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Disruption between London Waterloo and Wimbledon expected until 18:30
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Incident created
20/09/2020 13:45
Last updated
20/09/2020 16:10
Route affected
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Between Between London Waterloo and Dorking / Hampton Court / Shepperton / Chesington South / Guildford / Weybridge

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

All lines between London Waterloo and Wimbledon have been reopened following a points failure between Clapham Junction and Wimbledon. Trains may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 45 minutes or revised. This is expected until 18:30.

Customer advice:

South Western Railway have arranged replacement buses to run on the following routes:

  • Between Hampton Court and Surbiton, calling at all stations in both directions
  • Between Chessington South and Clapham Junction, call all stations between Chessington South and Motspur Park and non-stop between Motspur Park and Clapham Junction in both directions
  • From Weybridge to Surbiton, calling all stations

 

You may use your ticket on London Underground services on any reasonable route between Wimbledon and London Terminals.

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

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

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Disruption through Gravesend until the end of the day
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Incident created
20/09/2020 07:22
Last updated
20/09/2020 14:33
Route affected
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Southeastern between Faversham and St Pancras International: and between Gravesend and Dartford / London Charing Cross

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

Urgent repairs to the railway at Gravesend is causing disruption to jounreys through this station. Trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Thameslink are no longer affected by this disruption.

Customer Advice

Southeastern

What's happened?

A set of points at Gravesend (a piece of equipment that allows trains to move from one line to another) requires a repair which will need to take place when trains are not running. Network Rail response staff have carried out a temporary repair to allow trains to run through the station.

How does this affect my journey?

Trains that normally start from and finish their journeys at Gravesend will not be able to run between Dartford and Gravesend for the rest of the day. Thameslink services will still be able to run between these stations.

Network Rail are taking a temporary line block which means that the 14:30 Thameslink service from Rainham to Dartford will terminate at Rochester.

This also means that the 15:28 Thameslink service from Dartford to Rainham will start at Rochester.

What do I need to do?

You may travel on Thameslink services to help you complete your journey.

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

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

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

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Disruption between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe / Stoke-on-Trent until 05:00 on Monday 21 September
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Incident created
17/09/2020 04:04
Last updated
20/09/2020 08:41
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston / Crewe

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / Southampton Central / Bournemouth / Reading

Northern between Alderley Edge / Wigan North Western and Southport, and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent / Crewe

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Crewe / Milford Haven / Carmarthen

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West CoastCrossCountryNorthernTransport for Wales
Description

A fault with the signalling system at Cheadle Hulme is causing disruption to journeys between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe / Stoke-on-Trent. Trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until the start of service on Monday 21 September.

Alternative travel advice:

Avanti West Coast:

Customers should only travel if essential.

Services between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston will be diverted calling additionally at Stockport, Macclesfield, Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and Milton Keynes Central. Delays of up to 30 minutes are anticipated between Stockport and Stoke-on-Trent.

You may also use your ticket on the following:

  • LNER between Leeds and London Kings Cross - customers using LNER services will require a seat reservation before travelling which can be obtained at either Leeds, London Kings Cross or via the LNER website
  • Northern between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Piccadilly
  • Transport for Wales between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly
  • TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Preston and Manchester Piccadilly

Customers with an Avanti West Coast ticket to or from Stockport, Wilmslow or Manchester Piccadilly dated Friday 18 September to Sunday 20 September inclusive, can use these for travel anytime until Monday 21 September inclusive. Fee-free refunds are also available.

Boarding controls may be established to help with social distancing onboard the train.

CrossCountry:

For the main part of the day, CrossCountry are not running trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent. Only the first and last services of the day will run to / from Manchester Piccadilly, and these will be subject to delays.

The only trains which will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent are Avanti West Coast services. These limited services will be subject to delay due to the emergency signalling arrangements in place.

For social distancing purposes, customers travelling long distance should consider travelling via other routes, for example via Sheffield or Warrington to / from Manchester.

Customers may use the following alternatives:

  • Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent also between Warrington Bank Quay and Coventry
  • East Midlands Railway between Warrington Central and Sheffield
  • Northern between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Victoria
  • TransPennine Express between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield
  • Transport for Wales between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly

Northern:

Stockport / Manchester Airport - Crewe

Trains are currently unable to run in either direction between Stockport and Crewe. Please note, there is no Sunday service between Manchester Airport and Wilmslow via Styal.

The following road replacement transport will operate to a reduced Sunday timetable (please check the Journey Planner for times)

  • Crewe - via all stations - Stockport
  • Crewe - Wilmslow - Stockport
  • Stockport - via all stations - Crewe
  • Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe

(Journey times will be extended by up to 60 minutes when using road replacement transport between Stockport and Crewe. Services are operated by Oceans Travel, Coastal coaches, J&B Travel, Sky Coaches and Express Travel.)

Manchester Piccadilly - Stoke-on-Trent

Due to pre-planned engineering works, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.

You may use your ticket on the following:

  • Avanti West Coast between Warrington Bank Quay and Crewe. Customers travelling between Crewe and Manchester are able to change at Warrington Bank Quay
  • Transport for Wales over any reasonable route including between Crewe and Chester

Trains between Stockport and Chester / Buxton, and between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport are not affected by this problem.

Transport for Wales:

Customers travelling between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe are advised to travel via Warrington Bank Quay and Chester.

You may use the following alternatives:

  • Northern services via any available route 

Limited buses are operating between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe.

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

Replacement bus travel advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

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

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

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Reduced service between Crianlarich and Oban and between Fort William and Mallaig on Sunday 20 September
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Incident created
20/09/2020 00:16
Last updated
20/09/2020 01:31
Route affected
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Between Crianlarich / Fort William and Oban / Mallaig

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

Some trains between Crianlarich / Fort William and Oban / Mallaig will be amended on Sunday 20 September due to a landslip last week.

The following alterations will take place:

Between Crianlarich and Oban

  • 11:47 Crianlarich to Oban is cancelled and will be replaced by buses calling at all stations (operated by Stuarts coaches and Lothian coaches).
  • 16:11 Oban to Crianlarich is cancelled. Buses will call at all stops to Crianlarich, then drop off as required to Glasgow (operated by Stuarts coaches & Lothian coaches).

Between Crianlarich / Fort William and Mallaig

  • 12:12 Fort William to Mallaig is cancelled and will be replaced by buses calling at all stations (operated by Shiel coaches).
  • 14:24 Crianlarich to Mallaig will terminate at Fort William. Two buses will call at all stations to Mallaig (operated by Shiel coaches).
  • 16:05 Mallaig to Crianlarich will start from Fort William. Two buses will run from Mallaig to Fort William, calling at all stations (operated by Shiel coaches).
  • 18:15 Mallaig to Fort William is cancelled and will be replaced by a bus calling at all stations (operated by Shiel coaches).

Please be aware that space on replacement transport is limited due to social distancing measures in place to keep everyone safe. You may not be able to board the coaches so you are advised to consider travelling on an earlier or later train.

Additional information:
In reaction to the landslip last week between Upper Tyndrum and Bridge of Orchy, alterations to trains are necessary on Sunday 20 September.

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

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

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

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

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Greater Anglia and Stansted Express - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:46
Last updated
19/09/2020 06:02
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Norwich

Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

 
Train operator affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

In line with current passenger demand and government guidelines, Greater Anglia have resumed operating a nearly full timetable with the exception of the London Liverpool Street - Norwich route. Stansted Express is operating a reduced half hourly service.

The latest timetable information for both Greater Anglia and Stansted Express can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Social distancing measures will effectively cut the number of customers able to travel on Greater Anglia / Stansted Express trains by up to 90 per cent. To help manage this, please consider travelling at less busy times. Greater Anglia have produced a guide to help you find less busy trains to travel on. You can find the most up to date information by clicking here.

Customers should book online where possible, but if you do need to purchase your ticket at a station please use contactless payment if you are able to.

Please be considerate of other travellers and follow the social distancing advice given to you by staff.  

Where can I find more information? 

You can find the latest travel advice by clicking on the links below:

 

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey up to and including Friday 2 October using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 3 October onwards, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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TransPennine Express - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:22
Last updated
19/09/2020 05:54
Route affected

TransPennine Express routes.

 
Train operator affected
TransPennine Express
Description

TransPennine Express are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The revised timetable, which is approximately 85% of the normal service, can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

You are advised to book your ticket online in advance but if you do use a ticket office or ticket machine, please use contactless payment where possible. Cash will be accepted if you have no alternative.

Quieter times on TransPennine Express trains are between 10:00 and 15:00 and after 18:00 - you are advised to travel during these times if you can.

Where can I find more information?

The latest safe travel advice from TransPennine Express can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on our Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey up to and including Saturday 12 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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Avanti West Coast - Timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 10:12
Last updated
19/09/2020 05:24
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast services. 

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coast
Description

Avanti West Coast are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. From Monday 7 September further train services will be reinstated, taking the overall service to around 90% of the normal levels.

The amended timetables can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

To help keep you safe when you travel and to support social distancing, Avanti West Coast have reduced the number of available seats onboard their trains. Therefore, you are strongly advised to book a place on the train prior to travelling.

Bookings can be made up to 5 minutes before the scheduled departure on the Avanti West Coast website and app.

If you are a Season ticket holder, please book your place by emailing seat.reservations@avantiwestcoast.co.uk.

Some stations may also operate with a queuing system to ensure social distancing remains in place during peak times.

Currently, peak travel times are between 09:30 and 14:00 and between 16:00 and 18:00 - you are encouraged to travel outside of these times.

Where can I find more information?

Further help and support can be found on the Avanti West Coast website here.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

 

Check before you travel:
Weekdays are correct in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner up to and including Friday 11 December.

Weekends are correct until Sunday 29 September.

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Travel advice for London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:32
Last updated
18/09/2020 22:28
Route affected

Various routes across the London Overground, TfL Rail and London Underground network.

 
Train operator affected
London OvergroundLondon UndergroundTfL Rail
Description

Transport for London are restoring services and are running near-normal service levels.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by Transport for London services, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

If you are able, please consider walking or cycling. You can find existing and newly created walking and cycling routes around London here.   

How will this affect my journey? 

London Overground:

A slightly reduced service is operating.

TfL Rail:

There are two trains per hour operating between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport and two trains per hour between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington.

The normal timetable is operating between London Paddington and Reading and between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

DLR and London Underground:

There is a slightly reduced frequency service operating on most DLR and London Underground routes. The Waterloo & City Line remains closed until further notice and there is currently no night Tube service.

Some stations are closed, have reduced opening times or are entrance or exit only. You can check the status of your local station here here.

What are the peak times to avoid travel?

If you must use public transport, please travel outside of the busy times. Current busiest times are between 05:45 and 08.15 and between 16:00 and 17:30. Certain stations, stops and interchanges are particularly busy at this time. You can find the most up to date list of these here. You can also see here for the most up to date information on how busy each station is.

The below lines are also particularly busy:

  • Central line between South Woodford / Redbridge and Stratford
  • Central line between Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road
  • Jubilee line between Stratford and Westminster
  • District line between Dagenham Heathway and Aldgate East
  • Victoria line
  • London Overground between Stratford and Willesden Junction
  • DLR between Woolwich Arsenal and Canning Town

 

Where can I find more information?

More details and travel advice can be found on the TfL Website.

More information, including FAQs and refund advice can be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with London Overground, you can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. 

If you are travelling with TfL Rail, you can check your journey up to and including Friday 4 December using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

You can check your journey on London Underground, DLR and Tram services using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Swansea and Shrewsbury until further notice
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Incident created
14/08/2020 15:52
Last updated
18/09/2020 07:03
Route affected
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Between Carmarthen / Swansea and Shrewsbury  

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

The Heart of Wales Line is currently closed between Llanelli and Shrewsbury. This is due to a freight train which derailed near Llangennech, and damage as a result of extreme weather between Llandrindod Wells and Craven Arms.

How is this affecting the train service?

Trains are unable to run between Llanelli and Shrewsbury. There is currently no estimate available as to when the line will reopen.

Alternative travel options

Replacement buses:

Buses and minibuses will replace trains along the whole of the Heart of Wales Line route between Swansea and Shrewsbury. For those stations with minibus-only access, customers may be required to change between larger buses and minibuses.

Buses will call at Hopton Heath by request.

The duration of road journeys can be considerably longer than the trains they replace. The duration of a typical bus journey along the whole route is between 6 and 7 hours.

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

Alternative rail routes:

Through travel along the whole of this route can be made via Newport / Hereford / Shrewsbury (Marches route).

Longer journeys, that involve starting or ending a journey at a station on the Heart of Wales Line, can be made via the Marches route and connecting with buses at Shrewsbury / Craven Arms / Swansea / Llanelli, providing such a journey can be completed using the advertised train and bus replacement services currently in place.

What happened?

On Wednesday 26 August, a freight train transporting diesel fuel derailed and caught fire in the Llangennech area. The remaining diesel from the wagons has been removed and the damaged wagons have all been removed from site by road. Network Rail are now repairing damage to the rail infrastructure. Regular updates from Network Rail can be found here and a short video can also be viewed here.

On Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 August, extreme weather resulted in damage to the railway in various locations between Llandrindod Wells and Craven Arms. The damage included a 350m stretch of ballast being washed away and a significant amount of debris being washed onto the track, resulting in the track being completely buried in some areas. Network Rail engineers are working around the clock to inspect and repair the damage, and will confirm how long the closure will last as soon as possible. More details can be found here.

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

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

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

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Disruption to train services through Falkirk until the end of service on Sunday 20 September
More information on Disruption to train services through Falkirk until the end of service on Sunday 20 September
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Incident created
12/08/2020 04:53
Last updated
18/09/2020 07:00
Route affected
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Various routes through Falkirk High, Falkirk Grahamston, Stirling, Dunblane and Perth. 

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian SleeperScotRail
Description

Several routes through Falkirk remain disrupted following damage to overhead power lines, embankment damage and flooding caused by the severe weather in August.

Caledonian Sleeper:

The Highland Sleeper to and from Inverness will be diverted via Kirkcaldy until further notice. The trains will be unable to call at Falkirk Grahamston, Stirling, Dunblane or Gleneagles.

Guests wishing to travel should book to or from Perth, or use the Lowlander service to or from Edinburgh.

More information is available from Caledonian Sleeper here.

ScotRail:

The following routes are being affected until the end of service on Sunday 20 September -

Glasgow Queen Street - Edinburgh via Falkirk High:

Trains are unable to run between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh via Falkirk High. The line at Falkirk High is expected to be closed for a number of weeks.

Trains will run between Glasgow Queen Street and Falkirk Grahamston and a rail replacement service will run between Falkirk Grahamston and Edinburgh.

Customers travelling between Glasgow and Edinburgh can use the Helensburgh Central / Milngavie to Edinburgh via Glasgow Queen Street low level services. Trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Shotts or Carstairs are also available.

Customers who would normally use Falkirk High station are advised to commence or end journeys at Falkirk Grahamston.

Edinburgh - Dunblane:

Trains between Edinburgh and Dunblane will run between Falkirk Grahamston and Dunblane only. You can use replacement buses which will run between Edinburgh Park and Falkirk Grahamston. Other ScotRail services are available to use between Edinburgh and Linlithgow.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Due to social distancing on replacement buses, capacity will be extremely limited.

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

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

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

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

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Transport for Wales - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:38
Last updated
18/09/2020 06:49
Route affected

All Transport for Wales routes

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand. The revised timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

New lockdown restrictions - Caerphilly Borough and Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough:

The Welsh Government has tightened coronavirus laws across Caerphilly Borough and Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough to prevent the virus spreading.

You can find out more information about Caerphilly here and about Rhondda Cynon Taf here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

The capacity of today's services, can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

Your travel status will be subject to live and ongoing review, with checks by British Transport Police, TfW Rail Revenue inspectors and Security staff. Under conditions of over-capacity at stations and on trains, you may be denied travel until capacity drops.

Pontypridd station:

There is a one way system operating at Pontypridd station. Please make sure you walk in the designated areas.

No service to some stations:

In order to maintain a safe distance between the conductor and customers, Transport for Wales need to be able to operate two train doors. Due to the short platform length at some stations, this is not possible. As a result, trains will not call at the below stations until further notice:

  • Llanaber - Closest alternative station is Barmouth, which is 2.5 miles away
  • Llanbedr - Closest alternative station is Pensarn, which is 1 mile away
  • Llandanwg - Closest alternative station is Pensarn, which is 1 mile away
  • Tygwyn - Closest alternative station is Talsarnau, which is 1.5 miles away
  • Abererch - Closest alternative station is Penychain, which is 2.5 miles away
  • Gilfach Fargoed - Closest alternative station is Bargoed, which is 1 mile away
  • Llanfairpwll - Closest alternative station is Bangor, which is 4.5 miles away
  • Valley - Closest alternative station is Holyhead, which is 3.5 miles away
  • Hopton Heath - Closest alternative station is Bucknell, which is 3.5 miles away
  • Sugar Loaf - Closest alternative station is Llanwrtyd Wells, which is 3 miles away

 

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from Transport for Wales can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details, can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS in Wales, please click here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 12 December onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Disruption between Aberdeen and Dundee until further notice
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Incident created
12/08/2020 10:55
Last updated
18/09/2020 06:20
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen and Plymouth

LNER between Aberdeen and Leeds / London Kings Cross

ScotRail between Aberdeen and Edinburgh / Glasgow Queen Street and also between Inverurie / Aberdeen and Montrose 

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountryLNERScotRail
Description

All lines remain closed between Stonehaven and Montrose as the emergency services continue to work at the site of the derailed train near Stonehaven.

As a result of this, no trains can run between Stonehaven and Montrose. Trains between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh may also be cancelled or revised.

There is currently no estimate for when the line will fully reopen.

ScotRail:

Amendments to service:

  • Trains between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street will only run between Dundee and Glasgow Queen Street
  • Trains between Aberdeen and Dundee / Edinburgh will not run
  • Trains between Inverurie / Aberdeen and Montrose will not run
  • A shuttle train service will run between Aberdeen and Stonehaven, calling at Portlethen, and some will extend to start / terminate at Inverurie or Dyce
  • A shuttle train service will run between Arbroath and Dundee, and some will extend to start / terminate at Edinburgh
  • A limited stop shuttle train service will run between Montrose and Edinburgh (Monday to Saturday) and between Montrose and Dundee (Sundays)

Alternative travel options:

It’s critical that passengers take personal responsibility for their travel choices and follow ScotRail's 5 rules for safer travel when using the railway. This includes wearing a face covering at all stages of your journey with ScotRail - in station and on train. If your journey isn’t necessary, you should consider all alternative arrangements.

Rail replacement transport is running between Aberdeen and Dundee. Buses will be operated by Merlin Travel, First Aberdeen, Watermill Coaches, Kineil Coaches, Eazy Coaches and Ratho Coaches.

Please note: due to physical distancing on replacement buses, capacity is extremely limited.

LNER:

Trains will not run between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Replacement road transport is running between Aberdeen and Edinburgh in both directions. Buses should connect with train services, please speak with station staff for more information

CrossCountry:

Trains are unable to run between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Rail replacement buses provided by CrossCountry will operate between Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh in both directions.

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

Replacement bus travel advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

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

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

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CORONAVIRUS - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 07:52
Last updated
18/09/2020 06:14
Route affected

Various National Rail routes.

 
Train operator affected
Avanti West Coastc2cCaledonian SleeperChiltern RailwaysCrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayEurostarGrand CentralGreat Western RailwayGreater AngliaHeathrow ExpressHull TrainsIsland LineLNERLondon Northwestern RailwayLondon OvergroundLondon UndergroundMerseyrailNorthernScotRailSouth Western RailwayStansted ExpressTfL RailTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesWest Midlands Railway
Description

Train companies have introduced extra services to support the start of the academic year, allow us to meet increased demand and help with social distancing. Details of the uplifted timetables are available via the Train Operating Company links towards the bottom of this page.

Despite these changes, social distancing means there will still be reduced capacity on trains. Please follow the advice given by your train operator regarding planning your journey. You also need to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials.

If you need to travel by National Rail, you must wear a face covering (unless you are exempt).

Please also follow the recommended guidance before you set off:

  • Plan ahead and consider travelling at quieter times
  • Carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands before and after travelling
  • Follow social distancing guidance at stations, on platforms and on trains
  • Do not travel if you or anyone in your household are showing symptoms of Covid-19

 

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, please visit nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Answers to the common questions that you are asking about train services can be found on our dedicated Coronavirus page.

You can click on the links below to find out more information from each Train Operating Company:

 

Waiting Rooms and Ticket Offices:
Some waiting rooms at stations remain closed for public safety. Some Ticket Offices also remain closed or have reduced opening times. Times on the station information pages may not match up to the current opening times.

Check before you travel
You are advised to check the Journey Planner as close to your time of travel as possible as timetables may be subject to late notice change.

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CrossCountry - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 17:30
Last updated
17/09/2020 05:57
Route affected

All CrossCountry routes. 

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Leicester: CrossCountry will continue to run the planned reduced timetable throughout the local lockdown. The latest government advice can be found here.

How is this affecting the train service?

CrossCountry are running a special timetable to keep services running throughout the coronavirus pandemic. CrossCountry will operate many longer trains to provide up to twice the normal capacity.

As more people return to work and education over the coming weeks, CrossCountry have made some changes and strengthened their timetables to support this additional demand. This includes returning to some stations for the first time since March. You can view the timetable here.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

You must make a seat reservation when you purchase your ticket. Each customer will receive a reservation which will include your seat number and coach detail.

This change means that more customers are able to travel as part of CrossCountry's safer travel pledge. The seat reservations will allow you to socially distance from other customers, with the allocation of a window seat. Please stick to your reservation to ensure that everyone can travel safely.

For customers who have already bought a ticket, you can book a seat reservation on the train by:

 

Reservations can be made up to 5 minutes before departure. Customers are encouraged to reserve via the CrossCountry Customer Relations team or Twitter before making a journey to a staffed station.

Where can I find more information?

The latest advice, including how to travel safely and how to apply for a refund, can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus page.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Saturday 12 December, please check back nearer to the time.

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Heathrow Express - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:18
Last updated
17/09/2020 05:52
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

 
Train operator affected
Heathrow Express
Description

Heathrow Express are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

How is this affecting the train service?

Heathrow Express are running a reduced, half hourly service.    

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

You are encouraged to book in advance and online if possible or travel contactless or Oyster card. Please note that ticket machines are not currently accepting cash payments.

London Paddington station has a one way system in operation at busy times. This will be in place at the country end of London Paddington station. Due to the sail bridge section being so narrow, passengers entering from H&C or Canalside will use the taxi facility route.

Where can I find more information?

The latest safe travel advice from Heathrow Express can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 2 October using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 3 October onwards, please check back closer to the time.

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Hull Trains - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 17:39
Last updated
17/09/2020 05:43
Route affected

Between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross.

 
Train operator affected
Hull Trains
Description

Hull Trains are operating a reduced service. The interim timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

You are encouraged to book online as capacity on board will be reduced and e-tickets are encouraged over paper tickets. Onboard catering will not be available, so please bring your own refreshments.

Where can I find more advice and information?

More information, including safe travel advice and onboard social distancing arrangements, can be found on the Hull Trains website.

More information can also be found on the National Rail Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 30 October using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Saturday 31 October onwards, please check back closer to the time of travel.

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LNER - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:23
Last updated
17/09/2020 05:18
Route affected

All LNER routes.

 
Train operator affected
LNER
Description

LNER are continuing to operate a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The amended timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

To help keep you safe when you travel with LNER and to support social distancing, the number of passengers able to travel on each service has been significantly reduced. Therefore, if you are travelling on LNER services you will need to make a reservation before you travel and you must sit in your designated seat. You can book your seat reservation here.

The following stations have a one-way system in place:

  • Leeds: There is a one way system in place, and the southern entrance is operating as exit only. Please ensure you follow the social distancing measures when moving through the station.
  • Peterborough: Between 06:00 and 20:00, there is a one-way system in place. To enable easier social distancing, you can enter and exit the station at different points. Please follow the signs or ask a member of staff if you are unsure.
  • London Kings Cross: Customers are to exit from the gates directly opposite them. also if you are travelling on the Underground there is a one way system in place. The entrance for the underground is directly opposite the station. Please follow the floor vinyl's and signage as you leave the station.

 

Where can I find more advice and information?

Safe travel advice from LNER can be found here.

More information, including FAQs and refund information be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journeys on weekdays up to and including Friday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Weekends are subject to engineering work and are correct in Journey Planners until 24 October.

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Southeastern - Timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 07:23
Last updated
17/09/2020 04:55
Route affected

All Southeastern routes.

 
Train operator affected
Southeastern
Description

On Monday 7th September we introduced a new timetable. Train times have changed and there are more frequent services on many routes.

We’ve reworked our timetable to give you more space, with around 50,000* extra seats each weekday, so you can travel with confidence.

A map of the service frequency is available here.

We've summarised the changes below and you can check your journey now using the online journey planners. Alternatively, you can create your own personalised timetable.

*We’re providing over 50,000 extra seats compared to the pre-COVID timetable. Data is aggregated - some services may be slightly shorter, but most will be longer.

Summary of changes

To give you more choice and space, we’ve boosted our services up to 98% of our pre-COVID timetable.

High Speed

  • More frequent services between London St Pancras International and Faversham
  • London St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International service frequency increases to 4 trains per hour
  • Reintroduction of full High Speed service frequency between Dover Priory and Ramsgate

 

Mainline routes via Ashford International

  • London to Ramsgate (via Ashford International and Dover Priory) services will terminate at Dover Priory, but will be replaced by High Speed services between Dover Priory and Ramsgate

 

Mainline routes via Chatham

  • London Victoria to Dover Priory services (via Faversham and Canterbury East) increase to 2 trains per hour
  • Gillingham to Faversham service frequency increases to 3 trains per hour
  • Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea frequency increases to 2 trains per hour

 

Medway Valley line

  • Strood to Maidstone West service frequency increases to 2 trains per hour
  • Most Tonbridge services will start / terminate at Paddock Wood – meaning you’ll need to change at Paddock Wood for Tonbridge and stations towards London


Metro routes

  • Charlton to London Bridge service frequency increases to 2 trains per hour
  • Dartford to Gravesend service frequency increases to 4 trains per hour
  • London Cannon Street services via Woolwich and Sidcup are reintroduced, running twice per hour
  • London Cannon Street services via Woolwich and Bexleyheath are reintroduced, running twice per hour
  • Semi fast trains between London Charing Cross and Gravesend are reintroduced, meaning that the frequency of trains at New Eltham, Sidcup, Bexley and Crayford increases to 6 trains per hour

 

To travel with confidence, please try to travel off-peak, wear a face covering unless you are exempt and maintain social distancing. You can also use our new SeatFinder availability tool to see how busy your train is on our live departure boards.

Please buy your ticket online by signing up for The Key before travelling or use contactless and leave plenty of time for your journey.

Assisted travel

Our Assisted Travel service remains available to passengers as usual. You can find out more and book assistance here.

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West Midlands Railway - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 19:48
Last updated
17/09/2020 04:35
Route affected

All West Midlands Railway routes.

 
Train operator affected
London UndergroundWest Midlands Railway
Description

West Midlands Railway are operating an amended timetable, although many routes have now returned to pre-COVID levels of capacity. The revised timetable can be downloaded here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

How is this affecting the train service?

Following the return of schools and workplaces across the West Midlands, thousands of extra seats are now in service.

Some routes are not yet able to be stepped up to the full service frequency, although West Midlands Railway are using all their carriages to make sure they’ve got the longest trains across all routes.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Travel at quieter times. If you can change your routine, please travel between 10:00 and 15:00 or after 18:00 on weekdays. Chances are there'll be more space on board and your ticket will be cheaper too, making it more comfortable for you and for those people that need to travel at busiest times.

No first class at the moment. To maximise space on trains, West Midlands Railway have removed first class temporarily. This will aid social distancing, as you can now sit anywhere on the train.

Buy your ticket online. With a barcode ticket, you will avoid you having to stand in line and handle a paper ticket.

Where can I find more information?

You can find more details and safe travel advice on West Midlands Railway's dedicated Coronavirus updates page.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

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

Sundays are correct up to 20 September. If you are travelling on a Sunday from 27 September onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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London Northwestern Railway - Revised timetable and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 21:43
Last updated
17/09/2020 04:22
Route affected

Across the London Northwestern Railway network.

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern RailwayLondon Underground
Description

London Northwestern Railway are operating an amended timetable, which can be downloaded here. Following changes on 6 September, there are now significantly more seats and services into and out of London Euston.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt. 

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Social distancing measures will reduce the number of people allowed on London Northwestern Railway trains. London Northwestern Railway are running trains with as many carriages as possible to maximise space on board, but if the train is full you will have to wait for the next available train with space on board.

All train services have been declassified (i.e. there is no First Class) to aid social distancing.

Passengers should purchase tickets online where possible and travel at quieter times (between 10:00 and 15:00 and after 18:00), and we urge those who do travel to be considerate of other travellers and staff.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from London Northwestern Railway can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on our Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

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

Sundays are correct in the planner up to 27 September. If you are travelling on a Sunday from 4 October onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Northern - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:19
Last updated
15/09/2020 12:42
Route affected

Various routes on the Northern network

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Northern are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. The revised timetable can be found here.

Please travel safe. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Regional restrictions:

If you are travelling to or from an area affected by the regional COVID-19 restrictions, please follow government guidance for your area

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Capacity on Northern trains is significantly limited and measures have been put in place to encourage social distancing. If you choose to travel, please remember to:

  • Buy your ticket online or pay by contactless where possible
  • Respect the social distancing rules   
  • Follow the instructions at stations and of staff 
  • Wear a face covering, unless you have a medical exception that prevents you from doing so
  • Take your face covering and litter with you  
  • Wash your hands before and after your journey  
  • Avoid rush hour and travel at quieter periods where possible
  • Allow extra time for your journey

  

Manchester Piccadilly - Rose Hill Marple Line Closure:

As a result of the pandemic, a reduced service is running between Manchester Piccadilly and Rose Hill Marple from Monday 14 September until Monday 14 December.

Where can I find more information?

You can find the latest travel information from Northern here.

Northern also have a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions, which are available here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 12 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. This is subject to engineering work taking place.

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Revised timetable for Caledonian Sleeper
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Incident created
20/03/2020 20:00
Last updated
12/09/2020 14:26
Route affected

All routes between London Euston and Scotland

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Caledonian Sleeper are operating a reduced timetable, in line with government restrictions and guidelines, The amended timetable can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. In line with Government guidance, all guests are to wear a face covering when in the station environment and on train, unless exempt. Guests are not required to wear a face covering when inside their own room on board.

The following services are currently operating in both directions:

  • Inverness - London Euston
  • Fort William - London Euston (via Glasgow Queen Street)
  • Edinburgh - London Euston

 

The following services are currently suspended (in both directions) up to and including Friday 2 October:

  • Aberdeen - London Euston
  • Glasgow Central - London Euston (customers can rebook onto the services operating to / from Glasgow Queen Street or Edinburgh)

Additional information:  

More information from Caledonian Sleeper, including obtaining a refund where necessary, can be found here.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Friday 2 October using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Saturday 3 October onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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East Midlands Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:41
Last updated
12/09/2020 06:27
Route affected

All routes

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

East Midlands Railway are operating a near-normal timetable, which is around 97% of normal service levels.

The revised timetable and more details can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Local lockdown restrictions - Leicester

Local lockdown restrictions remain in place in Leicester City. East Midlands Railway will continue to operate its advertised timetable. You can find the latest government advice here. The Government will again review any restrictions in Leicester by 24 September.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Social distancing measures will significantly reduce the number of customers allowed on East Midlands Railway trains – please check journey planners before you travel and avoid travelling at peak times.

Customers are advised to plan their journeys online where possible. To help customers with maintaining social distancing on the their services, East Midlands Railway have released a Seat Finder tool which shows how crowded trains are across their network. Please click here to visit the Seat Finder page.

The following stations have one-way systems in place:

Leicester: Please use the front of the station to enter and the northern footbridge leading to the car park to exit.

Peterborough: Between 06:00 and 20:00, there is a one-way system in place. To enable easier social distancing, you can enter and exit the station at different points. Please follow the signs or ask a member of staff if you are unsure.

Where can I find more information?

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Saturday 12 December onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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Great Western Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:51
Last updated
11/09/2020 11:57
Route affected

All routes.

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Great Western Railway are operating an amended timetable due to the current coronavirus situation. Revised timetables can be found here. The next planned increase in train services will happen on 14 September.

If you do travel by National Rail, please bring a face covering to wear in enclosed areas of the station and on trains and follow the recommended guidance. Keep a distance from others, carry hand sanitiser and wash your hands regularly.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Great Western Railway have Top Tips for using their services:

  • Plan ahead, book in advance and reserve a seat where you can, and download your ticket to a mobile device or smart ticket where you can
  • Try not to travel when it’s busy
  • To help with social distancing, Great Western Railway have reduced the number of spaces available on their trains where seats can be reserved. Once a train reaches its seating capacity, their systems will not allow a booking to be made, and therefore they can’t guarantee you’ll be able to board.

    

London Paddington station has a one way system in operation at busy times. This will be in place at the country end of London Paddington station. Due to the sail bridge section being so narrow, passengers entering from H&C or Canalside will use the taxi facility route.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice and safe travel guidelines for Great Western Railway can be found here.

More information can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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ScotRail - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 08:51
Last updated
09/09/2020 07:07
Route affected

Across the ScotRail network

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

ScotRail are currently operating more than 90% of normal services, with a full service running during peak times.

The suspension of driver training during lockdown, due to physical distancing rules making it impossible for two people to sit in the drivers cab at the same time, means it’s not yet possible for a full service to operate. Where a reduced service must operate, it will be at the times of day when fewest people travel.

We continue to ask you to consider alternative travel options where possible, including walking and cycling, to keep space free for those who need to travel by train.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

If you are travelling by train please follow these 5 rules for safer travel -

  1. Don't travel if you feel unwell
  2. Avoid main commuting times (between 07:00 and 09:00 and between 16:00 and 18:30)
  3. Don't board a train if you think it is unsafe
  4. Wear a face covering and maintain social distancing
  5. Be patient - most seats need to be empty

 

Major stations have floor markings and other signs to outline a safe distance, while some station facilities such as waiting rooms are closed. In order to maintain a physical distance from others, please expect an increase in the time it takes to buy a ticket at a station and to board your train.

Although Ticket Offices and some ticket machines will still accept cash, you are encouraged to use card or contactless payment whenever possible.

Where can I find more information?

The latest travel advice from ScotRail can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, please click here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Saturday 12 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you are travelling from Sunday 13 December onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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South Western Railway - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:26
Last updated
07/09/2020 13:45
Route affected

All routes across the South Western Railway network

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

South Western Railway are continuing to operate a reduced timetable, although train capacity has now been increased to help you maintain social distancing. Further train services have been reintroduced, increasing capacity at busy times on weekday services. A near normal service will be operating on weekends.

You can find the latest timetables, which will run until Friday 11 December, here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What can I do to travel safely?

Planning your journey is especially important during the coronavirus pandemic. In order to maintain social distancing on trains and at stations, we are asking our customers to travel at quieter times where possible. You can use this guide to find out which stations and services tend to be the busiest so you can plan your journey accordingly.

You are encouraged to buy your ticket online in advance and if you do need to buy a ticket at a station, please use contactless payments - all ticket offices and most ticket machines are not currently accepting cash.

Please allow more time for your journey as queuing systems may be in place and please follow advice from on board and station staff. Floor markings and stickers around stations and on board trains will help you to travel socially distant.

Where can I find more information and advice?

More information from South Western Railway about what is being done to make sure you can travel safely can be found here.

More information including a Q&A and refund details can be found on NRE's dedicated Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

 

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Merseyrail - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:17
Last updated
07/09/2020 13:36
Route affected

All routes across the Merseyrail network

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Merseyrail have changed their revised timetable, as schools reopen and many employees begin to return to their places of work. The timetable showing the increased service levels can be found here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Merseyrail encourage customers to use contactless payment where possible. If you do need to use cash, please use the ticket machines available.

Where can I find more information?

Travel advice from Merseyrail and answers to FAQs can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to Sunday 6 December by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

If you are travelling from Monday 7 December, please check back closer to the time.

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Chiltern Railways - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 18:25
Last updated
03/09/2020 04:24
Route affected

All Chiltern Railways routes

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Chiltern Railways are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines

This timetable represents approximately 90% of a normal Chiltern Railways service and you can download the timetable here.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Social distancing measures mean capacity on board Chiltern Railways services has been significantly reduced. Please try to travel off-peak, between 10:00 and 16:00 and after 19:00.

You are also encouraged to book online in advance or use contactless payment in stations, to reduce the amount of social contact.

Where can I find more information?

More advice from Chiltern Railways, including refund information can be found here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Friday 11 December using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. If you are travelling Saturday 12 December onwards, please check back nearer the time.

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c2c - Safe Travel Advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:13
Last updated
01/09/2020 06:37
Route affected

Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Shoeburyness 

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

c2c are operating a standard timetable, subject to alterations for engineering work particularly on evenings and weekends.

Although the service has increased to the maximum level possible, capacity on board will remain extremely limited as social distancing measures are in place.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

Avoid peak time travel. Currently services before 07:30 are the busiest. You are recommended to defer travel until after 07:30. If you have no choice and do travel on trains before 07:30, please use the back carriages as these typically have more space available.

Avoid the busiest services. A list of c2c's busiest trains can be found here. You are advised to replan your journey to avoid these trains.

Where can I find more information?

More information about what c2c are doing to keep you safe is available here.

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can also be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

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Eurostar - Revised timetable and travel advice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 16:13
Last updated
01/09/2020 06:36
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International and Paris / Lille / Brussels / Rotterdam / Amsterdam

 
Train operator affected
Eurostar
Description

Due to a reduction in demand and current restrictions on travelling around Europe in light of coronavirus, Eurostar are running a reduced service.

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials, both here in the UK and in the country where you are travelling to / from. This advice can change at very short notice, particularly the need to quarantine and self-isolate.

How is this affecting the train service?

Eurostar are running a reduced timetable between London St Pancras International and Paris / Lille / Brussels / Rotterdam / Amsterdam.

Please note that Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations are closed for Eurostar services until further notice.

Please wear a face mask when travelling with Eurostar.

Passengers must wear a face mask or face covering at Eurostar stations and on board Eurostar trains in line with guidelines announced by the UK, French, Belgian and Dutch governments. Please ensure you have a mask with you when you travel. Any type of mask is suitable as long as it effectively covers your nose and mouth.

If you don’t have a mask you may be refused travel on Eurostar services. Fines may be imposed by the authorities if you’re not wearing a mask. Please note that children under the age of 11 are not required to wear a mask in France and the UK. In Belgium and the Netherlands children under the age of 12 years do not have to wear a mask.

Where can I find more information?

Essential travel information can be found on the Eurostar website here.

More details, including FAQs and refund information can also be found on the National Rail Enquiries Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus.

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Gatwick Express services suspended until further notice
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Incident created
19/03/2020 12:33
Last updated
01/09/2020 06:35
Route affected

Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

 
Train operator affected
Gatwick Express
Description

Gatwick Express services remain temporarily suspended until further notice. Southern and Thameslink are still running to and from Gatwick Airport, and will provide journey options to both London and Brighton.

For more information, please visit this page.

Further information:

Gatwick Express have made these change in response to reduced passenger demand for the airport and to enable train drivers to be used on other services. This is in line with the health guidance issued by Public Health England and therefore please do check before you travel to keep up to date with any last minute alterations.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

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Grand Central - Timetable information and social distancing advice
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Incident created
20/03/2020 09:23
Last updated
01/09/2020 06:33
Route affected

Between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross.

 
Train operator affected
Grand Central
Description

Grand Central are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines.

More details, including current timetables, can be found here.

From Sunday 20 September, Grand Central will be returning to a full service, with four return services between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross and five return services between Sunderland and London Kings Cross.

Social distancing and safe travel advice:

Please continue to follow the latest advice from government and public health officials. If you do travel by National Rail, please consider travelling at quieter times, carry hand sanitiser and follow social distancing guidelines. You must also wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.

Please be aware that reservations are required on all Grand Central services. More details on how you can reserve your seat are available here.

Catering has been removed from all trains so please bring your own refreshments.

Where can I find more information?

More information, including a Q&A and refund details can be found on the NRE Coronavirus page.

For the latest Coronavirus guidance from the NHS, go to nhs.uk/coronavirus

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

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Current engineering work

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Amended 08:10 Oxford to London Marylebone on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

From Oxford to London Marylebone

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Bicester Village closing the line.

The 08:10 Oxford to London Marylebone will start from Bicester North at 08:30.

A connecting bus service will run between Oxford and Bicester North, leaving Oxford at 07:25, to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace early morning trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

Between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton

 
Train operator affected
London Northwestern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Leighton Buzzard and Northampton, closing some lines.

Until 07:35 train services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will be replaced by buses.

From 07:35 to 08:45 trains between London Euston and Northampton will run between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central only, with rail replacement buses operating between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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Between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn

 
Train operator affected
Great Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ely and Kings Lynn, closing all lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn all day on Sunday 20 September.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No trains to / from London Kings Cross / Moorgate until 07:15 on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

Great Northern between Gordon Hill / New Barnet / Welwyn Garden City and Finsbury Park

Thameslink between Hitchin and London Kings Cross

 
Train operators affected
Great NorthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Welwyn Garden City / Gordon Hill and London Kings Cross / Moorgate , closing all lines to / from London Kings Cross / Moorgate.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • between Welwyn Garden City and Finsbury Park
  • between Gordon Hill and Finsbury Park

Gordon Hill station does not have step free access. Customers who require step-free access for their journey should speak to a member of station staff or contact the Great Northern Assisted Travel team on 0800 058 2844.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers should use London Underground services between Finsbury Park and London Kings Cross to help complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Hunts Cross and Liverpool South Parkway on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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Between Hunts Cross and Southport

 
Train operator affected
Merseyrail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hunts Cross and Liverpool South Parkway, closing all lines.

A Rail Replacement bus service will be in operation between Hunts Cross and Liverpool South Parkway all day.  Trains will run between Liverpool South Parkway and Southport.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Havant / Fratton and Portsmouth from 00:30 until 02:00 on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour

Southern between Littlehampton and Portsmouth Harbour

 
Train operators affected
South Western RailwaySouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place from 00:30 until 02:00 between Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour. This will result in all lines being closed.

As a result of this, some very early morning trains on Sunday will be replaced by a bus.

Southern - The 00:15 Littlehampton to Portsmouth Harbour will terminate at Havant. A bus will depart Havant at 01:04 and run to Portsmouth & Southsea, calling at Fratton.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains via Lewes on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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Between Brighton and Eastbourne / Ore; between Brighton and Seaford and also between London Victoria and Ore

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Lewes and also between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford. This will result in all lines being closed.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Haywards Heath and Lewes via Cooksbridge
  • Brighton and Eastbourne
  • Brighton and Seaford

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Horsham and Barnham / Littlehampton on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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Start date
19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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Between London Victoria / Horsham and Bognor Regis

 
Train operator affected
Southern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Arundel, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Horsham and Barnham and also between Horsham and Littlehampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No trains between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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Start date
19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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London Overground between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction, closing all lines.

London Overground

No trains will run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Customers should use rail replacement buses between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. These buses will be supplied on behalf of Southern.  

Southern and Thameslink are also affected by this engineering work. More details can be found here.

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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No trains between London Bridge and East Croydon / West Croydon via Sydenham on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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Start date
19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Southern between London Bridge and Caterham / Coulsdon Town / Crystal Palace / London Victoria and also between London Victoria and East Croydon / Purley / Oxted / Sutton / Epsom

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton / Gatwick Airport also between Cambridge and Brighton

 
Train operators affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham, closing all lines.

All day on Saturday and Sunday, no trains will operate between London Bridge and East Croydon / West Croydon via New Cross Gate / Sydenham.

A reduced service will operate between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham Corner via Streatham and East Croydon to a revised timetable with extended journey times.

Replacement buses will operate between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.

Please use London Underground Jubilee Line between London Bridge and Canada Water and London Overground services between Canada Water and New Cross Gate (for connections with rail replacement buses).

As a result of this engineering work and trains being diverted, many services in the Southern Metro area between London Victoria and East Croydon, Purley, Oxted, Sutton and Epsom will operate to a revised timetable.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Buses replace trains between Grays and Pitsea on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

between London Liverpool Street and Shoeburyness

 
Train operator affected
c2c
Description

Work on the overhead line equipment is taking place between Grays and Pitsea, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Grays and Pitsea.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No London Overground trains between Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

Between Highbury & Islington and Clapham Junction

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction, closing the line.

Trains between Highbury & Islington will de diverted to run between Highbury & Islington and Battersea Park.

Ticket acceptance:

London Buses between Surrey Quays / Battersea Park and Clapham Junction on any reasonable route.

Southern trains between Battersea park and Clapham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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

 
No London Overground trains between Gospel Oak and Barking on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
More information on No London Overground trains between Gospel Oak and Barking on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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Start date
19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

Between Gospel Oak and Barking

 
Train operator affected
London Overground
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gospel Oak and Barking, closing the line.

All weekend, no trains will run between Gospel Oak and Barking.

Replacement buses will run between:

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

Ticket acceptance:

  • London Buses between South Tottenham and Walthamstow Queens Road.
  • London Underground between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
No trains between London and Charlton via Greenwich on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Slade Green / Dartford: and also between London Charing Cross and Dartford

Thameslink between St Albans City / London Bridge and Gillingham: and between Bedford / West Hampstead Thameslink / Kentish Town / London Bridge and Rainham

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London and Charlton, closing all lines. As a result on this the following alterations will apply:

Southeastern

Woolwich line: There will be no trains via Greenwich all day and services which normally run between London Cannon Street and Crayford via Greenwich and Woolwich will not run.

Sidcup line: Services to / from London Cannon Street will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend are retimed and will stop additionally at Lewisham.

Hayes line: Trains will run from London Charing Cross instead and will run non stop between London Bridge and Lewisham.

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Charlton via New Cross.

You may use the following services at no extra cost:

  • London Underground between London Charing Cross / Embankment (for London Charing Cross) / London Waterloo / Southwark / London Bridge / London Cannon Street
  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham & Greenwich

Thameslink

Trains will run between Dartford and Rainham only. Customers should use Southeastern trains / buses for travel between London Bridge and Dartford.

Tickets will be accepted on London Underground services between London Blackfriars and London Bridge.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 

 

 
Amended Caledonian Sleeper services to / from Fort William on Friday 18 and Sunday 20 September
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Start date
18/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
Route affected

Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Fort William

 
Train operator affected
Caledonian Sleeper
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Dalmuir and Dalreoch, closing all lines overnight from Friday evening until Saturday morning, and again from Sunday evening until Monday morning.

Friday:

The 21:15 London Euston to Fort William service (arriving at Fort William on Saturday morning), will be diverted to run to Kingussie, and cannot call at stations between Glasgow Central and Fort William. A replacement bus will run from Kingussie to Fort William, calling at Tulloch, Roy Bridge and Spean Bridge.

Sunday:

The 19:00 Fort William to London Euston service (arriving in London Euston on Monday morning) will diverted to start from Kingussie, and cannot call at stations between Fort William and Glasgow Central. A replacement bus will run from Fort William to Kingussie, calling at Spean Bridge, Roy Bridge and Tulloch.

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Amended services via Stoke-on-Trent / Macclesfield from 18:00 on Saturday 19 and all day on Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Paignton / Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly

East Midlands Railway between Derby and Crewe

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent

 
Train operators affected
Avanti West CoastCrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayLondon Northwestern RailwayNorthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent / Cheadle Hulme, closing all lines from 22:15 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Avanti West Coast:

On Saturday, the 20:20 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to run via Crewe instead of via Stoke-on-Trent.

On Sunday, no trains will run via Stoke-on-Trent. Services will run to an amended timetable, and will operate via Crewe.

CrossCountry:

From 22:15 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, buses will replace trains between:

  • Stafford and Macclesfield via Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Stoke-on-Trent and Stockport via Macclesfield.

East Midlands Railway

From 18:00 on Saturday, and all day Sunday, trains from Derby towards Crewe will terminate at Blythe Bridge.

Buses will replace trains between Blythe Bridge and Crewe.

London Northwestern Railway:

Train services between Birmingham New Street and Crewe (via Stoke-on-Trent) will be diverted and will not call at stations between Stafford and Crewe. Rail replacement buses will operate between Stafford and Crewe - calling at all intermediate stations.

Northern:

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.

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Amended service via Swanley on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Gillingham / Canterbury East / Faversham

Thameslink between London Victoria and Sevenoaks

 
Train operators affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Swanley area, closing some lines. As a result of this the following alterations will apply:

Southeastern

Maidstone East Line: Trains will run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Canterbury West.

Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be retimed and diverted between London Victoria and Rochester, calling additionally at Strood to connect with replacement bus services.

Replacement buses will run on the following route:

  • From Bromley South to Meopham, and from Meopham to Strood
  • From Bromley South to Borough Green & Wrotham
  • From Meopham to Sole Street

Thameslink

Services to / from Sevenoaks will be diverted to operate via Orpington.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Otford.

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

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Amended East Midlands Railway service to / from London St Pancras International on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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To / from London St Pancras International

 
Train operator affected
East Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and London St Pancras International, closing some lines.

A reduced service will be running between the north and London St Pancras International.

Trains between Sheffield / Nottingham and London St Pancras International will terminate / start at Luton. Customers may use Thameslink services between Luton and London.

Some services from London St Pancras International to Leeds will terminate at Sheffield.

Trains between Corby and London St Pancras International will terminate / start at Kettering.

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Amended service through Warrington Central on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street

 
Train operators affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthern
Description

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

East Midlands Railway

Buses will replace trains between Newton-le-Willows and Widnes.

Trains between Norwich and Liverpool will be diverted, not calling at Warrington Central, Widnes and Liverpool South Parkway. Trains will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows to connect with the replacement bus service.

Northern

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.

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Buses replace trains between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside / Reading / Kingston

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Barnes and Feltham / Strawberry Hill, closing all lines.

Saturday:

Buses replace trains between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington.

Services from London Waterloo to Windsor will be retimed and divert via Hounslow.

London Waterloo circular services will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton.

Windsor to London Waterloo services will be diverted via Brentford.

Reading to Waterloo services will be diverted via Brentford, calling additionally at Hounslow and Barnes.

Sunday:

Buses replace trains between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington.

London Waterloo to Reading services will be retimed and diverted via Hounslow.

London Waterloo circular services will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton.

Trains will not run between London Waterloo and Kingston.

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Amended late night trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

Transport for Wales Manchester Piccadilly / Hereford / Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen / Milford Haven

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing all lines from 22:30.

Great Western Railway

The 20:43 and 21:43 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, extending journey times by up to 33 minutes.

Transport for Wales

It is not yet known how Transport for Wales will be affected by this engineering work.

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Buses replace trains between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Dundee / Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Glasgow Central

ScotRail between Dunbar and Edinburgh

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh

 
Train operators affected
CrossCountryLNERScotRailTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh.

LNER

An hourly train service will run between Newcastle and Edinburgh via Carlisle. Buses will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh via Berwick-upon-Tweed.

ScotRail

Buses replace trains between Dunbar and Edinburgh.

TransPennine Express

Trains will not run between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Services will operate between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle only. Customers travelling between Newcastle and Edinburgh are advised to travel via and change at Carlisle where onward connections can be made.

On Monday the 05:27 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street service will start at Newcastle.

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Buses replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Between Ascot and Aldershot / Guildford

 
Train operator affected
South Western Railway
Description

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

On Saturday and Sunday buses will replace trains between Ascot and Aldershot.

On Sunday, trains between Ascot and Guildford will not run. Trains will run between Alton and Guildford to connect with the bus service at Aldershot.

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Buses replace trains between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno Junction until the end of service on Sunday 27 September
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Start date
12/02/2020 
End date
31/12/2020 
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Between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Storm Ciara, which bought 90mph winds, extreme rainfall and flooding across Wales on Sunday 9 February, caused extensive damage on the Conwy Valley Line, north of Llanrwst.

How is this affecting the train service?

A reduced rail replacement bus service will operate between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until the end of service on Sunday 27 September.

Engineers are installing a 2000m armoured bund to protect against further damage at sites previously affected by flooding. As a result of this, the line is expected to reopen on 28 September, but this is subject to change. 

Additional information:

Network Rail engineers inspecting the line have identified several sites where the ballast supporting the track has been washed away by floodwater. The storm has also damaged fencing and level crossings at several locations. Several weeks of repair work are underway.

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Amended 08:15 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington service on Sunday 20 September
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Start date
20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hanborough and Oxford, closing all lines until 10:20.

The 08:15 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington service will be diverted between Worcester Shrub Hill and Didcot Parkway. A bus will run between Worcester Foregate Street and Oxford.

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Amended 08:26 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington service on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway, closing various lines until 08:15.

The 08:26 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington service will operate in two parts. There will be a 08:26 Weston-super-Mare to Bristol Temple Meads service and a 09:04 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service. Customers will need to change trains at Bristol Temple Meads.

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Buses replace trains between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames until 16:30 on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames, closing all lines until 16:30.

Buses will replace trains between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames.

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Buses replace trains between Great Malvern and Hereford on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
End date
20/09/2020 
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Hereford

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Hereford

 
Train operators affected
Great Western RailwayWest Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Great Malvern and Ledbury, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Great Malvern and Hereford.

West Midlands Railway

Buses will replace trains between Great Malvern and Hereford.

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Buses replace trains between Maidenhead and Marlow until 09:30 on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between Maidenhead and Marlow

 
Train operator affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Marlow until 09:30, closing all lines.

The 08:29 Maidenhead to Marlow service and the 08:55 Marlow to Maidenhead service will not run and will be replaced by buses.

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Buses replace trains between Broxbourne and Stansted Airport / Audley End until 09:10 on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport / Cambridge

Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

 
Train operators affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Broxbourne and Stansted Airport / Audley End until 09:10, closing all lines.

Greater Anglia trains will replaced by buses between Broxbourne and Stansted Airport / Audley End.

Stansted Express trains will be replaced by a direct bus service between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.

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Amended service between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Walton-on-the-Naze / Ipswich

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Lineside maintenance is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Stratford, closing some lines.

Journey times between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield will be extended by up to 10 minutes.

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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Knighton / Newport from 23:00 on Saturday 19 and all day Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Chester and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen / Milford Haven

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Shrewsbury area, closing all lines from 23:00 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Knighton / Hereford / Newport.

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Buses replace trains between Newbridge and Ebbw Vale Town from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 September
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19/09/2020 
End date
27/09/2020 
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Between Maesteg / Bridgend / Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town

 
Train operator affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newbridge and Ebbw Vale Town, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Newbridge and Ebbw Vale Town.

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If you are travelling on Saturday 26 or Sunday 27 September, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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Buses replace trains between Melton Mowbray and Stamford on Sunday 20 September
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20/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport

 
Train operator affected
CrossCountry
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Melton Mowbray and Stamford, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Melton Mowbray and Stamford.

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Buses replace trains between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds / Norwich on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between London Liverpool Street / Ipswich and Norwich / Cambridge / Peterborough

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds / Norwich on Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds / Norwich all weekend.

On Saturday, a reduced hourly service will run between London Liverpool Street and Ipswich. Trains between London Liverpool Street and Colchester Town will be diverted to Manningtree and Ipswich. A connecting shuttle service will be running between Colchester and Colchester Town.

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Buses replace trains between Thorpe-le-Soken and Clacton-on-Sea on Saturday 19 and until 23:00 on Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between London Liverpool Street and Clacton-on-Sea

 
Train operator affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Work on the signalling equipment is taking place in the Clacton area on Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Thorpe-le-Soken and Clacton-on-Sea all day Saturday and until 23:00 on Sunday.

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Amended evening / morning Chiltern Railways train service to / from Oxford on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Chiltern Railways to / from Oxford

 
Train operator affected
Chiltern Railways
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Oxford Parkway, closing some lines on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

As a result, services to / from Oxford will run to an amended timetable.

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Buses replace trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich and also between Dalmuir and Helensburgh Central / Balloch on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
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19/09/2020 
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20/09/2020 
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Between Edinburgh and Helensburgh Central and

between Airdrie / Motherwell / Larkhall  and Balloch and

between Glasgow Queen Street and Oban / Fort William / Mallaig

 
Train operator affected
ScotRail
Description

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

Saturday

Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central

Trains will operate between Edinburgh and Garscadden only.

Passengers to change trains at Partick for onward bus connection at Dalmuir.

Springburn - Dumbarton Central / Balloch

Trains will operate between Springburn and Dalmuir only

Airdrie - Balloch

Trains will operate between Airdrie and Dalmuir only

Replacement buses will run between Dalmuir and Helensburgh Central / Balloch

Glasgow Queen Street - Oban / Fort William / Mallaig

Replacement buses will operate between Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich.

Sunday

Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central

Trains will operate between Edinburgh and Dalmuir only.

Motherwell / Larkhall - Balloch

Trains will operate between Motherwell / Larkhall and Dalmuir only

Replacement buses will run between Dalmuir and Helensburgh Central / Balloch

Glasgow Queen Street - Oban / Fort William / Mallaig

Replacement buses will operate between Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
Major engineering work between Middlesbrough and Whitby from Friday 18 until Monday 28 September
More information on Major engineering work between Middlesbrough and Whitby from Friday 18 until Monday 28 September
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Start date
18/09/2020 
End date
28/09/2020 
Route affected

Trains between Newcastle / Middlesbrough and Whitby

 
Train operator affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Battersby and Grosmont, closing all lines. This work ends at 06:25 on Monday 28 September.

Friday 18 September:

The 19:33 Newcastle to Whitby service will terminate at Battersby. Buses will be provided from Middlesbrough / Battersby to Whitby, calling at intermediate stations.

The 22:21 Whitby to Middlesbrough service will be replaced by a bus between Whitby and Battersby / Middlesbrough, calling at intermediate stations.

Saturday 19 September to Sunday 27 September:

Buses will replace trains between Middlesbrough and Whitby (express) and between Battersby and Whitby (all stations).

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

 
 

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