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Today's Disruptions

February's Disruptions

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Monday 27 April until Thursday 30 April

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby 23:50, calling at Long Buckby 00:15, and Northampton 00:40 only.

  • 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

    Routes:

    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: From Monday 27 April until Thursday 30 April

    What is happening?

    The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service, will be diverted via Alsager and Crewe, not calling at Macclesfield or Stockport.


    On Monday 27 April only, this service will be diverted from Rugby via the West Midlands, to Stafford.


     

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Stoke-on-Trent, calling at Macclesfield and Stockport only.

  • 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Tuesday 21 April until Friday 24 April

    What is happening?

    The 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston service, will start from Birmingham New Street at booked time.

    Alternative route:

    Passengers are advised to use the 05.24 Wolverhampton to London Euston service.


    Passengers for Rugby, should also use the 05.24 service, changing at Coventry for a London Midland service.

  • 22.30 and 23.30 London Euston to Wolverhampton

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Monday 20 April until Thursday 23 April

    What is happening?

    Both the 22.30 and 23.30 London Euston to Wolverhampton services, will terminate at Birmingham New Street.

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Monday 13 April

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby 23:50, calling at Long Buckby 00:15, and Northampton 00:40 only.

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Wednesday 08 April until Thursday 09 April

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

  • Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District blocked

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: Sunday 05 April

    What is happening?

    Route improvement work will be taking place between Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District from 10:30 Hours until 23:00 Hours.

    Alternative route:

    Train services to be retimed or cancelled. Rail replacement road service to operate (tba).   

  • Crewe to Warrington Bank Quay blocked

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Saturday 04 April until Monday 06 April

    What is happening?

    Route improvement work will be taking place between Crewe and Warrington Bank Quay from 13:00 Hours on Saturday until 05:00 Hours on Monday 06 April.

    Alternative route:

    Train services on the Scottish routes to be diverted via Cheadle Hulme and Manchester Piccadilly.


    Rail replacement road service to operate (tba).

  • Route improvements between Northampton and Rugby

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester
    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Saturday 04 April until Monday 06 April

    What is happening?

    Route improvement work will be taking place between:


    Northamtpton and Rugby from 23:05 Hours on Saturday until 22:05 Hours on Sunday 5 February.


    Hemel Hempstead and Wolverton from 20:10 Hours on Saturday until 03:00 Hours on Monday 6 April.

    Alternative route:

    All trains services to be retimed and travel via Northampton.

  • Anglo - Scottish services diverted via Dumfries

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Saturday 04 April until Tuesday 07 April

    What is happening?

    Route improvement work will be taking place between Gretna and Lockerbie from 08:00 Hours on Saturday until 06:00 Hours on Tuesday 07 April.

    Alternative route:

    London Euston / Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central / Edinburgh  services to be diverted via Dumfries, or start / terminate at Carlisle.

  • Easter - London Euston to Watford Junction blocked

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester
    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Saturday 04 April until Monday 06 April

    What is happening?

    On Saturday and Sunday only, most services will start from / terminate at either Milton Keynes Central / Rugby. Some services will call additionally at stations en route.


    On Monday 6 April, until 16:30 Hours, there will be a reduced service into / out of London Euston. 


    More details to follow.

  • Good Friday - Amended Service

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester
    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: Friday 03 April

    What is happening?

    Most services will start from / terminate at either Milton Keynes Central / Rugby. Some services will call additionally at stations en route. 


    We will be operating an hourly service in both directions, between Watford Junction and North Wales. 


    More details to follow.

  • 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Tuesday 31 March until Thursday 02 April

    What is happening?

    The 05:00 Wolverhampton to London Euston service, will depart earlier than booked and be diverted via Bescot Stadium.


    This service will depart from Birmingham New Street at booked time.  

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Monday 30 March until Thursday 02 April

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

  • 05:25 Blackpool North to Crewe

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Tuesday 24 March until Friday 27 March

    What is happening?

    The 05:25 Blackpool North to Crewe service, will start from Preston at booked time.

    Alternative route:

    Passengers from Blackpool North, Poulton-le-Fylde and Kirkham & Wesham, are advised to use Northern Rails 05:11 Blackpool North to York service, which will call additionally at Kirkham & Wesham. 

  • 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

    Routes:

    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: From Monday 23 March until Thursday 26 March

    What is happening?

    The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service, will be diverted via Alsager and Crewe, not calling at Macclesfield or Stockport.

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Stoke-on-Trent, calling at Macclesfield and Stockport only.

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: From Monday 23 March until Thursday 26 March

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

  • 21:43 London Euston to Wolverhampton

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Saturday 21 March

    What is happening?

    The 21:43 London Euston to Wolverhampton – As booked to Milton Keynes Central, diverted via Northampton and runs later from Rugby.

  • 21:07 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Saturday 21 March

    What is happening?

    The 21:07 Wolverhampton to London Euston – As booked to Rugby, diverted via Northampton and runs later into London Euston.

  • 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

    Routes:

    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: From Tuesday 17 March until Thursday 19 March

    What is happening?

    The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service, will be diverted from Northampton, running later from Rugby.

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Monday 16 March

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

  • 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

    Routes:

    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: Monday 16 March

    What is happening?

    The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service, will be diverted via the West Midlands.

  • 21:43 London Euston to Wolverhampton

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Saturday 14 March

    What is happening?

    The 21:43 London Euston to Wolverhampton – As booked to Milton Keynes Central, diverted via Northampton and runs later from Rugby.

  • 21:07 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Saturday 14 March

    What is happening?

    The 21:07 Wolverhampton to London Euston – As booked to Rugby, diverted via Northampton and runs later into London Euston.

  • 20:30 & 21:10 London Euston to Preston

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: From Monday 09 March until Thursday 12 March

    What is happening?

    Both the 20:30 and 21:10 London Euston to Preston services, will run later than booked from Warrington Bank Quay.

  • 20:10 Glasgow Central to Crewe

    Routes:

    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales

    Date: From Monday 09 March until Thursday 12 March

    What is happening?

    The 20:10 Glasgow Central to Crewe service, will run later than booked from Warrington Bank Quay to Crewe.

  • Late night diversions via Northampton.

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: From Monday 09 March until Thursday 12 March

    What is happening?

    The following services from London Euston, will be diverted via Northampton, running later from Rugby:


    22:00 to Crewe.


    22:30 & 23:30 to Wolverhampton.


    23:00 to Manchester Piccadilly.

  • 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury

    Date: Monday 02 March

    What is happening?

    The 22:45 Wolverhampton to London Euston - Will not call at Northampton. 

    Alternative route:

    A rail replacement coach will depart from Rugby, calling at Long Buckby and Northampton.

  • London Marathon - Additional Services

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester

    Date: Sunday 26 April

    What is happening?

    The following additional services will operate:


    0550 Liverpool Lime St. to London Euston. Runcorn 0609, Crewe 0630, Stafford 0649, Rugby 0726, Milton Keynes Central 0754, London Euston 0847.


    0533 Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston Stockport 0544, Wilmslow 0551, Crewe 0612, Stafford 0632, Rugby 0707, Milton Keynes Central 0732, London Euston 0822.


    0600 Wolverhampton to London Euston Birmingham New St. 0620, Birmingham International 0630, Coventry 0641, Rugby 0654, Milton Keynes Central 0718, London Euston 0819.

  • Boxing Day

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester
    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: Saturday 26 December

    What is happening?

    There will be no services, operating on the Virgin Trains network today.

  • Christmas Day

    Routes:

    • London - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
    • London & West Midlands - Chester & North Wales
    • London - Liverpool & Manchester
    • London & West Midlands - North West & Scotland

    Date: Friday 25 December

    What is happening?

    There will be no services operating, on the Virgin Trains network today.

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