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 late night / early morning TransPennine service on Sunday 5 August

Start date
05/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Durham and Newcastle, closing some lines.

The 21:24 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York. A replacement bus will run forward from York to Newcastle.

On Monday morning, the 04:48 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street will start from York. A replacement bus service will operate from Newcastle to connect with train. 

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.