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Monday 30th, March

 

Posted : 2015-03-23 17:23:06

 

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Amended First Hull Trains service on Monday 23 March
Incident created
23/03/2015 03:02
Last updated
23/03/2015 16:48
Route affected
Description

First Hull Trains are running an amended service today, Monday 23 March because of a train fault. The following changes will apply:

Hull to London Kings Cross

  • 15:10 Hull to London Kings Cross service will start from Selby - passengers travelling from Hull / Brough are advised to use the 14:57 Hull to Doncaster service and change at Doncaster. Passengers travelling from Howden are advised to use the 15:39 Hull to Leeds service and change at Leeds for the 16:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service.
  • 17:10 Hull to London Kings Cross service will not run. A bus will run between Hull and Doncaster, calling at Brough and Howden. Passengers should travel between Doncaster and London on the 18:26 service to London Kings Cross. Passengers travelling from Selby are advised to use the 17:39 Hull to Leeds service and change at Leeds for the 18:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service.

London Kings Cross to Hull

  • 18:50 London Kings Cross to Beverley service will be replaced by a bus between Hull and Beverley.
  • 20:30 London Kings Cross to Hull service will start from Doncaster - passengers are advised to travel between London and Doncaster on the 20:35 London Kings Cross to Leeds service. Passengers travelling to Retford should also travel on this service and leave the train at Newark North Gate for a replacement bus service to Retford.

 

If your train is not listed above, it is still scheduled to run as planned.

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Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Nuneaton / Tamworth until the end of service

Incident created
23/03/2015 08:37
Last updated
23/03/2015 16:21
Route affected
Description

A problem with lineside equipment near Water Orton is causing disruption to trains between Birmingham New Street and Nuneaton / Tamworth. The following changes are expected to apply until the end of service today:

  • Trains between Birmingham New Street and the north east of England / Scotland are being diverted via Lichfield, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes. These services will not call at Tamworth
  • Trains can run normally between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street
  • An hourly shuttle service will run between Coleshill Parkway and Nottingham calling at Wilnecote, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent, Willington, Long Eaton and Beeston. Trains will depart Coleshill Parkway at 28 minutes past the hour and depart from Nottingham at 10 minutes past the hour 
  • Local services between Birmingham New Street and Leicester are suspended
  • An hourly service will run between Coleshill Parkway and Stansted Airport. These will call additionally at Hinckley, Narborough and South Wigston
  • A replacement bus is running between Birmingham International and Coleshill Parkway

 

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use their tickets on the following operators on any reasonable route:

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains
  • Virgin Trains East Coast
  • National Express bus service 70 between Coleshill, Water Orton and Birmingham City Centre.  

 

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Amended Southeastern services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southeastern network with the following trains amended:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 

23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham will not run.

23:55 additional London St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International calling at Stratford International, a connecting bus will run from Ebbsfleet International to Faversham calling at stations normally served by the 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

00:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate, bus replaces train between Gillingham and Faversham.

00:29 Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea, bus replaces train throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

00:15 London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells, bus replaces train between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

00:18 London Charing Cross to Gillingham, bus replaces train between Dartford and Gillingham.

Thursday

22:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory, bus replaces train between Ashford International and Dover Priory

23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate will be diverted and not call at Folkestone West to Sandwich inclusive, a connecting bus will run from Ashford International to Ramsgate calling at stations normally served by the train.

23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory will be diverted and call additionally at Wye, Chilham, Chartham, Canterbury West and not call at Westenhanger to Folkestone Central inclusive, a connecting bus will run between Ashford Interntional and Dover Priory calling at Sandling, Folkestone Central, Westenhanger passengers should use connecting buses via Sandling. 

Planning Your Journey

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

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No trains calling at Denham Golf Club from Monday 16 March to Friday 19 June 2015

Start date
16/03/2015 
End date
19/06/2015 
Route affected
Description

Due to platform improvements, no trains will call at Denham Golf Club.

A minibus will run between Gerrards Cross and Denham Golf Club.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes to Friday 27 March and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes from Saturday 28 March are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel. 

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Amended service between Reading and Newbury from 22:10 on Sunday 22 March 2015

Start date
22/03/2015 
End date
23/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Newbury, with the following trains amended:

22:14 Reading to Newbury will terminate at Reading. A replacement bus will run from Reading to Newbury.

22:44 Reading to Newbury will be replaced by a bus.

23:23 Newbury to Reading will not run. Passengers will need to travel on the 23:45 Newbury to Reading.

Planning your Journey

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

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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford after 22:00 on Sunday 22 March 2015

Start date
22/03/2015 
End date
23/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Shrewsbury / Chester, with some lines closed.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Shrewsbury. A replacement bus will run from Shrewsbury to Hereford where there will be an additional train service at 00:36 to Cardiff Central (set down only).

The 21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester service will terminate at Hereford. A replacement bus will run from Hereford to Chester (set down only).

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended service in the Basingstoke / Woking / Guildford area on Sunday 22 March 2015

Start date
22/03/2015 
End date
23/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Weybridge and Winchester / Andover and also between Woking and Guildford, with various line closures.

CrossCountry

Services will be diverted via Guildford, extending journey times by approximately 60 minutes and not calling at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway.

Buses will run between Reading and Winchester, calling at Basingstoke.

South West Trains

Services between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour will be diverted and will not call at Woking. They will call additionally at Surbiton.

Services between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will not run.

Services between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Woking) will run between London Waterloo and Weybridge only.

Services between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will run between Andover and Exeter St Davids only.

Services between London Waterloo and Weymouth will be diverted and will not call at Woking, Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. They will depart from London Waterloo and Clapham Junction earlier than usual.

Services between London Waterloo and Woking (via Hounslow) will be diverted to start / terminate at Weybridge.

Services between London Waterloo and Poole will run between Winchester and Poole only.

Services between Woking and Alton will not run.

22:15 London Waterloo to Salisbury will run between Andover and Honiton.

23:35 London Waterloo to Salisbury will not run.

Additional trains will run between Winchester and Southampton Central.

Additional trains will run between Alton and Guildford.

Buses will run between Guildford and Basingstoke / Woking / Winchester / Weybridge, between Basingstoke and Weybridge / Winchester and also between Woking and Winchester.

Journey times are likely to be extended by at least 30 minutes.

Additional travel information

Due to Weybridge half marathon, until 12:00 there is no road access to / from Weybridge station. Therefore buses will be unable to call at Weybridge. Passengers should use Walton-on-Thames.

Due to Fleet half marathon, between 09:00 and 14:00 there is no road access to / from Fleet station.Therefore buses will be unable to call at Fleet. Passengers should use Winchfield or Farnborough Main.

Planning your Journey

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

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Buses replace trains between Rock Ferry and Chester / Ellesmere Port on Sunday 22 March 2015

Start date
22/03/2015 
End date
23/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rock Ferry and Chester / Ellesmere Port closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Rock Ferry and Chester / Ellesmere Port.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended First TransPennine Express services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the First TransPennine Express network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:20 Manchester Airport to York will not call at Manchester Victoria.

23:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North is replaced by a bus between Preston and Blackpool North.

Tuesday to Friday

03:37 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus between Blackpool North and Preston.

04:47 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport is replaced by a bus between Blackpool North and Preston.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended services between Princes Risborough and Banbury from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Princes Risborough and Bicester North, with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:20 London Marylebone to Banbury will be retimed to run later between Princes Risborough and Banbury.

Tuesday to Friday

00:05 London Marylebone to Banbury will be retimed to run later between Princes Risborough and Banbury.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended First Great Western services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
28/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the First Great Western network. The following trains are amended:

Monday

00:07 Basingstoke to Reading is replaced by a bus throughout.

Monday to Tuesday

From approximately 21:30 each night, no trains will call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Monday to Thursday

From approximately 22:00 each night, buses replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn.

23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central is diverted and will set down only at Newport.

Tuesday to Friday

Until approximately 05:15 each morning, no trains will call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Wednesday

From approximately 22:10, no trains will call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Friday

From approximately 23:00, no trains will call at Pangbourne. Passengers should use connecting buses via Tilehurst.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended Northern Rail services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place across parts of the Northern Rail network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

22:02 Blackpool South to Colne is replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.

22:48 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout.

22:48 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly is diverted and will not call at Stockport. A bus will run from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.

23:06 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria.

23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly is diverted and will not call at stations between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly, calling all stations.

23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus between Preston and Manchester Victoria.

23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield is replaced by a bus throughout.

23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe is diverted and will not call at stations between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, stopping to set down only from Wilmslow.

Tuesday to Friday

04:40 Preston to Colne will not run.

04:52 Blackpool North to Colne is replaced by a bus between Blackpool North and Preston.

05:19 Blackpool South to Colne will start from Blackpool North. A bus will run from Blackpool South to Preston.

05:31 Colne to Blackpool South is replaced by a bus between Colne and Blackburn.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended 23:10 Dalston Junction to West Croydon from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and West Croydon closing some lines.

23:10 Dalston Junction to West Croydon service will be diverted to terminate at Crystal Palace.

23:41 Dalston Junction to West Croydon will run as normal. 

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended Great Northern services each night from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
28/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night over some parts of the Great Northern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

22:14 and 23:14 London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn are replaced by buses between Ely and Kings Lynn.

Monday to Friday

Between approximately 23:00 each night and 05:00 each morning, trains travelling towards London will not call at Hornsey or Harringay. Passengers should circulate via Finsbury Park or use local buses.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended London Midland services each night from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rugby and Northampton, with various line closures.

After 21:30 each night, buses replace trains between Rugby and Northampton.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended Southern services each night from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place each night across parts of the Southern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:17 London Victoria to Worthing is diverted to terminate at Brighton. A bus will run from Brighton to Worthing.

Tuesday to Friday

00:04 Brighton to West Worthing is replaced by a bus throughout.

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing is replaced by a bus between Brighton and Worthing.

00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne is replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

Planning your Journey

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

 

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Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

20:35, 21:35 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Parkway are replaced by buses.

21:40 and 22:40 Ebbw Vale Parkway to Cardiff Central are replaced by buses.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and not call at stations between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

22:12 and 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted and not call at Runcorn East, Frodsham or Helsby. Buses will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester, calling at Runcorn East, Frodsham and Helsby.

Tuesday to Friday

00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester departs at 00:50 and is diverted.

03:36 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly departs at 03:26 and is diverted.

Planning your journey

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

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Amended Virgin Trains services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Virgin Trains network with the following trains being amended.

Monday to Thursday

22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston will be diverted and not call at Northampton. A bus will run from Rugby to Northampton, calling at Long Buckby.

23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and not call at Macclesfield or Stockport. A bus will run from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport, calling at Macclesfield.

Tuesday to Friday

05:25 Blackpool North to Crewe will start from Preston. Passengers from Blackpool North, Poulton-le-Fylde and Kirkham & Wesham should use the Northern Rail 05:11 Blackpool North to York service.

Planning your Journey

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

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CANCELLED: Engineering work affecting Abellio Greater Anglia services from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
26/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

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

Planning your Journey

The Journey Planners have been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work, so to get options for your journey please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Amended 00:48 Manchester Victoria to York service on Monday 23 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
23/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge, closing the line.

The 00:48 Manchester Victoria to York service will be replaced by a bus.

Planning your Journey

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

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Amended South West Trains services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
23/03/2015 
End date
27/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the South West Trains network with the following trains amended:

Monday and Tuesday

The 23:05 London Waterloo to Poole service will be replaced by a bus between Southampton Central and Poole, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes.

Tuesday and Wednesday

The 00:05 London Waterloo to Bournemouth service will be replaced by a bus between Southampton Central and Bournemouth, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes.

Wednesday and Thursday

The 23:35 London Waterloo to Southampton Central service will be replaced by a bus between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes.

Thursday and Friday

The 00:05 London Waterloo to Bournemouth will be replaced by a bus between Eastleigh and Bournemouth, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes.

The 01:05 London Waterloo to Southampton Central will be replaced will be replaced by a bus between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:57 Exeter St Davids to Salisbury service will be diverted via Westbury and arrive at Salisbury 37 minutes later than usual.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:25 Guildford to London Waterloo will be replaced by a bus between Guildford and Wimbledon, extending journey times by approximately 40 minutes.

Planning your Journey

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

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Major engineering work at London Bridge from January 2015 until January 2018

Start date
05/01/2015 
End date
31/01/2018 
Route affected
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.

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

Travelling at the weekend

Throughout the programme, different services will be impacted on some weekends and bank holidays

On most weekends, particularly on Sundays, Waterloo East, London Bridge, 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 Charing Cross / Cannon Street are closed, you’ll be able to use your ticket on selective alternative routes to complete your journey at no extra charge.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, from 5 January 2015, not call at London Bridge, however there will be a limited service between London Bridge and Brighton.

Southeastern services to and from London Charing Cross will not call at London Bridge between 12 January 2015 and August 2016. As well as the impact to Southeastern and Thameslink services, Southern and South West Trains passengers will not be able to interchange onto Southeastern Charing Cross services at London Bridge.

For a full list of major service changes visit http://www.thameslinkprogramme.co.uk/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
  • Look at the other options available at the London end of your journey, for example walking from your final station stop to get where you want to go. It's often quicker to walk between stations in and around London Bridge than many people think. The Thameslink Programme has produced walking maps to help you map out the options for you. You could also consider cycling or using the bus.
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:

  • Between London Bridge and Waterloo/Southwark on Jubilee Line and on bus services (services 381 and RV1)
  • Between London Bridge and Charing cross on Jubilee/Bakerloo/Northern Lines and on bus services (services RV1 and 15)
  • Between Cannon Street and Charing Cross/Embankment on District/Circle and on bus services (service 15)
  • Between Elephant and Castle and London Bridge on Northern Line and on bus services (service 35, 40, 133 & 343)
  • Between Blackfriars and London Bridge and on bus services (service 17 (Blackfriars North), 381 & RV1 (Blackfriars South)

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

Southern (and any permitted route) passengers who currently interchange onto National Rail services at London Bridge for travel to Charing Cross or 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 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. 

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square until Friday 27 March 2015

Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
31/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment with trains not calling until Friday 27 March 2015. 

This is part of a continuing project to renovate all of Merseyrail's underground stations, with Liverpool Central overhauled in 2012 and Liverpool Lime Street and James Street, in 2013. 

As part of the £4 million refurbishment programme platforms, walkways and the upper concourse area are all being redeveloped, giving an improved and altogether more enjoyable travel experience.

During this closure, trains will still travel through Hamilton Square station, but will not stop.

Passengers travelling towards West Kirby or New Brighton are advised to use Conway Park station and passengers travelling towards Chester or Ellesmere Port to use Birkenhead Central station. Passengers travelling towards Liverpool can use either station.

Planning your Journey

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

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Buses replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town until 5 September 2015

Start date
15/02/2014 
End date
05/09/2015 
Route affected
Description

Chiltern Railways in partnership with Network Rail, are investing £130 million in building a new rail link between Oxford and London Marylebone.

This will include:

  • Laying almost a mile of new track between Bicester Town to just south of Bicester North to join the main line between Birmingham and London Marylebone
  • Renewal of existing track and signalling equipment 
  • A new station between Oxford and Islip called Oxford Parkway
 

From September 2015 Chiltern Railways will introduce a new service between London Marylebone and Oxford Parkway.

From spring 2016 these services will begin to run from the centre of Oxford. 

To allow this improvement work to take place the line between Oxford and Bicester Town will be closed until September 2015, as a result buses will replace trains between Oxford and Bicester Town.

Planning your Journey

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

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