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    The strike action planned for 28 and 29 April on Virgin Trains East Coast has been suspended

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains East Coast

    Routes affected

    All Virgin Trains East Coast routes

    Description

    The RMT Union have suspended the industrial action for Virgin Trains East Coast that was due to take place on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 April 2017. A normal service will run on both days.

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

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

    Industrial action is affecting Northern services today

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Northern routes

    Description

    The RMT Union has announced that industrial action will take place affecting Northern services today, Friday 28 April.

    Northern expects to run approximately 40 per cent of its normal train timetable and more than 300 additional rail replacement buses, to help keep the north of England on the move. All services are expected to be extremely busy, as this industrial action is taking place the first day of the Tour de Yorkshire and it is also the beginning of the bank holiday weekend.

    Customer advice:

    A summary of the routes where Northern will provide a service is available here. The majority of trains will run only between 07:00 and 19:00. You are advised to give yourself extra time to travel, and please consider whether your journey is necessary.

    ScotRail services between Glasgow Central / Dumfries and Newcastle will be revised to start / terminate at Carlisle.

    You will be able to use your tickets on Arriva Bus services (including Yorkshire Tiger).

    To support day one of the Tour de Yorkshire, where possible extra carriages will be be added to trains around Middlesbrough, Whitby and Bridlington.

    More information on the alternative train and bus operators you can use with your ticket, the alternative dates and times you can travel, and your ticket refund options can be found in Northern's 'Frequently Asked Questions' which are available here.

    If you require the Passenger Assist services, please book as you would usually, by calling Northern's Assisted Travel Team on 0800 138 5560 or by booking via the Travel Assistance Form available here.

    Check before you travel:
    Northern strike timetables are available in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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

    Delays between Stevenage and Cambridge expected until 02:30

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

    Description

    Due to a fault with barriers at a level crossing between Ashwell & Morden and Royston trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.

    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be delayed by up to 15 minutes. Disruption is expected until 02:30 28/04.

    Customer Advice:
    There is a reported fault with a level crossing and Network Rail, who own and maintain the equipment, have staff attending to effect repairs. Whilst this is ongoing, services may be delayed or subject to alteration. Once the fault is repaired, we will be working to restore the train service to the normal timetable as quickly as possible.

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

    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

    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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    Planned changes to train times

    There are currently no updates.

    Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    All routes via London Bridge

    Description

    As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail is rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

    Long term changes

    Significant work affecting London stations will take place over the August 2017 bank holiday and the four working days after (26 August - 2 September), as well as over Christmas and New Year 2017/8.

    Trains will be severely impacted over this time and you will need to change your journey so we ask you to keep this in mind when booking holidays and planning ahead.

    More information will be released when available, including travel advice.

    Further information


    Travelling at the weekend

    Throughout the programme, different services will be impacted on some weekends and bank holidays, for the latest information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/currentAndFuture 

    On some weekends, particularly on Sundays, Waterloo East, London Bridge, London Charing Cross and / or London Cannon Street stations will be closed or have very limited services. Please use the Journey Planner to see the full impact on your journey.

    During periods of time when London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street are closed, you'll be able to use your ticket on selective alternative routes to complete your journey at no extra charge. For details full details visit Southeastern. Please note the ticket acceptance detailed for weekend engineering work may differ from the Monday to Friday Thameslink Programme ticket acceptance outlined below.

    Longer term changes

    Thameslink services which run through central London will not call at London Bridge, however there will be a limited service between London Bridge and Brighton.

    Southeastern

    Until January 2018

    Most trains to and from London Charing Cross will be able to stop at London Bridge again, although there will continue to be some changes during weekday peak periods (see below)

    Trains to and from London Cannon Street will no longer be able to stop at London Bridge.

    During this time, it is recommended that you consider changing your normal journey to work as the number of trains running will be reduced and are likely to be very busy.

    Weekday peak hour services to and from London Charing Cross / Waterloo East

    Trains FROM London Charing Cross and Waterloo East will not be able stop at London Bridge between 08:04 and 09:17

    Trains TO Waterloo East and London Charing Cross will not be able to stop at London Bridge between 16:37 and 18:03

    During these times, you'll be able to use the alternative routes to complete your journey as detailed below

    For a full list of major service changes visit key dates and service changes.

    Planning your Journey

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

    Alternative routes and travel advice

    The impact on your journey will depend on the particular services that you currently use to get to and from London Bridge and what alternatives exist. Travel advice is as follows:

    • Change the train you catch from your home station to go direct to your national rail destination. For example switching from a London Charing Cross service to a London Cannon Street service. This may involve shifting the time that you travel, but in many cases only by a few minutes
    • If getting a different train from home is not possible, we advise you to change trains en route outside London, for example at Lewisham, Orpington, Sevenoaks or Hither Green, to get to your final destination

    If you are unable to complete your journey by interchanging on National Rail services outside London, you may need to use TfL services, if you have a Travelcard you may choose to use other routes.

    The accepted routes are:

    • London Charing Cross, Embankment, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Southwark, Waterloo and Elephant & Castle underground stations
    • Between London Bridge and Waterloo/Southwark on the Jubilee line and on buses 381 and RV1 between London Bridge and Waterloo
    • Between London Bridge and Charing Cross on the Jubilee/Bakerloo/Northern lines and on buses 15 and RV1 between London Bridge and Charing Cross
    • Between London Cannon Street and Charing Cross/Embankment on the District/Circle lines and on bus 15 between Cannon Street and Charing Cross
    • Between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge on the Northern line and on buses 35, 40, 133 and 343 between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge
    • Between Blackfriars and London Bridge via Embankment and Waterloo and on buses 17 (from Blackfriars north entrance) or 381 and RV1 (from Blackfriars south entrance) between Blackfriars and London Bridge
    • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on District/Circle/Northern lines
    • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on bus services 17 and 521
    • Greenwich line passengers can use the DLR between Greenwich and Lewisham, changing there for a Southeastern service to London Bridge, or can use Southeastern services via Charlton

    Thameslink passengers from the south of London (with a 'Thameslink only' ticket), whose final destination is currently London Bridge should change at Elephant & Castle or London Blackfriars for onward travel to London Bridge where tickets will be accepted on London Underground or eligible buses between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge and between Blackfriars and London Bridge. These recommended routes are shown here.

    Southern (and any permitted route) passengers who currently interchange onto National Rail services at London Bridge for travel to London Charing Cross or London Waterloo East should take London Underground or eligible bus services where their tickets will be accepted between London Bridge to Charing Cross or Waterloo / Southwark.

    South West Trains passengers who currently interchange at London Waterloo East for London Bridge should take London Underground or eligible bus services between London Bridge and London Waterloo / Southwark where their tickets will be accepted. These recommended routes are shown here.

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    Major engineering work at London Bridge affecting Thameslink until January 2018

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    All routes via London Bridge

    Description

    As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail are rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

    Until 2018, there will be long and short term changes to train services as major track work takes place around London Bridge station.

    See the Thameslink Programme website for more information.

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    Amended TfL Rail service until late May

    Train companies affected

    TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out major engineering work between Shenfield and Brentwood, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    Over the May Bank Holiday from Saturday 29 April until the end of the day Monday 1 May, There is no rail service between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Buses are operating between Stratford and Romford (calling all intermediate stations) and between Newbury Park (tube station) and Shenfield via Chadwell Heath (calling all stations). You may use London Underground between London Liverpool Street and Startford and between London Liverpool Street and Newbury Park.

    Customer Advice:

    Monday to Friday:

    No TfL Rail services will run between Shenfield and Brentwood.

    A slightly reduced peak service will also operate between Brentwood and Gidea Park.

    A frequent rail replacement road service will operate between Shenfield and Brentwood to help with your journey.

    Saturday and Sunday

    Every Saturday and Sunday, no service will operate between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Customers travelling to / from London Liverpool Street should use London Underground Central Line between London Fenchurch Street and Newbury Park the replacement buses as listed below.

    Replacement buses will operate as follows on weekends:

    Service C: Stratford (stop at Stratford City Bus Station) - Forest Gate (stops in Romford Road) - Manor Park (stops in Romford Road) - Ilford - Seven Kings - Goodmayes - Chadwell Heath (stops in Wagney Road) - Romford

    Service D: Newbury Park (For London Underground Central line) - Chadwell Heath (stops in Wagney Road) - Romford - Gidea Park - Harold Wood - Brentwood - Shenfield.

    Alternative Travel Options:

    Your ticket will be valid on the alternative transport provided as well as Ensignbus route 81 between Shenfield and Brentwood (via Brentwood High Street) for connections with Greater Anglia services at Shenfield.

    Check before you travel:

    Until 5 May, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From 6 May, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

    Crossrail, which is now known as the Elizabeth Line, will link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east via new tunnels under central London and will bring faster journey times, new trains and improved accessibility.

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    Major improvement works between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central until Sunday 18 June

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Between Chester / Ellesmere Port / West Kirby / New Brighton and Liverpool Central

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out essential renewal work on the city centre underground sections of the Wirral line. This means that Wirral Line trains will not be able to serve Moorfields, Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central stations. At certain times, trains towards Liverpool will be unable to travel beyond Birkenhead Central and Birkenhead North.

    The track in the underground 'loop', which forms the one way section of the Wirral line under Liverpool city centre, was built in the 1970s, and has been well maintained by Network Rail and its predecessors. But 40 years on, the concrete that supports the track in the single bore tunnels needs to be replaced. To minimise disruption, Network Rail is also taking the opportunity to replace the track under the riverbed between James Street and Hamilton Square at the same time.

    Customer Advice:

    Phase 1

    Completed on time.

    Phase 2

    Until Monday 29th May

    Wirral Line trains will run as far as James Street on weekdays. At the weekends, trains will run only as far as Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central. However, on bank holiday weekends, and the Saturday of the Grand National, they will run to James Street.

    Weekdays you should use local bus route 10a between James Street and Liverpool Central calling at Moorfields.

    Customers travelling between James Street and Moorfields may find it quicker, if able, to walk between these two stations. Walking time is approximately 10 minutes.

    Weekends buses will operate between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central, calling at Moorfields.

    Phase 3

    From Tuesday 30th May until Sunday 18th June

    There will again be no Wirral line trains beyond Birkenhead Central and Birkenhead North towards Liverpool.

    Buses will operate between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central, calling at Moorfields.

    If you are travelling between the South Wirral and North Wirral Lines, you should use the shuttle service that is operating between Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central. This service calls at Birkenhead Park, Conway Park and Hamilton Square.

    Demand for Merseyrail services is higher in the summer than in the winter, and while we understand there is never a good time to carry out this sort of work, the dates have been chosen to affect the minimum number of journeys possible. By undertaking all the work in one go, Network Rail can complete the track renewals quicker, and avoid a situation where time is wasted moving heavy machinery into and out of the narrow city centre tunnels.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on local buses by using use the Traveline website

    Replacement buses & Bicycles:

    Merseyrail are running a 'Bike Bus', which is a vehicle that can carry bikes and owners together. The Bike Bus will run between Birkenhead and Liverpool at key times during Wirral loop line track renewal for customers travelling with bikes. More information on this can be found here.

    Further information on the rail replacement bus services can be found here.

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    Amended Gatwick Express service between 23:00 and 05:00 until at least 20 May

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines between 23:00 and 05:00 each night. As a result of this, the following Gatwick Express services will be cancelled:

    Monday - Sunday

    23:15 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    23:45 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    00:02 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    00:36 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    00:50 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    01:35 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    03:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    04:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    04:35 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    05:20 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Monday to Friday

    00:06 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Saturday

    00:05 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    00:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    Sunday

    00:07 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Check before you travel:

    These changes are being updated on a weekly basis and therefore the National Rail Journey Planner will be correct up to a week before travel.

    Project information:

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

     

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    Buses replace trains between Whitland and Pembroke Dock from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Whitland and Pembroke Dock, closing the line from Monday 24 April. It will reopen on Saturday 29 April.

    Buses replace trains between Whitland and Pembroke Dock.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended 23:39 and 00:39 London Charing to Gravesend service from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

     London Charing to Gravesend

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Gravesend and Rochester, closing all lines.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 23:39 London Charing to Gravesend will terminate at Gravesend. A bus will run from Gravesend at 00:50 to Gillingham.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 00:39 London Charing to Gravesend will terminate at Gravesend. A bus will run from Gravesend at 01:45 to Gillingham.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

     Maesteg to Gloucester

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Newport and Gloucester, closing the lines.

    Each evening the 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A bus will operate from Newport to Gloucester. Passengers for Cheltenham Spa should travel on the first available train service.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended service between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Deansgate and Salford Crescent and also between Deansgate and Manchester Victoria, closing some lines.

    All week trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road NOT calling at Manchester Victoria. Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport will be retimed and call additionally at Patricroft and Eccles.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Buses replace overnight services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Northern, TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Northern between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow / Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street.

    TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / York and Manchester Airport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport / Wilmslow, closing all lines.

    Monday

    The 00:45 Manchester Airport to York and the 01:38 York to Manchester Airport services are replaced by buses throughout.

    Monday - Thursday

    • 20:14 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
    • 21:55 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
    • 22:43 Manchester Oxford Road to Wilmslow service will terminate at Manchester Airport. A bus will run from Manchester Airport to Wilmslow.
    • 22:56 Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Manchester Airport. A bus will run from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly.

     

    Tuesday - Friday

    • 00:38 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.
      A bus will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 00:15 to connect with this train.
    • 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Manchester Airport. A bus will run from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Manchester Airport.
    • 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. a bus will run to Manchester Airport departing at 03:55.
    • 03:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
    • 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.
      A bus will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 04:00.
    • 04:34 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly, departing Manchester Airport at 04:10 to connect with the train at Manchester Piccadilly.
    • 05:21 York to Manchester Airport will depart earlier than normal at 05:10.

     

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended overnight services between Chester / Llandudno and Holyhead from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead and also between Llandudno / Llandudno Junction and Crewe.

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Holyhead and Chester, closing all lines.

    Monday - Thursday

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

    Tuesday - Friday

    The 04:38 Llandudno to Crewe service will start from Chester at 05:37. Customers should travel on the 05:15 train from Llandudno Junction. There will be no bus from Llandudno and Llandudno Junction.

    The 05:54 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction will be run later than normal at 06:04.

    The 06:13 Llandudno Junction to Llandudno will start later than normal at 06:17.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended overnight services between Bedford and Brighton from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Between Bedford and Brighton

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work is taking place 00:10 each night between Three Bridges and Haywards Heath, closing some lines.

    The 22:52 (Monday - Thursday) Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Three Bridges. A bus will operate from Three Bridges to Brighton.

    The 00:10 (Tuesday - Friday) Brighton to Bedford service will start from Three Bridges. A bus will operate from Brighton to Three Bridges.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended overnight / early morning services via the Vale of Glamorgan from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Aberdare to Penarth; Bridgend to Cardiff Central; Radyr to Barry Island; Penarth to Cardiff Central and Barry Island to Caerphilly

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan.

    The 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth will terminate at Cardiff Central. a replacement bus will operate from Cardiff to Penarth.

    The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will operate from  Bridgend to Cardiff Central.

    The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central to Barry Island.

    The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central will not run. A bus will operate from Penarth to Cardiff Central.

    The 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus service will run from Barry Island to Cardiff Central departing earlier at 05:00.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Trains service from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Between London St Pancras International and Derby / Sheffield and Leicester.

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Kettering and Leicester and also between Derby and Chesterfield.

    Tuesday - Friday

    04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International will depart Leicester earlier than usual at 04:08 and will diverted, before regaining usual route and schedule on arrival at Kettering.

    The 00:15 London St Pancras International to Leicester is retimed from Wellingborough and will be diverted from Kettering, not calling at Market Harborough and will terminate at Leicester later than usual. A bus will be provided, connecting out of the train at Kettering and travelling to Market Harborough and Leicester.

    Monday - Friday

    22:25 London St Pancras International to Sheffield is retimed from Derby onwards, running later to Chesterfield and Sheffield.

    23:15 London St Pancras International to Derby is diverted after departing Kettering, not calling at Market Harborough, before regaining usual route from Leicester. Buses will be provided, connecting out of the train at Kettering and travelling to Market Harborough and a bus provided from Market Harborough to Leicester to connect into the train.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Buses replace overnight Southern services between Three Bridges and Brighton / Worthing from Monday 24 to Friday 28 April

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Brighton / Worthing / Eastbourne

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work overnight between Three Bridges and Haywards Heath, closing some lines.

    Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Worthing / Eastbourne.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    The strike action planned for 28 and 29 April on Virgin Trains East Coast has been suspended

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains East Coast

    Routes affected

    All Virgin Trains East Coast routes

    Description

    The RMT Union have suspended the industrial action for Virgin Trains East Coast that was due to take place on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 April 2017. A normal service will run on both days.

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

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

    Industrial action is affecting Northern services today

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Northern routes

    Description

    The RMT Union has announced that industrial action will take place affecting Northern services today, Friday 28 April.

    Northern expects to run approximately 40 per cent of its normal train timetable and more than 300 additional rail replacement buses, to help keep the north of England on the move. All services are expected to be extremely busy, as this industrial action is taking place the first day of the Tour de Yorkshire and it is also the beginning of the bank holiday weekend.

    Customer advice:

    A summary of the routes where Northern will provide a service is available here. The majority of trains will run only between 07:00 and 19:00. You are advised to give yourself extra time to travel, and please consider whether your journey is necessary.

    ScotRail services between Glasgow Central / Dumfries and Newcastle will be revised to start / terminate at Carlisle.

    You will be able to use your tickets on Arriva Bus services (including Yorkshire Tiger).

    To support day one of the Tour de Yorkshire, where possible extra carriages will be be added to trains around Middlesbrough, Whitby and Bridlington.

    More information on the alternative train and bus operators you can use with your ticket, the alternative dates and times you can travel, and your ticket refund options can be found in Northern's 'Frequently Asked Questions' which are available here.

    If you require the Passenger Assist services, please book as you would usually, by calling Northern's Assisted Travel Team on 0800 138 5560 or by booking via the Travel Assistance Form available here.

    Check before you travel:
    Northern strike timetables are available in the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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    Delays between Stevenage and Cambridge expected until 02:30

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

    Description

    Due to a fault with barriers at a level crossing between Ashwell & Morden and Royston trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.

    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be delayed by up to 15 minutes. Disruption is expected until 02:30 28/04.

    Customer Advice:
    There is a reported fault with a level crossing and Network Rail, who own and maintain the equipment, have staff attending to effect repairs. Whilst this is ongoing, services may be delayed or subject to alteration. Once the fault is repaired, we will be working to restore the train service to the normal timetable as quickly as possible.

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    Check before you travel:
    Please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner to check your journey before you travel.

    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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    Planned changes to train times

    There are currently no updates.

    Major engineering work at London Bridge until January 2018

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    All routes via London Bridge

    Description

    As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail is rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

    Long term changes

    Significant work affecting London stations will take place over the August 2017 bank holiday and the four working days after (26 August - 2 September), as well as over Christmas and New Year 2017/8.

    Trains will be severely impacted over this time and you will need to change your journey so we ask you to keep this in mind when booking holidays and planning ahead.

    More information will be released when available, including travel advice.

    Further information


    Travelling at the weekend

    Throughout the programme, different services will be impacted on some weekends and bank holidays, for the latest information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/currentAndFuture 

    On some weekends, particularly on Sundays, Waterloo East, London Bridge, London Charing Cross and / or London Cannon Street stations will be closed or have very limited services. Please use the Journey Planner to see the full impact on your journey.

    During periods of time when London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street are closed, you'll be able to use your ticket on selective alternative routes to complete your journey at no extra charge. For details full details visit Southeastern. Please note the ticket acceptance detailed for weekend engineering work may differ from the Monday to Friday Thameslink Programme ticket acceptance outlined below.

    Longer term changes

    Thameslink services which run through central London will not call at London Bridge, however there will be a limited service between London Bridge and Brighton.

    Southeastern

    Until January 2018

    Most trains to and from London Charing Cross will be able to stop at London Bridge again, although there will continue to be some changes during weekday peak periods (see below)

    Trains to and from London Cannon Street will no longer be able to stop at London Bridge.

    During this time, it is recommended that you consider changing your normal journey to work as the number of trains running will be reduced and are likely to be very busy.

    Weekday peak hour services to and from London Charing Cross / Waterloo East

    Trains FROM London Charing Cross and Waterloo East will not be able stop at London Bridge between 08:04 and 09:17

    Trains TO Waterloo East and London Charing Cross will not be able to stop at London Bridge between 16:37 and 18:03

    During these times, you'll be able to use the alternative routes to complete your journey as detailed below

    For a full list of major service changes visit key dates and service changes.

    Planning your Journey

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

    Alternative routes and travel advice

    The impact on your journey will depend on the particular services that you currently use to get to and from London Bridge and what alternatives exist. Travel advice is as follows:

    • Change the train you catch from your home station to go direct to your national rail destination. For example switching from a London Charing Cross service to a London Cannon Street service. This may involve shifting the time that you travel, but in many cases only by a few minutes
    • If getting a different train from home is not possible, we advise you to change trains en route outside London, for example at Lewisham, Orpington, Sevenoaks or Hither Green, to get to your final destination

    If you are unable to complete your journey by interchanging on National Rail services outside London, you may need to use TfL services, if you have a Travelcard you may choose to use other routes.

    The accepted routes are:

    • London Charing Cross, Embankment, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Southwark, Waterloo and Elephant & Castle underground stations
    • Between London Bridge and Waterloo/Southwark on the Jubilee line and on buses 381 and RV1 between London Bridge and Waterloo
    • Between London Bridge and Charing Cross on the Jubilee/Bakerloo/Northern lines and on buses 15 and RV1 between London Bridge and Charing Cross
    • Between London Cannon Street and Charing Cross/Embankment on the District/Circle lines and on bus 15 between Cannon Street and Charing Cross
    • Between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge on the Northern line and on buses 35, 40, 133 and 343 between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge
    • Between Blackfriars and London Bridge via Embankment and Waterloo and on buses 17 (from Blackfriars north entrance) or 381 and RV1 (from Blackfriars south entrance) between Blackfriars and London Bridge
    • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on District/Circle/Northern lines
    • Between Cannon Street and London Bridge on bus services 17 and 521
    • Greenwich line passengers can use the DLR between Greenwich and Lewisham, changing there for a Southeastern service to London Bridge, or can use Southeastern services via Charlton

    Thameslink passengers from the south of London (with a 'Thameslink only' ticket), whose final destination is currently London Bridge should change at Elephant & Castle or London Blackfriars for onward travel to London Bridge where tickets will be accepted on London Underground or eligible buses between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge and between Blackfriars and London Bridge. These recommended routes are shown here.

    Southern (and any permitted route) passengers who currently interchange onto National Rail services at London Bridge for travel to London Charing Cross or London Waterloo East should take London Underground or eligible bus services where their tickets will be accepted between London Bridge to Charing Cross or Waterloo / Southwark.

    South West Trains passengers who currently interchange at London Waterloo East for London Bridge should take London Underground or eligible bus services between London Bridge and London Waterloo / Southwark where their tickets will be accepted. These recommended routes are shown here.

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    Major engineering work at London Bridge affecting Thameslink until January 2018

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    All routes via London Bridge

    Description

    As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail are rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.

    Until 2018, there will be long and short term changes to train services as major track work takes place around London Bridge station.

    See the Thameslink Programme website for more information.

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    Amended TfL Rail service until late May

    Train companies affected

    TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out major engineering work between Shenfield and Brentwood, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    Over the May Bank Holiday from Saturday 29 April until the end of the day Monday 1 May, There is no rail service between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Buses are operating between Stratford and Romford (calling all intermediate stations) and between Newbury Park (tube station) and Shenfield via Chadwell Heath (calling all stations). You may use London Underground between London Liverpool Street and Startford and between London Liverpool Street and Newbury Park.

    Customer Advice:

    Monday to Friday:

    No TfL Rail services will run between Shenfield and Brentwood.

    A slightly reduced peak service will also operate between Brentwood and Gidea Park.

    A frequent rail replacement road service will operate between Shenfield and Brentwood to help with your journey.

    Saturday and Sunday

    Every Saturday and Sunday, no service will operate between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Customers travelling to / from London Liverpool Street should use London Underground Central Line between London Fenchurch Street and Newbury Park the replacement buses as listed below.

    Replacement buses will operate as follows on weekends:

    Service C: Stratford (stop at Stratford City Bus Station) - Forest Gate (stops in Romford Road) - Manor Park (stops in Romford Road) - Ilford - Seven Kings - Goodmayes - Chadwell Heath (stops in Wagney Road) - Romford

    Service D: Newbury Park (For London Underground Central line) - Chadwell Heath (stops in Wagney Road) - Romford - Gidea Park - Harold Wood - Brentwood - Shenfield.

    Alternative Travel Options:

    Your ticket will be valid on the alternative transport provided as well as Ensignbus route 81 between Shenfield and Brentwood (via Brentwood High Street) for connections with Greater Anglia services at Shenfield.

    Check before you travel:

    Until 5 May, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    From 6 May, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

    Crossrail, which is now known as the Elizabeth Line, will link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east via new tunnels under central London and will bring faster journey times, new trains and improved accessibility.

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    Major improvement works between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central until Sunday 18 June

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Between Chester / Ellesmere Port / West Kirby / New Brighton and Liverpool Central

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out essential renewal work on the city centre underground sections of the Wirral line. This means that Wirral Line trains will not be able to serve Moorfields, Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central stations. At certain times, trains towards Liverpool will be unable to travel beyond Birkenhead Central and Birkenhead North.

    The track in the underground 'loop', which forms the one way section of the Wirral line under Liverpool city centre, was built in the 1970s, and has been well maintained by Network Rail and its predecessors. But 40 years on, the concrete that supports the track in the single bore tunnels needs to be replaced. To minimise disruption, Network Rail is also taking the opportunity to replace the track under the riverbed between James Street and Hamilton Square at the same time.

    Customer Advice:

    Phase 1

    Completed on time.

    Phase 2

    Until Monday 29th May

    Wirral Line trains will run as far as James Street on weekdays. At the weekends, trains will run only as far as Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central. However, on bank holiday weekends, and the Saturday of the Grand National, they will run to James Street.

    Weekdays you should use local bus route 10a between James Street and Liverpool Central calling at Moorfields.

    Customers travelling between James Street and Moorfields may find it quicker, if able, to walk between these two stations. Walking time is approximately 10 minutes.

    Weekends buses will operate between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central, calling at Moorfields.

    Phase 3

    From Tuesday 30th May until Sunday 18th June

    There will again be no Wirral line trains beyond Birkenhead Central and Birkenhead North towards Liverpool.

    Buses will operate between Birkenhead Central / Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central, calling at Moorfields.

    If you are travelling between the South Wirral and North Wirral Lines, you should use the shuttle service that is operating between Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central. This service calls at Birkenhead Park, Conway Park and Hamilton Square.

    Demand for Merseyrail services is higher in the summer than in the winter, and while we understand there is never a good time to carry out this sort of work, the dates have been chosen to affect the minimum number of journeys possible. By undertaking all the work in one go, Network Rail can complete the track renewals quicker, and avoid a situation where time is wasted moving heavy machinery into and out of the narrow city centre tunnels.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on local buses by using use the Traveline website

    Replacement buses & Bicycles:

    Merseyrail are running a 'Bike Bus', which is a vehicle that can carry bikes and owners together. The Bike Bus will run between Birkenhead and Liverpool at key times during Wirral loop line track renewal for customers travelling with bikes. More information on this can be found here.

    Further information on the rail replacement bus services can be found here.

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    Amended Gatwick Express service between 23:00 and 05:00 until at least 20 May

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines between 23:00 and 05:00 each night. As a result of this, the following Gatwick Express services will be cancelled:

    Monday - Sunday

    23:15 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    23:45 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    00:02 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    00:36 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    00:50 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    01:35 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    03:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    04:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    04:35 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    05:20 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Monday to Friday

    00:06 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Saturday

    00:05 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    00:30 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport

    Sunday

    00:07 Gatwick Airport - London Victoria

    Check before you travel:

    These changes are being updated on a weekly basis and therefore the National Rail Journey Planner will be correct up to a week before travel.

    Project information:

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

     

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    Amended 15:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    Grand Central

    Routes affected

    From London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work at Thirsk, closing some lines.

    On Saturday, as a result of the amended service at Thirsk, the 15:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service will terminate at Doncaster. Customers travelling to stations between Doncaster and Bradford are advised to take the 16:36 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service.

    Check before you travel

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

    Project Information:

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

    No Thameslink service between London Bridge and Brighton on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink between London Bridge and Brighton

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Bridge and East Croydon, reducing line capacity between these stations.

    Customer Advice:

    Thameslink between London Bridge and Brighton

    These services will not run all day. 1 service an hour which runs between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe. If you intend to travel between these destinations, you should use Thameslink services from London Blackfriars.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    Leicester to London St Pancras International

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Leicester and Kettering, closing some lines.

    As a result of this, the 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras International will be retimed to run earlier than usual.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

    No trains between London Bridge / Blackheath and Dartford via Greenwich or Woolwich on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Slade Green / Dartford, London Cannon Street circular services via Sidcup and Greenwich and also between London Charing Cross and Gillingham

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Blackheath and Slade Green, closing all lines.

    Trains will not run between Deptford / Blackheath and Dartford via Greenwich and Woolwich.

    Buses will run between New Cross and Dartford via Greenwich, calling at all stations.

    Services between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath will be diverted to terminate at / start from Dartford.

    London Cannon Street circular services via Sidcup and Greenwich will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Sidcup only.

    Services between London Charing Cross and Gillingham will be diverted via Bexleyheath.

    You may use Docklands Light Railway services between Greenwich and Lewisham and local bus services on routes B11 and 96 to travel to and from Abbey Wood.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on Docklands Light Railway and London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express services on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    Heathrow Connect, Heathrow Express

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport

    Description

    Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington, closing some of the lines.

    Heathrow Connect

    Trains will depart London Paddington at 04:42, 05:03 and then every half hour until 23:03. Trains from Heathrow Airport Terminals 2/3 will depart at 05:20, 05:48 and then every half hour until 23:18 and 00:07.

    Heathrow Express

    Trains will depart London Paddington from 05:25 and then every half hour until 23:25. Trains from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 will depart from 05:27 and then every half hour until 23:27 and 23:53.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended service between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford on Saturday 29 April

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington and also between Slough and Twyford, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    As a result of this, trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed. To maintain connections to and from London, services between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford will also be retimed.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    No c2c services to or from London Liverpool Street on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between Shoeburyness and London Liverpool Street

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Barking and London Liverpool Street, closing some lines.

    Customer Advice:

    c2c services between Shoeburyness and London Liverpool Street will be amended to run between Shoeburyness and London Fenchurch Street, calling additionally at West Ham and Limehouse.

    Ticket acceptance:

    Your ticket will be accepted on London Underground Jubilee Line services between West Ham and Stratford.

    London Liverpool Street is a short walk away from London Fenchurch Street.

    Check before you travel:

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

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended service between York and Darlington / Eaglescliffe from 17:00 on Saturday 29 and all day on Sunday 30 April

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Grand Central, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains East Coast

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Plymouth / Leeds / Sheffield / Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Sunderland

    TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester and Newcastle / Middlesborough

    Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work at Thirsk, closing some lines.

    Customer Advice:

    CrossCountry

    From 20:30 until the end of service on Saturday, CrossCountry services will be replaced by buses between York and Darlington.

    On Sunday, services will run as normal between these stations.

    Grand Central

    On Saturday, the last service from London Kings Cross to Sunderland will be the 16:47. This train will not call at Thirsk. Connecting buses will run between Thirsk and Northallerton.

    An additional service will run from York to Sunderland at 19:25.

    The 19:11 London Kings Cross to Sunderland service will terminate at York.

    On Sunday, the 09:48, 13:48, 16:47 and 18:22 London Kings Cross to Sunderland services will not call at Thirsk. Connecting buses will run between Thirsk and Northallerton.

    TransPennine Express

    An amended service will run between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough. Some services will be replaced by buses between these stations and some services will not call at Thirsk. Connecting bus services will run between Thirsk and Northallerton.

    Virgin Trains East Coast

    From 20:00 Saturday until 10:00 Sunday, buses will replace trains between York and Darlington.

    Check before you travel

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended Thameslink service between London St Pancras International and Bedford from 22:45 on Saturday 29 until 08:50 on Sunday 30 April

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cricklewood and Radlett, closing some lines between these stations.

    Customer Advice:

    Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford

    The 23:05 and 23:37 services on Saturday, and the 00:10 service on Sunday between Brighton and Bedford will be retimed by up to 17 minutes to arrive later than usual in to Bedford.

    If you intend to travel between these destinations, please allow for an extended journey time.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Inverness and Elgin on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April

    Train companies affected

    ScotRail

    Routes affected

    Between Inverness and Aberdeen / Glasgow Queen Street

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Nairn and Elgin, closing the line.

    Buses will replace trains between Inverness and Elgin.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Amended services to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Liverpool South Parkway from 12:00 Saturday 29 April and until 12:00 Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains, London Midland, Northern, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

    London Midland between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street

    TransPennine Express between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street.

    Northern between Manchester Airport / Southport / Preston and Liverpool Lime Street.

    Virgin Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street

    Description

    Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Acton Bridge and Liverpool South Parkway on Saturday and between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street on Sunday and Monday closing various lines.

    Customer advice

    Merseyrail are not affected by any of this engineering work.

    Saturday only, Northern and TransPennine Express are not affected.

    London Midland services are replaced by buses between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Customers should use Merseyrail trains between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central to complete their journey.

    Virgin Trains services are diverted between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Piccadilly (not calling) and will not call at Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway. Customers for Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway should use London Midland rail services then replacement buses between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway.

    East Midlands Trains and TransPennine Express services are diverted between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street calling additionally at Newton-le-Willows. A connecting bus service will run between Newton-le-Willows and Warrington Central and Widnes.

    Customers should use alternative services between Manchester Oxford Road and Birchwood and Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

    Northern services are replaced by buses between Hunts Cross and Liverpool Lime Street.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Barking / Chafford Hundred and Pitsea via Grays from Saturday 29 April until Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Southend Central / Southminster

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Barking and Grays via Rainham and between Chafford Hundred and Pitsea via Grays, closing the lines.

    Customer Advice:

    Buses are replacing trains between Barking and Grays and between Chafford Hundred and Pitsea via Grays.

    Purfleet station level crossing is closed from 29 April so bus services will serve Stonehouse Corner roundabout and The Garrison Estate rather than Purfleet station.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    No trains between Romford and Upminster from Saturday 29 April until Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between Romford and Upminster

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Romford and Upminster, closing all lines.

    Customer Advice:

    No trains will run between Romford and Upminster.

    Customers may use local bus services via all reasonable routes.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

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    No trains between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield / Ingatestone / Billericay from Saturday 29 April until Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Greater Anglia, TfL Rail

    Routes affected

    Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Ipswich / Norwich / Clacton-on Sea / Braintree

    TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield

    Description

    Crossrail works are taking place in the Shenfield area, closing all lines.

    Greater Anglia

    Over the Bank Holiday trains will not run between London Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Wickford.

    On Sunday trains will not run between London Liverpool Street and Braintree / Colchester / Southminster / Southend Victoria.

    Buses will operate between Newbury Park (tube station) and Ingatestone / Wickford. On Sunday, the buses will be extended to Braintree / Colchester / Southminster / Southend Victoria.

    You may use the London Underground Central Line between London Liverpool Street and Newbury Park.

    TfL Rail

     

    There is no rail service between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

    Buses are operating between Stratford and Romford (calling all intermediate stations) and between Newbury Park (tube station) and Shenfield via Chadwell Heath (calling all stations). You may use London Underground between London Liverpool Street and Startford and between London Liverpool Street and Newbury Park.

    Check before you travel

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

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

    Project Information:

    Crossrail, which is now known as the Elizabeth Line, will link Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east via new tunnels under central London and will bring faster journey times, new trains and improved accessibility.

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    CANCELLED - Engineering work between Harrogate and Knaresborough from Saturday 29 April until Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Leeds and York via Harrogate

    Description

    Customer advice

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

    Planning your Journey

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

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    Buses replace trains between Lancaster and Morecambe / Grange-over-Sands / Bentham from Saturday 29 April until 10:50 on Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Leeds / Lancaster / Preston and Morecambe / Barrow-in-Furness

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Carnforth and Grange-over-Sands and also between Oxenholme and Lancaster / Morecambe, closing all lines.

    Trains between Leeds and Morecambe will be amended to run between Leeds and Bentham only. Buses will run between Bentham and Carnforth, calling at Lancaster and Morecambe.

    Trains between Lancaster / Preston and Barrow-in-Furness will be replaced by buses between Lancaster / Preston and Grange-over-Sands

    From 20:30 on Saturday, until 10:50 on Monday, buses will replace trains between Lancaster and Morecambe.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Oxenholme Lake District and Windermere from Saturday 29 April until 12:00 on Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Preston and Windermere

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work in the Oxenholme Lake District area, closing the lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Oxenholme Lake District and Windermere.

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    Bicycles:

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

    Project Information:

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    Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Salford Crescent from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Northern between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness and also between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe / Blackpool North.

    TransPennine Express between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Victoria.

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester Victoria and Salford Cresent closing the lines.

    Customer advice

    Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Salford Crescent. The following alterations will also apply:

    Northern on Saturday and Monday

    Trains between Huddersfield and Blackpool North will not run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton. Customers should use alternative trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton.

    Trains between Huddersfield and Wigan Wallgate will run between Huddersfield and Manchester Victoria.

    Trains between Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate via Todmordon will run between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria via Todmorden.

    Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.

    Trains between Manchester Victoria and and Southport / Kirkby will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Southport / Kirkby.

    Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run to an amended timetable.

    Sunday

    Trains between Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North / Wigan Wallgate are diverted to run between Manchester Oxford Road and Blackpool North / Wigan Wallgate.

    Trains between Manchester Victoria and Clitheroe are diverted to run between Manchester Oxford Road and Clitheroe.

    TransPennine Express

    Trains between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street that run via Manchester Victoria, will run between Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly. Customers should use other TransPennine Express trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street.

    Therefore a reduced service will run between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street.

    On Monday, the 00:45 Manchester Airport to York and 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will be amended to start from Manchester Victoria. Connecting bus services will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria, calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 01:38 and 02:52 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria. Connecting bus services will run from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport, calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will be retimed to run later than usual, this service will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Manchester Victoria.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    No trains between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between Clapham Junction and Stratford

    Description

    Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction closing the line.

    Customer advice

    No trains will run between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction.

    Customers should use local buses on any reasonable route between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction.

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    Buses replace trains between Camden Road and Stratford on Sunday 30 April and Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    London Overground

    Routes affected

    Between Clapham Junction / Willesden Junction and Stratford

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Camden Road and Stratford, closing all lines.

    Customer advice:

    Trains will not run between Camden Road and Stratford. A rail replacement bus service will run between Camden Road and Stratford, calling at all stations.

    On Sunday, please note that between 13:00 and 19:00, customers should use local buses between Camden Road and Highbury & Islington. This is due to local road works closing the road restricting access to these stations.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Amended service between Preston and Carlisle from 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Virgin Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Main Line over the Bank Holiday weekend. You will not be able to travel directly between Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    TransPennine Express - between Manchester and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    On Saturday, until 12:15, trains will be replaced by buses between Lancaster and Carlisle. After 12:15, trains will run between Preston and Lancaster only and you will need to use Northern services to travel between Manchester and Preston.

    On Sunday, trains will not run on this route. You will need to use Northern services between Manchester and Preston then replacement bus services between Preston and Carlisle.

    On Monday, until 11:50 services will run between Manchester Airport and Preston / Lancaster. Buses will run between Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle. After 12:00, trains will run between Manchester Airport and Carlisle.

    Virgin Trains - between London Euston and Glasgow Central and Edinburgh

    On Saturday until 12:15, trains will run between London Euston and Preston only. From 12:15 on Saturday until midday on Monday, trains will run between London Euston and Crewe only.

    Buses are also replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh all weekend. There will be no direct bus services, so if you are travelling from Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Oxenholme or Penrith to Scotland, you will need to change buses at Carlisle.

    Further information about the engineering work taking place on the West Coast Main Line:

     

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Wigan North Western and Preston from 11:30 on Saturday 29 April until 11:55 on Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Northern, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Preston / Blackpool North

    TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Virgin Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Wigan and Leyland, closing some lines. Engineering work is taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Main Line over the bank holiday weekend. You will not be able to travel directly between Wigan and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    Northern services between Liverpool Lime Street and Preston / Blackpool North will be replaced by buses between Wigan North Western and Preston.

    TransPennine Express will not run between Manchester and Preston after 12:15 on Saturday and all day on Sunday. On Monday, trains will run between Manchester and Preston only until 12:00. After 12:00, trains will run between Manchester and Carlisle / Lancaster.

    From 11:30 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, Virgin Trains will run between London Euston and Crewe only. On Monday, trains will run between Birmingham New Street and Preston.

    Please note - Engineering work is also affecting services between:

     

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    Bicycles:

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

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    No trains between Newbury and Westbury from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Newbury and Bedwyn, closing the lines.

    Trains will not run between Newbury and Westbury.

    Buses will run between Newbury and Bedwyn, calling at Kintbury and Hungerford.

    Trains between London Paddington and Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance will be diverted via and call additionally at Swindon.

    Customers travelling to / from Pewsey are advised to travel to Swindon on the diverted services and change for a bus service that will run directly between Swindon and Pewsey.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour

    Description

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

    Customer advice

    Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Amended service between Swindon and Westbury from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Swindon and Westbury

    Description

    The line between Newbury and Westbury is closed all weekend and services that usually run on this route are being diverted via Swindon.

    As a result of this, trains between Swindon and Westbury will be retimed.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Maidenhead and Marlow from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Maidenhead and Marlow

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Maidenhead and Marlow, closing the lines.

    Buses will replace trains between these stations.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    No Southern services to / from London Bridge from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    All Southern routes to / from London Bridge

    Description

    Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between London Bridge and Tulse Hill / New Cross Gate closing some lines.

    All weekend, Southern services will not run to or from London Bridge.

    On Saturday and Monday, buses will run between London Bridge and Tulse Hill via Peckham Rye. On Sunday, buses will run between London Bridge and Streatham Common via Peckham Rye.

    Saturday, Sunday and Monday

    A half hourly service will run between Tulse Hill and Tattenham Corner via Crystal Palace.

    Trains that usually run between London Bridge and Horsham will be amended to run between London Victoria and Three Bridges only

    Customers travelling to / from London Bridge via Sydenham are advised to use London Underground between London Bridge and Canada Water and London Overground between Canada Water and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

    Saturday and Monday

    A half hourly service will run between Tulse Hill and West Croydon via Streatham Common.

    Trains that usually run between London Victoria and London Bridge will be amended to run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

    Services between London Bridge and Uckfield will be amended to run between East Croydon and Uckfield.

    Sunday

    Services between London Bridge and Tonbridge will be amended to run between Redhill and Tonbridge.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Amended service to and from London Paddington from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Routes to and from London Paddington

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington and also between Slough and Twyford, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    An amended service will run to and from London Paddington.

    Stopping services between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington will not run. Some stopping services between London Paddington and Reading will also be cancelled.

    Trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Connecting bus services will run to and from these stations via Slough.

    Trains between London Paddington and Greenford will not run. Customers are advised to use London Buses and London Underground services to travel between these stations.

    On Saturday and Monday, trains between Cheltenham Spa and London Paddington will be amended to run between Cheltenham Spa and Swindon only.

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    Bicycles:

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

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    Buses replace trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central

    Virgin Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Carlisle and Carstairs, closing all lines. Engineering work is also taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Main Line over the Bank Holiday weekend. You will not be able to travel directly between Wigan and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    Over the Bank Holiday buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    Buses are also replacing trains between Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle from Saturday 29 April until 11:50 on Monday 1 May. There will be no direct bus services, so if you are travelling between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Oxenholme, Penrith and Scotland, you will need to change buses at Carlisle.

    Engineering work is also affecting services on the West Coast Main Line between:

    Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle
    Wigan North Western and Preston


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    Buses replace trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Carstairs from Saturday 29 to Monday 1 May

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, ScotRail, Virgin Trains East Coast

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh / Birmingham New Street / Plymouth / Penzance

    ScotRail between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Carstairs, also between North Berwick and Ayr

    Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Carstairs, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry services will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Motherwell.

    ScotRail services will be replaced by buses between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Carstairs.

    Virgin Trains East Coast - On Sunday the 16:30 London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will terminate at Edinburgh. A rail replacement bus service will run from Edinburgh to Motherwell.

    As a consequence of this engineering work, the following will also apply: 

    On Monday, the 06:50 Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00. The 15:30 London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will terminate at Edinburgh.

    On Tuesday, the 06:50 Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

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