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.

Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh via Alnmouth on Saturday 13 and until 09:00 on Sunday 14 October

Start date
13/10/2018  00:00
End date
14/10/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Dundee / Aberdeen

LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Inverness

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLondon North Eastern Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Edinburgh, closing all lines via Alnmouth.

The following alterations will apply all day on Saturday and until 09:00 on Sunday.

CrossCountry

Rail replacement buses will be provided between Newcastle, Alnmouth, Berwick, Dunbar and Edinburgh. Please note, advance purchase and 'XC only' tickets will not be valid on diverted LNER trains via Carlisle.

LNER

A reduced hourly service will run between Newcastle and Edinburgh via Carlisle. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 90 minutes.

A half-hourly service will run between London Kings Cross and Newcastle.

Rail replacement buses will be provided between Newcastle, Alnmouth, Berwick, Dunbar and Edinburgh.

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

Bicycles:

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.