Services on the Marston Vale Line have been suspended until further notice, but key workers relying on the route are urged to contact the operator to arrange alternative transport.
As part of the Rail Industry’s Coronavirus Resilience Plan, services on the line have ceased from immediate effect.
This includes the redeployment of signalling, infrastructure and traincrew teams to keep key national freight and mainline services running in order to enable critical supplies to be transported across the country and key workers to travel.
As there is currently no rail replacement bus service, key workers relying on the Marston Vale Line are asked to email London Northwestern Railway at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of their Critical Worker Letter and season ticket (if applicable).
London Northwestern Railway will review each request on an individual basis, and will do their utmost to arrange alternative travel for all the key workers travelling along the Marston Vale Line during this challenging time.
Requests for journeys to assist vulnerable members of the community will also be considered on an individual basis.
Network Rail is continuing to investigate the faulty crossings in the Stewartby area whilst passenger services are suspended.