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Updates for 23 January 2022

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Timetable Changes (3)

Buses replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Dundee and Aberdeen, closing some lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.

LNER:

Trains between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen will start / terminate at Edinburgh or Dundee. A rail replacement coach service will run between Dundee and Aberdeen, calling at Arbroath, Montrose, Stonehaven. 

ScotRail:

Buses replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended late night / early morning service between York and Newcastle from Saturday 22 to Monday 24 January

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Newcastle from Saturday night until Sunday morning, and also between York and Newcastle from Sunday night until Monday morning, closing some lines.

Saturday:

The 19:54 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will not call at Chester-le-Street.

The 21:08 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will terminate at York.

The 21:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Peterborough at 21:48 and terminate at Doncaster. 

Sunday:

The 07:55 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will start from York at 08:58.

The 07:49 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly will start from York at 08:48.

The 22:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Peterborough at 22:48 and terminate at York.

Monday:

The 04:45 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will start from York at 06:00.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended service to / from London Kings Cross on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Peterborough, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

The following alterations will apply:

Trains will be retimed and diverted via Cambridge, extending journey times by approximately 60 minutes.

The following trains will not run:

Saturday

06:56 and  08:44 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

10:.48 and 16:27 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Sunday

12:09 and 15:08 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

15:50 and 19:26 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

All day Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Peterborough. trains to / from Welwyn Garden City / Cambridge / London Kings Cross will run to a slightly revised timetable.

On Saturday only, early morning trains that usually run between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will start at Stevenage. From approximately 05:00 trains between Horsham and Peterborough will be diverted to run between Horsham and Letchworth Garden City. After 20:00 a reduced timetable will be in operation between Finsbury Park and Letchworth Garden City.

On Sunday only, trains between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will be diverted via Letchworth Garden City.

LNER:

The following alterations will apply:

  • There will be an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross via a diversionary route between Stevenage and Peterborough, (extending journey times by approximately one hour)
  • Other services will start / terminate at Peterborough
  • Services between London Kings Cross and Lincoln Central / Hull will be cancelled

 

Hull Trains:

Trains will run to a reduced and amended timetable, there will be no service calling at Grantham. Journey times will be extended by approximately 60 minutes.

Lumo:

An amended train service will run between Edinburgh and Newcastle only.

Check before you travel:

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

All Other Rail Networks

Travel Disruptions (20)

Amended Hull Trains timetable until Saturday 12 February

Hull Trains will be operating an amended timetable until Saturday 12 February. This is due to the impact of COVID-19 on train crew availability.

The majority of Hull Trains services will still run, with some cancellations to their quieter services. You can view the temporary timetable here.

Customer Advice:

If you are affected by these cancellations and no longer wish to travel, you should apply for a fee free refund via your original point of sale.

If you still want to travel, your ticket will be valid on all other Hull Trains services the same day as stated on your ticket. Coach A is unreserved, but we recommend you make a new seat reservation by emailing Hull Trains on customer.services@hulltrains.co.uk . You will need to provide details of your original booking including number of passengers, and details of the service you wish to reserve seats for.

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

Please note, if you are travelling on a Hull Trains service on a weekend throughout January, planned engineering works may affect your journey. We recommend that you check your date of travel on the Future Engineering page for the latest information regarding these works. 

Twitter:
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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.

Feedback:
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Reduced service at Cheddington until further notice

Urgent repairs to the railway are taking place on Platform 4 at Cheddington. As a result, trains from Milton Keynes Central towards London Euston are unable to call at the station. Trains in the northbound direction are able to call at Cheddington as normal.

We don't currently have a firm estimate of when this issue will be resolved; however, the current assessment suggests that the repair works could continue until early April. We will keep you updated as we receive more information from Network Rail.

Alternative travel advice:

Replacement buses will run as follows:

  • from Leighton Buzzard to Cheddington (for customers travelling to Cheddington in the London-bound direction)
  • from Cheddington to Tring (for customers travelling from Cheddington to stations towards London)

 

You can view a copy of the bus / train timetable here.

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

If you are travelling to / from Cheddington from tomorrow onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel or consult the train / bus timetable above.

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.

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

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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Amended weekday Avanti West Coast services until further notice

Due to train crew availability issues and ongoing Covid isolation instances, there will be disruption to Avanti West Coast services until further notice.

Avanti West Coast are doing everything they can to run the full timetable. However, there will be a number of cancellations throughout the day in order to provide a more robust timetable. You are strongly advised to check your journey before travelling. 

You can download the latest Avanti West Coast timetables on their website here.

Changes to weekday services until Friday 25 February:

Avanti West Coast train times for weekday travel dates up to and including Friday 25 February are subject to change. 

There are no planned alterations to the timetable on weekends. However, journeys may be affected by engineering work.

Customer Advice:

Tickets will be valid on Avanti West Coast services before and after a cancelled train.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on days up to and including Friday 11 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 14 February until Friday 25 February, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

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

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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Amended Merseyrail timetable until further notice

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and other sickness affecting staff availability, Merseyrail will be running an amended timetable until further notice.

A 30-minute timetable will run from the start to the end of service on all Merseyrail lines. Details of the 30-minute timetable can be here.

Why has the timetable been changed?

Merseyrail have made these changes so that customers have advanced notice to change their journeys. Cancelling some services in advance also helps reduce the risk of last minute cancellations and delays.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on days up to and including Saturday 12 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on days from Sunday 13 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel. 

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

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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Amended Great Western Railway timetable until further notice

A reduced temporary timetable is in operation across the Great Western Railway network because of higher than usual levels of staff being absent or self-isolating due to COVID-19. 

The temporary timetable came into effect on Saturday 8 January, ensuring that Great Western Railway can provide the majority of their usual, planned trains, and drastically reduce the number of short notice cancellations. 

A summary list of the amended services can be found on Great Western Railways website.

Trains across the Great Western Railway network may also be subject to short-notice cancellations and alterations. Some trains may start later or finish earlier than originally planned, and there will be a number of planned cancellations throughout the day in order to provide a more robust timetable. Some services may be busier than normal. 

Customer Advice:

If it is necessary to change your journey plans, the Book with Confidence scheme has been extended until the end of March so that you can change your travel plans up to the evening before departure without being charged a fee, or if you choose not to travel you are able to receive a refund on your unused ticket.

Customers with booked tickets are able to travel on services before and after a cancelled train.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on days up to and including Saturday 29 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on days from Sunday 30 January onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

You should check your journey before travelling for any short notice changes.

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

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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Amended Greater Anglia weekday timetable until further notice

Greater Anglia are making some changes to their timetable to reflect the current situation with the Coronavirus pandemic.

A number of weekday services are being taken out of the timetable. This is due to falling passenger numbers as people follow advice to work from home. Greater Anglia also have to plan for staff shortages as a result of the virus, to ensure they can continue to provide a reliable service.

If you have booked a ticket for one of the cancelled services you can catch either the train before or after the service that has been cancelled. Alternatively, if it is no longer convenient for you to travel, you can request a refund from wherever you originally purchased your ticket from.

A summary of the weekday service that will operate can be found here.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling with Greater Anglia on weekdays up to and including Friday 28 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 31 January onwards, please check back closer to your intended time of travel.

There are no alterations expected to the timetable on weekends. However, journeys may be affected by engineering work.

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

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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Amended Northern service until further notice

Northern are operating several amended and reduced timetables across their network. 

Services are being affected by COVID and its impact on the availability of train crew, with some timetables being reduced and some services cancelled at short notice. Online journey planners including websites and apps are being updated with any planned cancellations.

This will mainly affect services operating from Monday to Saturday. Temporary timetables for upcoming dates can be found on the Northern website. Alongside planned cancellations, there may be on the day alterations, therefore it is recommended that you check your journey before you travel.

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If your train has been cancelled, you can travel on an earlier or later Northern service. Trains on affected routes are expected to be busier so please allow additional time to travel. Northern are adding standby buses, where available, to locations across the network to support if required. More information can be found here

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on days up to and including Saturday 12 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. However, we strongly advise anyone travelling to check before you travel, particularly on the day of travel. 

If you are travelling on days from Sunday 13 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

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

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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Amended CrossCountry service until further notice

Due to train crew availability issues and ongoing Covid isolation instances, there will be disruption to CrossCountry services until further notice.

Some trains may start later or finish earlier than originally planned, and there will be a number of cancellations throughout the day in order to provide a more robust timetable. You may find that the train you had booked to travel on is no longer running. Some services may also be formed of fewer carriages than usual and will therefore be busier.

This will mainly affect services operating from Monday to Saturday. The vast majority of CrossCountry services on Sundays are planned to run as normal. A list of all the planned cancellations can be found on the CrossCountry website. Alongside planned cancellations, there may be on the day alterations, therefore it is recommended that you check your journey before you travel.

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Weekdays:

If you are travelling on weekdays up to and including Friday 11 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 14 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

Weekends:

If you are travelling on weekends up to and including Sunday 30 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Saturday 5 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

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

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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Amended South Western Railway timetable until further notice

South Western Railway are operating a new temporary timetable from Monday 17 January onwards. The new timetable will continue to ensure reliability for customers, and cater for key workers, school pupils and those who cannot work from home.

The spread of Omicron has necessitated the need for a new timetable, with staff shortages across SWR leading to short notice cancellations. The timetable will also allow South Western Railway to match capacity and demand effectively, with Covid restrictions meaning more people are working from home.  

More details about this timetable can be found on the South Western Railway website.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on days up to and including Friday 28 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on days from Saturday 29 January onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel as the amended timetable has not yet been uploaded.

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

Amended East Midlands Railway timetable until further notice

East Midlands Railway, like other rail operators and other industries, are experiencing high levels of Covid-related absence among its workforce which can impact their ability to provide a reliable timetable. In addition, Government advice to work from home means passenger demand is also very low.

Short notice cancellations are incredibly frustrating, and are something East Midlands Railway are determined to avoid as much as possible. To help, approximately 4% of services are being removed. This means they can protect those which are important for customers who are still travelling and provide a more reliable service.

These changes will remain under constant review and changes will be made as needed.

You can find details of specific trains and routes on the East Midlands Railway website.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on days up to and including Friday 4 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 5 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

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

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

Feedback:
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Amended Transport for Wales timetable until further notice

Transport for Wales are running an amended timetable across their network until further notice. This in place to prepare for the rise in staff shortages due to COVID-19 illnesses and isolations and to provide a robust and reliable service in the coming months.

The amended timetable represents a reduction of around 15% of the normal timetable, therefore the majority of services are expected to run as scheduled. However, you are strongly advised to check before you travel in case there are any short notice alterations made to the service. You can use Transport for Wales's Journey Check page to check your journey on the day you are travelling.

Further information:

All customers are urged to check the Transport for Wales website before travelling and follow the up-to-date guidance from the Welsh Government.   

Customers who have already purchased tickets for services affected by this timetable change will be able to use tickets on alternative Transport for Wales rail services. Alternatively, you will be able to request a refund by visiting https://tfw.wales/help-and-contact/rail/refunds.

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If you are travelling on dates up to and including Friday 28 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling on dates from Saturday 29 January onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

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

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 midweek Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express timetable until further notice

A reduced service will operate from Monday to Friday on Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern routes until further notice. The Gatwick Express service has been suspended. This is due to the significant ongoing impact of Coronavirus, particularly in terms of staff sickness which businesses and transport operators across the country continue to see.

By reducing the service, the aim is to provide more certainty over which trains will run for those that are travelling, and reduce unexpected cancellations.

The times of trains on all routes will be changed and, on many routes, services will be reduced.

The latest travel advice and timetables can be found via the following train company links:

Southern

Thameslink

Great Northern

Gatwick Express (service currently suspended)

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on weekdays up to and including Friday 18 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Alterations because of engineering work on Mondays to Fridays may not be shown until 12:00 on the day before the timetable operates.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 21 February onwards, please check back closer to your intended time of travel.

There are no alterations expected to the timetable on weekends. However, journeys may be affected by engineering work.

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

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

Feedback:
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Amended c2c weekday timetable until further notice

c2c are making some changes to their timetable to reflect the current situation with the Coronavirus pandemic.

From Monday 17 January, a number of weekday services have been taken out of the timetable. This is due to falling passenger numbers as people follow advice to work from home. c2c also have to plan for staff shortages as a result of the virus, to ensure they can continue to provide a reliable service. More information regarding the amended timetable can be found on the c2c website.

There are no planned alterations to the timetable on weekends. However, journeys may be affected by engineering work.

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If you are travelling on days up to and including Friday 28 January, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 31 January onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #c2cChanges

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

Feedback:
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Disruption to West Midlands Railway services until further notice

The Coronavirus pandemic (and more recently the Omicron variant) has had a significant impact on the West Midlands Railway workforce meaning many members of staff are currently unable to attend work. Whilst every effort has been made to run the planned service, some trains across the West Midlands Railway network may be cancelled at short notice. Please check your journey before travelling. 

Leamington Spa - Nuneaton

Buses are replacing trains between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton via Coventry until further notice.

The bus timetables can be found here.

Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International

The shuttle train that runs between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International has been reduced to an hourly service from Monday to Saturday.

The timetables for this route can be found here.

Shrewsbury - Birmingham New Street 

Some services between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street are likely to be cancelled at short notice. 

West Midlands Railway are keeping the situation on these routes under close review and they intend to reinstate the full timetable on these lines as soon as possible?.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. However, please ensure to re-check your journey before travel for any short notice alterations.

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.

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

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 Southeastern weekday timetable until Friday 28 January

Southeastern have been running a reduced timetable since Monday 10 January in response to an increasing number of Covid-related staff absences and government guidance to work from home where possible. The change enabled Southeastern to operate a more reliable train service and prevent as many short notice cancellations as possible.

We're pleased that we're now seeing an increase in staff availability which means we're able to reintroduce more services again. From Monday 17 January, a small number of extra trains will be running, with the remainder of services restored by Monday 31 January.

Please check your journey using Southeastern's online journey planner, or online timetables. Thank you for your patience.

Summary of the weekday timetable reduction changes between Monday 17 and Friday 28 January:

  • There will be hourly services via Rainham, Gillingham, Chatham and Rochester to London Cannon Street during the peak.
  • Peak-time mainline trains from Ashford International and Hastings via Tonbridge to London Cannon Street will not run.
  • There will be no service on the Bexleyheath line to London Cannon Street and a reduced service from Slade Green via Woolwich and Greenwich to London Cannon Street.
  • Some trains between Gravesend and Dartford via Sidcup to and from London Charing Cross will not run.
  • There will be an hourly off-peak service from Ashford International to London Charing Cross.
  • Off-peak London Victoria to Dover Priory services will only run between Faversham and Dover Priory.
  • Off-peak services from Hayes to London Charing Cross will not run.
  • Services have been reduced during the peak on the High Speed route.

 

At Southeastern, teams are working hard to make sure you can travel with confidence and we have a number of tools to help. Check how busy your train might be with our our SeatFinder tools, contact us on WhatsApp or follow us on Twitter for the very latest travel information. You can find the answers to many questions by visiting this page.

To protect yourself and others, you must wear a face covering while travelling with us unless you are exempt. Fines may apply.

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 #SETimetable

Buses replace trains on the Abbey and Marston Vale Lines until further notice

The Coronavirus pandemic (and more recently the Omicron variant) has had a significant impact on the London Northwestern Railway workforce meaning more of staff are having to self-isolate. Whilst every effort has been made to run the planned train service, there will be some changes on the Abbey Line and Marston Vale Line until further notice.

How does this affect my journey?

Buses will replace all trains on the Abbey Line (between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey).

Buses will replace all trains on the Marston Vale Line (between Bedford and Bletchley). Please note, there is no Sunday service on this route.

The bus timetables can be downloaded here.

Why have these changes been made?

?The purpose of these changes is to provide a robust and reliable rail replacement service, and allowing train crew resources to be focused on operating trains that are typically used by a greater number of passengers.

Check before you travel:

Abbey Line:

You can check your journey up to and including Friday 11 February using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling from Saturday 12 February, changes have not yet been made - please check closer to the time of travel

Marston Vale Line:

You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 12 February using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling from Monday 14 February, these changes have not yet been made - please check closer to the time of travel. (Please note, there is no Sunday service on this route.)

Replacement bus travel advice:

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.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #AbbeyLine or #MarstonValeLine

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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Amended weekday TransPennine Express service until further notice

Like many businesses across the UK, TransPennine Express continues to feel the impact of Covid-19. The increasing effect of the Omicron variant, coupled with seasonal sickness, has resulted in a shortage of available train crew. In response, on Monday 10 January, TransPennine Express introduced an amended timetable designed to provide a stable and reliable service for customers.

Although the new timetable will provide improved reliability and stability, TransPennine Express may still face 'on-the-day' challenges to its services as a result of short-notice sickness and some industrial relations issues. As such, it may be necessary to make a relatively small number of further short-notice cancellations or service amendments on a day-to-day basis.

A summary of the amended weekday timetable that will operate can be found on the TransPennine Express website. These timetables will be in place until further notice and will be reviewed on a weekly basis.

There are no planned alterations to the timetable on weekends. However, journeys may be affected by engineering work.

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If the train you had planned to travel on does not operate, your ticket will be valid on the next available TransPennine Express service. For journeys up to and including Monday 31 January, ticket acceptance arrangements are in place in the event of TransPennine Express service cancellations. Please travel as close to your original booked time as possible when using other operator's services:

Avanti West Coast between Wigan / Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh - There may be some services and dates where acceptance is not granted due to passenger capacity 

CrossCountry  between Manchester and Edinburgh (via Leeds)

East Midlands Railway between Liverpool and Sheffield 

London North Eastern Railway between York and Edinburgh - This excludes services to / from Aberdeen and Inverness. There may be some services and dates where acceptance is not granted due to passenger capacity 

Northern on any reasonable route 

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport / Newton-le-Willows / Manchester Airport 

Rail replacement buses will be in place, where possible, for those customers who will not have a regular journey option via train.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on weekdays up to and including Friday 11 February, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Journey Planner.

If you are travelling on weekdays from Monday 14 February onwards, please check back closer towards your intended time of travel.

Bus location 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.

Twitter:
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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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Amended ScotRail weekday timetable on some routes until Friday 28 January

A shortage of train crew due to Covid-19 related illness means that ScotRail will be running an amended weekday timetable across various routes on their network until Friday 28 January.

We strongly advise all ScotRail customers to check your journey before travelling. Trains may be cancelled or revised, both in advance and at short notice.

A temporary timetable will be in place on Mondays to Fridays, details of the timetable can be found on the ScotRail website here. Advice on what you can do if your train is amended or cancelled is also available via that link.

???????Check before you travel:
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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CORONAVIRUS - Latest Travel Updates

Train Operating Companies are continuing to work hard to offer you a safe and reliable journey.

Due to a rise in the number of railway staff being absent due to COVID-19 related illness and isolation, some train companies are operating an amended service. Some trains have been cancelled in advance and some trains are subject to short notice alterations on the day. More details about what level of service each operator is running can be found via the National Rail Enquiries Latest Travel News page.

Although the majority of services will run as scheduled, it is strongly recommended that you check before you begin travelling and allow more time to complete your journey.

To help you travel with confidence, please visit our dedicated Coronavirus travel advice page.

You can find the latest travel advice for each Train Operating Company by clicking on the below links:

 

Advice on face coverings:

In England -

It is now again compulsory to wear a face covering on board all trains and in stations in England, unless you are exempt.

If you are travelling on any TfL (Transport for London) service, it is also mandatory to wear a face covering throughout your journey including in stations, unless exempt.

In Scotland and Wales - 

You must continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey on trains and in stations, unless exempt, as it remains mandatory.

Check before you travel:

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

Please be aware that some Train Operating Companies are making some short notice changes to their timetables. Where timetables are not yet confirmed or where there is known disruption, the journey in the Journey Planner will carry a yellow warning triangle, with a link available to find out more details.

You can also check the National Rail Enquiries Informed Traveller webpage for more details on longer term timetable availability.

Disruption to Chiltern Railways services until further notice

Some trains across the Chiltern Railways network may be subject to short-notice cancellations and alterations. This is due to the impact of COVID-19 on train crew availability.

The majority of train services will continue to run as scheduled, and Chiltern Railways are doing everything they can to run the full timetable. However, you are advised to check your journey before travelling. 

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. You can also visit the Chiltern Railways Journey Check webpage for details of the alterations that are in place today.

Twitter:
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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 (61)

No trains between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction before 12:00 on Sunday 23 January

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

Before 12:00, no trains will run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction.

You can use your tickets on London Overground services between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction, and on London Underground services between London Victoria and Shepherds Bush.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Edenbridge and Tonbridge on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Edenbridge and Tonbridge, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham / Pulborough on Sunday 23 January

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

Buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham / Pulborough.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour will run between Pulborough and Bognor Regis only.

No trains will run between Barnham and Bognor Regis, or between Portsmouth Harbour and Barnham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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 morning trains via Hackney Downs on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs, closing some lines before 09:50.

Before 09:50, trains that usually run via Hackney Downs will be diverted to run via Stratford and Lea Bridge, extending journey times by up to 10 minutes. Trains will be amended to run up to 10 minutes earlier??????? or later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Colchester and Harwich Town / Ipswich on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Harwich Town / Ipswich, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Colchester and Manningtree / Ipswich.
  • Manningtree and Harwich Town.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace early morning Great Northern trains between Finsbury Park and New Barnet on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Alexandra Palace, closing various lines until 07:10.

Buses will replace Great Northern trains between Finsbury Park and Alexandra Palace / New Barnet. The buses will not call at Harringay and Hornsey. You will be able to travel on London Buses to / from these stations.

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

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.???????

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.

Amended services to / from Drumry from Sunday 23 January to Saturday 11 June

Engineering work is taking place at Drumry station, closing parts of the station from Sunday 23 January until Saturday 11 June.

From Sunday 23 January to Saturday 2 April:

Platform 1 at Drumry will be closed for engineering works. Trains that run towards Glasgow will not call at Drumry, whilst trains running from Glasgow will run as normal.

If you are travelling Eastbound to Drumry, you should change at Drumchapel for a train running from Glasgow, which will call at Drumry. 

If you are travelling Eastbound from Drumry, you should catch a train from Drumry to Singer, and change at Singer for trains towards Glasgow.

From Sunday 3 April to Saturday 11 June:

Platform 2 at Drumry will be closed for engineering works. Trains that run from Glasgow will not call at Drumry, whilst trains running towards Glasgow will run as normal.

If you are travelling Westbound to Drumry, you should change at Singer for a train running from Glasgow, which will call at Drumry. 

If you are travelling Westbound from Drumry, you should catch a train from Drumry to Drumchapel, and change at Drumchapel for trains towards Glasgow.

If you are unable to make these changes, please use the station help points for further travel assistance.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended London Overground services to / from London Liverpool Street until 10:00 on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs, resulting in the closure of all lines.

Until 10:00 there will be no service between London Liverpool Street and Chingford / Enfield Town / Cheshunt.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

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

 

The first trains to run will be:

  • 09:55 Chingford to London Liverpool Street.
  • 10:02 Cheshunt to London Liverpool Street.
  • 10:23 Enfield Town to London Liverpool Street.
  • 10:00 London Liverpool Street to Enfield Town.
  • 10:15 London Liverpool Street to Cheshunt.
  • 10:33 London Liverpool Street to Chingford.

 

You can use London Underground via any reasonable route, including Victoria Line services to / from Seven Sisters / Tottenham Hale / Walthamstow Central.

You can use local buses via any reasonable route between London Liverpool Street and Seven Sisters.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground 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.

Amended service between Gospel Oak and Barking until 11:00 on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Barking, resulting in the closure of some lines.

There will be a reduced level of service between Gospel Oak and Barking until 11:00.

Check before you travel:

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

No London Overground services between Richmond / Shepherds Bush and Camden Road until 11:00 on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Richmond / Shepherds Bush and Camden Road, resulting in the closure of all lines.

Until 11:00 there will be no service between Richmond / Shepherds Bush and Camden Road.

Services will operate between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush and between Camden Road and Stratford.

You can use District Line services between Richmond and Gunnersbury to complete your journey.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Gunnersbury and Camden Road (calling at all stations).

These buses will call at Queen's Park rather than Brondesbury Park, if you are travelling to Brondesbury Park you can depart the train at Queen's Park and use local buses to Brondesbury Park. They will also call at Finchley Road rather than Finchley Road & Frognal, if you are travelling to Finchley Road & Frognal you can depart the train at Finchley Road and continue on foot for around 300 metres.

The first services to run will be:

  • 10:46 Stratford to Richmond.
  • 11:31 Stratford to Clapham Junction.
  • 10:44 Clapham Junction to Stratford.
  • 10:56 Richmond to Stratford.

 

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground 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.

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

 

No London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place in the Surrey Quays area, resulting in the closure of some lines.

There will be no service between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Canada Water - Clapham Junction, calling at all stations.
  • Dalston Kingsland - New Cross Gate, calling at all stations via New Cross.

 

You can use Southern services between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

You can use London Underground via any reasonable route, to / from Canada Water or Stratford.

You can use Docklands Light Railway between Tower Gateway / Shadwell and Deptford Bridge.

You can use other London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground / Docklands Light Railway 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.

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

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

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via New Cross / Greenwich on Sunday 23 January

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

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

Sidcup Line: Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Sidcup will be retimed, and will run between London Cannon Street & Dartford via Sidcup instead. 

Woolwich Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich will be diverted between Blackheath and Dartford to run via Bexleyheath instead. Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Greenwich will not run. 

Ticket acceptance:

You can use your ticket on Docklands Light Railway services between Lewisham and Greenwich 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 Docklands Light Railway 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.

Buses replace trains between Sevenoaks / Tonbridge and Paddock Wood / Wadhurst on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place in the Tonbridge area, closing lines over the course of the weekend.

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Tonbridge and Paddock Wood.
  • Tonbridge and Wadhurst (all stations).

 

Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will only run between London Charing Cross and Tonbridge. Additional trains will run between Wadhurst and Hastings. 

Medway Valley Line: Trains between Tonbridge and Strood will only run between Paddock Wood & Strood. 

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross & Ramsgate via Dover Priory will be retimed, and will run via Maidstone East instead of Tonbridge. Additional trains will run between Paddock Wood and Ashford International. 

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood (calling at Tonbridge only).
  • Sevenoaks and Wadhurst.
  • Tonbridge and Paddock Wood.

 

Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will only run between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks.  Additional trains will run between Wadhurst and Hastings. 

Medway Valley Line: Trains between Tonbridge and Strood will only run between Paddock Wood & Strood.

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross & Ramsgate via Dover Priory will be retimed, and will run via Maidstone East instead of Tonbridge.  Additional trains will run between Paddock Wood and Ashford International.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended service to / from London Euston on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place in and around London Euston station, closing various lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Trains to / from London Euston are subject to retiming.

On Saturday there will be 2 trains per hour to / from Manchester Piccadilly (1 via Stoke-on-Trent and 1 via Crewe).

On Sunday there will be 2 trains per hour to / from Manchester Piccadilly (1 via Wilmslow, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent and 1 via Crewe and Stafford).

London Northwestern Railway:

Saturday

Between 08:30 and 20:00 train services between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will operate to a special and reduced timetable. 

Trains between London Euston and Crewe will depart earlier / arrive later into London Euston.

Sunday

Until 07:35, trains from London Euston to Northampton will only run between Bletchley and Northampton. Rail replacement buses will operate between London Euston and Bletchley. Trains from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston will not run. 

The 06:15 Northampton to Milton Keynes Central (bus service) will not run. Instead, a rail replacement bus service will operate between Northampton / Milton Keynes Central and Watford. Passengers should use London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston. 

From 12:00 to 21:00 train services from London Euston to Crewe and most train services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton / Birmingham New Street will depart earlier from / arrive later at London Euston.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended services between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield from 10:00 on Sunday 23 January

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

Greater Anglia:

Between 10:00 and 23:30, journey times will be extended by up to 15 minutes between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Some trains will run up to 15 minutes earlier??????? than usual.

TfL Rail:

From 12:00 until the end of service there will be a reduced level of service with 4 trains per hour between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Stockport and Hazel Grove / Buxton on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Furness Vale and Stockport, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Stockport and Hazel Grove / Buxton. Alternative train services are available between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Moston, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Rochdale.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will be amended to run between Manchester Oxford Road and Clitheroe.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Leeds will run between Moston / Rochdale and Leeds.

Trains that usually run between Southport and Blackburn via Todmorden will run between Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Oxford Road, and also between Rochdale and Blackburn.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace evening trains between Preston and Blackpool North on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Blackpool North, closing some lines on Sunday evening.

As a result, the following trains will terminate at Preston for replacement buses to Blackpool North:

  • The 21:21 York to Blackpool North service.
  • The 22:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service.
  • The 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North service.
  • The 23:48 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Bolton / Wigan Wallgate and Southport on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan Wallgate and Southport on Saturday and Sunday, and between Bolton and Hindley on Sunday, closing various lines.

Saturday and Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Wigan Wallgate and Southport.

Sunday:

Buses will run between Bolton and Wigan Wallgate.

???????Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Hexham on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Blaydon, closing all lines.

Buses will run between Newcastle and Hexham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Birkenhead North and West Kirby on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Birkenhead North and West Kirby, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Birkenhead North and West Kirby all day on Saturday and Sunday.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended service between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield, closing some lines.

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield, calling at all stations except Edale.

A shuttle minibus service will run between Hope and Edale.

TransPennine Express:

The following alterations will apply:

  • Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield will be diverted via Huddersfield and not call at Stockport 
  • There will be no services between Sheffield and Doncaster (services will run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes)
  • 07:51 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not run
  • 08:13 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes service will not run

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended service to / from Pangbourne on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Cholsey / Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines.

Until 10:10:

Local trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will call at Pangbourne as shown in the timetable.

From 10:10 until 19:10:

Local trains from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

If you are travelling from London Paddington / Reading to Pangbourne, you should travel by rail to Goring & Streatley, then back by rail to Pangbourne. Customers from Pangbourne travelling to Didcot Parkway should travel by rail to Tilehurst, then back by rail to Didcot Parkway.

Local trains from Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will continue to call at Pangbourne.

From 19:10:

Local trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne.

Buses will replace trains between Tilehurst and Pangbourne for connections.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended late night service to / from Burnham on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The following services will not call at Burnham:

  • 06:44 (departing at 06:48) London Paddington to Reading.
  • 06:20 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 07:10 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:54 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

Burnham customers should travel via Slough for connecting buses.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended early morning service to / from Basingstoke on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Basingstoke, closing some lines.

The 07:38 Reading to Basingstoke and the 08:07 Basingstoke to Reading will not run and will be replaced by buses.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Yeovil Pen Mill on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Yeovil Pen Mill, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Yeovil Pen Mill.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended early morning trains in the Exeter St Davids area on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth, closing some lines on Sunday morning.

The following trains will arrive / depart Teignmouth and beyond a few minutes later than normal:

The 08:00 Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance, the 08:26 Exeter St Davids to Plymouth and the 08:30 Exeter St Davids to Paignton.

Check before you travel:

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

No trains to / from Acton Main Line / West Ealing / Hanwell on Sunday 23 January

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

A reduced service will run between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington.

No trains will call at Acton Main Line, West Ealing or Hanwell.

Ticket acceptance:

If you are travelling to / from Acton Main Line, West Ealing or Hanwell, you can use nearby London Underground stations or London Buses 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???????

Buses replace c2c trains on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the c2c network, closing lines throughout Sunday.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Basildon and Shoeburyness.
  • Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet.
  • Grays and Pitsea.

 

Customers to / from Dagenham Dock can use London Buses to complete their 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

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 c2c trains to / from London Liverpool Street on Sunday 23 January

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

Trains that usually run to / from London Liverpool Street will be amended to run to / from London Fenchurch Street. 

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

Check before you travel:

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Amended 21:43 Aberdeen to London Euston service on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Aberdeen and Dundee, closing all lines.

As a result, the 21:43 Aberdeen to London Euston service will start from Dundee. A replacement bus will run from Aberdeen to Dundee via Stonehaven, Montrose, Arbroath and Carnoustie, connecting with the train.

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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 trains between Didcot Parkway and Swindon on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Swindon.

Trains between London and Bristol / Swansea will be diverted to run via Bath Spa (not calling). These trains will be subject to extended journey times.

Trains that usually run between London and Cheltenham Spa will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa only.

A shuttle train service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon. Some trains will additionally call at Didcot Parkway.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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Amended service between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing some lines and causing services between London and South West England to be diverted to run via Newbury.

As a result of these diversions, the following amendments will take place:

Saturday:

Trains between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will be amended to run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn. Some of these services will run to amended timings.

Alternative rail connections are available between London Paddington and Reading.

Sunday:

Trains starting from Bedwyn / Newbury will be retimed to start a few minutes later than usual.

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Buses replace trains to / from Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Buses replace trains between Wilmslow and Macclesfield.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Stoke-on-Trent or Macclesfield, and will additionally call at Wilmslow. 

Replacement buses will run between Wilmslow and Stafford via Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent.

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.

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Buses replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Redditch / Droitwich Spa on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and University, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

No CrossCountry services will call at University. Customers can use West Midlands Railway services to complete their journey.

West Midlands Railway:

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Redditch / Droitwich Spa. 

Trains that usually run between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch / Bromsgrove will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford will start from / terminate at Birmingham Snow Hill - at amended times (instead of Birmingham New Street) and will not call at University & Bromsgrove. 

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Buses replace trains between Broxbourne / Cambridge and Stansted Airport on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Cambridge and Stansted Airport, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses replace trains between Cambridge and Stansted Airport.

Greater Anglia / Stansted Express:

Buses will replace trains between Audley End / Broxbourne and Stansted Airport.

Stansted Express services will be replaced by direct buses between Broxbourne and Stansted Airport.

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No trains to / from Rickmansworth on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place on the London Underground Metropolitan line, closing various London Underground lines.

As a result, Chiltern Railways will run extended trains to manage the expected increase in passengers.

These extended trains will not be able to call at Rickmansworth. Customers to / from Rickmansworth should use London Underground services to connect with Chiltern Railways services.

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Buses replace trains between Banbury and Leamington Spa / Coventry / Birmingham International on Sunday 23 January

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

Chiltern Railways:

Buses will replace trains between Banbury and Leamington Spa / Warwick / Warwick Parkway.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Banbury and Leamington Spa / Coventry / Birmingham International.

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Buses replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Dundee and Aberdeen, closing some lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.

LNER:

Trains between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen will start / terminate at Edinburgh or Dundee. A rail replacement coach service will run between Dundee and Aberdeen, calling at Arbroath, Montrose, Stonehaven. 

ScotRail:

Buses replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.

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Amended late night / early morning service between York and Newcastle from Saturday 22 to Monday 24 January

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Newcastle from Saturday night until Sunday morning, and also between York and Newcastle from Sunday night until Monday morning, closing some lines.

Saturday:

The 19:54 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will not call at Chester-le-Street.

The 21:08 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will terminate at York.

The 21:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Peterborough at 21:48 and terminate at Doncaster. 

Sunday:

The 07:55 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will start from York at 08:58.

The 07:49 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly will start from York at 08:48.

The 22:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Peterborough at 22:48 and terminate at York.

Monday:

The 04:45 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service will start from York at 06:00.

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Amended late night / early morning services between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

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

The following services will be replaced by buses between London Paddington and Slough:

Saturday

  • 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

 

Sunday

  • 07:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

 

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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 early morning services between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport on Sunday 23 January

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

The first service from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5 will depart at 07:40 after which a normal service will resume.

The first service from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington will depart at 07:42 after which a normal service will resume.

There will be shuttle services in operation between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3.

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Amended services in the East Croydon area on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Selhurst / Norwood Junction and Purley / East Grinstead / Uckfield, closing various lines.

Southern:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Oxted and East Grinstead.
  • Oxted and Crowborough.
  • Purley and East Grinstead.
  • Woldingham and Upper Warlingham.

 

Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead, and also between Oxted and Uckfield will not run.

Ticket acceptance:

For Purley Oaks, you can use your tickets on London Bus routes 466 / 60 / 166. For Sanderstead and Riddlesdown, you can use London Bus routes 403 / 412.

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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 trains between Lincoln and Cleethorpes on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Lincoln and Cleethorpes, resulting in the closure of all lines.

Buses replace trains between Lincoln and Cleethorpes.

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Buses replace trains between London Bridge and Streatham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Peckham Rye and Streatham, closing all lines.

On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between London Bridge and Streatham.

Saturday:

Trains that usually run between London Bridge and Caterham will run between Streatham and Caterham only.

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction will not run. For Beckenham Junction / Birkbeck, tickets will be accepted on Tramlink.

Sunday:

Trains that usually run between London Bridge and East Croydon via Streatham will run between Streatham and Selhurst only. Trains between London Bridge and Crystal Palace will not run.

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Buses replace trains between Stockport and Chesterfield / Sheffield on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Hazel Grove and Chinley, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Buses replace trains between:

  • Sheffield and Stockport.
  • Chesterfield and Stockport.

 

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Amended services via Loughborough on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place in the Loughborough area, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Some services travelling via Loughborough may have extended journey times.

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Amended early morning trains between Bedford and London St Pancras International on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton, and also between Mill Hill Broadway and London St Pancras International, closing various lines until 10:00.

Until approximately 08:40, buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.
 
Until approximately 08:30, buses will replace trains between Mill Hill Broadway and London St Pancras International.
 
During these times, a limited Thameslink train service will operate between Luton and Mill Hill Broadway.
 
At Elstree & Borehamwood and Mill Hill Broadway, some trains will not call at the usual platforms. Please check station screens before you go to the platform, and speak to staff if you need help with your journey.
 
As the lines reopen, trains will resume in stages across the route. After 09:15, direct Thameslink train services will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International.

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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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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Amended Thameslink service on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge / Tulse Hill and Kentish Town, closing all lines.

No Thameslink trains will run through Central London.

Trains will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International and also between London Bridge and Three Bridges / Brighton. Buses will run between Three Bridges and Horsham. Your tickets will be accepted on London Underground between London Bridge and London St Pancras International. Please note: the Northern Line will be closed between Moorgate and London Bridge / Kennington.

Trains will not call at Kentish Town. Your tickets will be accepted on London Underground / London Bus 214 between Kentish Town and London St Pancras International and London Overground between Kentish Town West and West Hampstead.

Trains between Cambridge and Brighton will run between Cambridge and London Kings Cross.

Trains between Sevenoaks and London Blackfriars will divert to / from London Victoria.

Trains between Rainham and London will run between Rainham and London Bridge via Bexleyheath and Lewisham, calling additionally at Barnehurst, Bexleyheath, Eltham, Blackheath and Lewisham. Your tickets will be accepted on Southeastern rail replacement buses for travel to / from stations between Dartford and London Bridge via Plumstead.

Trains to / from Wimbledon / Sutton will not run. Your tickets will be accepted on Southern services via any reasonable route, London Buses between Streatham and Sutton via Wimbledon, London Tramlink between Wimbledon and East Croydon and London Underground via any reasonable route.

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Buses replace trains between Paisley Gilmour Street and Kilwinning on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

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

Glasgow Central - Ardrossan Harbour

A train service will operate between Glasgow Central and Paisley Gilmour Street and Glasgow, and between Kilwinning and Ardrossan Harbour.

Replacement bus services will operate between Paisley Gilmour Street and Kilwinning.

A direct bus will also operate between Glasgow Central and Ardrossan Harbour to connect with ferry sailings.

Glasgow Central - Ayr

A train service will operate between Glasgow Central and Paisley Gilmour Street and between Kilwinning and Ayr.

Replacement bus services will operate between Paisley Gilmour Street and Kilwinning.

Glasgow Central - Largs

A train services will operate between Glasgow Central and Paisley Gilmour Street, and between Kilwinning and Largs

Replacement bus services will operate between Paisley Gilmour Street and Kilwinning.

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Buses replace trains between Leamington Spa and Coventry on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Kings Sutton and Warwick Parkway, closing some lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Leamington Spa and Coventry.

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Amended services to / from London Paddington on Sunday 23 January

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

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Swansea will depart London Paddington up to 40 minutes earlier than normal.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Hereford / Great Malvern will depart London Paddington up to 8 minutes earlier.

The 06:44 London Paddington to Reading will depart at 06:48.

From 09:28 until 20:29, all services between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will depart at 34 minutes past the hour and will not call at Ealing Broadway.

You should use alternative services to travel to / from Ealing Broadway.

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Buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly on Sunday 23 January

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

Buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

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Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend on Sunday 23 January

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

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth / Bridgend.

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Buses replace trains between Newtown and Aberystwyth on Sunday 23 January

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

Buses will replace trains between Newtown and Aberystwyth.

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Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford on Sunday 23 January

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

Buses will replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford.

Trains that usually run between London Waterloo and Woking via Staines / Brentford will be diverted to run via Twickenham / Richmond, and will call additionally at these stations.

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Buses replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot on Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Ascot and Ash Vale, closing all lines. 

Buses will replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot.

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Buses replace trains between Clapham Junction and Woking / Hampton Court / Effingham Junction on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Wimbledon / Norbiton / Hampton Court / Effingham Junction, closing various lines over the weekend.

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Clapham Junction and Surbiton.
  • Wimbledon and Surbiton.
  • Wimbledon and Woking.
  • Wimbledon and Hampton Court.
  • Wimbledon and Effingham Junction.

 

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Clapham Junction and Surbiton.
  • Clapham Junction and Woking.
  • Clapham Junction and Hampton Court.
  • Clapham Junction and Effingham Junction.
  • Clapham Junction and Chessington South.

 

On Saturday and Sunday, trains to / from Salisbury / Exeter St Davids will be diverted to run on alternative routes.

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Amended service to / from London Kings Cross on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Peterborough, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

The following alterations will apply:

Trains will be retimed and diverted via Cambridge, extending journey times by approximately 60 minutes.

The following trains will not run:

Saturday

06:56 and  08:44 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

10:.48 and 16:27 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Sunday

12:09 and 15:08 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

15:50 and 19:26 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

All day Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Peterborough. trains to / from Welwyn Garden City / Cambridge / London Kings Cross will run to a slightly revised timetable.

On Saturday only, early morning trains that usually run between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will start at Stevenage. From approximately 05:00 trains between Horsham and Peterborough will be diverted to run between Horsham and Letchworth Garden City. After 20:00 a reduced timetable will be in operation between Finsbury Park and Letchworth Garden City.

On Sunday only, trains between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will be diverted via Letchworth Garden City.

LNER:

The following alterations will apply:

  • There will be an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross via a diversionary route between Stevenage and Peterborough, (extending journey times by approximately one hour)
  • Other services will start / terminate at Peterborough
  • Services between London Kings Cross and Lincoln Central / Hull will be cancelled

 

Hull Trains:

Trains will run to a reduced and amended timetable, there will be no service calling at Grantham. Journey times will be extended by approximately 60 minutes.

Lumo:

An amended train service will run between Edinburgh and Newcastle only.

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Buses replace trains between St Austell / Par and Newquay from Friday 21 to Thursday 27 January

Engineering work is taking place between Par and Newquay, closing all lines all day every day from Friday 21 to the end of the day on Thursday 27 January.

Buses will replace trains between St Austell and Newquay.

Please be aware that in some cases, the first buses of the day will run between Par and Newquay.

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If you are travelling on or after Saturday 22 January, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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Buses replace trains between Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour from Saturday 15 until Sunday 23 January

Engineering work is taking place between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains will not run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. You can use South Western Railway services to complete your journey.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Monday to Friday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Southern

No trains will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. You can use South Western Railway replacement buses between Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

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