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Updates for 23 September 2019

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05:26 Stirling to London Kings Cross due 10:49

05:26 Stirling to London Kings Cross due 10:49 is being delayed between Berwick-Upon-Tweed and Newcastle and is now expected to be 13 minutes late.
This is due to a fault on a train in front of this one.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused 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.

07:06 London Kings Cross to York due 09:25

Facilities on the 07:06 London Kings Cross to York due 09:25.
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:

This service is minus Coach E today, due to this coach requiring maintenance. Staff on board the train will be happy to assist you in finding an alternative unreserved seat.

07:15 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 09:31

Facilities on the 07:15 Leeds to London Kings Cross due 09:31.
Additional Facilities Information:
Reservation change.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

Due to this service being formed of an electric train today instead of a diesel train (which has a slightly different layout), there are some reservation changes. Reservations for Coach J will now be found in Coach K. Reservations for coach G (seats 43 to 60) will now be found in coach H

07:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 12:10

07:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 12:10 has been delayed at London Kings Cross and is now 18 minutes late.
This is due to train crew being delayed by service disruption.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused 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.

07:52 Aberdeen to London Kings Cross due 14:51

Facilities on the 07:52 Aberdeen to London Kings Cross due 14:51.
Disabled toilet facilities are reduced.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

08:00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 12:20

08:00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh due 12:20 has been delayed at London Kings Cross and is now 7 minutes late.
This is due to train crew being delayed by service disruption.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused 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.

08:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 10:16

08:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds due 10:16 has been delayed at London Kings Cross and is now 3 minutes late.
This is due to train crew being delayed by service disruption.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused 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.

10:02 York to London Kings Cross due 12:22

Facilities on the 10:02 York to London Kings Cross due 12:22.
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:

This service is minus Coach E today, due to this coach requiring maintenance. Staff on board the train will be happy to assist you in finding an alternative unreserved seat.

Catering updates

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

Timetable Changes (1)

Change to the 05.40 from Sunderland to London King's Cross on Monday 23 September

As a result of engineering work taking place on Sunday, the 05.40 from Sunderland to London King's Cross will start from Newcastle at 05.58 on Monday morning.

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Travel Disruptions (4)

No trains between Bedford and Bletchley until approximately 12:30

Trains are currently unable to run between Bedford and Bletchley due to a fault on a train between these stations. This is expected until 12:30.

Customer advice:

A heavily reduced bus service is in operation between Bedford and Bletchley. 

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 #FennyStratford

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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Disruption between Alton and Aldershot expected until 10:00

A speed restriction over a defective track between Alton and Farnham is causing disruption to trains between Alton and Aldershot. Trains may be delayed or cancelled until approximately 10:00.

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 #Farnham

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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Industrial action to affect Caledonian Sleeper services on Sunday 29 and Monday 30 September

Industrial action is taking place on Sunday 29 and Monday 30 September affecting Caledonian Sleeper services.

Caledonian Sleeper are looking into options and guests will be contacted as soon as possible if there are any changes to their scheduled journey.
If guests wish to cancel, they will recieve a full refund.

Check before you travel:
The National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner is still showing a normal service. Please contact Caledonian Sleeper to find out if your journey will be affected.

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

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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Reduced Island Line service until further notice

A shortage of trains on the Island Line as a result of extra safety checks being made means that a reduced service is operating between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head until further notice.

How is this affecting the train service?

An hourly service will operate on the Island line as follows:

  • Ryde Pier Head towards Shanklin at 49 minutes past the hour
  • Shanklin towards Ryde Pier Head at 18 minutes past the hour

The normal 2 trains per hour timetable will resume as soon as possible, but the age of the trains and the difficulty in sourcing replacement parts, mean this may take longer than normal. It is currently expected to resume for the start of service on the 14th October.

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

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

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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No travel disruptions found.

Planned Engineering Works (24)

Buses replace trains between West Kirby and Hoylake from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 September

Engineering work is taking place between West Kirby and Hoylake, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between West Kirby and Hoylake.

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 service to / from Glasgow Queen Street / stations via Maryhill from Monday 16 September to Sunday 13 October

Station improvement work is taking place at Glasgow Queen Street, closing some platforms at the station and reducing capacity.

From Monday 16 September to Sunday 13 October, services between Glasgow Queen Street and Anniesland via Maryhill will be amended to run between Ashfield and Anniesland only, at a reduced frequency. No replacement buses will run between Ashfield and Anniesland.

Services that usually run between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh via Falkirk Grahamston will run between Springburn and Edinburgh only. Customers should change at Springburn for train services to / from Glasgow Queen Street.

Some services between Glasgow Queen Street and Aberdeen / Inverness will run between Stirling and Aberdeen / Inverness only. Customers should use alternative rail services between Stirling and Glasgow Queen Street.

Some train services will run with fewer carriages than normal and will also be retimed.

Additionally on Saturdays, services between Glasgow Queen Street and Falkirk Grahamston will run between Springburn and Falkirk Grahamston. Customers should change at Springburn for alternative train services to / from Glasgow Queen Street.

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.

Amended overnight / early morning Thameslink trains from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place each night Monday to Thursday between 22:00 and 05:00, finishing 05:00 Friday morning resulting in various line closures.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:18 Luton to Gillingham service is replaced by a bus between Gravesend and Gillingham.

The 22:37 St Albans to Sutton / 22:54 Luton to Sutton services (both via Wimbledon) are diverted to run via Mitcham Junction. Customers should use London Buses for stations via Tooting on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

The 23:30 Rainham to Dartford service is replaced by a bus throughout.

From 23:00 to 05:00 each night, trains will not call at Sandy. Buses will run between St Neots and Biggleswade calling at Sandy.

From 23:55 to 05:00 each night, buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:28 / 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham services are replaced by buses throughout.

The 04:20 Luton to Sutton service will not stop at stations between Streatham and Wimbledon. Customers should use London Buses between Streatham and Wimbledon on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended late night / early morning Southern trains from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place from approximately 22:00 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday, finishing 05:00 Friday morning, closing various lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday and Tuesday

The 23:22 London Victoria to East Grinstead is replaced by a bus between East Croydon and East Grinstead.

The 23:53 London Victoria to Oxted is replaced by a bus between East Croydon and Oxted.

Monday and Wednesday

The 23:16 London Victoria to Worthing will not stop at stations between Haywards heath and Hove. A replacement bus will run between Haywards Heath and Worthing calling at all stations.

The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton is replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:17 Selhurst to Watford Junction will terminate at Shepherds Bush and the 23:36 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction will start from Shepherds Bush. Customers should use London Underground via Clapham Junction, London Victoria and London Euston, then London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Each night between 23:10 and 04:35, buses will replace trains between Lewes and Seaford.

Tuesday and Thursday

The 00:02 London Victoria to Worthing is replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Worthing.

The 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne will not run. A bus will run between Three Bridges and Eastbourne.  

Thursday

The 23:22 London Victoria to East Grinstead is replaced by a bus between East Croydon and East Grinstead.

The 23:53 London Victoria to Oxted is replaced by a bus between East Croydon and Oxted.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening services between Shrewsbury and Crewe / Chester from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Shrewsbury and Crewe from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service will be diverted, to run via Chester to Crewe. A replacement bus will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe for customers travelling to / from stations between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:49 Crewe to Milford Haven service will be amended to start from Chester at 04:44, and run via Wrexham General before resuming its normal route at Shrewsbury.

The 05:31 Shrewsbury to Crewe service will be retimed to start later than usual, at 05:45.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Heald Green and Manchester Airport overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 20:11 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
  • The 20:55 Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
  • The 22:00 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
  • The 22:40 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:

  • The 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport. 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Victoria at 01:12. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport at 00:15 to Manchester Victoria, calling at Manchester Piccadilly and connecting with the train at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus running from Manchester Piccadilly at 03:55 to Manchester Airport.
  • The 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport at 03:55 to Manchester Piccadilly to connect with this train.
  • The 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport at 04:34 to Manchester Piccadilly to connect with this 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.

Buses replace trains between London Liverpool Street and Chingford after 23:15 from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place between Bethnal Green and Chingford between 23:15 and 05:00 every night from Monday to Thursday, finishing at 05:00 Friday morning, closing the line.

Between 23:15 and 05:00 each night, buses will replace trains between London Liverpool Street and Chingford.

You may also use your ticket on London Underground services at no extra cost.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground 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.

Amended evening / morning Chiltern Railways service via Wembley Stadium from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Wembley Stadium and South Ruislip overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

An amended timetable will be in operation, with trains being amended, diverted or cancelled. Replacement buses will be in operation, as well as some ticket acceptance for London Underground services to enable customers to complete their journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Manchester Airport via Styal overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses. Additionally, the 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly (Tuesday to Friday) service will not call at Manchester Airport. A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly via Manchester Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning East Midlands Railway services to / from London St Pancras International from Monday 23 to Saturday 28 September

Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Kettering / Market Harborough area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until very early on Saturday morning.

On Monday to Friday evenings, some trains to / from London St Pancras International will be retimed to run slightly earlier or later than usual.

Monday to Friday:

The 23:08 London St Pancras International to Derby service will be diverted after Bedford, and will run later than usual to Derby, and will not call at Market Harborough. A replacement bus will run from Kettering to Market Harborough, and also from Market Harborough to Leicester to connect with the train.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:15 London St Pancras service to Leicester service will be retimed to run later and divert after Wellingborough, not calling at Market Harborough. Replacement buses will run from Kettering to Market Harborough, and Market Harborough to Leicester.

The 04:52 Leicester to London St Pancras service will depart Leicester at 04:17, and Kettering at 05:10 before running to normal times to London.

Saturday:

The 00:15 London St Pancras service to Leicester service will be retimed to run later and divert after Kettering, not calling at Market Harborough. Replacement buses will run from Kettering to Market Harborough, and Market Harborough to Leicester.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning Southeastern services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday:

After 22:50, buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells / Wadhurst. The last train from London Charing Cross to Hastings (departing London Charing Cross at 23:45) will be replaced by a bus between Tonbridge and Hastings.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet and Faversham.

After 23:55, buses replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Tuesday:

After 23:45, buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:45 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Rochester and Rainham until the end of service. Shuttle trains will run between Rainham and Faversham / Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:37 London St Pancras to Ramsgate service will be diverted after Ashford International to run via Canterbury West. A replacement bus will run from Ashford International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory.

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 late night / early morning trains via Tottenham Hale from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Hackney Downs and Cheshunt via Tottenham Hale, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Between 23:45 and 05:30, no trains will run via Tottenham Hale. These trains will be diverted to run via the Seven Sisters line instead. Stations on this line are within walking distance of those on the Tottenham Hale line.

From Tuesday to Wednesday, the 04:40 London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport service will additionally call at Seven Sisters instead of Tottenham Hale.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended 05:34 Leeds to Glasgow Central service from Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Leeds and York overnight, closing some lines from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 05:34 Leeds to Glasgow Central service will be retimed to depart Leeds at 05:38.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended evening / morning service between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry overnight, closing all lines from Monday evening and Friday morning.

Between 20:40 and 05:15 each night, trains will not run between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend. Evening services will be replaced by buses. Customers travelling on early morning services should use later train services to complete their journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning services between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester overnight, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Gloucester.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:37 Cheltenham Spa to Maesteg service will start from Gloucester at 05:50. Customers from Cheltenham should travel on later train services.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening services between London Euston and Wolverhampton / Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place between Milton Keynes and Rugby, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The following trains will be diverted to run via Northampton, and may run slightly later than usual:

  • The 22:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton.
  • The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton.

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 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Chippenham, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, and will not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon or Chippenham.

A replacement bus will run from Didcot Parkway to Swindon, connecting at Swindon with a replacement bus from Reading to Chippenham. A third replacement bus will run from Swindon to Chippenham, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

Additionally, the 23:20 London Paddington to Oxford service will be amended to additionally call at Didcot Parkway for customers of the 23:30 travelling to Didcot Parkway.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening services between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place between Hunts Cross and Liverpool Lime Street overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result:

  • The 22:49 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street service will be diverted to run on an alternative route between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:28 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Hunts Cross. A replacement bus will run between Hunts Cross and Liverpool Lime Street.

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 22:57 Preston to Colne service from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place between Burnley and Colne overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the 22:57 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Rose Grove. A replacement bus will run between Rose Grove and Colne.

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 22:01 Nottingham to Leicester service from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 September

Engineering work is taking place in the Loughborough area, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 22:01 Nottingham to Leicester service will be diverted between Loughborough and Leicester, not calling at Barrow-upon-Soar, Sileby or Syston. A replacement bus will run between Nottingham and Leicester, calling at Barrow-upon-Soar, Sileby and Syston.

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 00:01 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids service on Monday 23 September

Engineering work is taking place between Exeter Central and Exmouth on Monday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the 00:01 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids service will start from Exeter Central.

Replacement buses will run at:

  • 00:01 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids, calling at all stations.
  • 00:03 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids, calling at Lympstone Commando, Topsham, Digby & Sowton and Exeter St Davids (setting down only).

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning services between Totnes and Plymouth on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September

Engineering work is taking place between Totnes and Plymouth overnight from Monday morning until Tuesday morning, closing some lines.

Monday:

The 21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth service will depart Ivybridge at 00:37 (Tuesday) and arrive at Plymouth at 01:00.

The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" Sleeper train will arrive at Plymouth at 05:31 (Tuesday), and arrive at all other stations as normal.

Tuesday:

The 21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth service will depart Ivybridge at 00:31 (Wednesday) and arrive at Plymouth at 00:50.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended Northern services in the Leeds / Bradford area from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Engineering work is taking place between Church Fenton and Leeds, and between Leeds and Bradford Interchange overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:17 Blackpool North to York service will terminate at Leeds. A replacement bus will run between Leeds and York.
  • The 22:58 Manchester Victoria to Leeds service will be diverted by an alternative route between Halifax and Leeds, not calling at Bradford Interchange. A replacement bus will run between Halifax and Leeds, serving these stations.
  • The 23:19 Manchester Victoria to Leeds service will be diverted by an alternative route between Halifax and Leeds, not calling at Bradford Interchange, New Pudsey or Bramley. A replacement bus will run between Halifax and Leeds, serving these stations.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:12 York to Blackpool North service will start from Leeds. A replacement bus will run at 04:30 from York to Leeds to connect with the train. A later bus will run at 05:12 from York to Leeds.
  • The 05:23 Leeds to York service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 05:25 Leeds to York service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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 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:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project Information:

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

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

No planned engineering works found.

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