Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service between London and Stevenage on Sunday 18 February

Start date
18/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Great Northern between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Peterborough / Cambridge / Kings Lynn

Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh and Aberdeen

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsVirgin Trains East Coast

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Potters Bar, closing some lines all day on Sunday.

No trains will run via Potters Bar / Welwyn Garden City.

Great Northern:

Buses will run between Finsbury Park / Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City, calling additionally at Cockfosters for London Underground connections. Customers can use London Underground Piccadilly Line between Kings Cross St Pancras and Cockfosters.

Services between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge / King Lynn will depart up to 15 minutes earlier than normal and will have longer journey times between London Kings Cross and Stevenage.

London Kings Cross to Cambridge stopping services will run between Stevenage and Cambridge.

A bus will run between Finsbury Park and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City.

One train an hour will operate between Moorgate and Hertford North.

Buses will also run between Hertford North and Stevenage.

Hull Trains / Grand Central / Virgin Trains East Coast:

Trains will be diverted between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage to run via Hertford North, increasing journey times by up to 30 minutes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.