[gensheet] Weekend Works 5/11 6/11

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8 Jun 2005
For 5th and 6th November 2005 from websites and teletext. Main items of
interest are the Ashton - Denton - Stockport line, Winchburgh - Dalmeny and
Didcot west curve

SAT SUN Finsbury Park - Welwyn - Stevenage bus. Reduced trains diverted via
Hertford. Watton-at-Stone bus due to line capacity. # Royston
SUN Stevenage - Royston bus. # Royston. ROTR lists both fast lines closed,
so GNER on slow lines

SAT SUN Derby - Sheffield diverted via Toton (VXC only)
MML to Sheffield are the Nottingham trains. Those via Derby terminate at
Not as current timetable. Derby - Matlock bus.

SUN Birmingham - Derby diverted via Leicester as timetabled, buses Tamworth
& Burton.

SAT SUN Rugby - Stafford blocked trains via West Midlands.
North services combined with Birmingham so less 'full' diversions using
Aston - Stechford - Bescot - Wednesfield - Bushbury.
SAT xx17 and xx53 ex Euston for example look good though. As timetable
except as next item

SUN Birmingham - Wolverhampton delayed, reported as via Aston. Unlikely
therefore that any VWC London - North run via New Street unless calling.

SUN Crewe - Chester bus. The few VWC through trains diverted via Sandbach -

SAT Stockport - Manchester blocked Manchester - Airport / Hazel Grove /
Guide Bridge bus
Buxton - Stockport - Manchester Victoria service via Denton Jn
ATW run Crewe - Warrington - Manchester Oxford Rd

SUN Leeds - Liverpool diverted Huddersfield - Elland - Manchester Victoria -
Newton-le-Willows - Liverpool, as timetable.
Huddersfield - Marsden - Manchester bus

SUN Manchester - Warrington - Liverpool diverted via Newton-le Willows. Bus
Widnes/Warrington - Newton-le Willows.
CT not running through from Peterborough, change Nottingham

SUN Crewe - Liverpool VWC diverted via Manchester, local bus. As timetabled.
Teletext note of buses not supported by online timetables.

SAT SUN Crewe - Preston - Carlisle bus.
A few VXC divert via Settle using Clitheroe - Hellifield
SUN Preston - south via Manchester with drags for 390's, with Chorley bus,
via Wigan NW #
Buses also St Helens / Chorley- Preston, and Lancaster - Morecambe /
Carnforth / Windermere.

SAT SUN Bromsgrove - Droitwich / Gloucester block, Selly Oak - Redditch bus
SAT Birmingham - Worcester and VXC diverted via Kidderminster
SUN Birmingham - Gloucester / Newport bus. Gloucester - Cheltenham bus

2130 SAT - SUN Didcot area relief lines blocked from Moreton cutting.
Delays with Oxford trains diverted via Foxhall Jn (reverse and #)

SAT SUN Bath - Bristol blocked
1 per hour Padd - Bristol diverted via Badminton.
SAT additional hourly Paddington - Bath, SUN Swindon - Bath rail shuttle.
Westbury - Bristol / Swindon bus.

2300 SAT - SUN Cardiff - Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan. Bus Bridgend -
Swansea. London services terminate Cardiff

SAT SUN Guildford - Reading / Aldershot bus. SUN Ascot - Farnham service,
not terminating Aldershot
VXC divert via Kensington

SAT SUN Haslemere / Chichester - Portsmouth bus. Trains from the west
diverted to Portsmouth Harbour.

SUN London Victoria slow lines blocked. Horsham trains diverted to London
Battersea Park (#) - London Bridge service, not from Victoria

SUN St Johns slow lines blocked
Main line services run from Victoria via Bromley South
Hayes branch from Victoria via Nunhead
Local trains diverted using Tanners Hill - Lewisham Vale line to reach
lewisham from fast lines

SUN to 0950 Paddock Wood - Ashford bus, trains via Maidstone East.

SAT SUN Strood - Paddock Wood bus

SAT SUN Carlisle - Edinburgh / Glasgow and Motherwell - Lanark bus
VXC have a few through trains diverted via Kilmarnock

SUN Edinburgh - Bathgate bus, Edinburgh - west delayed. Diversion via
Dalmeny and Winchburgh Jn

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

SUN Barking / Upminster - Grays bus

SUN Ipswich - Norwich / Bury St Edmunds bus

SAT SUN Bishops Stortford / Stansted - Cambridge bus. London - Stansted
direct bus

SUN Newark - Lincoln bus

SUN Doncaster - Scunthorpe bus

SAT from 1500 Pontefract Monkhill - Knottingley bus

SUN Middlesborough - Seaham bus

SUN Chesterfield bus, trains on slow lines, #.

SAT SUN Dalston Kingsland - Stratford bus.

SUN to 1200 Euston - Leighton Buzzard bus, VWC bus London - Milton Keynes.
2000 SAT - 1200 SUN no service Watford - Kensington. Then trains on fast

SUN Manchester Vic - Stalybridge bus

SUN Sandhills - Southport bus

SUN Maidenhead - Reading 2 line operating, reduced timetable. All services
on relief lines. 0001 SUN - 0800 SUN SLW on up relief

2200 SAT - 1100 SUN Bristol - Weston-super-Mare bus

SUN Cardiff - Danescourt - Radyr bus

SUN Plymouth - St Austell bus.

MON - FRI Looe branch bus

SUN Staines - Windsor bus

SAT SUN Portsmouth area blocked. Trains terminate Fareham / Cosham,
Petersfield and Chichester (SAT) Bognor / Littlehampton (SUN). # possible
Fareham (bay) Cosham and Petersfield

SUN Sittingbourne - Faversham - Whitstable / Canterbury East bus. #

SUN Inverkeithing - Rosyth - Dunfermline QM bus

SAT - ONGOING Helmsdale - Wick / Scrabster via Thurso direct bus
SAT - ONGOING Helmsdale - Scotscalder via Forsinard and Thurso bus (check
the route, via Melvich !!!!)

SAT SUN Wood Green - Cockfosters bus

SAT SUN Rayners Lane - Uxbridge no Piccadilly line triains, Met operating

SAT SUN Marble Arch - North Acton bus. # North Acton likely

SAT SUN Northen line not running south via city.

SAT SUN Northern does not call Elephant & Castle

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