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 Peterborough and Doncaster all day on Saturday 10 and until 10:00 on Sunday 11 November

Start date
10/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross

London North Eastern Railway between Inverness / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds and London Kings Cross

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralHull TrainsLondon North Eastern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Retford, closing all lines.

Grand Central:


The following services will not run:

  • 08:51 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.
  • 10:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.
  • 11:27 London Kings Cross to Sunderland.
  • 15:29 Sunderland to London Kings Cross.


Other Grand Central services will be diverted between Peterborough and Doncaster, and will take longer than usual between these stations. These services will make additional calls at Doncaster.


Grand Central services will not be affected, and will run normally.

Hull Trains:

Hull Trains will operate a heavily reduced service on Saturday, with fewer than usual services running by a diversionary route, with train journeys taking longer than usual.

On Sunday, due to engineering work taking place all day, trains between Selby and Hull will start / terminate at Selby, a replacement bus service will operate between Selby and Hull for Brough and Howden customers. Journey times will be extended.

London North Eastern Railway:


London North Eastern Railway (LNER) will operate an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross, with trains being diverted between Peterborough and Doncaster. Other LNER services will start from / terminate at Newark Northgate, Doncaster or York. A replacement bus will run between Peterborough, Grantham and Newark Northgate.


The 09:30 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh service will start at 08:35, and will run via a diversionary route between Peterborough and Doncaster.

The 08:48 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh service will start from York at 10:37.

The 09:00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh will start from Newcastle at 11:51.

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.