Leicester - Nottingham (serving intermediate stations)

Replacement coaches will run calling at Syston, Sileby and Barrow-upon-Soar. Please note that direct trains will still run between Leicester, Loughborough, Beeston and Nottingham as part of the London - Nottingham route. Click here to check the revised timetable.

Derby - Nottingham - Newark Castle

East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route. 

Rail replacement coaches will run to / from Attenborough. Click here for the rail replacement timetable and connections. 

You may use your ticket on other East Midlands Trains services or on CrossCountry trains between Derby and Nottingham.

Nottingham - Norwich

East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route. You may use your ticket on board East Midlands Trains Nottingham - Grantham services. You may then use your ticket on the following operators:

  • CrossCountry between Peterborough and Ely
  • Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ely / Norwich
  • LNER between Grantham and Peterborough

 

Newark North Gate - Lincoln  

Services will not run on this route. A rail replacement coach service will take you between Newark North Gate and Newark Castle where you may connect with our train service to / from Lincoln. Click here for the revised Newark Castle - Lincoln timetable. 

You may use your ticket on the following operators:

  • Northern between Retford and Lincoln
  • LNER between Retford and Grantham

 

If you have already purchased your ticket but decide not to travel you may claim a refund. Click here for details.

 

Check before you travel:
The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner is showing the correct strike day timetable for today.

The normal timetable is still showing for the 27 July and 3 August strike days, please check back if you plan to travel on these dates.

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

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.

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

 

Buses replace trains between North Llanrwst and Blaenau Ffestiniog until Wednesday 24 July

The line between Llandudno Junction and North Llanrwst has now reopened, and trains are running, following extensive repairs to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line.

Trains are still unable to run between North Llanrwst and Blaenau Ffestiniog, and buses continue to replace trains. However, this part of the line is expected to reopen on Wednesday 24 July.

What work has been undertaken?

Specialist engineers have been busy creating a tunnel to carry water underneath the railway, constructing embankments, removing debris and refurbishing level crossings, in order to safely restore the track. Alongside this restoration work, Network Rail has increased the speed that trains can run between Dolgarrog and North Llanwrst.

You can view images of the damage caused by the flooding here.

Bus information:

Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs or mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

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

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting Transport for Wales here

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up until Sunday 21 July using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling after Sunday 21 July, please check back again closer to the time of travel.

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

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

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

No travel disruptions found.

Planned Engineering Works (18)

Buses replace trains between Bedford and Luton from 23:45 Saturday 20 until 09:00 on Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton from 23:45 Saturday night until 09:00 Sunday morning, closing some lines.

Buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Major improvement work between Aberdeen and Inverness until Monday 19 August

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

Saturday 15 June until Friday 9 August (8 weeks):

Buses will replace trains between Dyce and Huntly.

Saturday 10 until Monday 12 August (3 days):

Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Inverness.

Tuesday 13 until Monday 19 August (7 days):

Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Huntly.

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 Aberdeen - Inverness Improvement Project is a Scottish Government funded project to upgrade the railway infrastructure between Aberdeen and Inverness.

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

Amended evening / morning trains between Newport and Cardiff Central on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place in the Newport area, closing some lines overnight on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday:

  • The 22:00 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Cardiff Central.

Sunday:

  • The 08:05 Cardiff Central to London Paddington service will start from Newport at 08:23. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central at 07:43 to connect with this train.

Transport for Wales:

Saturday:

  • The 19:10 Milford Haven to Hereford service will terminate at Cardiff Central. Customers travelling towards Hereford should change at Cardiff Central for the 21:54 Cardiff Central to Hereford service.
  • The 22:18 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Gloucester.
  • The 23:09 Gloucester to Cardiff Central service will run earlier than usual, leaving Gloucester at 22:32. A replacement bus will run from Gloucester at 23:09 to Cardiff Central.
  • The 23:15 Hereford to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus.

Sunday:

  • The 07:38 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town service will start from Pye Corner at 07:58. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central at 07:18 to Pye Corner to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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 services to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Hackney Downs and Southbury, closing all lines.

All Greater Anglia services will run via Stratford to / from London Liverpool Street, and will be retimed by a few minutes.

On Saturday, services between London Liverpool Street and Hertford East will run between Stratford and Hertford East only.

Check before you travel:

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

No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth until February 2020

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

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

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

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

Check before you travel:

Up to Friday 11 October, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 12 October, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project Information:

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

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

Revised late evening service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 tracks from approximately 23:00 each night.

The following trains will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. These trains will also NOT call at Pangbourne:

  • Trains from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway which depart after 22:00
  • Trains from Didcot Parkway to London Paddington which depart after 22:30

Customers who are travelling to / from Pangbourne should travel via Tilehurst and use the replacement bus running between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

Amended weekend service between Ipswich and Felixstowe until Sunday 11 August

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

Most weekends until Sunday 11 August, some late evening trains on Saturday and all day on Sunday, will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will operate between Ipswich and Felixstowe, calling at Derby Road and Trimley.

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

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

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey 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.

Major improvement work at Glasgow Queen Street from Sunday 30 June to Sunday 28 July

Station improvement work is taking place at Glasgow Queen Street, closing platforms 2 & 3.

Saturdays

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Anniesland will operate to an hourly service between Ashfield and Anniesland. There will be no onward bus service.

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Falkirk Grahamston will start / terminate at Springburn.  Customers should use services between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh for connections.

Sundays

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Anniesland will operate between Ashfield and Anniesland only, with the exception of the 7 and 28 July when trains will run as normal.

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Cumbernauld will run as scheduled with the exception of 7 and 28 July when buses will replace trains.

Monday to Friday

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Anniesland will operate to an hourly service between Ashfield and Anniesland. There will be no onward bus service.

Trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Falkirk Grahamston will start / terminate at Springburn. Customers should use services between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh for connections.

Some trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Stirling will also be formed of 3 carriages instead of 6.

Check before you travel:

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

Project information:

The station upgrade work will create more space for passengers to move around within the station, and the redevelopment will also lengthen some platforms to permit the operation of eight carriage trains on the Edinburgh - Glasgow via Falkirk High Route.

Buses replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber from 16:55 Saturday 20 and all day Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Habrough and Ulceby, closing the line.

Saturday

Buses will replace the following services throughout:

16:55, 18:56 and 21:04 Cleethorpes to Barton-on-Humber
17:55, 20:01 and 22:02 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes

Sunday

Buses will replace trains between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber all day.

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.

No London Overground services to / from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Seven Sisters / Walthamstow Central, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Seven Sisters and Enfield Town.
  • Seven Sisters and Cheshunt.
  • Hackney Downs and Chingford.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on:

  • Greater Anglia services between London Liverpool Street and Cheshunt via Tottenham Hale.
  • London Underground services between London Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs / Seven Sisters.
  • London Buses between London Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs / Seven Sisters.

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 London Buses 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.

Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford, closing all lines.

All weekend, buses will replace trains between Barnes and Twickenham via Brentford

Trains between London Waterloo and Weybridge via Brentford are diverted to run via Twickenham

Additionally on Sunday, buses will run between Barnes and Feltham via Brentford. 

Also on Sunday, the diverted trains will call additionally at Richmond and Twickenham.

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 trains at Burnham, Taplow and Maidenhead from 22:30 Saturday 20 and all day Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing 2 out of 4 lines, from approximately 22:30 Saturday and all day Sunday.

Trains will be unable to call at Burnham or Taplow. 

Buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with the trains.

As a result of the engineering work, buses will replace trains between Maidenhead and Marlow. 

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 Caledonian Sleeper services from Saturday 20 July until Sunday 4 August

Track work is taking place between Warrington and Runcorn East / Acton Bridge, closing all lines.

Trains will run to an amended timetable and will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly.

On Sunday:

The 21:00 London Euston to Inverness will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with a revised departure time of 01:03 from Preston.

The 20:26 Inverness to London Euston service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Preston at 04:09 and at Crewe at 05:28.

The 23:15 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with a revised departure time of 01:21 from Carlisle.

The 23:30 London Euston to Glasgow Central will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with a revised time of 05:09 at Carlisle.

The 23:50 London Euston to Glasgow Central service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with revised set down time of 05:12 at Carlisle.

From Monday to Friday:

The 20:45 Inverness to London Euston service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly. The train will call at Preston at 04:26 (Friday) / 04:27 (all other services) and will not call at Crewe.

The 21:15 London Euston to Inverness will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with revised departure times of 20:40 from London Euston and 21:04 from Watford Junction.

From Monday to Thursday:

The 23:40 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with a revised arrival time of 06:43 at Watford Junction.

The 23:50 London Euston to Glasgow Central service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with revised departure times of 23:36 from London Euston and 23:57 from Watford Junction.

On Friday:

The 23:40 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with a revised arrival time of 07:14 at Watford Junction and 07:38 at London Euston.

The 23:50 London Euston to Glasgow Central service will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, with revised departure times of 23:25 from London Euston and 23:46 from Watford Junction.

Please note: There are no Caledonian Sleeper services on Saturday night.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

£27m is being invested, as part of the Great North Rail Project, to bring the outdated track at Acton Grange Junction and equipment to modern standards and further improve the reliability of the economically important West Coast main line.

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries from Saturday 13 to Friday 26 July

Engineering work is taking place between Kilmarnock and Carlisle, closing various parts of the line.

Friday 12 July

The 23:13 Glasgow to Dumfries service will terminate Kilmarnock. Two replacement buses will run from Kilmarnock to Dumfries.

One express bus will run direct from Kilmarnock to Dumfries. The second will call all stops from Kilmarnock to Dumfries

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock / Dumfries and Carlisle.

Monday 15 to Thursday 25 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries.

Express buses will operate to connect with journeys to Newcastle.

Friday 26 July

The 05:13 and 05:45 Dumfries to Glasgow will start from Kilmarnock.

Buses will depart Dumfries at 04:01 & 04:31, calling all stations, arriving at Kilmarnock to connect into a train to Glasgow

Trains will run as normal between Dumfries and Carlisle

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.

Reduced TfL Rail service between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Stratford, closing most lines.

On Saturday, no trains will run to / from London Liverpool Street apart from a few early morning / late night services. Customers are advised to use London Underground Central line between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.

On Sunday, trains will run to an amended timetable, with trains running a few minutes earlier or later than usual.

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

Buses replace trains between Marlow and Maidenhead after 23:00 on Saturday 20 and all day on Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between Furze Platt and Maidenhead from 23:00 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, closing all lines.

Saturday:

The following trains will be replaced by buses:

  • The 22:51 Maidenhead to Marlow service.
  • The 23:17 Marlow to Maidenhead service.
  • The 23:44 Maidenhead to Marlow service.

Sunday:

The 00:10 Marlow to Maidenhead service will be replaced by a later bus at 00:26 from Marlow to Maidenhead.

After this, buses will replace trains all day on Sunday between Marlow and Maidenhead.

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 c2c trains on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Grays via Rainham, closing various lines.

All weekend, there will be no trains between Barking and Grays via Rainham. 

Buses will run between Upminster and Grays calling at Rainham and Purfleet.

Additionally on Saturday, no trains will run from / to London Liverpool Street. Trains will be diverted to run from / to London Fenchurch Street and will call additionally at West Ham.

Customers please note it is only a short walk between London Liverpool Street and London Fenchurch Street.

Additionally on Sunday, a reduced service of 1 train per hour will run between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness and will also be retimed and diverted.

An additional service of 1 train per hour will run between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness via Laindon calling at all stations except Limehouse.

Ticket acceptance

On Saturday, customers may use Docklands Light Railway on London Underground between West Ham and Stratford.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Major improvement work in the Warrington Bank Quay area from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 4 August

Track & Equipment upgrade work is taking place at Acton Grange Junction, which will close the line between Warrington and Runcorn East / Acton Bridge.

£27m is being invested, as part of the Great North Rail Project, to bring the outdated track and equipment to modern standards and further improve the reliability of the economically important West Coast main line.

How does this affect the train service?

Trains on the West Coast Mainline will not run via Warrington Bank Quay, with some Virgin Trains services diverted between Wigan and Crewe via Manchester Piccadilly. Replacement buses will run via Warrington Bank Quay.

Trains will not run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester / Ellesmere Port with replacement buses on this route. Trains are running between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly via Altrincham.

For more information how your journey will be impacted, please use the information on this page.  A map displaying an overview of how trains will be affected can be viewed here.

Caledonian Sleeper trains will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly and run to an amended timetable. For more details on individual train alterations, please see here.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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

No planned engineering works found.

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