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Sunday 20th, April

Posted : 2014-04-20 17:46:09

 


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Buses replace trains between Barmouth and Pwllheli until further notice  
Incident created
02/01/2014 17:00
Last updated
19/04/2014 06:56
Route affected
Description

Following damage to the railway caused by the storm surges and subsequent flooding in December, the line is currently closed between Barmouth and Pwllheli.

Railway engineers are working hard to repair severe damage at a number of locations, including Barmouth and Criccieth.

Up to and including Wednesday 30 April

Buses are replacing trains between Barmouth and Pwllheli.

From Thursday 1 May onwards

The line will re-open between Barmouth and Harlech on Thursday 1 May. Buses will continue to replace trains between Harlech and Pwllheli until further notice.

To check your journey up to and including 30 April, please use the National Rail Enquiries real time Journey Planner. The Journey Planner is being updated with services from 1 May onwards, please check back later.

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Proposed industrial action to affect London Underground during 28 to 30 April and 5 to 8 May
 
Incident created
17/04/2014 20:30
Last updated
18/04/2014 18:01
Route affected
Description

Industrial action affecting the London Underground service has been proposed to take place on the following dates:

  • From 21:00 on Monday 28 April until 21:00 on Wednesday 30 April
  • From 21:00 on Monday 5 May until 21:00 on Thursday 8 May

 

London Underground anticipate disruption to all services, should the industrial action go ahead. Further details about the level of service on the affected days will be provided as soon as this information is received.

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Engineering work affecting London Underground from 20:30 Thursday 17 to Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
17/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

District Line

No trains will run between Turnham Green and Ealing Broadway. Because of this there will be no interchange at Ealing Broadway.

Docklands Light Railway

No trains will run between Bow Church and Stratford. Because of this there will be no interchange at Stratford.

Bakerloo Line (Sunday)

No trains will run between Willesden Junction and Harrow & Wealdstone.

Additional engineering work not affecting main line stations

Piccadilly Line

No trains will run between Acton Town and Uxbridge.

Jubilee Line

No trains will run between London Waterloo and Finchley Road.

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No trains between Denmark Hill and Shortlands from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Denmark Hill and Shortlands closing the line.

Buses will run between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction, calling at Denmark Hill, Peckham Rye, Crofton Park, Catford, Bellingham and Beckenham Hill.

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks are diverted from Elephant & Castle to call additionally at Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction and not call at stations between Denmark Hill and Ravensbourne.  

Trains between London Victoria and Dartford will not run and trains between London Victoria and Orpington via Herne Hill will be reduced in frequency.

Valid rail tickets will be accepted on local buses between Ravensbourne and Beckenham Junction and also between Peckham Rye and Nunhead.

Valid rail tickets will also be accepted on London Underground services via any reasonable route between London Bridge / Cannon Street and Embankment / Charing Cross / Southwark / Elephant & Castle and Victoria.

Journey times will be extended by up to 60 minutes.

Planning your Journey

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To get options for your journey on London Underground and local buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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Buses replace trains between Meopham / Strood and Gillingham from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Gillingham closing all lines.

Trains between London Charing Cross (starting / terminating at London Cannon Street Fri-Sun) and Gillingham will start / terminate at Strood.

Trains between London Victoria and Dartford will not run.

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will run to revised timings and diverted to run non-stop between London Victoria and Strood, where these trains will start / terminate.

Trains between London Victoria and Gillingham will start / terminate at Sole Street.

Trains between Strood and Maidstone West will not run.  

Trains between London St Pancras International and Faversham will start / terminate at Ebbsfleet International or Maidstone West.

Buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham, calling at Rochester and Chatham and also between Strood and Gillingham, calling at all stations.

Buses will also run between Maidstone East and Gillingham.

Trains will resume between Gillingham and Canterbury East / Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

Southeastern are also affected by engineering work between London Charing Cross and London Bridge from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 April.

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Diverted trains between Swindon and Bristol Parkway on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014.
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Bristol Parkway closing all lines.

Some trains between London Paddington and Swansea will not run.

Trains are diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway via Bristol Temple Meads extending journey by 45 minutes.

Local trains between Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mere / Taunton will run between Filton Abbey Wood and Weston-super-Mere / Taunton. Customers should use other trains between  Bristol Parkway and Filton Abbey Wood.

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Reduced overnight / mid morning services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

From 22:00 Saturday until 12:00 Sunday and from 22:00 to 05:00 Monday, engineering work is taking place between Wolverton and Rugby closing all lines.

Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly are reduced to one train per hour.

Trains between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly are also diverted between Rugby and Stafford via Birmingham New Street.

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Amended First TransPennine Express services between Thornaby and Darlington from 21:30 Saturday 19 until 09:50 Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Thornaby and Darlington from 21:30 Saturday to 09: 50 closing all lines.

Trains between Middlesbrough and Manchester Airport are diverted between Thornaby and Northallerton and will not call at Darlington, but will call additionally at Yarm.

Customers should use earlier trains to / from Darlington.

Trains between Newcastle and Manchester Airport will run to amended timetable to / from Darlington.

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No First Capital Connect and Southern trains at London Bridge from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the London Bridge area closing some lines.

No trains will call at London Bridge.

First Capital Connect

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted between London Blackfriars and East Croydon and will not call at London Bridge but will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Southern

Friday, Saturday and Monday

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction via Tulse Hill. Customers travelling direct between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction will have to change buses at Tulse Hill.

Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will run between East Croydon and Uckfield.

Trains between London Bridge and Reigate / Tonbridge are amended to run between Reigate and Tonbridge.

A reduced service will run to / from Caterham with trains starting / terminating at London Victoria.

Trains will run between Tulse Hill and West Croydon / Tattenham Corner via Crystal Palace and Norwood Junction.

Trains will run between East Croydon and Horsham.

Sunday

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and Tulse Hill.

Trains will run between London Victoria and Horsham via Redhill.

Trains will run between Tulse Hill and Selhurst / Tattenham Corner via Crystal Palace and Norwood Junction.

Alternative travel options

Passengers may use London Underground Northern Line between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge.

Southern passengers may use First Capital Connect trains between East Croydon and Elephant & Castle.

Passengers may use London Underground on any reasonable route between London Victoria and London Bridge.

Passengers travelling to / from stations between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction via New Cross Gate, should use London Underground to Canada Water and London Overground between Canada Water and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction.

Planning your Journey

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To get options for your journey on London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

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No trains to / from London Charing Cross from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Charing Cross and London Bridge closing all lines.

All services to / from London Charing Cross are diverted to start from / terminate at London Cannon Street. 

Valid rail tickets will be accepted on London Underground services via any reasonable route between London Bridge / Cannon Street and Embankment / Charing Cross / Victoria.

On Saturday, services between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Greenwich will start / terminate at London Bridge and additional services will also operate between London Bridge and Gravesend. 

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Luton and Bedford from 23:45 on Saturday 19 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

After 23:45, engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Luton and Bedford.

Planning your Journey

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Amended services in the Warrington Bank Quay area after 11:00 on Saturday 19 and all day on Sunday 20 April 2014
More information on Amended services in the Warrington Bank Quay area after 11:00 on Saturday 19 and all day on Sunday 20 April 2014
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

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

From 11:00 Saturday and all day Sunday 

Arriva Trains Wales services are diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester and will run non stop. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Newton-le-Willows calling at all stations.

Northern Rail trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Bank Quay are replaced by buses between Earlestown and Warrington Bank Quay. These buses are extended to run to / from Newton-le-Willows. Trains between Chester / Ellesmere Port and Warrington Bank Quay are replaced by buses throughout.

Northern Rail are not affected by this engineering work on Sunday.

Virgin Trains are diverted between Crewe and Wigan North Western and will not call at Warrington Bank Quay but will call additionally at Manchester Piccadilly. Buses will run between Crewe and Wigan North Western.

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Buses replace trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

All weekend, engineering work is taking place between Carlisle and Carstairs  / Kirknewton closing all lines and until 12:20 on Sunday at Motherwell closing some lines.

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh but will not call at Haymarket. Customers should use other trains between Edinburgh and Haymarket.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Penrith and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

First ScotRail are only affected until 12:20 on Sunday.

Trains between Balloch and Motherwell are diverted to run between Balloch and Larkhall and will not call at Airbles or Motherwell. Buses will run between Hamilton Central and Motherwell.

Trains between Milngavie and Motherwell are diverted to run between Milngavie and Lanark and will not call at Motherwell. Buses will run between Bellshill and Motherwell.

Trains between Milngavie and Lanark are diverted between Bellshill and Wishaw and will not call at Motherwell and Shieldmuir. Buses will run between Motherwell and Wishaw to connect with the trains

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Buses replace trains between Kettering and Bedford on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Kettering and Bedford closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Kettering and Bedford with some buses extended to run between Leicester and Bedford.

Trains will run between Sheffield and Leicester / Kettering with some calling additionally at Loughborough.

Trains will run between Nottingham and Kettering calling additionally at Corby.

On Sunday trains will also run to a reduced timetable.

Customers may also use First Capital Connect trains between Bedford and London St Pancras International. 

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent closing all lines.

CrossCountry trains are diverted between Stafford and Stockport and will not call at Stoke-on-Trent, Kidsgrove and Macclesfield. On Saturday, buses will run between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent and on Sunday between Stafford and Stockport.

London Midland services are diverted between Stafford and Crewe and will not call at Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Kidsgrove and Alsager. Buses will run between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent. Customers should use East Midlands Trains for stations between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe.

Virgin Trains will run a reduced service with trains diverted between Stafford and Stockport and will not call at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. On Saturday, buses will run between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent and on Sunday between Stafford and Stockport

Journey Times will be extended by up to 25 minutes.

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Amended First Great Western service to / from London Paddington from Friday 18 until 14:00 Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Friday

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway closing some lines.

Trains from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central will depart earlier than the normal timetable, with some trains calling additionally at Didcot Parkway.

Trains from London Paddington to Oxford / Great Malvern / Hereford will depart earlier than the normal timetable. Trains from Hereford / Great Malvern / Oxford will have their journey times slightly extended. Some trains will call additionally at Maidenhead.

Trains between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn. Customers should use other trains between London Paddington and Reading.

Customers travelling on local trains between London Paddington and Oxford will have to change trains at Reading.

Saturday, Sunday and until 14:00 Monday 

Engineering work is taking place between Southall and Slough closing 2 out of 4 lines. Additionally, 2 out of 4 lines are closed between Reading and Didcot Parkway all day Sunday & 2 out of 4 lines are closed between Slough and Twyford until 09:00 on Sunday

Trains from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central will depart earlier than the normal timetable, with some trains calling additionally at Didcot Parkway.

Trains from London Paddington to Oxford / Great Malvern / Hereford will depart earlier than the normal timetable. Trains from Hereford / Great Malvern / Oxford will have their journey times slightly extended. Some trains will call additionally at Maidenhead and Didcot Parkway.

Late night Saturday and all day Sunday trains will not call at Pangbourne. Customers should use bus service between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Trains between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn. Customers should use other trains between London Paddington and Reading.

Customers travelling on local trains between London Paddington and Oxford will have to change trains at Reading for forward travel.

Some trains between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Penzance will not run with others calling additionally at Pewsey, Westbury, Castle Cary Taunton, Newton Abbot, and Totnes.

Trains between Slough and Windsor and Eton Central will run to an amended timetable.

Trains between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames will run to an amended timetable.

Additionally on Sunday.

Some early morning / late night trains between London Paddington and Twyford will not call at Burnham and Taplow. For these trains customers should use connecting bus services between Slough and Burnham and Taplow.

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No trains to / from Southampton Central from Friday 18 until Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Southampton Central area closing all lines.

No trains will call at Southampton Central.

Buses will run between Southampton and Eastleigh / Woolston / Romsey / Brockenhurst

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

First Great Western

Trains will be diverted between Romsey and Fareham, not calling at Southampton Central but calling additionally at Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh with some trains to / from Cardiff Central calling additionally at Dilton Marsh.

Customers should change at Eastleigh for road replacement buses to / from Southampton Central.

Some trains may start or terminate at Salisbury or Westbury. Customers should use alternative road / rail services to complete their journeys.

South West Trains

Buses will run between Southampton Central and Bournemouth (not calling at Beaulieu Road) / Romsey, passengers to and from Beaulieu Road should use customer help points to complete their journey.

Buses replace trains between Romsey and Southampton

Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Woolston.

Trains will run between Brockenhurst and Weymouth.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Journey times will be extended by at least 40 minutes.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

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

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Planning your Journey

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Reduced service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April 2014
 
Start date
18/04/2014 
End Date
21/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Langley closing some lines.

On Friday, Saturday and Monday a half hourly service will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport.

On Sunday, trains will run every 15 minutes between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport.

Some trains will not call at Acton Main Line, West Ealing, Hanwell.

Additionally until 15:00 on Monday, trains will not call at Hayes & Harlington.

Planning your Journey

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Amended timetable through Sheffield from 23:00 Saturday 19 and all day Sunday 20 April 2014
 
Start date
19/04/2014 
End Date
20/04/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Sheffield station closing some lines and platforms.

CrossCountry

Trains will run to an amended timetable with journey times slightly extended.

East Midlands Trains

On Saturday night the 21:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham service is diverted between Stockport and Chesterfield and will not call at Dore & Totley and Sheffield. Buses will run between Sheffield and Chesterfield to connect with this train.

On Sunday, trains between Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich are diverted between Stockport and Chesterfield and will not call at Dore & Totley and Sheffield. These trains will call additionally at Chinley, Edale, Hope, Bamford, Hathersage, Grindleford and Dronfield. Customers to / from Sheffield should use other East Midlands Trains between Sheffield and Chesterfield.

First TransPennine Express

Saturday

21:47 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield is replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.

Sunday

Trains will run to an amended timetable with some trains calling additionally at Dore & Totley.

The 07:50 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly.

Some trains between Sheffield to Manchester Airport are replaced by buses between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

11:26 / 16:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport are diverted between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly via Huddersfield and will not call at Stockport. These trains will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly, customers should use alternative trains to Stockport and Manchester Airport.

19:26 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport is diverted between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly via Huddersfield and will not call at Stockport. Customers should change at Manchester Piccadilly and use alternative trains to Stockport.

Passengers to / from Stockport should travel via / change trains at Manchester Piccadilly.

The 14:55 and 19:55 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will start from Manchester Piccadilly. Alternative train services are available between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:55 Manchester Airport to Sheffield service will be replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.

Monday

03:25 / 05:12 Sheffield to Manchester Airport are replaced by buses throughout.

Northern Rail

Sheffield and Leeds via Moorthorpe

On Saturday, late night trains are replaced by buses between Sheffield and Swinton.

On Saturday, 22:44 Leeds to Sheffield is replaced by a bus between Wakefield Westgate and Sheffield.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Sheffield and Moorthorpe.

Sheffield and Leeds via Barnsley

On Saturday, 21:37 Leeds to Sheffield is replaced by a bus between Barnsley and Sheffield.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Meadowhall and Sheffield.

Sheffield and Doncaster

On Sunday buses replace trains between Sheffield and Meadowhall.

Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

On Sunday buses replace trains between Sheffield and Hathersage

Huddersfield and Lincoln

Saturday

Late night trains between Sheffield and Worksop / Retford are replaced by bus throughout. 

20:18 Huddersfield to Retford is replaced by a bus between Worksop and Retford.

22:18 Huddersfield to Sheffield is replaced by a bus between Barnsley and Sheffield.

22:41 Sheffield to Huddersfield is replaced by a bus between Sheffield and Barnsley.

Sunday

Buses replace trains between Meadowhall and Sheffield.

Trains between Sheffield and Lincoln will run to a revised timetable.

Leeds and Nottingham (Sunday)

Trains will run to an amended timetable and are diverted between Sheffield and Nottingham and will not call at Dronfield, Chesterfield, Alfreton and Langley Mill.

Buses will run between Sheffield and Chesterfield calling at Dronfield. Customers for Alfreton and Langley Mill should use East Midlands Trains. 

Planning your Journey

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