Timetable alterations

EngineeringWe're constantly working to improve our services which means engineering work is carried out on an ongoing basis. We do our best to minimise the effects on services.

This page contains details of planned changes to our timetables over the next few weeks due to engineering works as well as amends due to Bank Holidays or special events (football matches, concerts, exhibitions, festivals, Wembley events). For information about engineering works further ahead, please see the National Rail Enquiries website.

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Summary of engineering work

October/November 2014

November/December 2014


Sunday 14 September to Friday 7 November

Improvement works at Cheddington Station

Work to refurbish the footbridge at Cheddington station has been extended by Network Rail until Friday 7 November.
While the work is carried out, London Midland will be unable to run its full timetabled service  This mainly affects Monday - Friday evening peak services and weekend trains out of London Euston.

For full details visit londonmidland.com/cheddington


Monday 20 October

Bushey - Due to planned engineering work the 0004 London Euston to Northampton service will call at Bushey to set down only.

Monday 20 - Thursday 23 October

Walsall line - Due to planned engineering work the 2318 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall at 2346. A rail replacement bus service will operate departing from Walsall at 2353, Bloxwich at 2357, Bloxwich North at 2358, Landywood at 0003, Cannock at 0008 arriving at Hednesford at 0034.

Birmingham New Street-Worcester-Hereford -

  • The 21.45 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 22.00 and will call additionally at University (at 22.06) and Bromsgrove (at 22.20).
  • The 23.15 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 23.25 and will call additionally at University (at 23.31) and Bromsgrove (at 23.46).
  • The 21.29 Hereford to Birmingham New Street train service will call additionally at Bromsgrove (at 22.29) and University (at 22.44).

Previously published rail replacement buses planned to operate between Droitwich Spa and Bromsgrove will not run.

Saturday 25 October 

Abbey line - After 1930 trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey will be replaced by trains. Details here

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley - Buses replace trains between Walsall and Hednesford/Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Birmingham-Worcester-Hereford - Buses replace trains between Great Malvern/Ledbury and Hereford  - details here.

Football at St Andrews, Birmingham City v Bournemouth, kick off 1500hrs. Details of services calling additionally at Bordesley before and after the match here.

Football at Banks's Stadium, Walsall v Chesterfield, kick off 1500hrs. Details of services calling additionally at Bescot Stadium before and after the match here.

Sunday 26 October

Abbey line - Buses replace trains until 1300. Details here.

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley - Buses replace trains between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Birmingham-Worcester-Hereford - Buses replace trains between Great Malver/Lebury and Hereford - details here.

Tyseley Open Day - details of services calling additionally at Tyseley for the open day here.

Monday 27 October

Euston-Northampton-Birmingham - Amends to services after 2030 details here.

Monday 27-Thursday 30 October

Birmingham-Worcester - Due to the cancellation of planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • The 21.45 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 22.00 and will call additionally at University (at 22.06) and Bromsgrove (at 22.20).
  • The 23.15 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 23.25 and will call additionally at University (at 23.31) and Bromsgrove (at 23.46).
  • The 21.29 Hereford to Birmingham New Street train service will call additionally at Bromsgrove (at 22.29) and University (at 22.44).

Previously published rail replacement buses planned to operate between Droitwich Spa and Bromsgrove will not run.

Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 October

Bushey - The following services will call at Bushey to set down only.

  • 2154 London Euston-Northampton
  • 2207 London Euston-Milton Keynes Central
  • 2304 London Euston-Northampton
  • 0004 London Euston-Northampton (W,Th, FO)
  • 0034 London Euston-Northampton (W,Th, FO)

Friday 31 October

Bushey - The 2304 London Euston to Northampton service will call at Bushey to set down only.

Saturday 1 November

Abbey Line - After 1930 rail replacement buses will operate. Details here.

Bushey - The following services will call at Bushey to set down only, 0004 London Euston-Northampton and 0034 Lodnon Euston-Northampton.

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley- Rail replacement buses will operate between Walsall and Hednesford/Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Sunday 2 November

Abbey Line - Until 1300 rail replacement buses will operate - details here.

London Euston-Watford-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Birmingham: 

  • The 00.40 Watford Junction to London Euston service will not run. A rail replacement bus will operate departing from Watford Junction at 00.40, Harrow & Wealdstone at 01.01, Wembley Central at 01.17, arriving at London Euston at 01.47.
  • The 02.00 London Euston to Watford Junction service will not run. A rail replacement bus will operate departing from London Euston at 02.00, arriving at Watford Junction at 02.45. A rail replacement bus will operate departing from London Euston at 02.00, Wembley Central at 02.31, Harrow & Wealdstone at 02.47, arriving at Watford Junction at 03.07.
  • The 02.55 Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central (bus) service is retimed to depart from Watford Junction at 03.08, Kings Langley at 03.24, Apsley at 03.35, Hemel Hempstead at 03.41, Berkhamsted at 03.52, Tring at 04.08, Cheddington at 04.29, Leighton Buzzard at 04.50, Bletchley at 05.16, arriving at Milton Keynes Central at 05.31.
  • The 09.14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service is retimed to run later between Coventry and Northampton - departing from Coventry at 09.46, Rugby at 10.04, Long Buckby at 10.14, arriving at Northampton at 10.26.
  • The 10.14 Birmingham New Street to London Euston service is retimed to run later between Coventry and Northampton - departing from Coventry at 10.44, Rugby at 11.01, Long Buckby at 11.11, arriving at Northampton at 11.22.

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley - Rail replacement buses in operation between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Birmingham - Worcester- Hereford - Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • Trains between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford will not run. Customers are advised to travel on Cross City train services between Birmingham New Street and Longbridge (also calling at University). Rail replacement buses will operate between Longbridge and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford (also calling at Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa).
  • Train services between Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill and Worcester / Great Malvern will run between Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill and Kidderminster only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Kidderminster and Worcester / Great Malvern.
  • Details here

Birmingham-Stratford upon Avon - Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

Until 11.00 trains between Birmingham Snow Hill / Birmingham Moor Street and Stratford-upon-Avon will not run and rail replacement buses will operate. Full details.


From Monday 3 November until Saturday 13 December

Cross City Line - Temporary leaf fall timetable in operation on the cross city line - full details at londonmidland.com/leaffall

Full timetable here

Mobile compatible timetable here


Monday 3 - Thursday 6 November

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley line - Due to planned engineering work the 23.18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall (at 23.46). A rail replacement bus service will operate departing from Walsall at 23.52, Bloxwich at 23.56, Bloxwich North at 23.57, Landywood at 00.02, Cannock at 00.07, arriving at Hednesford at 00.33.

Tuesday 4 November

Football - Birmingham City v Watford at St Andrews, kick off 1945hrs. Details of trains calling additionally at Bordesley before and after the match here.

Saturday 8 November

Abbey Line - Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • The 21.31 Watford Junction to St.Albans Abbey train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from Watford Junction at 21.31, Watford North at 21.35, Garston at 21.44, Bricket Wood at 21.54, How Wood at 21.59, Park Street at 22.04, St.Albans Abbey at 22.09, arriving at St.Albans at 22.19.
  • The 21.54 St.Albans Abbey to Watford Junction train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from St.Albans at 21.44, St.Albans Abbey at 21.54, Park Street at 21.59, How Wood at 22.04, Bricket Wood at 22.09, Garston at 22.19, Watford North at 22.28, arriving at Watford Junction at 22.32

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley Line - Rail replacement buses will operate between Walsall and Hednesford/Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Football - Birmingham City v Cardiff City at St Andrews, kick off 1500hrs. Details of trains calling additionally at Bordesley before and after the match here.

Sunday 9 November

Abbey Line - Until 1000 buses will replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey - details here.

London Euston-Birmingham line - Until 1000 rail replacement buses will operate between Milton Keynes Central and Northampton and between Northampton and Rugby. Details here.

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley line - Rail replacement buses will operate between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley - details here.

Birmingham New Street-Worcester-Hereford - Rail replacement buses will operate between Great Malvern and Hereford. Details here.

Monday 10 November

London Euston-Northampton line - After 2030 services are subject to alteration - details here.

Monday 10 - Thursday 13 November

Birmingham New Street-Worcester line - Due to the cancellation of planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • The 21.45 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 22.00 and will call additionally at University (at 22.06) and Bromsgrove (at 22.20).
  • The 23.15 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 23.25 and will call additionally at University (at 23.31) and Bromsgrove (at 23.46).
  • The 21.29 Hereford to Birmingham New Street train service will call additionally at Bromsgrove (at 22.29) and University (at 22.44).
  • Previously published rail replacement buses planned to operate between Droitwich Spa and Bromsgrove will not run.

Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 November 

London Euston-BIrmingham line - After 2030 services are subject to alteration - details here

Thursday 13 November

Bushey - Due to planned engineering work the following services will call at Bushey to set down only :

  • 22.07 London Euston – Milton Keynes Central,
  • 23.04 London Euston – Northampton,
  • 00.04 London Euston – Northampton (FO),
  • 00.34 London Euston – Northampton (FO).

Saturday 15 November 

Abbey line - Due to planned engineering work the following alterations will apply:

  • The 21.31 Watford Junction to St.Albans Abbey train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from Watford Junction at 21.31, Watford North at 21.35, Garston at 21.44, Bricket Wood at 21.54, How Wood at 21.59, Park Street at 22.04, St.Albans Abbey at 22.09, arriving at St.Albans at 22.19.
  • The 21.54 St.Albans Abbey to Watford Junction train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from St.Albans at 21.44, St.Albans Abbey at 21.54, Park Street at 21.59, How Wood at 22.04, Bricket Wood at 22.09, Garston at 22.19, Watford North at 22.28, arriving at Watford Junction at 22.32.

Bushey - The 0004 London Euston - Northampton and 0034 London Euston - Northampton services will call at Bushey to set down only.

Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International -   Until 21.00 (due to planned engineering work) train services from Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International which terminate at Birmingham International are retimed to run 3 minutes later - as shown here.

Birmingham New Street-Bromsgrove - Due to planned engineering work the 11.15 Bromsgrove to Birmingham New Street train service will not run. Passengers are advised to travel on the 10.43 Bromsgrove to Birmingham New Street train - arriving at Birmingham New Street at 11.11, OR the 11.43 Bromsgrove to Birmingham New Street train - arriving at Birmingham New Street at 12.11.


Sunday 16 November

Abbey line - Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply : Until 10.00 trains between Watford Junction and St.Albans Abbey will not run and rail replacement buses will operate. Details here.

Trent Valley Line - Amended service in operation - details here.

Birmingham-Walsall-Rugeley Trent Valley - Rail replacement buses in operation between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley details here.


Monday 17 - Thursday 20 November

Birmingham-Northampton-Euston - Due to planned engineering work the 22.54 Birmingham New Street to Northampton train will not run. Passengers are advised to travel on alternative services as shown on the timetable here. A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton - departing from Rugby at 23.50, Long Buckby at 00.15, arriving at Northampton at 00.40.

Birmingham New Street-Worcester - Due to the cancellation of planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • The 21.45 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 22.00 and will call additionally at University (at 22.06) and Bromsgrove (at 22.20).
  • The 23.15 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill train service is retimed to depart from Birmingham New Street at 23.25 and will call additionally at University (at 23.31) and Bromsgrove (at 23.46).
  • The 21.29 Hereford to Birmingham New Street train service will call additionally at Bromsgrove (at 22.29) and University (at 22.44).

Previously published rail replacement buses planned to operate between Droitwich Spa and Bromsgrove will not run.

Tuesday 18 - Friday 21 November

Rugby-London Euston - Due to planned engineering work the 05.16 Rugby to London Euston service will start from Northampton (at 05.46). A rail replacement bus will operate between Rugby and Northampton - departing from Rugby at 04.46, Long Buckby at 05.11, arriving at Northampton at 05.36 (to connect with the train). Details here.

Saturday 22 November 

Abbey Line -  Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply :

  • The 21.31 Watford Junction to St.Albans Abbey train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from Watford Junction at 21.31, Watford North at 21.35, Garston at 21.44, Bricket Wood at 21.54, How Wood at 21.59, Park Street at 22.04, St.Albans Abbey at 22.09, arriving at St.Albans at 22.19.
  • The 21.54 St.Albans Abbey to Watford Junction train will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate - departing from St.Albans at 21.44, St.Albans Abbey at 21.54, Park Street at 21.59, How Wood at 22.04, Bricket Wood at 22.09, Garston at 22.19, Watford North at 22.28, arriving at Watford Junction at 22.32.

Sunday 23 November

Abbey Line - Due to planned engineering work the following service alterations will apply : Until 10.00 trains between Watford Junction and St.Albans Abbey will not run and rail replacement buses will operate. Details here.


Monday 24 November

London Euston line - Amendments to services between Euston and Northampton after 2030. Details here.


Tuesday 25 - Thursday 27 November

Bushey - The following services will call at Bushey to set down only.

  • 2207 London Euston-Milton Keynes Central
  • 2304 London Euston-Northampton
  • 0004 London Euston-Northampton (Wed,Thurs, Friday only)
  • 0034 London Euston-Northampton (Wed, Thurs, Friday only)

Friday 28 November

Bushey - Due to planned engineering work the 2304 London Euston to Northampton service will call at Bushey to set down only.


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