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Last updated Sat 28 February 2015 17:24

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Today's Disruptions

February's Disruptions

  • 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.

  • 05:25 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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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