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    Industrial action announced affecting Southern and Gatwick Express from Thursday 29 June onwards

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express, Southern

    Routes affected

    Southern routes;
    Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

    Description

    The ASLEF union have announced their train driver members working for Southern and Gatwick Express will be introducing an overtime ban. This will begin at 00:01 on Thursday 29 June and will continue until further notice. Thameslink services will be unaffected.

    Travel advice from Southern and Gatwick Express for the affected days is available here

    In addition to the above, the RMT union have announced a new 24 hour strike between 00:01 and 23:59 on Monday 10 July. Information on how this may affect your journey will be published here as soon as it becomes available.

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

    Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Leicester until end of the day

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry

    Routes affected

    Between Birmingham New Street and Leicester / Cambridge / Stansted Airport

    Description

    The broken down train between Nuneaton and Hinckley has now moved, allowing the line towards Leicester to reopen. Trains between Birmingham New Street and Leicester may still be disrupted with delays and cancellations expected until end of the day.

    Customer advice:

    To complete your journey, you may wish to travel via London.

    Your ticket will be accepted on the following:

    • London Midland services between Tamworth and Rugby, and also between Nuneton and London Euston
    • East Midlands Trains services between Leicester and London St Pancras International via Derby and also between Ely and Peterborough
    • Greater Anglia services between Peterborough and London Liverpool Street
    • Virgin Trains services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston in this direction only
    • London Underground via any reasonable route
    • Great Northern services between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge
    • Virgin Trains East Coast services between London Kings Cross and Peterborough
    • Great Western Railway services on any reasonable route

     

    Ticket acceptance is in place for the remainder of the day.

     

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

    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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    Disruption through Charlton expected until 23:00

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    All routes through Charlton

    Description

    An earlier trespass incident at Charlton is causing disruption to trains running through the station. Trains may be cancelled, delayed or diverted.

    Disruption is expected until approximately 23:00

    What's happened?

    Trespassers went on to the train line between Charlton and Woolwich Dockyard. No trains could run whilst power to the line was turned off and police removed the people from the tracks.


    How does this affect my journey?

    Services can now run via Greenwich and Woolwich again, however, some trains may still be diverted or cancelled whilst we work to get trains back on time.

     

    What do I need to do?

    Southeastern train tickets are being accepted on the DLR between Greenwich and Lewisham at no extra cost.

     

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

    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.

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

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    Industrial action announced affecting Northern from Saturday 8 July until Monday 10 July

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Various Northern routes

    Description

    The RMT union have announced that their members working for Northern are planning to take industrial action.

    The industrial action will commence at the start of service on Saturday 8 July and finish at the end of service on Monday 10 July.

    Northern will be operating a reduced service and expect services that do run to be busy. Customers are advised to give themselves more time to travel and to consider whether their journey is necessary.

    For more information, please see Northern's website.

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

    Industrial action announced affecting Merseyrail on 8, 10 and 23 July

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Various Merseyrail routes

    Description

    The RMT union have announced that their members working for Merseyrail are planning to take industrial action on Saturday 8 July, Monday 10 July and Sunday 23 July.

    This industrial action scheduled for 8 July may affect those planning to attend the British Style Collective Clothes Show in Liverpool.

    The industrial action scheduled for 23 July coincides with the final day of The Open Golf at Royal Birkdale and may cause significant disruption to those planning to attend.

    A statement from Merseyrail can be found here.

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

    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 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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    No trains between London Fenchurch Street and Barking each night from 20:45 from Monday 19 June to Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    c2c

    Routes affected

    Between London Fenchurch Street and Grays / Shoeburyness / Southend Central

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Fenchurch Street and Barking each night from 20:45, closing all lines.

    Trains will not run between London Fenchurch Street and Barking, some trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Liverpool Street.

    Passengers may use London Underground District Line between Tower Hill and Upminster.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Amended late night / early morning services between York and Manchester Airport from Monday 19 to Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    Between Newcastle / York and Manchester Airport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Huddersfield and Leeds, closing some lines.

    Monday to Thursday
    The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury.

    Tuesday to Friday
    The 01:38 York to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 16 minutes later than normal.
    The 02:52 York to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal.
    The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York will depart Leeds 10 minutes later than normal.
    The 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be retimed to depart Huddersfield earlier than normal at 05:25.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Project Information:

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

    Amended night time service between Manchester Victoria / Manchester Piccadilly and Southport / Blackpool from Monday 19 June to Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Between Manchester Victoria and Southport / Wigan Wallgate / Preston / Blackpool North and between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Southport

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester Victoria / Deansgate and Clifton, closing some lines.

    The 21:21 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Preston. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Victoria.

    The 2122 Southport to Manchester Victoria service will not call at Hindley, Daisy Hill and Salford Crescent. A bus will be provided from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria.

    The 2218 Southport to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Wigan Wallgate. A bus will be provided from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 22:20 Manchester Airport to Southport service will not call at Salford Crescent, Daisy Hill and Hindley. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Southport.

    The 2221 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service will terminate at Preston. A bus will be provided from Preston to Manchester Victoria.

    The 22:23 Manchester Victoria to Preston service will be bus replaced throughout.

    The 2230 Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced throughout.

    The 2234 Stockport to Wigan Wallgate service will not call at Salford Crescent, Daisy Hill and Hindley. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan Wallgate.

    The 22:45 Manchester Victoria to Wigan North Western service will be bus replaced throughout (note - bus will run to Wigan Wallgate).

    The 23:17 Manchester Victoria to Preston service will be bus replaced throughout.

    The 23:20 Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate service will be bus replaced throughout.

    The 23:42 Preston to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced throughout.

    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 late night / early morning services between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead from Monday 19 to Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Between Cardiff Central / Crewe / Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

    Description

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

    The following trains are replaced by buses between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead:

    • The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead
    • The 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead.
    • The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead.
    • The 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central.

     

    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 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services from Tuesday 20 to Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    Virgin Trains

    Routes affected

    London Euston to Wolverhampton

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Birmingham and Wolverhampton, closing some lines.

    The 22:30 and 23:30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will be diverted after Birmingham New Street via Ashton and arrive at Wolverhampton slightly later than normal.

    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 early morning service between Truro and Falmouth Docks from Tuesday 20 until Friday 23 June

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    06:05 Truro to Falmouth Docks / 06:32 Falmouth Docks to Truro

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Truro and Falmouth Docks, closing some lines between the stations every morning from Tuesday 20 until friday 23 June.

    Customer Advice

    The 06:05 Truro to Falmouth Docks service will arrive at Falmouth Docks at 06.34.
    The 06:32 Falmouth Docks to Truro service will depart at 06:37, and run 5 minutes late throughout.

    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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    Travel updates

    There are currently no updates.

    Industrial action announced affecting Southern and Gatwick Express from Thursday 29 June onwards

    Train companies affected

    Gatwick Express, Southern

    Routes affected

    Southern routes;
    Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

    Description

    The ASLEF union have announced their train driver members working for Southern and Gatwick Express will be introducing an overtime ban. This will begin at 00:01 on Thursday 29 June and will continue until further notice. Thameslink services will be unaffected.

    Travel advice from Southern and Gatwick Express for the affected days is available here

    In addition to the above, the RMT union have announced a new 24 hour strike between 00:01 and 23:59 on Monday 10 July. Information on how this may affect your journey will be published here as soon as it becomes available.

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

    Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Leicester until end of the day

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry

    Routes affected

    Between Birmingham New Street and Leicester / Cambridge / Stansted Airport

    Description

    The broken down train between Nuneaton and Hinckley has now moved, allowing the line towards Leicester to reopen. Trains between Birmingham New Street and Leicester may still be disrupted with delays and cancellations expected until end of the day.

    Customer advice:

    To complete your journey, you may wish to travel via London.

    Your ticket will be accepted on the following:

    • London Midland services between Tamworth and Rugby, and also between Nuneton and London Euston
    • East Midlands Trains services between Leicester and London St Pancras International via Derby and also between Ely and Peterborough
    • Greater Anglia services between Peterborough and London Liverpool Street
    • Virgin Trains services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston in this direction only
    • London Underground via any reasonable route
    • Great Northern services between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge
    • Virgin Trains East Coast services between London Kings Cross and Peterborough
    • Great Western Railway services on any reasonable route

     

    Ticket acceptance is in place for the remainder of the day.

     

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

    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.

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

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    Disruption through Charlton expected until 23:00

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    All routes through Charlton

    Description

    An earlier trespass incident at Charlton is causing disruption to trains running through the station. Trains may be cancelled, delayed or diverted.

    Disruption is expected until approximately 23:00

    What's happened?

    Trespassers went on to the train line between Charlton and Woolwich Dockyard. No trains could run whilst power to the line was turned off and police removed the people from the tracks.


    How does this affect my journey?

    Services can now run via Greenwich and Woolwich again, however, some trains may still be diverted or cancelled whilst we work to get trains back on time.

     

    What do I need to do?

    Southeastern train tickets are being accepted on the DLR between Greenwich and Lewisham at no extra cost.

     

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

    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.

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

    Check route on map

    Industrial action announced affecting Northern from Saturday 8 July until Monday 10 July

    Train companies affected

    Northern

    Routes affected

    Various Northern routes

    Description

    The RMT union have announced that their members working for Northern are planning to take industrial action.

    The industrial action will commence at the start of service on Saturday 8 July and finish at the end of service on Monday 10 July.

    Northern will be operating a reduced service and expect services that do run to be busy. Customers are advised to give themselves more time to travel and to consider whether their journey is necessary.

    For more information, please see Northern's website.

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

    Industrial action announced affecting Merseyrail on 8, 10 and 23 July

    Train companies affected

    Merseyrail

    Routes affected

    Various Merseyrail routes

    Description

    The RMT union have announced that their members working for Merseyrail are planning to take industrial action on Saturday 8 July, Monday 10 July and Sunday 23 July.

    This industrial action scheduled for 8 July may affect those planning to attend the British Style Collective Clothes Show in Liverpool.

    The industrial action scheduled for 23 July coincides with the final day of The Open Golf at Royal Birkdale and may cause significant disruption to those planning to attend.

    A statement from Merseyrail can be found here.

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

    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 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 late night service between Evesham and Worcester Shrub Hill on Saturday 24 June

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between Evesham and Worcester Shrub Hill

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Pershore and Great Malvern, closing the line from approximately 23:30.

    The 23:30 Evesham to Worcester Shrub Hill service will not run. Passengers are advised to use the 21:48 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service, departing Evesham at 23:51.

    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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    Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Epsom Downs on Saturday 24 June

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Epsom Downs

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between West Croydon and Epsom, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between West Croydon and Epsom Downs.

    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 to or from London Charing Cross on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    All routes to and from London Charing Cross

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Charing Cross and London Bridge, closing all lines.

    Trains will not run between London Charing Cross and London Bridge all weekend.

    London Charing Cross - Sevenoaks, Orpington, Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Dover Priory and Ramsgate

    A half hourly service will run between London Cannon Street and Sevenoaks, calling at New Cross, St Johns, Lewisham, then all stations to Sevenoaks.

    A half hourly service will run between London Cannon Street and Hastings, calling at Orpington, Sevenoaks, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, then all stations to Hastings.

    Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dover Priory / Ramsgate. Services will run non stop between London Cannon Street and Sevenoaks, then as booked.

    London Charing Cross - Hayes

    On Saturday, a reduced service will run to and from Hayes and journeys will be amended to start / terminate at London Cannon Street.

    On Sunday, services will run between London Cannon Street and Hayes as normal.

    London Charing Cross - Dartford, Gravesend and Gillingham

    Saturday

    A half hourly service will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford, calling at all stations via Greenwich.

    Half hourly services will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford and between London Cannon Street and Gravesend, calling at New Cross, St Johns, Lewisham, then as booked from Hither Green.

    A half hourly service will run between London Cannon Street and Gillingham, calling at New Cross, Lewisham, Blackheath, then as booked.

    Sunday

    As a result of further engineering work in the Dartford area, buses are replacing trains between Slade Green / Crayford and Dartford.

    Trains will run between London Cannon Street and Slade Green / Crayford / Barnehurst via Bexleyheath.

    A half hourly service will run between Dartford and Gillingham.

    Ticket acceptance:

    To help complete your journey, you may use London Underground services on any reasonable route and Docklands Light Railway services between Lewisham and Greenwich.

    Check before you travel:

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

    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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    Reduced service between Bromley North and Grove Park on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Southeastern

    Routes affected

    Between Bromley North and Grove Park

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Charing Cross and London Bridge, closing all lines.

    As a result of this, trains to and from London are running to an amended timetable. As some of these services run via Grove Park, the service between Bromley North and Grove Park will also be affected.

    A half hourly service will run, leaving Bromley North at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour. Trains will leave Grove Park at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour.

    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 Great Northern service between London and Letchworth Garden City / Peterborough on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Great Northern

    Routes affected

    Trains between London Kings Cross and Stevenage / Letchworth Garden City / Cambridge / Kings Lynn / Peterborough

    Trains between Moorgate and Stevenage / Letchworth Garden City

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Finsbury Park and Alexandra Palace, and also between Stevenage and Peterborough, closing various lines.

    From approximately 22:00 and overnight on Saturday:

    Some late night trains between Stevenage and Peterborough / Letchworth Garden City will be replaced by buses.

    From approximately 22:00 on Saturday and all day Sunday:

    Trains will be subject to extended journey times of up to 10 minutes between New Barnet and Finsbury Park in the London direction only.

    On Sunday until approximately 08:20:

    Trains will be replaced by buses between Stevenage and Peterborough / Letchworth Garden City.

    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 service between Sheffield and Barnsley / Rotherham Central / Doncaster from approximately 23:00 on Saturday 24 and all day on Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    CrossCountry, Northern, TransPennine Express

    Routes affected

    CrossCountry between Guildford / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh

    Northern between Sheffield and Huddersfield / Barnsley / Leeds / Rotherham Central / Doncaster / Goole / Hull / Bridlington / Scarborough

    TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Sheffield and Meadowhall, closing various lines.

    On Saturday night from approximately 23:00

    • Buses will replace late night trains between Sheffield and Barnsley
    • Trains between Sheffield and Leeds (via Moorthorpe) / Doncaster will be diverted via Rotherham Central, not calling at Meadowhall

    On Sunday until approximately 11:30

    • Trains between Sheffield and Leeds (via Moorthorpe) will be diverted via Rotherham Central, not calling at Meadowhall
    • Trains between Sheffield and Leeds (via Barnsley) will be replaced by buses between Sheffield and Barnsley
    • Trains between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes will be diverted and not call at Meadowhall
    • CrossCountry services will be retimed between Sheffield and Leeds / Doncaster

    On Sunday after approximately 11:30

    • Buses will run between Sheffield and Rotherham Central, extending journey times by up to 15 minutes
    • Trains between Sheffield and Doncaster will be re-timed to run up to 5 minutes earlier than usual and will be subject to some diversions
    • CrossCountry services will be retimed between Sheffield and Leeds / Doncaster

    Ticket acceptance:

    TransPennine Express customers should change at Sheffield for frequent Supertram services to Meadowhall. A separate ticket will be required for this journey.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on Sheffield Supertram by using their 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 East Midlands Trains service to and from London St Pancras International on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    East Midlands Trains

    Routes affected

    East Midlands Trains between Sheffield / Nottingham / Derby and London St Pancras International

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work at various locations on the route to and from London St Pancras International, closing some lines.

    On Saturday, some services will be slightly re-timed to depart earlier or later than the usual timetable.

    On Sunday, all services will be re-timed and some trains will not run.

    The 07:29, 08:22 and 09:20 Nottingham to London St Pancras International services will be replaced by buses between Nottingham and East Midlands Parkway.

    The 08:18 Sheffield to London St Pancras International service will be replaced by a bus between Sheffield and Derby.

    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 service between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway from 23:30 on Saturday 24 and all day Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Great Western Railway

    Routes affected

    Between London Paddington and Twyford / Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    Saturday from approximately 22:30 until 08:30 on Sunday morning

    Late night trains between London Paddington and Oxford / Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Cholsey, Goring & Streatley and Tilehurst. Trains will not call at Pangbourne. Connecting bus services will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

    Some trains between London Paddington and Oxford / Twyford will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Passengers should change at Slough for a connecting bus service to these stations. There will also be a bus from Burnham and Taplow to connect with trains at Slough.

    Please note that there is no scheduled service at Taplow on a Sunday.

    Sunday morning until 08:30

    Trains between London Paddington and Slough may be re-timed to depart up to 5 minutes later or earlier than usual.

    Late evening on Sunday from 20:45

    Some trains between London Paddington and Oxford / Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne. Connecting bus services will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

    Some local services between London Paddington and Twyford / Reading / Oxford / Newbury will not call at Burnham. Customers should travel via Slough to connect with bus replacement services to / from Burnham.

    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:

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

    The electrification of one of Britain's oldest and busiest railways will provide greener, more reliable journeys and improve connections across southern England and South Wales: London and Bristol, including Cardiff, Newbury and Oxford.

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    Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Arriva Trains Wales

    Routes affected

    Trains between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly and also between Maesteg and Holyhead / Shrewsbury

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Hereford and Shrewsbury, closing both lines.

    All weekend, buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury.

    Journey times will be extended by up to 60 minutes.

    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 Thameslink service on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Thameslink

    Routes affected

    Trains between Bedford / St Albans and Brighton / Sutton / Wimbledon

    Trains between London Bridge and Brighton / Wimbledon

    Trains between London Victoria and Sevenoaks

    Description

    Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Flitwick and Bedford, London St Pancras International and Loughborough Junction and also between Streatham and Wimbledon, with various lines closed.

    All weekend:

    Trains towards Bedford will be re-timed to depart later than usual.

    A reduced service will run between London Bridge and Wimbledon via Tooting

    On Sunday only:

    Thameslink services will use East Midlands Trains platforms at London St Pancras International.

    *No Thameslink service will run through central London on Sunday*

    The following alterations will apply:

    • An amended service will run between London St Pancras International and Bedford / Luton
    • An amended service will run between London Bridge and Brighton / Wimbledon (via Tooting)
    • An amended service will run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks

    Ticket acceptance:

    Customers travelling between London St Pancras International and London Bridge can use London Buses and London Underground services. Bus services will be provided outside of London Underground operating hours.

    To help with your journey, customers travelling to / from stations between Sutton and Wimbledon can also use local London Buses.

    Tickets will also be accepted on bus services provided by Southern, which will run between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction.

    Check before you travel:

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

    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 Streatham / West Croydon and Sutton on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

    Train companies affected

    Southern

    Routes affected

    Between London Victoria and Epsom / Sutton / Dorking

    Description

    Engineering work is taking place between Streatham / West Croydon and Sutton, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton and also between Streatham and Epsom (buses will run via both Mitcham Junction and Streatham Common).

    Trains that usually run between London Bridge and West Croydon via Streatham Common will be amended to run between London Bridge and East Croydon.

    An amended service will run between Epsom and Horsham / Dorking.

    Ticket acceptance:

    You may use South West Trains services between Epsom and Dorking.

    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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