[gensheet] Engineers 26/27/28 August

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8 Jun 2005
For 26/27/28 August collected from the usual sources
The main items of interest are Oxley chord and several SAT-MON extended
The last WEEKEND for a couple of weeks.


SUN Liverpool St - Broxbourne all trains via Seven Sisters, not Tottenham
SAT - MON Chingford bus

1200 SAT - MON Moorthorpe block. T33 bus throughout, Moorthorpe - Wakefield
VXC divert via Doncaster

SUN Nottingham - Sheffield diverted via Derby. As timetable.

SAT SUN MON Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham blocked, local buses. Coventry -
Nuneaton bus
VWC diverted via Nuneaton, diesel drag and use of Nuneaton Abbey Jn
VXC diverted via Solihull. As timetable SAT & SUN.

SAT SUN Stockport area blocked. South - Manchester diverted via Crewe and
Styal, uses Heald Green N - S
London - Macclesfield trains. Macclesfield - Stockport - Manchester bus. As
new timetable

1200 SAT - SUN Crewe - Liverpool bus, local trains bus all day
VWC diverted via Warrington with diesel drag, as new timetable.

SUN Shrewsbury - Crewe bus, from 1100 trains diverted, presumably via Oxley

SAT SUN Bolton - Preston diverted via Wigan, # Wigan
SAT SUN Manchester - Atherton - Wigan diverted via Bolton.

SUN to 1700 GW diverted via Swindon - Melksham. Pewsey - Swindon bus.

SAT 2230, 2330 Padd - Bristol divert via Badminton. Buses via Bath

SUN Swindon - Gloucester bus. Some through London - Cheltenham trains via
Bristol PW (rev)

SAT SUN MON Cardiff - Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan

1930 SAT - SUN Southampton - Fareham bus. Salisbury - Portsmouth divert via
Eastleigh and call Chandlers Ford in place of local Romsey - Totton services
SC trains from east divert into Portsmouth.
Southampton - Portsmouth local trains divert via Eastleigh (rev) # ?

MON Caterham / Tattenham run from London Bridge

SAT SUN Blackfriars - Herne Hill blocked. Thameslink Luton - Moorgate
services both days
Blackfriars - Herne Hill bus
SAT trains : London Bridge - Tulse Hill - Wimbledon - Sutton - Herne Hill
SUN trains : London Bridge - Tulse Hill - (W Croydon) - Sutton - Wimbledon.
Sutton - Herne Hill bus
Blackfriars - Orpington diverted to/from Victoria likely using Canterbury Rd

SUN to 1400 Swanley - Rochester / Otford / Borough Green bus.
London - Kent via Lewisham and Dartford not calling Bromley South

ONGOING to 4 Sept Folkestone - Dover bus. Additional (weekdays) Dover -
Minster using
Minster curve, see timetables. Note the last week of this, and that MON is
a SUN timetable

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SUN Barking - Rainham - Grays bus

SAT SUN Barking - Gospel Oak bus

1500 SAT - SUN Pontefract Monkhill - Knottingley / Goole bus

1730 FRI - MON Scunthorpe - Cleethorpes bus
SUN Lincoln - Cleethorpes bus

SAT - MON Bedford - Kettering bus

SAT - MON Stratford - N Woolwich bus

SUN St Albans Abbey branch bus

SUN Birmingham - Lichfield TV bus

SUN - 1600 Droitwich - Worcester bus

SUN Manchester - Oldham / Rochdale bus
SAT SUN Manchester - Littleborough bus

SAT SUN Hunts Cross - Garston bus. # Garston.

SUN to 2100 Aylesbury - Amersham bus, LUL forwards

2130 SAT - SUN Reading - Paddington reduced services with 2 line working.
2130 SAT - SUN one line only open
No ROTR references
# and retimings. Greenford branch bus (likely slow lines closed)

SUN to 1300 Worcester - Kidderminster bus
SUN from 1300 Worcester - Droitwich bus.
Through trains via Lickey

SUN Worcester - Hereford bus

SUN Gloucester - Newport bus

SAT SUN Surbiton - Effingham Jn bus

SUN Weybridge - Virginia Water bus
Trains run to Ascot, note loss of rare track.

SAT SUN MON Three Bridges - Billingshurst, Dorking - Horsham bus. #

2100 SAT - SUN Carlisle - Kilmarnock bus

SAT SUN MON Acton Town - Rayners Lane, Ealing Common - Ealing Broadway.

ONGOING Heathrow T4 loop closed. Bus from Hatton Cross. # T123
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