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It’s always worth checking your route before you travel on any mode of transport. Things can change in a moment, especially in severe weather, and the unforeseen delays are usually the trickiest to clear due to the simple fact they can’t be planned for. But with our up-to-the-minute bulletin board below, you can at least plan around them.

Engineering work for:

All planned work

Last update: 23/11/2014 10:26

Engineering work affecting London Underground on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected
As detailed in the description
Train operator affected London Underground
Description

Jubilee line

On Saturday, there is no service between London Waterloo and Wembley Park and on Sunday, the closure is extended to between London Waterloo and Stanmore. Because of this there is no interchange at West Hampstead. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Metropolitan line

On Saturday and Sunday no trains will run between Aldgate and Northwood / Uxbridge. Because of this there is no interchange West Hampstead or Harrow-on-the-Hill. To assist travel, the Piccadilly line will run an enhanced service, with trains every 10 minutes, between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. Replacement buses will operate for local journeys.  

Special note about Wembley Park station: 

The planned work described above on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines means that there will be no service to or from Wembley Park station. Customers attending the event at Wembley are advised to use Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Wembley Stadium station; an enhanced service will be operating before and after the event. Alternatively please use Bakerloo line services to and from Wembley Central station or London Overground services between Euston and Wembley Central station.

Planning your Journey

For more information, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

No direct trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London Marylebone on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Aylesbury Vale Park Parkway and London Marylebone (via Amersham)

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Train operator affected Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill with all lines closed.

There will be no direct train service between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and London.

One train an hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham.

An hourly connecting bus service will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield for trains into London.

On Sunday between 09:00 and 18:00, the line will also be blocked between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham due to engineering work on the platforms at Aylesbury. Buses will replace trains between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Amersham during this time.

Oystercard holders are reminded to tap in their Oystercards before boarding the bus at Amersham.

Planning your Journey

For full details of the changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Trains between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford / Eastbourne

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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service to and from London Victoria and London Bridge on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date24/11/2014
Route affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

Southern and Gatwick services to and from London Victoria

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Train operator affected Gatwick Express; Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon with various line closures.

Trains travelling to and from London Victoria will be amended and operate at a reduced frequency and buses will supplement trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

The London Victoria to Epsom and London Victoria to Sutton (via Norbury) services are cancelled.

Some services which run to and from London Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Caterham, will not run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and be diverted via Crystal Palace.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Norbury.

London Bridge to East Croydon via Streatham services are cancelled.

London Bridge to Crystal Palace services will be extended to South Croydon and London Bridge to West Croydon services will be extended to Sutton.

Gatwick Express services are cancelled throughout Sunday.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park because of the reduced Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton.

Planning your journey

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No trains between Tottenham Hale and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford until 07:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Abellio Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Hertford East / Cambridge

Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

 

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Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford, with various line closures.

Until 07:00 on Sunday, trains will not run between Tottenham Hale and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford.

Replacement buses will run between Cheshunt and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford, calling at all stations.

A replacement bus service is also running directly between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Manningtree and Stowmarket until 08:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

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Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manningtree and Stowmarket, closing the line.

Until 08:30, buses are replacing trains between Manningtree and Stowmarket, calling at all stations.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 

Amended overnight service between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North from Sunday 23 until Thursday 27 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date28/11/2014
Route affected

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

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Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Salford Crescent and Leyland each night from 22:30 until 05:30 the following morning with the following trains amended:

Sunday - Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 22:45 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North and 23:06 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and not call at stations between Salford Crescent and Buckshaw Parkway (inclusive).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool North, calling at all stations.

Monday - Friday

The 00:16 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North and 03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will not Call at Bolton.

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton to connect with the train services.

The 04:43 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted and not call at Chorley or Horwich Parkway.

A bus replacement service will run between Preston and Bolton, calling at Chorley and Horwich Parkway.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service between East Croydon / Reading and Gatwick Airport from 23:30 on Saturday 22 until 04:00 Monday 24 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date24/11/2014
Route affected

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

First Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton and between Redhill and Tonbridge

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Train operator affected First Great Western; Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Three Bridges, with various line closures.

On Saturday, First Great Western 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill.

On Sunday, First Great Western trains that usually run between Reading and Gatwick Airport will run between Reading and Redhill only. Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport should use the replacement bus service that will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe or Preston Park.

Additionally, the 23:42 Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill

Southern trains will run to a reduced service at Redhill, Merstham and Coulsdon South and will not call at Earlswood

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all stations.

Services that usually run between Tonbridge and Redhill will be extended to run between Tonbridge and London Bridge.

Planning your journey

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No Gatwick Express service from 01:00 on Sunday 23 until 04:00 on Monday 24 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

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Train operator affected Gatwick Express
Description

Extensive engineering work is taking place at London Victoria, with various line closures.

From 01:00 on Sunday until 04:00 on Monday, Gatwick Express services will not run.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 

Amended service between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central / Carlisle until 12:15 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

First TransPennine Express between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport.

Virgin Trains between Edinburgh and London Euston.

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Train operator affected First transPennine Express; Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Haymarket and Livingston South, closing some lines.

First TransPennine Express

The 10:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will start from Glasgow Central and call additionally at Motherwell. A replacement but service will leave Edinburgh at 09:10 to connect with the train at Motherwell.

Virgin Trains

The 10:51 Edinburgh to London Euston service will depart slightly earlier than usual and be diverted via Linlithgow, Cumbernauld and Motherwell, it will then run as normal from Carstairs.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Seaham / Hartlepool until 12:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Metro Centre and Middlesbrough

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sunderland and Newcastle, with all lines closed.

Until 12:00, trains that usually run between Metro Centre and Middlesbrough will run between Metro Centre and Newcastle and between Seaham / Hartlepool and Middlesbrough only.

A replacement bus service will run between Newcastle and Seaham / Hartlepool.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Leeds / York and Blackpool North

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley, with various line closures.

On Saturday, trains that usually run between Leeds / York and Blackpool North will run between Leeds / York and Hebden Bridge only.

A replacement bus service will run between Hebden Bridge and Blackpool North.

Planning your Journey

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Amended 09:18 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Train operator affected Grand Central
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Sunderland with all lines closed.

The 09:18 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service will start from Hartlepool at 09:43.

A replacement bus service will run from Sunderland to Hartlepool at 08:48 to connect with the train.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Scarborough and York on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street

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Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Seamer and York, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Scarborough and York.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Newcastle and Darlington until 09:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Newcastle and London Kings Cross / Liverpool Lime Street

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Train operator affected East Coast Trains; First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Durham and Darlington, with various line closures.

East Coast:

The 07:55 and 08:55 Newcastle - London Kings Cross services will depart 15 minutes early from both Newcastle and Durham, services will then resume normal calling times from Darlington.

First TransPennine Express:

The 08:00 and 09:06 Newcastle - Liverpool Lime Street services will depart 15 minutes early from both Newcastle and Durham.

Planning your Journey

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015
Start date29/09/2014
End date31/03/2015
Route affected

To and from Hamilton Square

Train operator affected Mersyrail
Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Liverpool Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. Moorfields will be refurbished next year.

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

More information can be found here

Planning your Journey

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The changes for 27 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

No trains between London Liverpool Street and Stratford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affectedBetween London Liverpool Street and Shenfield, Southminster and Southend Victoria and also between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich and branchesView Map
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bethnal Green and Stratford closing all lines.

No trains will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. 

Passengers should use London Underground Central line services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford. Outside of London Underground opening hours replacement buses will operate between London Liverpool Street and Stratford.  

West Anglia services will be diverted to Stratford via Hackney Downs.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

No trains via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

All routes via Tottenham Hale

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Train operator affected Greater Anglia; Stansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tottenham Hale and Cheshunt closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted via the Southbury / Seven Sisters route. Passengers for the Lea Valley / Tottenham Hale route should use other local stations on the Southbury / Seven Sisters route, which are within walking distance.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Routes to and from London Paddington

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Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Maidenhead and between Tilehurst and Appleford with various line closures.

Saturday

Some trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed to depart / arrive earlier or later than usual and will call at different stations to the normal timetable.

Most local services which operate between London Paddington and Reading will not run.

Until 21:00, local services between London Paddington and Oxford will call additionally at Southall, Burnham and Taplow. Most of these services will depart from London Paddington 21 minutes early and then run as normal from Reading.

The 22:43 London Paddington to Oxford and 23:07 Oxford to London Paddington services will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus service will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with the train service.

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

Trains which usually run between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will only run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between Swindon and Westbury will depart approximately 10 minutes later than the usual timetable.

Sunday

The 07:29 London Paddington to Oxford service will not call at Pangbourne. A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services.

The 08:00 and 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services will start from Reading. Replacement bus services will run between Didcot Parkway and Reading to connect with the train service.

Services between London Paddington and Oxford will be diverted and not call at Didcot Parkway.

Saturday and Sunday

Some high speed services to and from London Paddington (except services to / from oxford) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

From approximately 22:30 on Saturday and all day Sunday, some trains between London Paddington and Maidenhead / Oxford will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Passengers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service between Lancaster and Carnforth / Morecambe from 21:00 on Saturday 22 until 11:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness / Morecambe

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Carnforth with various line closures.

From 21:00 on Saturday until 11:30 on Sunday, buses are replacing trains between Lancaster and Morecambe.

On Saturday, the 21:43 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster service will terminate at Carnforth, a replacement bus service will run between Carnforth and Lancaster.

On Sunday, the 08:40 Leeds to Morecambe service will terminate at Carnforth, a bus replacement service will run between Carnforth and Morcambe.

Planning your journey

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Amended 08:00 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Train operator affected Grand Central
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighouse and Wakefield Kirkgate with all lines closed.

08:00 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross will not call at Halifax, Brighouse or Mirfield.

A bus will run from Halifax to Wakefield Kirkgate at 07:35 calling at Brighouse and Mirfield to connect with the train.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Leicester and Newark North Gate

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Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Netherfield and Newark Castle, closing the line.

On Saturday, the 07:04 Lincoln Central to London St Pancras International service will start from Nottingham.

The 17:27 London St Pancras International to Lincoln Central service will terminate at Nottingham.

Services that usually run between Leicester and Lincoln Central will run between Leicester and Nottingham and between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

On Sunday, services that usually run between Nottingham and Lincoln Central will run between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central only.

Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Newark North Gate.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Routes to and from London Waterloo via Wimbledon

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Train operator affected Southwest Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Vauxhall and Berrylands / Kingston until 13:20 and between Berrylands and Effingham Junction from 13:20 onwards.

Until 13:20

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour and stopping services between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will be diverted via Chertsey.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon) will not run.

Trains between London Waterloo and Dorking / Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Raynes Park only.

A limited service will run between Raynes Park and Guildford / Dorking.

Trains between London Waterloo and  Strawberry Hill (via Wimbledon) will be diverted via Richmond and run between London Waterloo and  Kingston only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Kingston via Richmond will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton only.

Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton will run via Richmond and call additionally at Teddington and Kingston.

Trains between London Waterloo and Chessington South will not run.

Replacement bus services will run between Clapham Junction and Surbiton / Chessington South / Woking / Effingham Junction  / Hampton Court / Weybridge. This is likely to extend journey times by up to 40 minutes.

All day

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour (via Guildford) will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo.

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will be retimed to start earlier than usual from London Waterloo. Some of these services will terminate at Basingstoke.

Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Woking will not run.

A limited service will run between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside and between Woking and Alton.

Trains between London Waterloo and Hampton Court will not run.

Bus services will run between Tolworth and Effingham Junction / Hampton Court / Weybridge / Woking.

Berrylands station will have no service.  Passengers should use the Transport for London K2 bus service between Kingston, Surbiton and Tolworth, which will accept valid rail tickets.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on London Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey from 21:15 on Saturday 22 until 10:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey

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Train operator affected London Midland
Description

Engineering work is taking place between North Wembley and Cheddington, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Preston and Colne on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Preston and Colne

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Burnley closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Preston and Colne.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Bolton and Clitheroe on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe and between Blackpool North and Hellifield

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Whalley and Hellifield and between Darwen and Blackburn, closing the line.

Trains that usually run between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton only.

A replacement bus service will run between Bolton and Clitheroe.

The following 'Ribble Valley Rambler' services will be replaced by buses throughout:

08:10 Blackpool North - Hellifield

10:30 Hellifield - Preston

13:19 Preston - Hellifield

14:55 Hellifield - Blackpool North

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland

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Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Bishop Auckland closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Darlington and Bishop Auckland.

Planning your Journey

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Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central.

Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Cardiff Central until 08:05 with all lines closed .

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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No trains between Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road until 08:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Trains between Clapham Junction and Highbury & Islington

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Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road closing all lines.

London Overground services which usually run between Clapham Junction and Highbury & Islington will be diverted to start / terminate at Battersea Park and not call at Clapham Junction.

Passengers may use London Buses between Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road and also Southern trains between Clapham Junction and Battesea Park.

Planning your Journey

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For journeys between Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Road, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Amended service between Gospel Oak and Barking until 12:00 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Trains between Gospel Oak and Barking

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Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between South Tottenham and Barking closing all lines.

Buses are replacing trains between South Tottenham and Barking.

Up to four trains per hour will run between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Hampstead Heath and Stratford on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford

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Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Stratford with all lines closed.

Trains between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford will start / terminate at Gospel Oak.

Replacement buses will run between Hampstead Heath and Stratford.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport on Saturday 22 and until 06:30 on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

To and from Heathrow Airport

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Train operator affected Heathrow Connect; Heathrow Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport closing some lines.

On Saturday, Heathrow Connect will run a half-hourly service and trains will be diverted to start / terminate from Heathrow Terminal 5 and not call at West Ealing or Hanwell. Heathrow Express will run a reduced half-hourly service.

On Sunday morning, the Heathrow Connect 05:12, 05:28 departures from London Paddington and 06:07 departure from Heathrow Terminal 4 are cancelled. The Heathrow Express 05:10, 05:25, 05:40, 05:55 and 06:10 departures from London Paddington and the 05:03, 05:18, 05:33, 05:48 and 06:03 departures from Heathrow Terminal 5 are also cancelled.   

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Swanley / Strood and Gillingham on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between

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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Gillingham, closing the line.

Saturday

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Dartford will run between London Victoria and Strood only and not call at intermediate stations.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will run between Gillingham and Dover Priory only.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham will terminate at Sole Street

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Strood to Maidstone West services will not run.

Some services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International and some will be diverted and terminate Maidstone West.

Replacement bus services will run between Meopham / Strood and Gillingham.

Sunday

London Victoria to Canterbury East services will not run.

Services that usually run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted and terminate at Maidstone East. Separate services will run between Gillingham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will run between London Charing Cross and Strood only.

Services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International or Strood.

Replacement bus services will run between Swanley / Strood / Maidstone East and Gillingham.

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath on Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date23/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath

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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Dartford, closing the line.

Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath will not run.

Buses are replacing trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

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Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle / Hastings on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Between London Charing Cross and Hastings

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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Robertsbridge and Battle, closing the line.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Battle.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings.

A replacement bus service will run between Robertsbridge and Hastings, calling at all stations apart from Crowhurst, which will be served by a shuttle bus that will run between Crowhurst and Battle.

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Amended service between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date22/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate and also between London Charing Cross and Canterbury West / Ramsgate (via Dover Priory)

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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Canterbury West / Deal and Ramsgate with various line closures.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Minster and Margate.

Also on Saturday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will run as normal until Sandwich and then divert to start / terminate at Minster. Other services between London and Ramsgate / Margate will terminate at Minster.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Canterbury West / Deal and Margate.

Also on Sunday, trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, will terminate at Ashford International.

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Amended service to and from Penzance from Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November 2014
Start date08/11/2014
End date23/11/2014
Route affected

CrossCountry services between Penzance and Glasgow Central

First Great Western services between Penzance and London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads

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Train operator affected CrossCountry Trains; First Great Western
Description

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 November the line between St Erth and Truro will be closed to allow improvement works to take place. The timber structures within Hayle Viaduct have deteriorated over the past few years. Network Rail will be carrying out the essential works to repair the viaduct, repair bridges along the route and renew the track in the area during three weeks in November.   

CrossCountry

Services travelling to and from Penzance will terminate at Plymouth or Truro and replacement buses will run between Penzance and Truro.

First Great Western

Trains will not run between St Erth and Truro. Replacement buses will run between Penzance / St Erth and Truro.

Most services will start / terminate at Truro but some may also start / terminate at Exeter St Davids, Plymouth or Par with onward connections provided.

A train service will run between Penzance and St Erth approximately every 30 minutes, with some being extended to run between St Erth and St Ives.

The Night Riviera Sleeper services  from London will terminate at Plymouth for onward rail / bus connections. Sleeper services to London Paddington will start from Truro with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will start from Plymouth. Rail and bus connections will be available for onwards journeys.

Trains between St Erth and St Ives may be retimed by a few minutes with some being extended to / from Penzance. 

Services on the Falmouth branch will operate normally with the exception of Sundays 9 and 16 November where they will be replaced by buses. This is to allow for track renewal work in the Truro station area. 

Further information can be found here

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Buses replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town until Summer 2015
Start date15/02/2014
End date08/05/2015
Route affected

Between Oxford and Bicester Town

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Train operator affected Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway

From summer 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. For further information please click here or here.

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until summer 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

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Overnight engineering work between West Ealing and Hanwell from 21:30 to 05:00 each night Monday to Thursday from 11 February 2013 to 05:00 Friday 26 December 2014
Start date10/02/2013
End date31/12/2014
Route affectedLondon Paddington, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall, Hayes & Harlington & Heathrow Airport T123 and London Paddington, Acton Main Line, Ealing Broadway & Greenford / ReadingView Map
Train operator affected First Great Western; Heathrow Connect
Description

This engineering work is associated with the London Crossrail project. Further information regarding this can be found here.

As a result of this works the last trains to call at Hanwell are:

  • 21:03 London Paddington to Heathrow Airport T123
  • 21:27 Heathrow Airport T123 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services. Customers travelling to Hanwell from Reading and Intermediate stations are advised to alight at Southall. Bus service 195 from the station front runs regularly between Southall High Street and Hanwell.

The last trains to call at West Ealing are:

  • 21:46 Greenford to London Paddington
  • 21:15 London Paddington to Greenford


Customers are advised to travel by train to and from Ealing Broadway and use bus services 427, 207, E8 or 83 as replacements for withdrawn train services.

The last trains to call at Acton Main Line are:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading
  • 23:24 Heathrow Airport T5 to London Paddington


Customers are advised to travel to North Acton Underground station via Ealing Broadway on the Central Line and use bus 266 as a replacement for withdrawn train services.

Alternatively Customers travelling from London after 21:48 to Acton Main Line can also travel on the 21:57 and 23.00 Reading services to Ealing Broadway and take the 22:17 and 23:30 London Paddington services to Acton Mainline.

Tickets are valid for this alternative route for TfL Buses and London Underground.

Heathrow Express services are not affected by this engineering work.

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