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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: 18/08/2019 02:22

No London Overground trains between Gospel Oak and Barking on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Willesden Junction and Kentish Town, closing various lines.

As a result, no London Overground trains will run between Gospel Oak and Barking.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters.
  • Walthamstow Central and Barking.

Customers can use their ticket at no additional cost on local buses between South Tottenham and Walthamstow Queens Road and on London Underground services between Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Littlehampton and Barnham / Angmering until 09:15 Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Barnham until 09:15, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Littlehampton and Barnham / Angmering.

Trains will operate between Bognor Regis and Barnham.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended London Victoria to East Grinstead service on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Sanderstead / Purley, closing some lines.

Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will run between Oxted and East Grinstead only. Customers should use replacement buses between Purley and Oxted to connect with trains to / from London.

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

The rail replacement bus stop at Oxted station will temporarily relocate to Station Road East, this is due to a road closure.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton until 06:00 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affected
Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton overnight, closing some lines until 06:00 on Sunday.

As a result, buses will replace some trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton. Southern services from approximately 01:20 will be diverted via Lewes.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No trains at London Victoria before 07:15 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction until 09:15, closing some lines.

No trains will run to / from London Victoria before 07:15. 

Southern trains will divert to operate from / to London Bridge.

Replacement buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction / East Croydon / London Bridge.

Check before you travel:

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

No Gatwick Express trains at London Victoria before 07:15 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Gatwick Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction until 09:15, closing some lines.

No trains will run to / from London Victoria before 07:15.

No Gatwick Express services will run before 07:15, customers should use alternative Southern or Thameslink services to / from London Bridge.

Customers should use replacement buses between London Victoria and East Croydon / London Bridge with additional buses running between London Victoria and Clapham Junction to connect with alternative Southern trains.

From 07:15 until 09:15, Gatwick Express will operate a half hourly service.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Worthing / Barnham before 06:45 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea until 06:45 on Sunday, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Brighton and Worthing / Barnham before 06:45.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No Southern trains between Shepherds Bush and Milton Keynes Central from 20:00 on Saturday 17 until 12:00 on Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southern Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction, closing all lines from 20:00 on Saturday until 12:00 on Sunday.

As a result, Southern trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on Southern services to / from London Victoria, London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston, and London Northwestern Railway 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 find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No trains via Tottenham Hale until 08:20 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Greater Anglia; Stansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hackney Downs and Cheshunt via Tottenham Hale closing the line.

As a result, trains will be diverted to run via Seven Sisters rather than via Tottenham Hale. Stations on the Seven Sisters line are within walking distance of stations on the Tottenham Hale line.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Wickford and Southend Victoria until 09:15 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Overhead electric wire renewal work is taking place between Wickford and Southend Victoria until 09:15, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Wickford and Southend Victoria.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project Information:

As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Network Rail are replacing the overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line as part of a £46m investment. The wiring system currently in place along the route was installed in the 1950s and needs replacing to prevent frequent failures that cause delays, in order to improve reliability of the rail service.

Amended Great Western Railway service from London Paddington on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

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

As a result of this, most trains that normally leave London Paddington at 3 minutes past the hour will be retimed to depart up to 3 minutes early.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central via Northampton on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton and also between Long Buckby and Wolverton, closing some lines.

London Northwestern Railway:

Trains will be unable to operate via Long Buckby / Northampton. Trains between London Euston and Northampton will operate between London Euston and Milton Keynes only. 

Replacement road transport will operate between Rugby and Northampton and between Northampton and Milton Keynes Central.

Virgin Trains:

The 22:37 Wolverhampton to London Euston will not call at Northampton. Customers may use London Northwestern Railway replacement bus services between Rugby and Northampton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

CANCELLED: Engineering work in the Leamington Spa area on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affected
Train operator affected Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work scheduled to take place in the Leamington Spa area will be cancelled.

Trains that would have been affected will run as normally scheduled.

Check before you travel:

The Journey Planner has been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work. To find options for your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace evening trains to / from Pangbourne on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines on Sunday evening.

As a result, the following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

  • The 22:15 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
  • The 22:45 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
  • The 23:15 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
  • The 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should use replacement buses between Tilehurst and Pangbourne or earlier train services.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended early morning services between Dartford and Gravesend on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Gravesend, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the 00:02 & 00:32 London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will be replaced by buses between Dartford and Gravesend. The buses will also continue to Gillingham, calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No trains at London Cannon Street on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place at London Cannon Street, closing all lines to / from the station.

The following alterations will be in place:

Trains via Woolwich Arsenal:

Fewer trains will be operating via Woolwich, as the route will only be served by trains from London Charing Cross.

Trains via Sidcup:

Fewer trains will be operating via Sidcup, as the route will only be served by trains from London Charing Cross and these trains will call additionally at Lewisham.

Trains to / from Hayes:

Trains to / from Hayes will not run.

Buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • Lewisham / Greenwich and Charlton
  • Lewisham and Hayes

Ticket Acceptance will be available on the following alternative routes at no extra cost:

  • London Underground between London Victoria/ London Charing Cross/ Embankment/ Southwark/ London Bridge/ London Cannon Street/ North Greenwich.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Greenwich and Lewisham
  • London Overground between New Cross and Canada Water

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground and Docklands Light Railway by using the Transport for London 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 every Sunday between Mount Florida and Newton from 18 August until 8 September
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected First ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Mount Florida and Newton, closing all lines.

Every Sunday, buses will replace trains between Mount Florida and Newton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester, closing all lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester.

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace trains between Uddingston and Motherwell via Bellshill until 12:00 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected First ScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Uddingston and Motherwell, closing all lines via Bellshill.

Until approximately 12:00, buses will replace trains between Uddingston, Bellshill and Motherwell.

As a result, the following trains will also be replaced by buses:

  • 10:26 Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  • 10:16 Glasgow Central to Edinburgh

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended early morning Great Western Railway services at Cardiff Central on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affected
Train operator affected First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction until 08:10 on Sunday, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will be in place:

  • 08:05 Cardiff Central to London Paddington will depart later at approximately 08:14.
  • 08:10 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour will depart later at approximately 08:18.

Check before you travel:

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

No London Overground trains between Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction until 10:30 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected London Overground
Description

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

Until approximately 10:30, no London Overground trains will run between Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction. Trains will be diverted to Battersea Park.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use London Buses or Southern services to help complete journeys between Battersea Park and Clapham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Buses replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 11:20 on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected CrossCountry Trains; First Great Western
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 11:20 on Sunday, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Replacement road transport will operate between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Great Western Railway:

The following alterations will be in place:

The 08:08 London Paddington to Great Malvern will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Customers may also use their tickets to travel on earlier Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Oxford to connect with train services to Great Malvern.

The 08:48 London Paddington to Hereford will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Customers wishing to travel to Oxford and beyond are advised to use the 09:15 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare to Didcot Parkway to connect with road transport on to Oxford, where rail connections can be made to Hereford.

The 09:49 London Paddington to Great Malvern will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, where connections can be made with rail services on to Great Malvern.

The 07:57 and 08:54 Oxford to London Paddington services will start from Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate from Oxford to Didcot Parkway earlier than the scheduled train time to connect with the train service at Didcot Parkway.

The 08:28 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington and the 09:18 Great Malvern to London Paddington services will terminate at Oxford. Replacement road transport will operate between Oxford and Didcot Parkway to connect with rail services to London Paddington.

Trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford will be cancelled throughout in both directions. Replacement road transport will operate in place of these services.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended service through Gospel Oak on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Kentish Town West area, closing all lines between Willesden Junction and Camden Road.

Buses will replace trains between Willesden Junction and Camden Road.

A reduced train service will run between the following stations:

  • Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction
  • Richmond and Willesden Junction
  • Camden Road and Stratford
  • Gospel Oak and Barking

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended evening / morning Virgin Trains services in the Warrington Bank Quay area on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Virgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Warrington Bank Quay area closing some lines.

Saturday:

The 20:31 London Euston to Preston is diverted after Crewe and will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.  A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Preston calling at Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

Sunday:

The 09:00 Preston to London Euston service will start from Crewe at 09:43. One replacement bus will run from Preston at 07:10, calling at Wigan North Western and Warrington Bank Quay and connecting with this train. Another bus will run from Preston at 08:05, calling at Crewe only and also connecting with this train.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended CrossCountry trains between Tamworth and Birmingham New Street from 20:10 Saturday 17 and all day Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected CrossCountry Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tamworth and Water Orton from 20:00 Saturday and all day Sunday, closing the line. 

Trains will be diverted between Burton-on-Trent and Birmingham New Street via Lichfield City with some trains calling additionally at Lichfield City.

Buses will run between Wilnecote and Lichfield City calling at Tamworth to connect with the diverted trains  

Trains between Nottingham and Cardiff Central will run between Nottingham and Derby and between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. Customers should use alternative CrossCountry trains between Derby and Birmingham New Street.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

No trains between Barking and Grays via Rainham on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected C2C Rail Limited
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barking and Grays via Rainham, closing the line.

Trains will not run between Barking and Grays via Rainham.

Customers should use alternative trains between London Fenchurch and Upminster for a connecting bus service between:

  • Upminster and Grays calling at Rainham and Purfleet
  • Upminster and Dagenham Dock

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Hounslow and Staines on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southwest Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Whitton and Staines, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Hounslow and Staines. A shuttle train service will run between Staines and Windsor & Eton Riverside.

Trains that usually run from Twickenham towards Staines will be diverted to Hounslow for connections with replacement buses.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes on Sunday 18 August
Start date18/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Hayes, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Buses replace trains between Orpington / Sevenoaks and Tonbridge on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Southeastern Trains
Description

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

Southeastern:

Saturday:

Buses replace trains between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.

Additional services will run between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks.

Sunday:

Buses replace trains between Orpington and Tonbridge.

Additional Services will run between London Charing Cross and Orpington.

Services that run via Maidstone West will be retimed. Services that usually run via Maidstone East will make additional stops at Eynsford and Shoreham.

Saturday and Sunday:

Trains to / from Hastings will be retimed and diverted to run on an alternative route between London Bridge and Tonbridge. Stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Services between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate will be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford International to run via Maidstone East, and will additionally call at Chislehurst, Otford and Maidstone East. Part of this train will detach to call at all stations between Ashford International and Dover Priory.

A shuttle train service will run between Tonbridge and Ashford International.

Thameslink:

On Sunday, services will be diverted to run to / from Orpington instead of Sevenoaks. Customers can use Southeastern services between London and Otford, and Thameslink replacement buses between Otford and Sevenoaks.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Amended services in the Wakefield area on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August
Start date17/08/2019
End date19/08/2019
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Train operator affected Grand Central; Northernrail
Description

Bridge and tunnel maintenance is taking place in the Wakefield area, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

Services to / from Bradford Interchange will be retimed and diverted, and will not call at Low Moor, Halifax, Brighouse, Mirfield, Wakefield Kirkgate or Pontefract Monkhill. Trains will instead call at Wakefield Westgate.

Replacement buses will run between Halifax and Wakefield Westgate and between Pontefract Monkhill and Doncaster.

Northern:

Leeds - Knottingley:

Trains will be diverted, not calling at Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate. Replacement buses will run between Wakefield Westgate and Pontefract Monkhill, calling at Streethouse and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Leeds - Sheffield:

Trains will run between Sheffield and Barnsley only. Replacement buses will run between Barnsley and Leeds.

Leeds - Lincoln / Nottingham:

Trains will be diverted via Wakefield Westgate, not calling at Barnsley or Wakefield Kirkgate. Replacement buses will run between Meadowhall and Wakefield Westgate, calling at Barnsley and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Huddersfield - Castleford via Wakefield:

On Saturday only, trains between Huddersfield and Castleford will be replaced by buses throughout. These services do not normally run on Sundays.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Major improvement work between Aberdeen and Inverness until Monday 19 August
Start date04/05/2019
End date20/08/2019
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Train operator affected First ScotRail
Description

The Aberdeen - Inverness Improvement Project is taking place over the course of a number of weeks, closing all lines between Dyce and Inverurie.

Saturday 15 June until Friday 9 August (8 weeks):

Buses will replace trains between Dyce and Huntly.

Saturday 10 until Monday 12 August (3 days):

Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Inverness.

Tuesday 13 until Monday 19 August (7 days):

Buses will replace trains between Aberdeen and Huntly.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project information:

The Aberdeen - Inverness Improvement Project is a Scottish Government funded project to upgrade the railway infrastructure between Aberdeen and Inverness.

The project, which will be delivered in phases, will provide incremental benefits throughout the life of the scheme. Phase one of the project aims to deliver enhanced commuter services into each city and to facilitate the capacity for new stations at Kintore and Inverness Airport.

No trains between Reedham and Great Yarmouth until February 2020
Start date18/03/2019
End date28/02/2020
Route affectedView Map
Train operator affected Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Buckenham and Great Yarmouth, closing all lines via Berney Arms.

All trains which usually travel via Berney Arms will travel via Acle. Customers wishing to travel to / from Great Yarmouth are advised to travel on Greater Anglia train services via Brundall or Norwich.

Additional engineering work is taking place on some weekends, so if you are planning to travel, please check the future engineering work page for more information.

Please note, no trains or replacement road transport will call at Berney Arms.

Check before you travel:

Up to Friday 8 November, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

From Saturday 9 November, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

Project Information:

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

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

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