Planned Train Disruptions and Engineering Works

To improve and maintain the railway, Network Rail regularly carry out planned engineering and improvement work on our lines. Below are some of the essential engineering and improvement works that may affect you. So please, plan your journey in advance or keep up to speed with our online live departure and arrival boards.

Essential engineering works are taking place across our network in June impacting the following routes / stations:

Works impacting journeys on the West Coast Mainline (between Birmingham – Northampton - London)

Saturday 19 June

  • Services between Northampton / Milton Keynes / Tring – London Euston will run to an amended timetable

Sunday 20 June

  • From 12.00 – 20.00, services between Northampton – London Euston will run to an amended timetable
  • Trains between Birmingham New Street – London Euston will run between Birmingham – Northampton only

Sunday 27 June

  • Until 19.00 Services between Northampton – London Euston will run between Milton Keynes – London Euston only
  • Services between Birmingham New Street – Northampton will run between Birmingham New Street – Coventry / Rugby only
  • Services between Crewe – Birmingham New Street – London will be diverted, and will not call at Northampton and Long Buckby
  • Fully accessible buses will run between Rugby – Northampton and Northampton – Milton Keynes

Crewe / Birmingham / Northampton – London Euston

Saturday 3 July & Sunday 4 July

  • Trains between London Euston - Tring / Milton Keynes / Northampton will run to a reduced timetable.
  • Most journeys between Birmingham New Street – London Euston will require a change at Northampton.
  • On Saturday 3 July, most journeys between Crewe – London Euston will require a change at Milton Keynes. On Sunday 4 July, Crewe – London trains will run to an amended timetable between Milton Keynes – London.

Monday 12 – Thursday 15 July

  • After 21.50, trains from London Euston – Northampton will run between London Euston – Milton Keynes only (to a reduced timetable).
  • Fully accessible buses replace trains between Milton Keynes – Northampton.
  • On the above dates, the 21.54 and 22.14 Birmingham New Street – London Euston services will not call at Long Buckby & Northampton.

Saturday 17 July

  • Until 20.00, trains between London Euston – Tring / Milton Keynes / Northampton will operate to a reduced timetable.
  • Trains will not call at Wembley Central (apart from some early morning services).
  • Most journeys between Birmingham New Street – London Euston will require a change at Northampton.
  • Trains between London Euston – Crewe will depart slightly earlier and arrive slightly later than usual.

Sunday 18 July

  • From 12.00 – 21.00, trains between London Euston – Crewe will depart slightly earlier / arrive slightly later than usual.
  • Some trains from London Euston – Birmingham New Street will depart slightly earlier than usual.

Saturday 24th July

  • Until 20.00, trains between London Euston – Tring / Milton Keynes / Northampton will operate to a reduced timetable and will not call at Wembley Central (except some early morning services).
  • Most journeys between Birmingham New Street – London Euston will require a change at Northampton.
  • Trains between London Euston – Crewe will depart slightly earlier / arrive slightly later than usual.

Sunday 25 July

  • Trains between London Euston – Crewe will not run.
  • Fully accessible buses will operate between Rugby – Stafford. Customers are advised to use alternative routes between London Euston – Rugby and between Stafford – Crewe.
  • Some trains from London Euston – Birmingham New Street will depart slightly earlier than usual.

Monday 19 – Friday 23 July

Some trains between London Euston – Watford / Tring / Milton Keynes / Northampton / Birmingham New Street / Crewe will depart from London Euston slightly earlier / arrive at London Euston slightly later than usual.

Saturday 31 July

  • Trains between London Euston – Northampton will run to a reduced timetable.
  • Fully accessible buses replace trains between Rugby – Stafford.

From Sunday 4 April, the number 14 bus will no longer call at Barlaston and Wedgwood. Going forward, both stations will be served by the number 100 bus service on behalf of London Northwestern Railway.

The number 100 provides services at Barlaston and Wedgwood between the hours of 06.30 - 17.45 Monday - Friday, and between 08.30 - 17.45 on Saturdays and Bank Holidays.

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Dates Alterations
Sat, 29/05/2021 to Tue, 01/06/2021 Amended London Northwestern Railway service to / from London Euston from Saturday 29 to Monday 31 May
Locations affected: Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe / Chester / Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street / Preston / Blackpool North / Lancaster / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh All London Northwestern Railway routes to / from London Euston
Sat, 29/05/2021 to Tue, 01/06/2021 Buses replace trains between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway on Saturday 29 and until 12:15 on Sunday 30 May
Locations affected: Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street
Mon, 31/05/2021 to Fri, 04/06/2021 Buses replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from 21:50 until service ends from Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June
Locations affected: Between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn
Wed, 02/06/2021 to Sat, 05/06/2021 Amended late night / early morning services to / from Bushey from Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 June
Locations affected: Between London Euston and Northampton
Sat, 05/06/2021 to Sun, 06/06/2021 Amended 00:35 London Euston to Northampton service on Saturday 5 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton
Sun, 06/06/2021 to Mon, 07/06/2021 Amended services between Wolverhampton and Stafford on Sunday 6 June
Locations affected: Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Chester / Holyhead West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury
Sun, 06/06/2021 to Mon, 07/06/2021 Buses replace morning trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton on Sunday 6 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton
Mon, 07/06/2021 to Fri, 11/06/2021 Amended 21:57 Rugeley Trent Valley to Northampton service from Monday 7 to Thursday 10 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between Rugeley Trent Valley and Northampton
Sun, 13/06/2021 to Mon, 14/06/2021 Buses replace trains between Tame Bridge Parkway and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley on Sunday 13 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between Rugeley Trent Valley and Northampton West Midlands Railway between Rugeley Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton
Mon, 14/06/2021 to Fri, 18/06/2021 Amended 20:12 Peterborough to Nottingham service from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 June
Locations affected: East Midlands Railway between Peterborough and Nottingham
Mon, 14/06/2021 to Sat, 19/06/2021 Amended trains to / from Bushey from Monday 14 to Friday 18 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Northampton
Sat, 19/06/2021 to Sun, 20/06/2021 Amended 00:35 London Euston to Northampton service on Saturday 19 June
Locations affected: Between London Euston and Northampton
Sat, 19/06/2021 to Mon, 21/06/2021 Amended service to / from London Euston on Sunday 20 June
Locations affected: All routes to / from London Euston
Mon, 21/06/2021 to Sat, 26/06/2021 Amended late night / early morning trains to / from Atherstone from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June
Locations affected: London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Northampton and Crewe
Sun, 27/06/2021 to Mon, 28/06/2021 Buses replace trains at Northampton until 19:00 on Sunday 27 June
Locations affected: All routes through Northampton
Mon, 28/06/2021 to Sat, 03/07/2021 Amended late night / early morning service at Atherstone from Monday 28 toJune to Friday 2 July
Locations affected: Between London Euston and Crewe
Wed, 30/06/2021 to Sat, 03/07/2021 Amended late night / early morning service at Bushey from Wednesday 30 June to Friday 2 July
Locations affected: Between London Euston and Northampton