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  • SWR – All routes across the South Western Railway network

    South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 06:55 01/06/2021

    A revised South Western Railway service is in operation in line with the latest government advice and current passenger demand. You can find the latest timetables for each route here.

    When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

    More information from South Western Railway about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

    Check before you travel:

    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please also be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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  • XC – All CrossCountry routes

    CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 06:50 01/06/2021

    CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. Details of the service that is running can be found here.

    There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

     

    Seat reservations:

    You must make a seat reservation when you purchase your ticket. Each customer will receive a reservation which will include your seat number and coach detail. The seat reservations will allow you to socially distance from other customers, with the allocation of a window seat. Please stick to your reservation to ensure that everyone can travel safely.

    Where can I find more information?

    The latest advice to help you travel with confidence can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus advice page.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner 

    Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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  • GWR – All routes

    Great Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 07:04 01/06/2021

    Great Western Railway are operating an amended timetable due to the current coronavirus situation.

    When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find links to the latest information for England and Wales.

    You can also find more information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you travel with confidence.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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  • AW – All Transport for Wales routes

    Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 06:27 01/06/2021

    Transport for Wales are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand.

    Details of the current timetable can be found here. 

    Current restrictions:

    You can find the latest information and advice from the Welsh Government here.

    What advice and information is available on crowding and social distancing?

    The capacity of today's services can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey up to and including Tuesday 31 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Train times from Wednesday 1 September may not be accurate - please check again closer to the time of travel.

    Please be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

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  • AW – Routes between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth

    Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth from Saturday 15 May until Sunday 27 June

    Last updated: 06:20 12/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth over a period of several weeks, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

    More details on this project, which will involve raising the height of Black Bridge, near Machynlleth to prevent future flooding, can be found on the Network Rail website here.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • AW – Between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island; between Aberdare and Barry Island / Bridgend; and also between Treherbert and Barry Island / Bridgend

    Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December

    Last updated: 03:13 18/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Radyr area, closing various lines.

    Sunday to Thursday only

    From approximately 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • AW – Between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 08:10 28/04/2021

    Late night / early morning engineering work is taking place in the Ebbw Vale area, closing some lines.

    As a result, buses will replace late night / early morning trains between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • AW – Between Shrewsbury and Wrexham General

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Shrewsbury and Chester from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 07:51 28/04/2021

    Late night / early morning engineering work is taking place in the Gobowen area, closing some lines.

    As a result, buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wrexham General.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended evening / morning trains to / from Swansea from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 10:17 27/04/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Neath and Swansea, and also in the Severn Tunnel Junction area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will terminate at Neath. Replacement buses will run from Neath to Swansea.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Neath. An earlier replacement bus will run from Swansea to Neath, connecting with the train.

    Wednesday and Thursday:

    The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will run 5 minutes later than usual to Newport.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford / Reading

    Amended evening / morning trains to / from Henley-on-Thames from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 10:03 27/04/2021

    Engineering work is taking place in the Twyford area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 21:46 Twyford to Henley-on-Thames service and the 22:01 Henley-on-Thames service will run 3 minutes later than usual.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. Rail connections will run between Twyford and Reading.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway 

    Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 01:57 27/04/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

    Monday to Thursday:

    • The 22:52 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
    • The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service.
    • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow, connecting with train services.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford

    Buses replace morning / evening trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 7 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 09:36 31/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines overnight from Sunday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday:

    The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

    The 04:10 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

    Monday and Tuesday:

    The 22:41 and 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services will not call at Pangbourne.

    Tuesday and Wednesday:

    The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

    Thursday:

    The 22:41 and 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services will not call at Pangbourne.

    Friday:

    The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

    The 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will not call at Pangbourne.

    Replacement buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne for each of these amended train services, connecting with trains.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • AW – Between Chester and Manchester Airport

    Buses replace late night / early morning Transport for Wales services between Chester and Manchester Airport from Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 03:17 27/04/2021

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Chester and Warrington Bank Quay, closing various lines between 23:20 and 05:00 each night.

    Buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester Airport late night / early morning from Tuesday to Friday.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

     

  • XC – Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Birmingham Moor Street  CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Manchester Piccadilly 

    Disruption between Banbury and Leamington Spa

    Last updated: 08:09 10/06/2021

    Trains can now run as normal, following a trespass incident between Banbury and Leamington Spa.

     

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Penzance and Plymouth Great Western Railway between Penzance and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / London Paddington

    Disruption between Truro and Penzance

    Last updated: 04:24 10/06/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Truro and Penzance as the emergency services have completed their work.

     

     

  • SWR – Between Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Exeter St Davids / Chessington South / Guildford / Hampton Court / Shepperton and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Surbiton and Wimbledon

    Last updated: 06:03 10/06/2021

    The signalling problems between Surbiton and Wimbledon have now been fixed and a normal service is in operation between these stations.

  • GWR, SWR – at Westbury

    Disruption at Westbury

    Last updated: 05:25 10/06/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally at Westbury following a fault with the signalling system at this station earlier today.

     

  • XC, GWR – Between Truro and Penzance

    Disruption between Truro and Penzance

    Last updated: 10:37 10/06/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an obstruction on the track between Truro and Penzance.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome

    Amended 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service on Friday 11 June

    Last updated: 08:02 31/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Keynsham, closing some lines on Friday evening.

    As a result, the 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Keynsham, and will run a few minutes later than usual throughout.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

  • SWR – Between Between London Waterloo / Twickenham and Shepperton / Richmond

    Disruption between Twickenham and Shepperton / Kingston

    Last updated: 09:02 11/06/2021

    Disruption due to a points failure and a trespass incident earlier today at Strawberry Hill has now ended.

  • SWR – Various South Western Railway routes

    Major disruption to South Western Railway services until the end of the day

    Last updated: 12:45 11/06/2021

    A fault with the signalling system at Surbiton is causing major disruption to South Western Railway services. Trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised. This is expected until the end of the day.

    Customer advice:

    South Western Railway are advising customers to not travel.

    London Waterloo to Guildford services via Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon will be diverted between Wimbledon and Effingham Junction.

    • If you are on a train and require Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Oxshott or Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon, please travel to Effingham Junction and change there for a train service back to your destination.
    • If you are at Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Oxshott or Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon and wish to travel towards Effingham Junction / Guildford, please take a train to Wimbledon and change there for a service towards Effingham Junction / Guildford.

     

    • Services between London Waterloo and Hampton Court have been suspended in both directions.
    • London Waterloo to Woking (stopping services) have been suspended in both directions - other services are being amended to call additionally at intermediate stations.
    • London Waterloo to Shepperton services will run as planned to Clapham Junction. They will then run non-stop to Strawberry Hill, and then call as planned from Fulwell to Shepperton.
    • London Waterloo to London Waterloo services via Kingston and Twickenham will run via Richmond and terminate at Strawberry Hill.

     

    Replacement road transport is running between Hampton Court and Wimbledon, calling at all stations in both directions.

    Replacement road transport is running between Wimbledon and Effingham Junction (via Cobham & Stoke D'Abernon).

    Replacement road transport has been requested to run between Alton and Woking in both directions and between Woking and Wimbledon in both directions.

    You may use your ticket, at no extra cost to yourself, on:

    • Southern services between London Victoria and Dorking / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central in both directions.
    • Great Western Railway services between London Paddington and Reading / Basingstoke / Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads / Salisbury and between Westbury and Weymouth in both directions.
    • London Underground services between Wimbledon and central London.
    • Cross Country services between Reading and Bournemouth in both directions and between Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads.
    • Rail Air 2 bus services between Woking and Guildford.

     

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

    For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility 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.

    Twitter:
    If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Surbiton

    Compensation:
    You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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  • AW – between Crewe and Chester 

    Disruption between Crewe and Chester

    Last updated: 10:05 11/06/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Crewe and Chester following a trespass incident between these stations.

     

  • GWR – Between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Reduced service between Truro and Falmouth Docks expected until 13:45

    Last updated: 12:52 11/06/2021

    A reduced service is running between Truro and Flamouth Docks due to a fault with the signalling system between these staitons. This is expected until 13:45.

    Customer advice:

    The following services will run:

    • The XX:15 departures from Truro.
    • The XX:44 departures from Falmouth Docks.

     

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

    Twitter:
    If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #FalmouthDocks

    Compensation:
    You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

    Feedback:
    We want to make information better - tell us how! Fill out this online Disruption Survey.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge / Stansted Airport East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham and Norwich Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester

    Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely / Norwich on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June

    Last updated: 10:09 03/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Norwich, closing various lines.

    CrossCountry:

    Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Ely via March.

    East Midlands Railway:

    Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Norwich. These buses will run direct between the stations, non-stop. Customers for intermediate stations will need to travel on other operators services.

    Trains that usually run between Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham and Norwich will be amended to run between Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham and Peterborough only.

    Greater Anglia:

    Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds and also between Ely and Norwich.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • SWR – All routes through Salisbury

    Amended late night / early morning South Western Railways service through Salisbury on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June

    Last updated: 05:11 04/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Salisbury and Tisbury, closing all lines.

    The following trains will operate to an amended timetable:

    Saturday

    The 23:00 Exeter St Davids to Salisbury service terminates at Yeovil Junction. 

    Sunday

    Until mid morning.


    • London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids services will terminate at Salisbury.
    • Buses will run between Salisbury and Gillingham.
    • A revised service will run between Gillingham and Exeter St Davids.

     

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Reading; and also between Ascot and Aldershot

    Buses replace trains between Virginia Water and Reading / Aldershot on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June

    Last updated: 10:33 03/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Virginia Water and Wokingham, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Virginia Water and Reading and also between Virginia Water and Aldershot

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • SWR – All routes via Brentford

    Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June

    Last updated: 10:42 03/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Barnes and Feltham via Brentford, closing all lines.

    Saturday

    Buses replace trains between Barnes and Feltham via Brentford.

    Sunday

    Buses will replace trains between Barnes and Feltham / Twickenham via Brentford.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.

  • GWR – Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

    Amended 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service on Saturday 12 June

    Last updated: 09:29 24/05/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Gatwick Airport, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will now terminate at Redhill.

    There will be road transport in operation between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

    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.