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Possible future disruption

Stay in the loop on planned works that could cause future delays and line closures right here. We work closely with Railtrack and the line operators to help keep you as informed as possible so you can work around any potential problems with the help of our alternative route planner.

Engineering work for:

All planned work

Last update: 27/02/2020 07:27

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

From 23:20 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester. Please note that this includes some services running after midnight on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace late night trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 24 until Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

From 23:00 until the end of service each night, buses replace trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

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

After 22:20 each night, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd from Monday 10 to Friday 28 February
Start date10/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd, closing all lines each day from Monday to Friday.

Buses replace trains between Llandovery and Llanwrtyd, calling at Cynghordy and Sugar Loaf.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended 00:18 / 00:46 London Liverpool Street to Colchester services from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 February
Start date25/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Witham and Colchester overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning, closing all lines towards the end of service.

As a result, the 00:18 and 00:46 London Liverpool Street to Colchester services (running early morning from Tuesday to Thursday) will terminate at Witham. Replacement buses will run between Witham and Colchester.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Reduced late night / early morning service to / from Southend Victoria from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Hockley and Wickford, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

On Monday to Wednesday, from 21:10 until the end of service:

  • Some services from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria will terminate at Wickford, or be diverted to run to Southminster.
  • Services between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria will take up to 10 minutes longer than usual. These services will be retimed, and may run earlier than usual from stations between Hockley and Southend Victoria.
  • Some services between Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street will be cancelled.

Please note that these alterations include some early morning trains (before 02:00) from Tuesday to Thursday mornings.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Eastbourne and Hastings from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hampden Park and Bexhill, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Between 21:55 and 04:55 each night, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended 23:36 London Victoria to Horsham service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Horsham overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning, closing all lines.

As a result on Monday to Wednesday, the 23:36 London Victoria to Horsham service will be replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Horsham.

On Thursday these changes were due to take place, but have now been cancelled. The 23:36 London Victoria to Horsham service will run as normal.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on Monday to Wednesday nights, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended 23:25 London Victoria to Horsham service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stratham and Sutton overnight from Monday evening to Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the 23:25 London Victoria to Horsham service will be diverted, not calling at stations via Mitcham Junction and extending the overall journey time.

A replacement bus will run from Balham to Horsham, calling at all booked stations via Mitcham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No late night / early morning Southern services between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Wembley Central and Hemel Hempstead between 23:45 and 05:30 from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

Between 23:45 (Monday to Thursday) and 05:30 (Tuesday to Friday), no Southern trains will run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction.

Customers can use their tickets on alternative Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria, London Underground services between London Victoria and Euston, and London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

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

Amended evening trains between Gospel Oak and Barking from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Barking after 22:45 each night from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

From 22:45 until the end service each night, a reduced service will run between Gospel Oak and Barking.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended evening / morning TransPennine Express services in the Manchester area from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria / Mirfield from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:40 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria, and will depart Manchester Piccadilly at 00:16 (Tuesday to Friday).

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York service will be retimed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 01:18.
  • The 02:42 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be retimed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual at 03:01 and will depart Leeds at 04:27.
  • The 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be retimed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 04:45.
  • The 05:00 Manchester Victoria to Redcar Central service will depart Manchester Victoria later than usual, at 05:09 and will additionally call at Huddersfield at 05:49.
  • The 05:15 Manchester Piccadilly to Hull service will be retimed to depart Manchester Piccadilly at 05:25, and will not call at Manchester Victoria.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended 22:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 22:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. Customers should travel on earlier train services.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended evening TransPennine Express services between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First transPennine Express
Description

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

As a result:

  • The 20:03 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:08 Liverpool Lime Street to York service will start from Manchester Victoria, and will not call at Lea Green or Newton-le-Willows. A replacement bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street at 23:08 to Manchester Victoria, calling at Lea Green and Newton-le-Willows.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

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

Monday to Thursday:

From 23:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes:

The 22:57 London Cannon Street to Hayes service will terminate at Lewisham, and will be replaced by a bus between Lewisham and Hayes.

London Victoria:

After 23:30 each night until the end of service, some services will depart London Victoria up to 5 minutes later than usual. We strongly advise you check the time of your train using the Journey Planner link below.

Additionally, the 23:55 London St Pancras to Faversham service will terminate at Ebbsfleet International, with a replacement bus running between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:25 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will terminate at Ebbsfleet International, with a replacement bus running between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Sheerness-on-Sea:

After 23:50 each night, buses will replace trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:00 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International / Canterbury West.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

From 00:00 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Gillingham and Faversham. A connecting train service will run between Faversham and Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Ashford International service will terminate at Dover Priory. A replacement bus will run from Dover Priory to Ramsgate, setting down only at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening London Euston to Wolverhampton services from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, closing some lines.

As a result, the 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will be diverted, and will arrive at Wolverhampton later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

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

As a result, the 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted, and will arrive later than usual at Stoke-on-Trent and stations beyond.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended evening / morning services to / from London St Pancras International from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected East Midlands Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Kettering, Beeston and Nottingham and also between East Midlands Parkway and Derby, closing some lines overnight.

Some late night / early morning trains from Monday evening until Friday morning will be amended to run slightly earlier or later than usual.

Additionally, the 05:19 Derby to London St Pancras International service will be amended to start earlier than usual at 04:51 not call at Long Eaton. An earlier replacement bus will run from Derby at 04:21 to Long Eaton, before connecting with the train at Leicester.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening services in the Bristol area from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Filton Abbey Wood, and also between Montpelier and Clifton Down, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Lawrence Hill area:

  • The 20:41 Westbury to Bristol Parkway service will not call at Lawrence Hill or Stapleton Road. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads at 21:40 to Lawrence Hill and Stapleton Road, setting customers down only at Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Parkway.
  • The 21:21 Bristol Parkway to Portsmouth Harbour service will not call at Stapleton Road or Lawrence Hill. A replacement bus will run earlier at 20:59 from Bristol Parkway, calling at Filton Abbey Wood, Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads, where the bus will connect with the train.
  • The 22:00 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service and 22:25 Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads services will not call at Stapleton Road or Lawrence Hill. A replacement bus will run at 22:59 from Filton Abbey Wood to Bristol Temple Meads via Stapleton Road and Lawrence Hill.
  • The 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will not call at Stapleton Road or Lawrence Hill. A replacement bus will run at 00:34 (Tuesday to Friday) from Filton Abbey Wood to Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads.

Clifton Down area:

  • The 20:28 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach service will terminate at Clifton Down. A replacement bus will run from Clifton Down to Severn Beach, calling at Sea Mills, Shirehampton, Avonmouth and St Andrews Road.

The following trains will be replaced by buses:

  • The 21:35 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads service.
  • The 21:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Avonmouth service.
  • The 22:19 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach service.
  • The 22:20 Avonmouth to Bristol Temple Meads service.
  • The 23:00 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads service.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Guildford and Reading from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wokingham and Reading overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run from Guildford to Reading, calling at North Camp, Blackwater and Wokingham.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. Earlier road transport will run from Reading at 04:15 to Guildford, connecting with the train. A second replacement bus will run from Reading at 04:31, calling at Wokingham, Blackwater, North Camp and Guildford.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening London Paddington to Swansea services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, extending journey times by a few minutes.
  • The 21:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, extending journey times by up to 23 minutes.
  • The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, extending journey times by up to 23 minutes.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington will run earlier than usual at 03:41, Neath at 03:53, Port Talbot Parkway at 04:00 and Bridgend at 04:14. This train will be then diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, after which the train will run to normal timings.

Thursday:

  • The 04:58 Swansea to London Paddington service will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, and will depart Cardiff Central at 05:56. After Cardiff Central, this train will run to normal timings.

Check before you travel:

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

Amended evening services between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:52 Newbury to Bedwyn service will be replaced by a bus from Newbury at 21:50 to Bedwyn. This bus also connects at Newbury with the 21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth service.
  • The 22:10 Reading to Newbury and 22:44 Newbury to Bedwyn services will not run. A replacement bus will run from Reading at 22:10 to Newbury, calling at all stations. A second bus will run from Reading at 22:10, calling at Newbury, Kintbury, Hungerford and Bedwyn.
  • The 22:19 Bedwyn to Newbury will not run, and the 22:51 Newbury to London Paddington service will start from Reading. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn at 22:38 to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading. This bus connects at Newbury for a replacement bus to Reading which calls at all stations.
  • The 22:20 London Paddington to Bedwyn will terminate at Reading. A replacement bus will run from Reading to Bedwyn, calling at all stations except Reading West.
  • The 23:17 Bedwyn to Reading will not run. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn at 23:38 to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:06 Bedwyn to London Paddington service will not run. An earlier replacement bus will run at 23:38 from Bedwyn to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading. Rail connections are available from Reading to London Paddington.
  • The 00:17 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by a bus from Reading at 00:20, setting passengers down only at all stations to Newbury.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening LNER services in the Newcastle / Sunderland area from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected East Coast Trains
Description

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

As a result, services running towards Newcastle / Sunderland / Scotland may be retimed to run later than usual.

As a result of this engineering work, the 20:00 London Kings Cross to Sunderland service will terminate at Newcastle. Customers for Sunderland should change at Durham for a replacement bus service departing at 23:15 to Sunderland.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning Northern services in the Manchester / Liverpool area from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester / Liverpool area, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:29 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road at 23:27. An extra train will run from Manchester Piccadilly at 23:32 to Manchester Airport.
  • The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will depart Salford Crescent earlier than usual, at 00:28.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will diverted to run on an alternative route between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly, departing Preston later than usual at 04:12.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended train services to / from Northampton from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bletchley and Northampton, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Avanti West Coast:

The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will be diverted, not calling at Northampton. A replacement bus will run from Rugby to Northampton via Long Buckby.

London Northwestern Railway:

After 22:00 each night, train services between London Euston and Northampton will be amended to run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only, running at a reduced timetable and to an amended timetable. Replacement buses will run between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

Additionally:

  • The 19:11 Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston service will terminate at Northampton.
  • The 21:54 London Euston to Birmingham New Street service will not call at Northampton or Long Buckby.
  • The 22:14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service will not call at Long Buckby or Northampton. A replacement bus will run between Rugby and Northampton via Long Buckby.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended 23:19 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Smith Bridge and Manchester Victoria, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the 23:19 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended 22:19 York to Blackburn service from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date27/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected Northernrail
Description

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

As a result, the 22:19 York to Blackburn service will terminate at Leeds. A replacement bus will run from Leeds to Blackburn.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended late night / early morning c2c services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected C2C Rail Limited
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barking and London Fenchurch Street overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday:

After 20:45, trains that usually run to / from London Fenchurch Street will be diverted to run to / from London Liverpool Street. London Fenchurch Street is within walking distance of London Liverpool Street.

After 22:45, trains will be further amended, and will not run direct between Upminster and Barking. Customers travelling between these stations can travel via Grays on c2c services, or use London Underground services (see ticket acceptance below).

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on:

  • London Underground District Line services between Tower Hill / West Ham / Barking / Upminster.
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  • Docklands Light Railway services between Tower Gateway / Limehouse / Poplar / Stratford.

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Amended evening / overnight trains between Taunton and Tiverton Parkway from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
Start date24/02/2020
End date28/02/2020
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Taunton and Tiverton Parkway, closing some lines in the area overnight.

Monday evening / Tuesday morning:

  • The 23:05 (Monday) Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will arrive at Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids about 20 minutes later than usual.
  • The 21:45 (Monday) Penzance to London Paddington "Night Riviera" sleeper service will depart Taunton at 01:48 (Tuesday). All other timings are as normal.
  • The 23:45 (Monday) London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" sleeper service will arrive at Exeter St Davids at 03:40 (Tuesday). All other timings are as normal.

Tuesday evening / Thursday morning:

  • The 23:05 (Tuesday / Wednesday) Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will arrive at Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids about 30 minutes later than usual.
  • The 21:45 (Tuesday / Wednesday) Penzance to London Paddington "Night Riviera" sleeper service will depart Taunton up to 20 minutes later than usual.
  • The 23:45 (Tuesday / Wednesday) London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" sleeper service will arrive at Exeter St Davids up to 30 minutes later than normal.

Thursday evening / Friday morning:

  • The 23:05 (Thursday) Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will arrive at Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids about 10 minutes later than usual.
  • The 21:45 (Thursday) Penzance to London Paddington "Night Riviera" sleeper service will depart Taunton at 01:58 (Friday). All other timings are as normal.
  • The 23:45 (Thursday) London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" sleeper service will arrive at Exeter St Davids at 03:30 (Friday).

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