[Gensheet] Weekend Engineering 6 - 7th

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13 Jun 2005
Bill Wilson

For 6 and 7 August collected from the usual sources
The main items of interest are Manchester Victoria - Stockport service, use
of Dinting triangle, Primrose Hill and Winchburgh - Dalmeny


2205 FRI - 1400 SUN Doncaster - York blocked.
GNER divert to Leeds with HST diagrammed connections north
Hull services divert via Goole
VXC via Leeds (or Pontefract ? it is open)

SAT SUN Leicester - Nottingham no through local trains, use MML.
Leicester - Loughborough local bus
Peterborough - Nottingham trains via Syston are diveted via Grantham

SUN Nottingham - Sheffield diverted via Derby. As timetable.

SAT SUN Camden Road - Gospel Oak - Willesden bus.
SAT North Woolwich - Camden Road - Willesden LL bay and Willesden HL -
Richmond trains
SUN North Woolwich - Camden Road - Queens Park and Willesden HL - Richmond
trains. Use Watford services
Both days this uses the Primrose Hill line.

SAT SUN 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 Manchester Piccadilly shut to east.
London - Macclesfield trains. extended to Stockport
Crewe - Stockport local service by trains not buses
Cardiff - Manchester diverted via Warrington.
Norwich - Liverpool run east of Hazel Grove only
VXC south - Manchester and Buxton - Hazel Grove trains diverted Stockport -
Manchester Victoria via Denton
Guide Bridge - Manchester bus. Special timetable sees use of Dinting curve
in the usual fashion of a triangular service.
Huddersfield - Manchester bus

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

ONGOING A Tesco on the line at Gerrards Cross. Denham - Beaconsfield bus
Trains run to special service:
Marylebone - Aylesbury - Princes Risborough - Birmingham
Marylebone - Denham
Beaconsfield - Princes Risborough - Birmingham.

SUN Oxford - Charlbury bus. Some trains diverted via Swindon

2200 SAT - SUN Reading - Bedwyn bus
GW diverted via Swindon - Melksham. Pewsey - Swindon bus

SUN Cardiff QS - Radyr bus, trains via City line from Central

2200 SAT - SUN Cardiff - Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan

ONGOING Folkestone - Dover bus. Additional (weekdays) Dover - Minster using
Minster curve, see timetables
SAT SUN extended to Asford - Dover bus

SUN Larbert - Perth bus.
Glasgow - Aberdeen / Inverness diverted via Winchburgh - Dalmeny.
GNER Inverness via Forth Bridge and Ladybank

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

SUN Barking - Rainham - Grays - Pitsea bus

SUN Hertford loop bus

SAT SUN Willesden - Watford DC lines bus, also LUL to Harrrow. # and bay

2000 SAT - SUN Clapham - Watford run Clapham - Kensington only. #.

SUN Watford - St Albans bus

SAT - SUN Birmingham / Wolverhampton - Walsall - Rugeley bus

SUN to 2145 Stourbridge Junction - Worcester bus.
SUN from 2145 Birmingham - Worcester bus.
Trains run Malvern - Droitwich

SUN Hamilton Square - Birkenhead North bus

2130 SAT - SUN Reading - Paddington reduced services with 2 line working on
Main Paddington - Southall and Slough - Maidenhead. Burnham bus
2130 SAT - 0900 SUN all trains on DM Maidenhead - Slough. #.

SUN Gloucester - Chepstow bus

SAT - SAT Newport area. ROTR lists various line closures around Newport
station. MON - SUN it seems the main lines are clsoed with a reduced
service running over releif lines. # and tunnels likely

SUN Surbiton - Weybridge all down trains on fast lines. Bus for local
stations. #

SAT SUN Epsom - Dorking / Effingham Jn bus

SUN Victoria - Peckham Rye - London Bridge, London Bridge - Tulse Hill bus

SUN Streatham Hill - Mitcham - Sutton - Epsom bus
TLK run to West Sutton via Wimbledon only. # St Helier

SUN fast lines closed Chiselhurst - Lewisham. Hayes services to London
Bridge not through. Minor retimings

SUN Carlisle - Dumfries bus

ONGOING LUL Normal services, except reduced Circle line.

SAT SUN Richmond / Acton Town - Hammersmith - Earls Court / Hyde Park Corner
bus (District and Piccadilly)
Zone 6 Travelcards valid on Heathrow Express.

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

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