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Engineering work for Today

Date:
22 January - 22 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Gatwick Airport to Bedford

The 21:02 Gatwick Airport to Bedford service will not run due to engineering work.

You may use alternative Thameslink services to travel towards Bedford.

Check before you travel:

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

Date:
22 January - 23 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland  Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Kings Lynn LNER between London Kings Cross and Lincoln Central / Harrogate / Leeds / Hull / Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Inverness  Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull / Beverley  Lumo between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Royston / Cambridge 

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Peterborough, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

The following alterations will apply:

Trains will be retimed and diverted via Cambridge, extending journey times by approximately 60 minutes.

The following trains will not run:

Saturday

06:56 and  08:44 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

10:.48 and 16:27 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Sunday

12:09 and 15:08 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.

15:50 and 19:26 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

All day Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Peterborough. trains to / from Welwyn Garden City / Cambridge / London Kings Cross will run to a slightly revised timetable.

On Saturday only, early morning trains that usually run between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will start at Stevenage. From approximately 05:00 trains between Horsham and Peterborough will be diverted to run between Horsham and Letchworth Garden City. After 20:00 a reduced timetable will be in operation between Finsbury Park and Letchworth Garden City.

On Sunday only, trains between Peterborough and London Kings Cross will be diverted via Letchworth Garden City.

LNER:

The following alterations will apply:

  • There will be an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross via a diversionary route between Stevenage and Peterborough, (extending journey times by approximately one hour)
  • Other services will start / terminate at Peterborough
  • Services between London Kings Cross and Lincoln Central / Hull will be cancelled

 

Hull Trains:

Trains will run to a reduced and amended timetable, there will be no service calling at Grantham. Journey times will be extended by approximately 60 minutes.

Lumo:

An amended train service will run between Edinburgh and Newcastle only.

Check before you travel:

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

Date:
22 January - 22 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between Bedford / St Albans and Sutton

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Hill and Sutton, closing some lines.

Thameslink trains will not run between Herne Hill and Sutton.

Ticket acceptance:

You may use your ticket on:

  • London Buses via any reasonable route
  • London Tramlink between Wimbledon and Croydon
  • London Underground Northern Line between London Bridge and Tooting Broadway

 

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey for London Underground, London Buses and London Tramlink  by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

Other disruptions

  • 06:04 London Kings Cross to Cambridge due 07:12

    Facilities on the 06:04 London Kings Cross to Cambridge due 07:12.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 06:18 London Kings Cross to Stevenage due 06:44

    Facilities on the 06:18 London Kings Cross to Stevenage due 06:44.
    This is due to a problem in the depot.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 07:19 Stevenage to Horsham due 09:09

    Facilities on the 07:19 Stevenage to Horsham due 09:09.
    This is due to a problem in the depot.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 07:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 09:47

    Facilities on the 07:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 09:47.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 10:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 12:40

    Facilities on the 10:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 12:40.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 12:54 Cambridge to Brighton due 15:17

    Facilities on the 12:54 Cambridge to Brighton due 15:17.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 15:42 Brighton to Cambridge due 18:12

    Facilities on the 15:42 Brighton to Cambridge due 18:12.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 18:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 20:47

    Facilities on the 18:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 20:47.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 19:25 Horsham to Finsbury Park due 20:52

    Facilities on the 19:25 Horsham to Finsbury Park due 20:52.
    This is due to a problem in the depot.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 21:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 23:40

    Facilities on the 21:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 23:40.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 23:54 Cambridge to London Kings Cross due 01:06

    Facilities on the 23:54 Cambridge to London Kings Cross due 01:06.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

No incidents

  • Huntingdon: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platform 1, 2 and 3 and the footbridge from now until further notice at Huntingdon station.
    Additional Information:
    If you do require stepfree access to change between platform you will need to go via Brampton Road. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • Redhill: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between Platforms 1, 2 and 3 and the subway from now until further notice at Redhill station.
    Additional Information:
    Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • Three Bridges: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platforms 1 & 2 and subway from now until further notice at Three Bridges station.
    Additional Information:
    This affects Southern and Thameslink services towards London, Horsham and the Sussex coast. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • West Hampstead Thameslink: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platform 1 and the footbridge from now until further notice at West Hampstead Thameslink station.
    Additional Information:
    This affects Thameslink services towards Sutton and Rainham. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

For details of the London Underground services please visit the Transport for London website.

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