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Monday 20th, October

Posted : 2014-10-19 13:46:08

 


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Industrial action to affect some Arriva Trains Wales services in North Wales on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 October 2014
Incident created
17/10/2014 13:48
Last updated
19/10/2014 06:30
Route affected
Description

As a result of industrial action being taken in North Wales by Conductors belonging to the RMT union, there may be some changes to the Arriva Trains Wales timetable on the following routes:

  • Llandudno - Chester - Manchester
  • Holyhead - Chester - Birmingham
  • Holyhead - Chester - Cardiff Central
  • Llandudno - Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Chester - Crewe
  • Wrexham Central - Bidston

 

Full details of the changes have not yet been confirmed, so please check back nearer the date of travel.

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Disruption through Lewisham until the end of October 2014
Incident created
30/09/2014 14:51
Last updated
19/10/2014 06:26
Route affected
Description

Ongoing repair work at Lewisham is causing disruption to services through the station. The crossing that allows trains to run from the Bexleyheath line through Lewisham towards London Victoria has broken. This crossing is a specialist piece of equipment and it is taking some time to build a replacement.

Until then, trains between London Victoria and Dartford via Bexleyheath will be diverted via Sidcup and will stop additionally at Crayford, Sidcup, New Eltham, Mottingham and Hither Green.

Passengers travelling between London Victoria and stations between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath will need to change trains at Lewisham.

Alternative routes where tickets will be accepted

Passengers may use:

  • Stations on the lines through Woolwich or Sidcup at no additional cost.
  • London Underground services between London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street and London Victoria.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham, Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal.
 

To check your journey up to and including Friday 24 October, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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No trains calling at Hornsey or Harringay after 23:59 on Saturday 18 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Alexandra and Finsbury Park with various line closures.

The 23:38 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross and 23:30 Stevenage to London Kings Cross services will not call at Hornsey or Harringay. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey.

Planning your Journey

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

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

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Buses replace trains between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge until 10:30 on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Sevenoaks area with lines closed to Tonbridge.

Buses replace trains between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.

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 between Shrewsbury and Chester after 23:55 on Saturday 18 until 11:55 on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester with all lines closed.

23:33 (Saturday) Shrewsbury to Chester will be diverted, a bus will run between Shrewsbury and Chester calling at stations normally served by the train.

08:08 (Sunday) Chester to Wrexham General, bus replaces train throughout.

09:22 (Sunday) Chester to Birmingham International will be diverted, a bus will run between Chester and Shrewsbury calling at stations normally served by the train.

10:16 (Sunday) Shrewsbury to Chester will be diverted, a bus will run between Shrewsbury and Chester calling at stations normally served by the train.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service to and from Weymouth from 22:00 on Saturday 18 to 15:05 on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wareham and Wool with all lines closed.

On Saturday the following trains are amended:

21:35 London Waterloo to Weymouth, is replaced by a bus between Bournemouth and Weymouth.

21:40 Weymouth to Wareham will run additionally.

22:10 Weymouth to Eastleigh, bus replaces train between Weymouth and Wareham with the train starting from Wareham and extended to Winchester.

22:40 Wool to Wareham will now start from Weymouth

22:54 Wareham to Wool bus service is extended to Weymouth.

23:10 Weymouth to Bournemouth, bus replaces train throughout.

23:17 Wool to Weymouth will not run.

On Sunday until 15:05 buses replace trains between Wareham and Dorchester South / Weymouth. 

Planning your Journey

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No trains calling at Hamilton Square from Monday 29 September until March 2015
Start date
29/09/2014 
End date
31/03/2015 
Route affected
Description

Hamilton Square will be closed for refurbishment from Monday 29 September until late March 2015. 

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

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 until 13 December and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes from 14 December are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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Buses replace trains between Basildon / Stanford-le-Hope and Benfleet on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Pitsea area closing all lines between Basildon / Stanford-le-Hope and Benfleet.

Buses replace trains between Stanford-le-Hope and Benfleet calling at Basildon and Pitsea and also between Basildon and Benfleet (non-stop).

Trains will run to an amended timetable and will operate between:

London Fenchurch Street and Basildon via Laindon.

London Fenchurch Street and Stanford-le-Hope via Ockendon.

Barking and Grays via Rainham.

Benfleet and Shoeburyness.

c2c tickets will be accepted on Abellio Greater Anglia services between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria.

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 between Brighton and Lewes / Three Bridges / Worthing on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton. On Saturday the line is shut between Haywards Heath and Brighton. On Sunday the line is shut between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Lewes.

An amended Thameslink service will run between Bedford to Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Haywards Heath.

An amended Southern service will run between London Victoria and Brighton / Portsmouth with services being diverted via Horsham.

An amended service will also run between Brighton and Ore / Horsham / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central.

Southern tickets will be accepted on Southeastern services between St Leonards Warrior Square and London Bridge.

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 18:18 London Kings Cross to Skipton service on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Keighley and Skipton.

The 18:18 London Kings Cross to Skipton will terminate at Leeds, passengers should use other operators services to Skipton.

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 between Edinburgh and Berwick-upon-Tweed / Newcraighall / North Berwick on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Edinburgh and Berwick-upon-Tweed with all lines closed.

Journey times will be extended on all routes.

CrossCountry

An amended service will run with buses replacing trains between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh. 

Passengers travelling between Newcastle and Edinburgh are advised to travel on East Coast diverted rail services.

East Coast

An approximately hourly service will run to and from Scotland which will be diverted to / from Newcastle via Carlisle.

Passengers for Morpeth / Alnmouth / Berwick-upon-Tweed and Dunbar should use alternative services.

ScotRail

On Saturday buses replace trains between Edinburgh and Newcraighall / Dunbar.

All weekend, buses replace trains between Edinburgh and North Berwick.

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 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Swansea with all lines closed.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

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 between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport until approximately 06:25 on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

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

Heathrow Connect

The first train from London Paddington is at 06:27 to Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3,4 and 07:07 from Heathrow Terminal 4 to London Paddington.

Heathrow Express

The first train from London Paddington is at 06:25 to Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3,5 and 06:18 from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington.

 

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 Ashford International area on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

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

Some services between London St Pancras International and Faversham will be extended to call at Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate.

Ashford International to Canterbury West services at 10 past the hour will not run.

Until 16:40, London Charing Cross to Ramsgate via Canterbury West services are diverted after Ashford International to call additionally at Folkestone West, Folkestone Central and terminate at Dover Priory. After this time, these services will terminate at Ashford International.

Until 16:42, London St Pancras International to Margate services will terminate at Ebbsfleet International. After this time they will run as normal to Ramsgate then be diverted via an alternative route to Ashford International.

Until the 17:12 service, trains between London St Pancras International and Dover Priory will not run.

Replacement bus services will run directly between Ashford International and Canterbury West / Ebbsfleet International and between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, calling at all stations. This is likely to extend journey times by up to 70 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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Amended service between Lewisham and Hayes on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
18/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Hayes, closing some lines.

On Saturday, services that usually run between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Hayes will run between Beckenham Junction and Hayes. A replacement bus service will run between Lewisham and Beckenham Junction, calling at all stations.

On Sunday, London Charing Cross to Hayes services will not run, a replacement bus service is running between Lewisham and Hayes, calling at all stations. London Charing Cross to Dartford services that depart at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour will call additionally at St Johns. London Charing Cross to Gillingham services that depart at 09 and 39 minutes past the hour will call additionally at New Cross.

Planning your Journey    

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Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central / Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 19 October 2014
Start date
19/10/2014 
End date
19/10/2014 
Route affected
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central / Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil with various line closures. 

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

From 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

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