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If you've been impacted by the latest short-notice changes or cancellations you can find out what to do if you still need to travel or how get refund on this Disruption page.

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Updates for 20 June 2021

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17:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross due 21:40

Facilities on the 17:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross due 21:40.
Will be formed of 10 coaches instead of 5.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

This service is formed of a different type of Azuma train from normal today and has a different layout: Standard Class is located in Coaches A, B, C, D, F, G, H and K. First Class is located in Coaches D, E, K and M. There is no Quieter Coach on this service. Universally accessible toilets are located in Coach E and Coach M. The CafeBar is located in Coach B and Coach G. Reservations will be suspended on this service. If you wish to travel on an alternative service, please book a new reservation for that service. Reservations can be made up to 5 minutes before departure at LNER.co.uk/reserve

17:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 22:15

Facilities on the 17:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 22:15.
Catering is reduced throughout in standard class.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Stations please advise customers prior to boarding that catering is not available from the Caf Bar in standard class on this set, but that they can order at their seat

22:05 London Kings Cross to York due 00:20

Facilities on the 22:05 London Kings Cross to York due 00:20.
Additional Facilities Information:
Universally Accessible Toilets are reduced throughout this service.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

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

Catering updates (1)

17:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 22:15

Facilities on the 17:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 22:15.
Catering is reduced throughout in standard class.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Stations please advise customers prior to boarding that catering is not available from the Caf Bar in standard class on this set, but that they can order at their seat

Timetable Changes

We are temporarily running a reduced timetable. You can tap here to view this in pdf format from our Coronavirus page.

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Travel Disruptions (34)

Disruption between Stockport and Crewe expected until 21:00

Lines have reopened following a fault with the signalling system at Wilmslow. Trains running between Stockport and Crewe may still be cancelled or delayed whilst service recovers.

Disruption is expected until 21:00.

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

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

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Reduced London Northwestern Railway service between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston today

A shortage of train crew between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston means some trains have been cancelled and a reduced service will run today.

Customer Advice:

Rail Replacement transport has been ordered to run between Tring and Watford Junction for intermediate stations.

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

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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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Compensation:
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Disruption to trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey until Saturday 26 June

A speed restriction between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey is causing disruption to the trains that are running between these stations. Trains may be delayed by up to 25 minutes or replaced with road transport.

Rail replacement buses are currently supplementing the train service on this route from Monday to Saturday, and buses completely replace the train service on Sundays. The timetable for these buses is not affected by this problem.

Disruption is expected to continue until at least the end of Saturday 26 June.

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

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

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No trains between Liskeard and Looe until approximately 20:15

A shortage of train crew means that trains are currently unable to run between Liskeard and Looe.

Alternative travel advice:
A replacement road shuttle service is in operation in both directions. This will be operated by a 16 seater and an 8 seater taxi.

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East Midlands Railway - Latest timetable information and safe travel advice

East Midlands Railway are operating a regular timetable on their Intercity and Connect services.

As of Saturday 19 June 2021, East Midlands Railway introduced a reduced timetable for their Regional services. This reduction will help to reduce short term train cancellations, and trains having to run with fewer carriages. More information is available on the East Midlands Railway website here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

East Midlands Railway's timetable is under constant review to try to provide enough capacity for everyone to travel while maintaining social distancing. However, it's not always possible to guarantee that all passengers who wish to travel can socially distance on board, especially as more people return to the railway. To help customers with maintaining social distancing on the their services, East Midlands Railway have released a Seat Finder tool which shows how crowded trains are across their network. Please click here to visit the Seat Finder page.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please take note of any warning messages that may show on your journey.

Your journey may be subject to short notice alteration due to current restrictions on travel. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Industrial action is affecting some regional East Midlands Railway services today and every Sunday until 15 August

As a result of strike action being taken by Senior Conductors who are members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), there will be a small number of cancellations to East Midlands Railway regional services today and every Sunday until 15 August.

The strikes will affect only a handful of regional services and will have no impact on Intercity or Connect services. Trains to and from London St Pancras International are not affected.

The following trains will be cancelled and replaced by buses:

  • 08:25 Nottingham to Derby
  • 10:12 Derby to Nottingham
  • 19:32 Lincoln to Nottingham
  • 09:03 Grantham to Nottingham
  • 11:40 and 19:45 Newark North Gate to Lincoln
  • 11:06 and 19:15 Lincoln to Newark North Gate
  • 09:12 and 19:12 Nottingham to Mansfield Woodhouse
  • 09:56 Mansfield Woodhouse to Nottingham

 

Additionally, trains on the Liverpool Lime Street - Norwich route will be altered to run between Sheffield and Norwich only. For travel between Liverpool Lime Street and Sheffield, you may use other operators services. Some trains on this route will be revised not to call at Ilkeston or Langley Mill and may depart earlier from Alfreton and Chesterfield.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please check back nearer the time for journeys on the other strike Sundays.

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

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Industrial action is affecting ScotRail services today and every Sunday until 25 July

Industrial action is taking place across the ScotRail network today and every Sunday until 25 July.

Trains will run only on the routes as listed below -

  • Glasgow Central - Ayr (09:00 and every hour until 21:00)
  • Ayr - Glasgow Central (08:45 and every hour until 21:45)
  • Glasgow Central - Largs (09:40 and every hour until 20:40)
  • Largs - Glasgow Central (09:54 and every hour until 20:54)
  • Glasgow Central - Gourock (09:20 and then every hour until 21:23)
  • Gourock - Glasgow Central (09:23 and hourly until 21:23)
  • Helensburgh Central - Edinburgh (reduced service from 08:55 until 18:55)
  • Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central (reduced service from 08:36 until 18:40)
  • Balloch - Airdrie (reduced service from 09:28 until 19:27)
  • Airdrie - Balloch (reduced service from 08:57 until 18:59)

 

Advice for key workers:

For key workers, there will be limited bus services for University Hospital Hairmyres, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline, University Hospital Wishaw and Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy.

Essential travel advice:

If your journey is affected on Sundays, you can use your ticket to travel instead on the day before or after. If you would prefer not to travel, you can request a refund on your ticket here.

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You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 11 July using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for strike days from Sunday 18 July onwards. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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Compensation:
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c2c - Timetable information and safe travel advice

A reduced, recovery timetable is operating across the c2c network, in line with current government guidelines and passenger demand. You can download the timetable here.

Please note that due to the current travel situation train schedules may change at short notice, with some cancellations occurring on the day. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Safe travel advice:

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Social distancing is possible on the majority of c2c services; however, trains are generally busiest between 06:30 and 07:30 on weekdays. You are advised to re-plan your journey to avoid travelling between these times.

Where can I find more information?

More information about what c2c are doing to help you travel with confidence is available here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 27 June using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times after this date have not yet been updated to reflect the amended timetable.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work so please check journey planners and live departure boards before commencing your journey.

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Avanti West Coast - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

The current timetable will remain in place until September and Avanti West Coast will continue to monitor and adjust if required, as guided by Government advice and passenger demand. The amended timetable for the coming weeks can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 


Seat reservations:

Avanti West Coast have reduced the number of available seats onboard their trains. Therefore, you are strongly advised to book a place on the train prior to travelling.

All advance tickets will come with a reservation. If you're booking a flexible ticket (off-peak or anytime) in advance, please request a reservation with it.

If you are a Season ticket holder, please book your place by emailing: seat.reservations@avantiwestcoast.co.uk.

Changing your travel plans:

Should you need to change your travel plans, you can click here to find out more about refunds and amendments.

Needing assistance for your journey:

Avanti West Coast are still assisting customers onboard and at stations with extra measures in place to ensure the safety of you and their teams.

Safer Travels Pledge:

More information about what is being done to make sure you can travel safely can be found here. 

Check before you travel:

Weekday timetables are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Friday 20 August.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Saturday 21 August onwards, please check back nearer the time. 

Weekend timetables are correct up to and including Sunday 25 July, if you are travelling on weekends after this date, please check back nearer the time. 

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.  

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Industrial action to affect Caledonian Sleeper services until Friday 25 June

The RMT Union have announced that their members intend to take strike action on Caledonian Sleeper services every night up to and including Friday 25 June.

How will this affect my journey?

All Caledonian Sleeper services have been cancelled until Friday 25 June. A normal service will resume on Sunday 27 June.

The Caledonian Sleeper Guest Service Centre team will attempt contact all affected guests wherever possible.  Please note, they may not have contact details for guests who booked using third-party retailers or ticket offices.

For further information regarding the strike and refunds, see here.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Wednesday 23 June using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated with the revised timetable for strike days from Thursday 24 June onwards. Please check back closer to the time of travel.

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Caledonian Sleeper - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Caledonian Sleeper have resumed running train services on all routes. The timetables for all routes can be found here

However, please note that industrial action is affecting Caledonian Sleeper services until Friday 25 June inclusive. More details can be found here.  

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Train services may still be affected by essential engineering work especially during public holidays and weekends.

Where can I find more information?

More information from Caledonian Sleeper, including safe travel advice and refund advice, can be found here.

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Northern are now operating a regular timetable, whilst still maintaining social distancing and following current government guidelines.

You can find the current timetables for each route here. This timetable is expected to be in place until December 2021.

Advice from Northern on travelling with confidence on their services can be found here.

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

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. Your journey may also be subject to alteration due to engineering work, particularly on weekends and late night / early morning. Please check your journey as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Great Northern - Timetable information and safe travel advice

National Restrictions are in place across Britain, so please check the latest UK government advice before you travel.

Great Northern are currently running a Summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Great Northern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Southern - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Southern are operating an amended timetable in order to match the current demand for travel.

In response to customer feedback, and to support local schools at busy times, Southern have reintroduced more train services to their timetable. More details of these additional services and downloadable timetables can be found here.

Southern are currently running a summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Southern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

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Thameslink - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Thameslink are operating an amended timetable in order to match the current demand for travel.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

Thameslink are currently running a Summer timetable, with additional weekday trains, allowing extra support in your return to the railway as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Thameslink are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website

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Grand Central - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Grand Central are operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. A seat reservation will be required to travel on all Grand Central services. More details can be found here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 11 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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Merseyrail - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Merseyrail are currently running a reduced service, in line with current passenger demand and the latest government guidelines.

You can find the latest timetable information here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Travel advice from Merseyrail and answers to FAQs can be found here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to Sunday 25 July by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Monday 26 July onwards are not yet showing accurately in Journey Planners.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise that you check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Hull Trains - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Hull Trains are currently running a reduced service, in line with passenger demand and current government advice.

Timetables for Hull Trains services up to Saturday 18 September can be found on the Hull Trains website.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information on the Hull Trains Coronavirus information page.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Check your journey:

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

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Travel advice for London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground

Transport for London are currently running near-normal service levels. Social distancing measures and extra safety measures have been put in place so that if you must travel by public transport, you can travel with confidence. You can find the latest safe travel guidance from Transport for London here

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

If you are able, please consider walking or cycling. You can find walking and cycling routes around London here. 

How will this affect my journey? 

London Overground:

A slightly reduced service is operating. The London Overground night service is currently suspended.

TfL Rail:

A full service is running on all routes.

DLR and London Underground:

There is a slightly reduced frequency service operating on most DLR and London Underground routes. There is currently no night Tube service.

Some stations are closed, have reduced opening times or are entrance or exit only. You can check the status of your local station here.

What are the best times to travel?

The current quietest times to travel are between 08:15 and 16:00 and after 17:30 on weekdays. On weekends, before noon and after 18:00 are generally the quietest times. You can find more information about quiet times here.

Certain stations, stops and interchanges can be particularly busy at peak times.  You can find here the most up to date information on how busy each station is. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with London Overground and TfL Rail, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. 

You can check your journey on London Underground, DLR and Tram services using the Transport for London Journey Planner.

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Southeastern latest travel advice

As government restrictions ease, we are welcoming more passengers back to traveling with us.

On Sunday 16 May we introduced a new timetable with more services on many of our routes, ensuring all our passengers can travel with confidence.  

We are continuously reviewing our passenger numbers and adjusting train lengths and services where necessary. Due to an increase in demand, a limited number of additional and longer trains had already been added prior to the timetable change, as well as earlier trains and additional stops for key workers (such as on the Chatham Mainline, and at Denmark Hill).  Additional and longer trains have also been added since the timetable change in response to passenger feedback.  You can check your journey using our Journey Planners here.

As part of our safer travel pledge, we are continuing to take extra steps to help make your journey safer, so you can travel with confidence;

We are frequently deep cleaning our trains and stations using anti-viral products, increasing our focus on cleaning high-touch areas and providing hand sanitiser at busy stations. You can also check how busy your train might be with our new SeatFinder tools.

To help keep you safe when you travel with us, you must wear a face covering unless you are exempt. Also remember to maintain social distancing where possible, carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands before and after travel. For more information, please check our travel advice page.

Our contactless smartcard The Key enables you to buy and download your tickets at home via our website or the Southeastern app. Using The Key means you can fast track through the station and avoid the queues, it is also wipeable and easy to clean. Order your Key card here.

ScotRail - Timetable information and safe travel advice

ScotRail are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government advice and current passenger numbers. You can find more information about the current service levels on each route here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the Scotland Government website as there may be restrictions in place. 

The latest travel guidance from ScotRail can be found here. 

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

Please note that industrial action is affecting ScotRail every Sunday until Sunday 25 July inclusive. More details can be found here.  

Please be aware that train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be affected by engineering work.

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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

West Midlands Railway are operating an amended timetable, in line with government guidelines and current passenger demand. The revised timetable can be downloaded here. 

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

Late notice changes to the timetable:

Leamington Spa - Coventry - Nuneaton:

A reduced train service is running between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton. Buses will continue to supplement the service.

Hereford / Worcester - Birmingham Snow Hill - Leamington Spa / Stratford-upon-Avon:

A reduced service is operating on the Birmingham Snow Hill lines on weekday afternoons.

Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International:

Fewer trains are running on this route.

Wolverhampton - Walsall:

A reduced service of one train per hour is in operation.

Where can I find more information?

Advice on travelling with confidence on West Midlands Railway services can be found here

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Rail replacement bus information:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice

Gatwick Express services remain suspended until further notice.

Southern and Thameslink are still running to and from Gatwick Airport, and will provide journey options to both London and Brighton.

For more information, please visit this page.

Further information:

Gatwick Express have made these changes in response to reduced passenger demand for the airport and to enable train drivers to be used on other services. This is in line with the health guidance issued by Public Health England and therefore please do check before you travel to keep up to date with any last minute alterations.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

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Great Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Great Western Railway are operating an amended timetable due to the current coronavirus situation.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England and Wales.

You can also find more information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you travel with confidence.

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

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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Heathrow Express - Safe Travel Advice

Heathrow Express are currently operating a normal service with trains every 15 minutes, although social distancing and additional safety measures remain in place.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information from the Government website here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

More information on what Heathrow Express is doing to help you travel safely can be found on their website here.

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Please check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

A revised South Western Railway service is in operation in line with the latest government advice and current passenger demand. You can find the latest timetables for each route here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

More information from South Western Railway about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

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

Please also be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

London Northwestern Railway are operating an amended timetable, which can be downloaded here.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

A limited weekday train service has resumed on the Abbey Line (Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey) and the Marston Vale Line (Bedford - Bletchley).

Buses will continue to run in place of cancelled services on these routes.  

Where can I find more information?

Advice on travelling with confidence on London Northwestern Railway services can be found here.

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Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. Details of the service that is running can be found here.

There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Seat reservations:

You must make a seat reservation when you purchase your ticket. Each customer will receive a reservation which will include your seat number and coach detail. The seat reservations will allow you to socially distance from other customers, with the allocation of a window seat. Please stick to your reservation to ensure that everyone can travel safely.

Where can I find more information?

The latest advice to help you travel with confidence can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus advice page.

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

Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice

Due to a reduction in demand and current restrictions on travelling around Europe in light of coronavirus, Eurostar are running a significantly reduced service.

Please make sure you regularly check the latest government advice for both your departure and arrival locations, as travel restrictions, quarantine periods and the requirement to take a COVID-19 test may apply. It is also important to make sure that your reason for travel is permitted by the country you are visiting. You can visit the Eurostar website to check these requirements here.

How is this affecting the train service?

Eurostar are unable to operate services to and from the following stations until further notice:

  • The direct service to / from Disneyland Paris is suspended until 22 October 2021.
  • Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations are closed for Eurostar services until at least the end of 2021. You will need to travel to / from London St Pancras International instead.
  • Eurostar services are currently unable to call at Calais Fréthun.
  • Eurostar are unable to run the service between Lille and Brussels until further notice.

 

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Essential travel information can be found on the Eurostar website here.

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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express are running a reduced timetable in line with current passenger demand and current government advice.

The current level of service across the Greater Anglia network stands at approximately 85% of the normal timetable and most of the network is receiving at least an hourly service. 

Stansted Express service are continuing to run at a frequency of 2 to 3 trains per hour. 

Where can I find more information? 

Timetables can be downloaded here. They are available for travel until Saturday 11 September.

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

You can find the latest travel advice by clicking on the links below:

 

Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey  up to and including Saturday 11 September using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. Please also note that weekend timetables may be subject to change due to scheduled engineering work. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Chiltern Railways - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

Chiltern Railways are currently operating a reduced timetable, in line with passenger demand and government guidelines. This timetable will be subject to regular review, and current expectations are that it will remain in place until early September 2021.

You can download the timetable for the date you are travelling here.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

More information from Chiltern Railways about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice

Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand.

Details of the current timetable can be found here. 

Current restrictions:

You can find the latest information and advice from the Welsh Government here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

The capacity of today's services can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

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You can check your journey up to and including Tuesday 31 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Train times from Wednesday 1 September may not be accurate - please check again closer to the time of travel.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

TransPennine Express are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

Timetables for all routes can be found here. They are expected to be in place until December 2021.

To help you plan your journey, TransPennine Express have highlighted in red services within their timetables that are expected to be busy.

Where can I find more information?

When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England here and for Scotland here.

Guidance and information on travelling with confidence on TransPennine Express services can be found here.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey up to and including Saturday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

Some weekend and late night / early morning services may also be affected by engineering work.

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CORONAVIRUS - Travel with confidence

Travel with Confidence

Rail companies are working closely with the government to keep vital services moving and making sure customers can travel safely and with confidence.

Before you travel, please check the below links for the latest government advice:

 

Answers to the common questions that you are asking about train services can be found on our dedicated Coronavirus page.

Details of the current timetables and safe travel advice from each operator is available via the Train Operating Company links below:

 

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You are advised to check the Journey Planner as close to your time of travel as possible, as timetables and travel advice may be subject to late notice change.

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No travel updates at this time. Please ensure you have a seat reservation with your ticket before travelling with LNER.

Planned Engineering Works (41)

Amended service between London Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale until 11:20 on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Services scheduled to run between London Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale before 11:20 will now be diverted via Stratford. Journey times will be extended by a few minutes in both directions.

Some services will depart London Liverpool Street up to ten minutes earlier.

Services from Stratford to Meridian Water will not operate until 11:20.

Hertford East / Cambridge services will call additionally at Lea Bridge, Northumberland Park and Meridian Water.

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Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Amended services in the Selhurst / South Croydon area on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Selhurst and South Croydon, closing some lines all day.

Services that usually run between London Bridge and East Croydon via Tulse Hill will be amended to run between London Bridge and Selhurst only. You should change at Selhurst for services to / from East Croydon.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be amended to run between East Croydon and East Grinstead only. You should change at East Croydon for alternative train services to / from London.

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Amended 00:30 London Victoria to Sutton service on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between West Croydon and Epsom Downs, closing all lines early on Sunday morning.

As a result, the 00:30 London Victoria to Sutton service will terminate at West Croydon. A replacement bus will run from West Croydon to Sutton.

Check before you travel:

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Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace morning trains between Brighton / Haywards Heath and Seaford / Eastbourne on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Wivelsfield / Falmer and Seaford / Polegate on Sunday morning, closing all lines before 09:00.

Before 09:00, buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath / Brighton / Plumpton and Lewes / Seaford / Polegate / Eastbourne.

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

Buses replace trains between Angmering / Arundel and Barnham on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Angmering / Arundel and Barnham / Littlehampton, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Angmering / Arundel and Barnham via Littlehampton.

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Amended Great Northern and Thameslink service to / from Moorgate / London Kings Cross on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Moorgate and Finsbury Park and also between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North, closing some lines.

Customer advice:

All day on Saturday and Sunday, trains which usually run to / from Moorgate will be diverted to / from London King's Cross. Customers for stations between Finsbury Park and Moorgate can travel on London bus 271 and London Underground between King's Cross and Moorgate.

All weekend, some Great Northern and Thameslink service may be slightly amended.
From the start of service until 08:30 on Sunday, trains to / from Stevenage via Hertford North will not run.

Replacement buses will run between Hertford North and Stevenage / Finsbury Park / London King's Cross.

Southbound trains between Welwyn Garden City and King's Cross will not stop at Alexandra Palace, Hornsey and Harringay. Customers travelling to / from Alexandra Palace, Hornsey and Harringay towards London can change at  Finsbury Park / New Barnet.

Between 08:30 and 09:40 on Sunday, trains to / from Stevenage via Hertford North will run between King's Cross and Alexandra Palace only.

Replacement buses will run between Hertford North and Alexandra Palace / Stevenage.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace morning trains between Bedford and Luton on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton on Sunday 20 June, closing some lines.

Customer advice:

Until 08:00, buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.

Check before you travel:

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

No Thameslink service to / from Sutton on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Blackfriars and Herne Hill, closing all lines.

Customer advice:

No Thameslink trains will run between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction or Wimbledon.

Your ticket will be accepted on London Underground between Morden and London Bridge, Tramlink services in the Wimbledon area and London Buses between London and Tulse Hill / Streatham and between Streatham, Wimbledon and Sutton.

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

Amended Thameslink service at East Croydon on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place at East Croydon all day on Sunday 20 June, closing some lines.

Customer advice: 

Thameslink services between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton, and also between London Bridge and Horsham will run to an amended timetable.

A reduced service will run between London Blackfriars and Gatwick Airport.

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

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Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Radyr area, closing various lines.

Sunday to Thursday only

From approximately 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth from Saturday 15 May until Sunday 27 June

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth over a period of several weeks, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

More details on this project, which will involve raising the height of Black Bridge, near Machynlleth to prevent future flooding, can be found on the Network Rail website here.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended TfL Rail service to / from London Paddington on the evening of Saturday 19 and until 09:15 on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Heathrow / Reading, closing some lines on Saturday evening and until 09:15 on Sunday.

From 22:15 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, a reduced service will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5. No trains will call at Acton Main Line, West Ealing or Hanwell. Customers for these stations should use London Underground instead.

An amended service will be in operation until approximately 09:15, with some services not calling at West Ealing or Hanwell.

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

Amended 17:48 London Kings Cross to Hull service on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place in the London Kings Cross area, closing some lines.

The 17:48 London Kings Cross to Hull service will be re-timed to depart at the earlier time of 17:38.

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Buses replace trains between Chester and Shrewsbury on Sunday 20 June

 

Engineering work is taking place at Wrexham General, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Shrewsbury.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace trains between Leicester and Kettering on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Leicester and Kettering, closing all lines.

Trains between London St Pancras International and Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / York will be diverted between Leicester and Kettering, calling additionally at Corby and taking longer than usual between Leicester and Kettering.

Replacement buses will run between Leicester and Kettering, calling at Market Harborough.

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For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Amended Avanti West Coast services to / from Shrewsbury on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury, closing some lines on Sunday afternoon.

As a result:

  • The 15:24 Shrewsbury to London Euston service will start from Wolverhampton.
  • The 18:16 London Euston to Shrewsbury service will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

 

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Buses replace trains between Ashford International and Canterbury West / No High Speed services via Ashford International on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place in the Ashford International area.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International.
  • Ashford International and Canterbury West (non-stop).
  • Ashford International and Canterbury West (calling at all stations).

 

No High Speed services via Ashford International will run. Trains will run between London St Pancras and Ebbsfleet International only.

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Maidstone East will only run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International.

Additional trains will run between Canterbury West and Margate, and between 08:00 and 20:00 additional fast trains will run between London Charing Cross and Ashford International.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace trains in the Swanley area on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place in the Swanley area, closing various lines.

Southeastern:

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Bromley South and Strood.
  • Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham.
  • Meopham and Sole Street (minibus service).

 

 

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Sole Street and Faversham will be diverted to run on an alternative route between London Victoria and Strood, running non-stop. You should change at Strood for replacement buses to / from Bromley South. Additional train services will run between London Victoria and Bromley South, calling at Denmark Hill only.

 

 

An amended train service will run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International via Maidstone East.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use Thameslink services between London Blackfriars and Bromley South / Sevenoaks.

Thameslink:

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted and will not stop at stations from St Mary Cray to Bat & Ball, but will stop additionally at Petts Wood and Orpington. Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Swanley.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace trains between Denmark Hill and Bromley South via Beckenham Junction on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Beckenham Junction, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between Denmark Hill and Bromley South via Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction.

Brixton station will be closed all day. You can use London Underground services between Brixton and Victoria at no extra cost.

Stopping services between London Victoria and Orpington via Bromley South will be diverted to run between London Victoria and Shortlands via an alternative route, calling additionally at Denmark Hill.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Maidstone East will not run, as they are further affected by engineering work in the Swanley area.

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Sole Street / Faversham will be diverted between London Victoria and Swanley.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Greenwich on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford and Slade Green, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via New Cross and Greenwich.

Trains that usually run between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Woolwich Arsenal will not run. Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath.

Trains that usually run between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Sidcup will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Sidcup.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use Docklands Light Railway between Greenwich and Lewisham at no additional cost.

Thameslink:

Rainham services will be diverted between London Bridge and Dartford and will not stop at stations between Deptford and Slade Green, but will stop additionally at Lewisham, Blackheath, Eltham, Bexleyheath and Barnehurst.

Your ticket will be accepted on Southeastern rail replacement buses between London Bridge and Dartford, London Buses between London Bridge and Plumstead and on the London Underground / Docklands Light Railway between London Bridge and Woolwich Arsenal.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

No London Overground service between Hackney Downs and Chingford after 23:15 on Sunday 20 June

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

There will be no London Overground service between Hackney Downs and Chingford from approximately 23:15.

The last through services are:

22:48 London Liverpool Street - Chingford.

22:40 Chingford to London Liverpool Street.

A rail replacement bus service will operate between London Liverpool Street and Chingford.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use London Underground via any reasonable route (entrance / exit at Liverpool Street, Seven Sisters, Tottenham Hale and Walthamstow Central stations).

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

No London Overground service via Canada Water on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Highbury & Islington and New Cross  / Queens Road Peckham all weekend, and between Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction all day Sunday, closing all lines.

Rail replacement buses will run as follows:

Dalston Kingsland - New Cross Gate and between Canada Water and Clapham Junction.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use London Underground services via any reasonable route (entrance / exit at Canada Water and Stratford stations only) or Docklands Light Railway services between Tower Gateway / Shadwell and Deptford Bridge. You can also use London Buses or alternative London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland. For services between New Cross Gate and West Croydon/Crystal Palace, use Southern Railway Services instead.

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Buses replace trains between Gospel Oak and Barking on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Barking, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters and between Walthamstow Central and Barking.

You may use London Buses between South Tottenham and Walthamstow Queens Road or London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central.

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No trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Polmont / Stirling on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Lenzie and Falkirk High, closing all lines.

As a result of industrial action, no trains or buses will run on this route.

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Buses replace trains between Worcester stations and Bromsgrove / Stourbridge Junction on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Worcester Shrub Hill and Kidderminster, closing all lines.

Train services between Hereford / Great Malvern and Birmingham New Street will run between Hereford / Great Malvern and Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill only.

Trains between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham New Street will not run.

Train services between Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham Moor Street / Stratford-upon-Avon will run between Stourbridge Junction and Birmingham Moor Street / Stratford-upon-Avon only.

Some trains will also run between Great Malvern and Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill.

A rail replacement bus service will operate between Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street and Bromsgrove / Stourbridge Junction.

Customers travelling to / from Birmingham New Street are advised to travel on Cross City train services between Bromsgrove and Birmingham New Street.

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Amended service to / from London Euston on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place in the London Euston area, closing various lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Saturday and Sunday:

As a result of reduced line capacity, services to / from London Euston will be retimed to arrive / depart later than usual.

Trains between London Euston and North Wales will be amended to run between Crewe and North Wales only.

London Northwestern Railway:

Saturday:

From 08:30 onwards, train services between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will operate to an amended timetable, at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Crewe and London Euston will be amended to run between Crewe and Milton Keynes Central. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run to an amended timetable between Rugby and London Euston.

Sunday:

Train services between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will operate at a reduced level of frequency.

From 12:00 to 20:00 train services between London Euston and Northampton will operate at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run between Birmingham New Street and Northampton only.

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Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Amended service to / from Lichfield Trent Valley / Rugeley Trent Valley on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Aston and Gravelly Hill / Hamstead, closing some lines.

Train services between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley will run between Redditch and Birmingham New Street only. A replacement bus service will operate between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley.

Train services between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley will operate to an amended timetable.

Trains between Wolverhampton and Walsall will run between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Birmingham New Street and Tame Bridge Parkway ,calling at Duddeston, Aston, Witton, Perry Barr and Hamstead.

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Amended 21:33 Nottingham to Leeds service on Sunday 20 June

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

As a result of this, the 21:33 Nottingham to Leeds service will not call at Normanton, Castleford and Woodlesford.

A rail replacement bus service will run between Wakefield Kirkgate and Leeds calling at the above stations.

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Amended c2c service on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Fenchurch Street and Barking, closing various lines. On Sunday, there are additional works taking place at various locations, closing other lines on the c2c network.

Trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Liverpool Street.

Basildon Line:

An amended timetable will be in operation on Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets will be accepted on the Jubilee Line or Docklands Light Railway between West Ham and Stratford.

Customers for Limehouse can us Docklands Light Railway between Tower Gateway and Limehouse and Limehouse to Stratford via Poplar.

Ockenden Line:

Saturday

Train services will run as follows:

Upminster - Ockendon - Chafford Hundred - Grays

Passengers from Ockendon and Chafford Hundred should change at Upminster or Grays for connecting services towards London.

Sunday

Additional engineering work is taking place between Upminster and Pitsea. A replacement bus service will operate between Upminster and Pitsea via Ockenden.

Rainham Line:

Saturday

Train services will run as follows:

London Liverpool Street - Rainham - Southend Central

Sunday

Trains will not operate via Rainham.

A replacement bus service will run between Upminster and Rainham.

Customers travelling to / from Dagenham Dock may use London Bus routes EL2 or 287.

Ticket Acceptance:

Tickets will be accepted on the Jubilee Line or Docklands Light Railway between West Ham and Stratford.

c2c tickets will be accepted on Jubilee Line or Docklands Light Railway services between West Ham and Stratford.

Customers for Limehouse can us Docklands Light Railway between Tower Gateway and Limehouse and Limehouse to Stratford via Poplar.

 

 

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No late night / early morning trains via Tottenham Hale on Sunday 20 and Monday 21 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Cheshunt, closing various lines overnight from Sunday evening until Monday morning.

Between 23:15 on Sunday and 05:00 on Monday, trains that usually run via Tottenham Hale will be amended to run via Seven Sisters instead. Customers should note that stations on the Seven Sisters route are within walking distance of those on the Tottenham Hale route.

Customers travelling to / from Lea Bridge should instead use London Buses between Stratford and Lea Bridge, or between Lea Bridge and Hackney Downs.

Additionally:

  • The 22:39 Hertford East to Stratford service will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters and Hackney Downs (calling) to London Liverpool Street. Stations between Waltham Cross to Stratford inclusive will not be served.
  • The 23:32 Stratford to Hertford East service will be diverted to run from London Liverpool Street at 23:42, and will call additionally at Hackney Downs and Seven Sisters. Stations between Stratford and Waltham Cross inclusive will not be served.

 

 

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Amended service between Reading and Gatwick Airport on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be amended to run between Reading and Redhill only. Alternative train services will be available between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

Trains from Reading will be retimed to run earlier than normal.

If you are travelling between Reading and Gatwick, please allow extra time for your journey for the connection at Redhill.

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Amended service at Cardiff Central on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place at Cardiff Central, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Most trains between Cardiff Central and Taunton will not operate between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads.

Some trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will call additionally at Severn Tunnel Junction, with a few also calling additionally at Patchway.

Most trains will depart Cardiff Central and Newport a few minutes earlier than normal.

The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington will depart Cardiff Central and Newport and few minutes later than normal.

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Amended late night service at Burnham on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, resulting in the closure of some lines.

The following trains will not call at Burnham:

23:27 and 23:54 London Paddington to Reading.

23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington

Rail replacement buses will be in operation between Burnham and Slough taking approximately 10 minutes.

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Amended service between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 13:20 on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford resulting in the closure of some lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 11:20.

Great Western Railway:

Until 11:20:

The 08:58 Great Malvern to London Paddington will terminate at Oxford.

The 09:42 London Paddington to Hereford will terminate at Didcot Parkway and then restart at Oxford. There will be no connection between the two trains provided.

The 10:03 Bristol Parkway to London Paddington will not call at Slough but will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

There will be an additional train running at 11:15 from Didcot Parkway to London Paddington (calling at Reading and Slough).

The 10:43 and 11:12 Didcot Parkway to Oxford trains will not run.

Road transport will be in operation direct between Didcot Parkway and Oxford taking 25 minutes. There will also be some road transport between Didcot Parkway and Oxford calling at Radley.

From 11:20 until 13:20:

The 09:53 Great Malvern to London Paddington and 12:31 Oxford to London Paddington will call additionally at Radley and will operate a few minutes later than normal from Didcot Parkway and beyond.

The 10:45 London Paddington to Great Malvern will depart Oxford and beyond a few minutes later than normal and will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill.

The 11:45 London Paddington to Hereford will depart Oxford and beyond until Worcester Shrub Hill a few minutes later than normal.  Normal timings should return from Worcester Shrub Hill and beyond.

The 12:27 Hereford to London Paddington will start from Worcester Shrub Hill at the normal time.

The 12:12 and 13:12 trains from Didcot Parkway to Oxford and also the 11:45 and 12:45 trains from Oxford to Didcot Parkway will not run.

There will be road transport in operation between Didcot Parkway and Oxford with some calling at Radley.

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Buses replace trains between Epsom and Dorking / Effingham Junction on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Dorking and Effingham Junction resulting in the closure of all lines.

South Western Railway:

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Also trains which run between London Waterloo and Guildford via Leatherhead will  run between London Waterloo and Epsom.

Buses will run between:

  • Epsom and Dorking
  • Epsom and Effingham Junction

 

Southern:

Buses will replace trains between Epsom and Dorking.

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Buses replace trains between Hounslow and Windsor / Ascot / Woking on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Whitton and Windsor & Eton Riverside / Ascot, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Hounslow & Windsor & Eton Riverside.
  • Hounslow and Ascot.
  • Hounslow and Woking.

 

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Amended 09:20 / 09:40 Southampton Central / Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly service on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Winchester and Southampton Central, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Amended service between Peterborough and Ely / Bury St Edmunds / Norwich on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Ely, resulting in the closure of some lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Ely (calling at March).

East Midlands Railway:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich services will run between Sheffield and Peterborough only. Services will not run between Liverpool Lime Street and Sheffield as a result of industrial action.

Replacement buses will run directly between Peterborough and Norwich.

Customers travelling to stations in between should use suitable alternative services to complete their journey.

Greater Anglia:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds.

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Amended late night / early morning Great Western services at London Paddington on Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway, resulting in the closure of all lines.

Sunday:

The 21:46 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill  will divert between Didcot Parkway and Worcester Shrub Hill (via Swindon and Cheltenham Spa but will not call at either). The service will not call at Oxford and stations to Worcestershire Parkway.

There will be road transport in operation between Didcot Parkway, Oxford and all stations to Worcester Shrub Hill.

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Amended late night London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway, resulting in the closure of two out of four lines.

Saturday:

The 21:57 and 22:58 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway and 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring and Streatley and Cholsey. They also will not call at Pangbourne.

A replacement bus will be in operation between Tilehurst and Pangbourne allowing customers to connect to trains. When connecting to the 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway train customers will need to travel by rail from Pangbourne to Tilehurst.

Sunday:

The 22:24 and 23:32 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway and 22:45 and 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring and Streatley and Cholsey. They also will not call at Pangbourne.

A replacement bus will be in operation between Tilehurst and Pangbourne allowing customers to connect to trains.

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Buses replace Island Line trains until further notice

New trains are being introduced to the Island Line in 2021, replacing the existing fleet which is over 80 years old. In order for these new trains to run, upgrades are needed to the Island Line route to allow these trains to be accommodated. This includes a new passing loop at Brading to allow more frequent services. More information on these upgrades can be found here.

Until further notice, buses will replace trains between:

  • Ryde Pier Head and Ryde Esplanade (minibus service)
  • Ryde Esplanade and Shanklin

 

To download a copy of the bus timetable, please click here.

 

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We are temporarily running a reduced timetable. You can tap here to view this in pdf format from our Coronavirus page.