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Essential planned improvement work will be taking place at London Euston

 
London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to plan ahead if they intend to travel over the upcoming Easter and early May bank holiday weekends.
 
Essential planned improvement work will be taking place at London Euston, and also on the West Coast Mainline between Rugby and Birmingham International. There will be major changes to train services as a result, with longer journey times on affected routes.
 
Services will be affected from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April, and also from Saturday 4 until Monday 6 May. Passengers are advised to travel either side of these dates if they need to make journeys over the holiday periods.
 
London Northwestern Railway services will be affected as follows:
 
Easter weekend – Friday 19 April until Monday 22 April
 
  • Friday 19 and Monday 22 April – Trains will operate as far south as Harrow and Wealdstone. Passengers will be able to connect onto London Underground services to/from central London
  • Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April – Trains will operate as far south as Milton Keynes. Passengers will be able to connect with rail replacement bus services to/from Stanmore for connections onto London Underground services to/from central London
 
Rail replacement buses will also be in place between Birmingham International and Rugby from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April.

Early May Bank Holiday – Saturday 4 May until Monday 6 May

  • Saturday 4 and Monday 6 May – Trains will operate as far south as Hemel Hempstead. Rail replacement buses will operate to/from Stanmore for connections onto London Underground services to/from central London
  • Sunday 5 May – Trains will operate as far south as Milton Keynes. Rail replacement buses will operate to/from Stanmore for connections onto London Underground services to/from central London

Network Rail is carrying out work at London Euston and in the West Midlands as part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan. The work at Euston is in preparation for the HS2, Britain’s new high-speed railway and includes work to clear additional concourse space to help customers move more freely around the station.Elsewhere on the West Coast main line several sections of track will be completely replaced over both bank holidays, as well as upgrades to overhead lines, signals and points.

Passengers can plan their journeys and check before they travel at www.londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk

For more information on these works go to www.nationalrail.co.uk/westcoast