On Monday and Tuesday, only travel if your journey is absolutely necessary.
On Tuesday, you cannot travel on Great Northern or Thameslink routes to or from London Kings Cross or Moorgate. There will be no trains on these routes for the whole day. Network Rail are advising that you Do Not Travel in the area.
The Met Office have issued a ‘Red Warning for Extreme Heat’, this means there is a substantial risk of disruption to the train service.
- Thameslink and Great Northern will be running a significantly reduced service across all routes. On Tuesday there will be no service on routes to or from London Kings Cross or Moorgate.
- Southern services are expected to mostly run as planned but some routes see the service reduced
- Gatwick Express services will not run
- Other train operators are also affected in the same way and are also advising you only to travel if absolutely necessary
All trains will be delayed by speed restrictions with cancellations expected and a high chance of incidents affecting trains that are still planned to run
Even if you are able to travel in the morning on Monday and Tuesday, you may find there is significant disruption to return journeys in the evening, so if you must travel then you should consider alternative ways to get home.
GTR are strongly advising that you should only be travelling if your journey is absolutely essential. Journey planners for Monday will be updated on Sunday, and Tuesday will be updated on Monday. They are still working on the detail of our revised service, but at this time we anticipate the following changes: