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 Kings Cross / Moorgate and Peterborough on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March

Start date
03/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Stevenage / Cambridge / Peterborough / Letchworth Garden City / Welwyn Garden City and also between Moorgate and Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Harrogate / Skipton / Hull / York / Newcastle / Sunderland / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness

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

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Stevenage, closing lines via Potters Bar.

Trains will be re-timed and divert between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage, via Hertford North.

Grand Central

Additional stops will be made at Doncaster on trains to and from Sunderland.

Some trains between Sunderland and London Kings Cross will also terminate at Doncaster or Peterborough.

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.

An hourly service will run between Moorgate and Hertford North.

Hull Trains

Journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes. Trains will be re-timed to run either later or earlier than the usual timetable.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Journey times will be extended by up to 15 minutes between London Kings Cross and Peterborough.

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.