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Find out if there is any planned engineering work on your date of train travel on Thameslink

Planned engineering work

Details of planned engineering works on the Thameslink network.

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Planned engineering work

  • To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Thameslink network
  • Work normally takes place at weekends or after 10 pm – but occasionally services are impacted at other times
  • Information will be available here as soon as it is available
  • Please check before travelling, and see our live departures and arrivals for up-to-the-minute information

Planning a journey or buying a ticket in advance?

To find out how engineering work will affect your journey simply click the date that you wish to travel on the calendar below to get the full details of planned works as well as if these works have been uploaded to online journey planners.

  • The furthest date that engineering work alterations have been included in online journey planners is available here
  • The furthest date Advance Fares have been released for is available here
  • Some tickets may not be available online during engineering works. If you're unable to find your usual ticket, please use the ticket vending machines or ask at the station ticket office

Always check before you travel using our Journey planner, National Rail Enquiries or download our On Track App.

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Engineering work for Today

Amended early morning services to / from Hatfield / Welham Green from Tuesday 29 November to Friday 2 December

Date:
29 November - 2 December 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Northern between Welwyn Garden City and London Kings Cross Thameslink Cambridge and London Kings Cross

Engineering work is taking place between Welwyn Garden City and Welham Green, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

Great Northern:

  • The 04:00 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross service will not call at Hatfield or Welham Green.
  • The 05:00 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross service will not call at Hatfield.

 

Thameslink:

  • The 23:35 Cambridge to London Kings Cross service will not call at Hatfield.

 

Rail replacement buses will run between Welwyn Garden City / Hatfield and Potters Bar.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Buses replace early morning trains between Gravesend and Gillingham from Tuesday 29 November to Friday 2 December

Date:
29 November - 2 December 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between Dartford and Gillingham 

Engineering work is taking place between Gravesend and Gillingham, closing some lines.

From 00:40 until 04:30 each morning buses will replace trains between Gravesend and Gillingham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Letchworth Garden City and Royston from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December

Date:
28 November - 2 December 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge Thameslink between Brighton / London Kings Cross and Royston / Cambridge

Engineering work is taking place between Letchworth Garden City and Royston, closing some lines.

From 23:30 until 05:00 each morning (ending Friday morning) buses will replace trains between Letchworth Garden City and Royston.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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