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Engineering Works 30/09/06 and 1/10/06

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Julian G

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9 Jun 2005

For 23rd and 24th September.
This weekends' track highlights are Toton and West Byfleet. I hope
the crossovers are more exciting for their fans !


SAT from 2000 timetabled diversions Doncaster - Leeds / York reported
as not of interest. However the 0850 Doncaster - Newcastle is a 67
dragging Mk4's via Leeds.

SAT SUN Newcastle - Berwick - Edinburgh bus.
GNER special service Newcastle - Carlisle - Edinburgh - Aberdeen /
SAT Newcraighall - North Berwick bus vice through trains from
SUN Edinburgh - North Berwick bus

SUN Leeds - Liverpool diverted (Huddersfield) - Elland - Manchester
Victoria -
Newton-le-Willows - Liverpool, as timetable.
Huddersfield - Marsden - Manchester bus
Alternate trains not calling Huddersfield use both rare curves
(actually the main line) at Bradley and Greetland

SAT SUN Derby - Matlock bus, Derby - Chesterfield diverted via Toton.
Most MML services reverse Derby and are not running direct .

SUN to 1300 Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham Intl blocked, buses.
VWC diverted via Nuneaton, drag via Whitacre and use of Nuneaton -
Nuneaton Abbey.
All VXC diverted via Solihull.
Buses Warwick - Dorridge - Solihull - Birmingham are now trains to old

SAT SUN Wolverhampton - Stafford bus. Local trains only running north
of Crewe.
VXC diverted via Nuneaton (rev) using the now rare Nuneaton -
Nuneaton Abbey

1600 SAT - SUN Crewe - Preston / Liverpool bus, through trains to
north / Liverpool diverted via Manchester, and dragged.
Note the two trains via Ashton and Manchester Victoria on SAT, 1217
Euston - Glasgow Central and 0820 Aberdeen - Birmingham New Street.
Local services bus Chester - Warrington and Wigan - Preston

SUN to 1400 Westbury - Taunton diverted via Bristol, call Westbury to

SAT Surbiton - Weybridge blocked
SUN New Malden - Weybridge blocked
Basingstoke line diverted via Virginia Water and Staines, using
Byfleet curve. Semifasts combined and other services reduced or run
country-end only.
Portsmouth line diverted via Cobham (SAT) Worcester Park (SUN) to
Winchester - Portsmouth service
SUN extra Chessington and Kingston trains with buses New Malden /
Tolworth - Surbiton - Hampton Court / Woking / Virginia Water

SUN Balham - Streatham Hill bus, London - East Grinstead diverted to
London Bridge.
Gatwick service reduced
Likely Brighton slow lines closed.

SUN London - Brighton all via Quarry, buses via Coulsdon and Redhill

SUN Brighton - Littlehampton bus.
London services diverted via Horsham.
West services terminate Barnham for buses to Brighton or use local

SUN blocks at Lewisham and Hither Green - Chiselhurst
Charing Cross - Kent run from Victoria.
Hayes diverted over fast lines direct to Ladywell
London - Gillingham services are those via Greenwich
New Cross - Lewisham - Bexleyheath - Dartford bus.

SUN Falkirk - Perth - Dundee bus.
Glasgow - Perth diverted via Fife, using Winchburgh - Dalmeny
Glasgow - Aberdeen diverted via Fife to Dundee
GNER Inverness diverted via Fife
Falkirk G - Perth bus, Cumbernauld - Falkirk G bus

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Buses & Crossovers ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

SUN Grays - Pitsea bus

2000 SAT - SUN Attleborough - Cambridge bus (and Norwich - Ely ?)

SUN Kings Lynn - Ely bus

SUN Barnsley - Penistone bus

SUN Driffield - Bridlington bus

2100 SAT - SUN Skipton - Morecambe / Settle bus

SAT Euston - Harrow use DC lines or tubes
SUN to 1230 Euston - Northampton bus,

SAT SUN Birmingham - Worcester via Lickey and Birmingham -
Cheltenham - Gloucester bus, as timetabled.
SAT Kings Norton - Redditch bus from Selly Oak, SUN Birmingham -
Redditch bus

SUN Shirley - Stratford on Avon bus

SUN Coventry - Nuneaton bus

SUN Derby - Stoke bus

SUN Crewe - Chester bus

SAT New Mills Newtown - Buxton bus
SUN Stockport - Buxton bus

SUN Sandhills - all lines bus

SUN Carlisle - Whitehaven bus

2030 SAT - 1000 SUN Didcot - Oxford bus (or further with VXC)

SAT SUN Salisbury - Westbury bus

SUN Bridgend - Swansea bus (GW bus from Cardiff)

SUN to 1615 Cardiff - Rhymney bus
SUN to 1500 Cardiff QS - Bay bus

SUN Penzance - St Erth bus, some bus from Truro

SAT SUN Staines - Windsor bus

SAT Robertsbridge - Battle bus

SUN Bexhill / Tonbridge - Hastings - Ashford bus

SUN Strood - Paddock Wood bus

SAT SUN Whitstable - Margate bus. # likely Whitstable

SUN Carlisle - Dumfries bus

SAT SUN Marble Arch - North Acton bus

SAT SUN East Finchely - northwards bus

SUN Warren Street - Highbury and Islington bus

SAT Waterloo and City is running.

SAT SUN Bank - Canary Wharf bus

Bill Wilson
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