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Service Disruptions

Last update: 26/04/2018 09:25

Disruption to and from London Fenchurch Street expected until 09:00
Incident created26/04/2018 08:36
Last updated26/04/2018 09:25
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected C2C Rail Limited
Description

An earlier problem with line-side equipment at West Horndon is causing disruption to journeys to and from London Fenchurch Street.

Services may cancelled, delayed by up to 10 minutes or revised.

We anticipate disruption will continue until 09:00.

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Amended service between Blackpool North and Preston until at least Friday 4 May
Incident created13/04/2018 10:12
Last updated21/04/2018 13:44
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Major improvement work has been taking place between Blackpool North and Preston since November 2017. The work was completed on Sunday 15 April allowing Northern to commence with a phased reintroduction of train services between these stations.

An hourly train service will run between Blackpool North and Preston and 4 bus services per hour will supplement the service. 2 buses per hour will run non-stop and 2 will call at Layton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Kirkham & Wesham and Salwick.

The amended timetable will continue to run until at least Friday 4 May.

The amended timetables up to and including Friday 27 April can be found here.

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Current Engineering Work

Last update: 26/04/2018 09:25

Revised late night service to / from London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street area, closing some lines overnight between Monday evening and Friday morning.

Monday and Tuesday

  • 23:05 Tunbridge Wells to London Charing Cross -This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:05 Tunbridge Wells to London Cannon Street calling as follows: As booked to London Bridge 23:56, then divert to London Cannon Street 00:02.
  • 23:53 London Charing Cross to Dartford - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 23:56 London Charing Cross to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:59 London Cannon Street to Dartford calling as follows: London Cannon Street 23:59, London Bridge 00:05, Lewisham 00:14, Hither Green 00:18, Lee 00:20, Mottingham 00:23, New Eltham 00:26, Sidcup 00:29, Albany Park 00:31, Bexley 00:33, Crayford 00:36, Dartford 00:41.
  • 22:54 Gillingham to London Charing Cross - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 22:54 Gillingham to London Cannon Street, calling as booked to Lewisham, then calls London Bridge 00:08 then is diverted to London Cannon Street arriving 00:15.
  • 22:51 Dartford to London Charing Cross - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 22:51 Dartford to London Cannon Street, calling as booked to Lewisham, London Bridge 23:26 then is diverted to London Cannon Street arriving 23:31.
  • 23:21 Dartford to London Charing Cross - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:21 Dartford to London Cannon Street, calling as booked to Lewisham, London Bridge 23:59 then is diverted to London Cannon Street arriving 00:06.
  • 22:46 Hayes to London Charing Cross - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 22:46 Hayes to London Cannon Street - This additional service will run as the booked service to Ladywell then call Lewisham 23:10, London Bridge 23:18, London Cannon Street 23:22.
  • 23:16 Hayes to London Charing Cross - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 23:16 Hayes to London Cannon Street - This additional service will run as booked service to Ladywell then call Lewisham 23:40, London Bridge 23:48, London Cannon Street 23:52.
  • 23:32 Hayes to London Charing Cross - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 23:32 Hayes to London Bridge - This additional service will run as booked service to Ladywell then call Lewisham 23:59, London Bridge 00:09.
  • 23:05 Sevenoaks to London Charing Cross - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:05 Sevenoaks to London Cannon Street calling as follows: As booked to Hither Green 23:37, London Bridge 23:52, London Cannon Street 23:59.
  • 23:35 Sevenoaks to London Charing Cross - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:35 Sevenoaks to London Cannon Street calling as follows: As booked to Hither Green 00:06, Lewisham 00:12, London Bridge 00:20, London Cannon Street 00:25.

Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 00:02 London Charing Cross to Hayes - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 00:03 London Cannon Street to Hayes - This additional service will call at London Cannon Street 00:03, London Bridge 00:07, Lewisham 00:20 then as booked.
  • 00:05 London Charing Cross to Orpington - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:06 London Cannon Street to Orpington calling at London Bridge 00:11 then as booked.
  • 00:09 London Charing Cross to Gravesend - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:12 London Cannon Street to Gravesend calling as follows: London Cannon Street 00:12, London Bridge 00:18, Lewisham 00:27, Blackheath 00:29, Charlton 00:34, Woolwich Arsenal 00:39, Abbey Wood 00:43, Dartford 00:55, Stone Crossing 00s59, Greenhithe 01s01, Swanscombe 01s04, Northfleet 01s06, arriving Gravesend 01:11.
  • 00:15 London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:22 London Cannon Street to Tunbridge Wells, calling as follows: London Cannon Street 00:22, London Bridge 00:26, Orpington 00:51, Chelsfield 00:54, Dunton Green 01:00, Sevenoaks 01:04, Hildenborough 01s10, Tonbridge 01:15, High Brooms 01s21, arriving Tunbridge Wells 01:26.
  • 00:23 London Charing Cross to Dartford - WILL NOT RUN.
  • 00:26 London Charing Cross to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:35 London Bridge to Dartford calling as follows: London Bridge 00:35, Lewisham 00:44, Hither Green 00:49, Lee 00:51, Mottingham 00:54, New Eltham 00:56, Sidcup 01:00, Albany Park 01:02, Bexley 01:04, Crayford 01:08 arriving at Dartford 01:13.
  • 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:57 London Cannon Street to Gillingham and will call as follows: London Cannon Street 00:57, London Bridge 01:01, Lewisham 01:09, Blackheath 01:12, Charlton 01:16, Woolwich Arsenal 01:21, Abbey Wood 01:26, Dartford 01:35, Greenhithe 01:39, Gravesend 01:46, Higham 01s52, Strood 01s58, Rochester 02s01, Chatham 02s05, arriving Gillingham 02:09. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: London Charing Cross 00.39, London Waterloo East 00.47 and London Bridge 00.54.
  • 00:50 London Charing Cross to Orpington - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 01:08 London Cannon Street to Orpington this service will call as follows: London Cannon Street 01:08, London Bridge 01:12, Lewisham 01:20, Hither Green 01:24, Grove Park 01:28, Elmstead Woods 01:31, Chislehurst 01:34, Petts Wood 01:37, arriving Orpington 01:41. Customers from Charing Cross to Lewisham should join the provided replacement bus service calling as follows: London Charing Cross 00:50, London Waterloo East 00:58, London Bridge 01:10, Lewisham 01:30.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

  • 00:09 London Victoria to Dartford - This service is diverted via an alternative route and is retimed from London Victoria departing at 00:09, arriving at Dartford 01:01 calling as follows: London Victoria 00:09, Denmark Hill 00:21, Peckham Rye 00:24, Nunhead 00:26, Lewisham 00:32, Hither Green 00:37, Lee 00:39, Mottingham 00:42, New Eltham 00:45 Sidcup 00:48, Albany Park 00:50, Bexley 00:53, Crayford 00:56, arriving at Dartford 01:01.Customers for stations to Dartford via Bexleyheath should join the provided replacement bus service calling as follows: Lewisham 00:41, Blackheath 00:49, Kidbrooke 00:58, Eltham 01:10, Falconwood 01:17, Welling 01:24, Bexleyheath 01:36, Barnehurst 01:43 arriving at Dartford 01:53.
  • Bus 00.24 Lewisham to Dartford - This is an additional replacement bus service calling as follows: Lewisham 00:24, Blackheath 00:32, Kidbrooke 00:41, Eltham 00:53, Falconwood 01:00, Welling 01:07, Bexleyheath 01:19, Barnehurst 01:26, arriving at Dartford 01:36.
  • Bus 00.54 Lewisham to Dartford - This is an additional replacement bus service calling as follows: Lewisham 00:54, Blackheath 01:02, Kidbrooke 01:11, Eltham 01:23, Falconwood 01:30, Welling 01:37, Bexleyheath 01:49, Barnehurst 01:56, arriving at Dartford 02:06.

Wednesday

  • 22:09 London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street - This rounder will terminate at London Bridge at 23:30, on its return journey via Greenwich.
  • 22:16 London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 22:16 London Cannon Street to London Charing Cross. This service will run as booked to Lewisham 23:32, London Bridge 23:43, London Waterloo East 23:48 and London Charing Cross 23:51.
  • 23:56 London Charing Cross to Dartford - This service is diverted via Sidcup and will call as follows: As booked to Lewisham, Hither Green 00:18, Lee 00:20, Mottingham 00:23, New Eltham 00:26, Sidcup 00:29, Albany Park 00:31, Bexley 00:33, Crayford 00:36 arriving at Dartford 00:41.
  • 23:56 London Cannon Street to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:59 London Charing Cross to Dartford calling as follows: London Charing Cross 23:59, London Waterloo East 00:02, London Bridge 00:07, Lewisham 00:17, Charlton 00:23, Woolwich Dockyard 00:26, Woolwich Arsenal 00:29, Plumstead 00:31, Abbey Wood 00:34, Belvedere 00:37, Erith 00:39, Slade Green 00:42 and Dartford 00:47. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: London Cannon Street 23:56, London Bridge 00:04, Deptford 00:18, Greenwich 00:23, Maze Hill 00:30, Westcombe Park 00:35 and Charlton 00:42.
  • 23:03 Orpington to London Cannon Street - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:03 Orpington to London Charing Cross calling as follows: As booked to Lewisham 23:24, London Bridge 23:32, London Waterloo East 23:37, arriving London Charing Cross 23:40. Customers for stations to and from St Johns and New Cross should travel on local buses.

Wednesday and Thursday

  • 22:46 London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 22:46 London Cannon Street to London Bridge, this service will run as booked to London Bridge and terminate at 00:12, on its return journey from Sidcup.
  • 23:31 Dartford to London Cannon Street - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:31 Dartford to London Charing Cross calling as booked to Charlton 23:55 and is diverted fast to Lewisham 00:02, London Bridge 00:12, London Waterloo East 00:18 and London Charing Cross 00:21. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: Charlton 00:03, Westcombe Park 00:10, Maze Hill 00:15, Greenwich 00:22, Deptford 00:27, London Bridge 00:41 and London Cannon Street 00:49.
  • 23:49 London Cannon Street to Orpington - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:48 London Charing Cross to Orpington service calling as follows: London Charing Cross 23:48, London Waterloo East 23:51, London Bridge 23:56, Hither Green 00:05, Grove Park 00:09, Elmstead Woods 00:12, Chislehurst 00:15, Petts Wood 00:18, Orpington 00:21. Customers to/from New Cross & St Johns to be passed on Local Buses.
  • 23:33 Orpington to London Cannon Street - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 23:33 Orpington to London Charing Cross calling as follows: As booked to Lewisham 23:54, London Bridge 00:02, London Waterloo East 00:07 and London Charing Cross 00:10. Customers for stations to and from St Johns and New Cross should travel on local buses.

Thursday

  • 00:09 London Cannon Street to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN.
  • 00:26 London Charing Cross to Dartford - This service is diverted via Sidcup and will call as follows: As booked to Lewisham, Hither Green 00:49, Lee 00:51, Mottingham 00:54, New Eltham 00:56, Sidcup 01:00, Albany Park 01:02, Bexley 01:04, Crayford 01:08 arriving at Dartford 01:13.
  • 00:26 London Cannon Street to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:37 London Bridge to Dartford and will call as follows: London Bridge 00:37, Lewisham 00:47, Charlton 00:53, Woolwich Dockyard 00:56, Woolwich Arsenal 00:59, Plumstead 01:01, Abbey Wood 01:04, Belvedere 01:07, Erith 01:09, Slade Green 01:12, Dartford 01:17. Customers for stations to Dartford via Greenwich should join the provided replacement bus service calling as follows: London Cannon Street 00:26, London Bridge 00:34, Deptford 00:48, Greenwich 00:53, Maze Hill 01:00, Westcombe Park 01:05, Charlton 01s12, Woolwich Dockyard 01s17, Woolwich Arsenal 01s23, Plumstead 01s27, Abbey Wood 01s23, Belvedere 01s36, Erith 01s41, Slade Green 01s47 and Dartford 01:56.
  • 00:39 London Cannon Street to Dartford - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:46 London Charing Cross to Dartford calling as follows: London Charing Cross 00:46, London Waterloo East 00:49, London Bridge 00:54, Lewisham 01:02, Hither Green 01:07, Lee 01:09, Mottingham 01:12, New Eltham 01:14, Sidcup 01:18, Albany Park 01:20, Bexley 01:22, Crayford 01:26 and Dartford 01:32. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: London Cannon Street 00:39 and London Bridge 00:47.

Thursday and Friday

  • 00:19 London Cannon Street to Orpington - This service WILL NOT RUN, and is replaced with 00:32 London Charing Cross to Orpington calling as follows: London Charing Cross 00:32, London Waterloo East 00:35, London Bridge 00:40, Lewisham 00:49, Hither Green 00:53, Grove Park 00:57, Elmstead Woods 01:00, Chislehurst 01:02, Petts Wood 01:05, arriving Orpington 01:08. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: London Cannon Street 00:19 and London Bridge 00:27.
  • 00:55 Grove Park to Bromley North - This service will depart later at 01:00, calling Sundridge park 01:03, arriving Bromley North 01:05.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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Amended overnight Southeastern trains each night from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date29/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gravesend and Strood and between Herne bay and Margate closing the line.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 23:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate is replaced by a bus between Herne Bay and Ramsgate.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

The 00:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate is replaced by a bus between Herne Bay and Ramsgate.

Monday to Thursday

The 23:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham is replaced by a bus between Gravesend and Gillingham.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham is replaced by a bus between Gravesend and Gillingham.

Check before you travel:

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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Amended overnight service from 00:20 between Brighton and Hove from Monday 23 until early on Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Hove, closing some lines from 00:20 each night.

Monday to Thursday:

22:40 Southampton Central to Brighton service will run a few minutes later than usual between Hove and Brighton.

Tuesday to Friday:

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service will not call at Brighton.

01:06 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service will call additionally at Brighton and terminate at Lewes.

05:12 Brighton to Southampton Central service will run later than advertised between Brighton and Barnham.

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

Project Information:

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Amended overnight service from 01:00 between Plumpton and Seaford / Berwick from Tuesday 24 until early on Saturday 28 April
Start date24/04/2018
End date29/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Seaford / Berwick, closing all lines from 01:00 each morning until 05:05.

Tuesday to early Saturday morning:

01:06 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service will be diverted and terminate at Lewes. The train will call additionally at Brighton. A bus will be provided from Lewes to Eastbourne.

Tuesday to Friday morning:

05:09 Seaford to Brighton service will start from Lewes. A bus will be provided from Seaford to Lewes.

Check before you travel:

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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Amended overnight service from 22:30 between Leatherhead and Dorking / Horsham from Monday 23 until the morning on Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Horsham, closing the line each night from 22:30.

From 22:30 each night, until 05:25 the following morning, buses will replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking / Horsham.

Check before you travel:

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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Amended overnight service from 21:30 at Caterham and Tatenham Corner from Monday 23 until the morning on Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Caterham / Tattenham Corner, closing all lines each night from 21:30.

From 21:30 each night, until 05:30 the following morning, buses will replace trains between South Croydon and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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CANCELLED Engineering work between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

The engineering work scheduled to take place between Parson Street and Yatton  has been cancelled and trains will now run normally on this route.

Please note that the 20:00 Cardiff Central to Taunton service will depart Cardiff Central at 19:52.

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Reading and Guildford from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work will take place between Reading and Blackwater overnight, closing all lines from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run between Guildford and Reading.

The 04:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford at 05:11. A replacement bus will run from Reading at 04:15 to Guildford to connect with this train.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended evening service to Langley and Iver from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

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

As a result, the 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley or Iver. Customers for these stations should travel on earlier or later services instead.

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Project Information:

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Amended service between Newbury and Theale from Monday 23 April to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place each day between Newbury and Theale, closing some lines.

Long Distance Services:

Services between Penzance / Plymouth / Exeter St Davids Taunton / Weston-super-Mare / Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington will be diverted to run on alternative routes between Reading and Westbury. Trains may depart earlier than usual, and journey times may be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Some services will be amended to start / terminate at different stations, and include additional stops.

Local Services:

Newbury - Reading:

Until 22:00 each night, local services will run an amended service during morning and evening peak times only, with trains making an additional stop at Reading West.

Services will run between Bedwyn / Newbury / Theale and Reading.

Replacement buses will run throughout the day between Newbury and Reading and Theale and Bedwyn. During morning and evening peaks, replacement buses will also run between Newbury and Didcot Parkway.

After 22:00 each night, no train services will run between Newbury and Reading. Replacement buses will operate between Newbury and Reading.

Westbury - Swindon:

As long distance services are being diverted to run via Swindon and Westbury, the following services will be cancelled each day:

The 10:47, 13:29, 15:18 and 20:06 Swindon to Westbury services.

The 12:47 Swindon to Frome service.

09:48, 11:47, 12:20, 16:21 and 18:32 Westbury to Swindon services.

The 14:04 Frome to Swindon service.

Other services will run earlier than usual. The 1932 Westbury to Cheltenham Spa will be amended to start from Frome at 19:15.

Check before you travel:

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended early morning service in the Nottingham area between Monday 23 and Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Beeston area each morning.

As a result, the 05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street service will depart earlier than usual, at 05:16.

Check before you travel:

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Project Information:

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Amended morning / evening services between London St Pancras and Corby / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield between Monday 23 and Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at several points on the East Midlands Trains network.

The following services will be amended:

Monday - Thursday:

21:02 and 21:32 Nottingham to London St Pancras will run up to 12 minutes later than usual.

20:49 Sheffield to London St Pancras will arrive at London St Pancras later than usual at 23:08.

22:00 London St Pancras to Nottingham will arrive at Nottingham at 00:25.

23:15 London St Pancras to Derby will terminate at Luton. A replacement bus will run between Luton and Derby.

Monday - Friday:

22:25 London St Pancras to Sheffield will arrive at Sheffield later than usual, at 02:00.

Tuesday - Friday:

05:00 and 05:19 Derby to London St Pancras services will depart Derby earlier than usual. The 05:19 will also be amended, and will no longer call at Long Eaton.

Friday:

20:02 Nottingham to London St Pancras will arrive at London St Pancras a few minutes later than usual.

23:15 London St Pancras to Derby will terminate at Luton. A replacement bus will run between Luton and Derby for onward travel.

20:51 Corby to London St Pancras will terminate at Kettering. An additional train service will run between Kettering and London St Pancras for onward travel.

Check before you travel:

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 04:45 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service from Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 April
Start date24/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads, closing the lines.

The 04:45 Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon, not calling at Bristol Parkway.

A bus will run early from Bristol Parkway at 04:25 to Bristol Temple Meads to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

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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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended evening / morning East Midlands Trains services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between between Bedford and Wellingborough, the Derby Station area and between Bedford and London St Pancras, closing some lines.

Monday - Friday

22:25 London St Pancras International to Sheffield will arrive into Sheffield later than normal at 02:00.

Monday - Thursday

21:02 & 21:32 Nottingham to London St Pancras International services will arrive into London up to 12 minutes later than.

20:49 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will arrive into Sheffield later than normal at 23:08.

22:00 London St Pancras International to Nottingham will arrive into Nottingham later at 00:25.

23:15 London St Pancras International to Derby will arrive later into Derby at 02:32.

Tuesday - Friday

05:00 & 05:19 Derby to London St Pancras International services will depart Derby earlier than normal.

05:19 Derby to London St Pancras International will not call at Long Eaton. A bus will depart early from Derby at 04:21, calling at London Eaton at 04:51 arriving at Leicester at 05:33 to connect with this train.

Friday

20:02 Nottingham to London St Pancras will arrive in London later than normal 

23:15 London St Pancras International to Derby will terminate at Luton. A rail replacement bus will run from Luton to Derby.

20:51 Corby to London St Pancras International will terminate at Kettering.

An additional service will run at 22:20 London St Pancras International to Derby calling at Leicester.

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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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended service between Cardiff Central and Newport / Cwmbran from Monday 23 until Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales; CrossCountry Trains; First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place each day between Cardiff Central and Newport / Cwmbran from 23:00 on Sunday, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales:

Buses will in be operation between Cardiff and Cwmbran and Newport and Cwmbran each day affecting services between Cardiff and Manchester Piccadilly / Holyhead.

There will be a direct bus service between Cardiff and Cwmbran and a direct bus service between Newport and Cwmbran.

CrossCountry:

CrossCountry services running to / from Newport and Cardiff Central will be retimed to arrive / depart a few minutes earlier or later than usual.

Great Western Railway:

Services between South Wales and London, and also between South Wales and South West England will be retimed to run around 7 minutes earlier or later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

 

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

The Great Western Route Modernisation project is the biggest investment in the Great Western railway since Brunel built it more than 150 years ago. Modernising the route will improve the experience of everyone who uses it and stimulate economic growth in the South West and beyond.

Network Rail are electrifying one of Britain's oldest and busiest railways, providing greener, more reliable journeys and improving connections across southern England and South Wales: London and Bristol, including Cardiff, Newbury and Oxford. This project is also part of the London Railway Upgrade Plan, creating new connections and increasing capacity in peak hour by 30%.

Amended 05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street service from Tuesday 24 until Friday 27 April
Start date24/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

As a result of engineering work taking place in the Beeston area, the 05:21 Nottingham to Liverpool Lime Street will depart slightly earlier than normal at 05:16.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 00:18 and 00:46 London Liverpool Street to Colchester service from Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 April
Start date24/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Witham and Ipswich, closing the line.

The 00:18 and 00:46 (retimed to depart at 00:50) London Liverpool Street to Colchester services will terminate at Witham. A bus will run from Witham to Colchester.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace late night services between Wickford and Southminster, and between Shenfield and Southend Victoria from Monday 23 until Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Late evening work on the overhead power cables is being undertaken between Wickford and Southminster, and between Shenfield and Hockley, closing all lines after 22:25.

Wickford - Southminster

The last trains each evening will be 20:56 Wickford to Southminster, and 21:31 Southminster to Wickford. After that, buses will run between Shenfield and Southminster, connecting with main line services at Shenfield.

London Liverpool Street - Southend Victoria

The last through trains each evening will be 21:35 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria, and 21:30 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street.

After 22:25, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Hockley.

After 23:55, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria. Please note, the 00:15 and 00:50 (Tue-Fri) London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria services will not run. Customers can travel on London Liverpool Street to Colchester services, and change at Shenfield onto replacement buses.

The 22:30 and 23:00 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street services will be replaced by buses between Hockley and London Liverpool Street.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended late night services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales; First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing the line.

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan, not calling at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed. A bus will operate at 23:17 to Bridgend calling at these stations.

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted via alternative routes between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains will depart Bridgend a few minutes later than normal.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Chester and Holyhead from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Holyhead, closing the line.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Chester. A bus will run from Chester to Holyhead.

Tuesday - Friday

The 04:38 Llandudno to Crewe service will start from Chester at 05:37. A bus service will run from Rhyl to Chester to connect into the train service.

The 05:54 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction train service will start later at 05:58.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended late night / early morning services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Manchester and Chester, closing all lines.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A replacement bus service will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

EVERY WEEKEND buses replace Northern trains between Manchester and Preston / Wigan Wallgate via Salford Crescent until Sunday 1 July
Start date17/02/2018
End date02/07/2018
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Salford Crescent area as part of the Great North Rail Project, closing all lines every weekend until Sunday 1 July 2018.

To allow engineers to access the railway, the routes between Manchester and Wigan Wallgate (via Salford Crescent and Atherton) and Manchester and Preston (via Salford Crescent and Bolton) will be closed every weekend with trains replaced by road transport. Direct trains between Preston and Manchester will continue to operate via an alternative route.

Buses will run between:

  • Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate via Bolton / Atherton
  • Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria and Preston via Bolton

Network Rail are currently working to finalise full details at which time amended timetables will be made available. We are very sorry for the short notice changes to timetables on these routes.

Additional information

This engineering work has been cancelled and trains will run normally on the following dates:

  • Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April

Check before you travel:

Trains up to and including 29 April are now correct in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner i.e. where buses are showing on the routes between Manchester and Wigan Wallgate (via Salford Crescent and Atherton) and Manchester and Preston (via Salford Crescent and Bolton). Where trains are still showing on these routes at weekends, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

Continuing every weekend for the foreseeable future, Network Rail engineers will be working to complete the upgrade of the 25-mile stretch of track between Manchester and Preston via Salford Crescent to support the introduction of better trains.

The project was due to complete back in December 2017, but old mine workings, running sand and varying layers of rock have significantly hampered the installation of hundreds of steel columns needed to carry the power cables for the introduction of electric trains. New engineering solutions have been required to resolve the problems which has included using steel cylinders and filling them with concrete to deal with poor ground conditions.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Preston / Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date28/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Deansgate and Salford Crescent, closing all lines.

Preston - Manchester

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:29 Manchester Airport to Preston service will not run. Replacement buses will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston. Customers should use alternative services between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:10 Preston to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:30 Manchester Airport to Preston service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:02 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly. Customers should use alternative services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Liverpool - Manchester

Monday to Thursday

The 23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street and the 23:20 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria services will replaced by buses throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester service from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Manchester Oxford Road, closing all lines.

The 22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly on Wednesday) service will terminate at Preston. A bus will operate from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April
Start date23/04/2018
End date27/04/2018
Route affected
Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Northampton North Junction and Daventry North Junction, closing some lines.

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted and not call at Northampton. A rail replacement coach service will depart Rugby at 23:50, calling at Long Buckby at 00:15 and Northampton at 00:40.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Major engineering work between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield from Saturday 14 April until Sunday 29 April
Start date14/04/2018
End date30/04/2018
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected First transPennine Express; Northernrail
Description

Major engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge, closing all lines.

Northern:

Weekends:

No trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield.

Weekdays:

Services between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield will start from / terminate at Stalybridge. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

TransPennine Express:

As a result of these and other engineering works, a limited TransPennine Express service will run via Manchester Victoria on 21 and 22 April. Information on these alterations can be found here.

Saturday 14 and 28 April:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will run between Leeds and Newcastle only.

The 06:16 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

The 19:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from York.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Victoria. It will depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual at 23:50

Sunday 15 and 29 April:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will be diverted to run to / from Manchester Piccadilly, no longer calling at Manchester Victoria or Liverpool Lime Street.

The 02:30, 04:00, 05:12 and 06:12 York to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Huddersfield. A replacement bus will run between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport.

The 01:00, 04:25 & 06:30 Manchester Airport to York services will start from Huddersfield. Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport to Huddersfield.

The 09:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

The 20:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

The 16:43 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street and 20:22 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle services will run via Warrington Central.

Monday to Friday:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will run between Leeds and Newcastle only.

The 06:16 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

The 19:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from York.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Victoria. It will depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual at 23:50.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

By 2022 the Great North Rail Project (GNRP), part of Britain's Railway Upgrade Plan will have delivered more than £1bn of improvements for customers across the north of England.

Faster, more frequent, more reliable passenger services, on larger trains with more seats, will give customers quicker, more comfortable journeys.

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