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 Hitchin and Peterborough on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January

Start date
12/01/2019  00:00
End date
13/01/2019 
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Peterborough

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

LNER between London Kings Cross and Leeds / York / Hull / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness

Thameslink between Horsham / London Kings Cross and Peterborough

 
TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLondon North Eastern RailwayThameslink
Description

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

Long distance services will be diverted via an alternative route, with buses operating for local stations between Biggleswade and Peterborough.

Grand Central

Trains will be diverted between Hitchin and Peterborough to run via Cambridge. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 60 minutes.

Great Northern

Buses replace trains between Biggleswade and Peterborough. An hourly service will run between Biggleswade and London Kings Cross.

Other Great Northern routes including Kings Lynn, Cambridge, Hertford North are not affected by these works and will run as planned.

Hull Trains

Trains will be diverted between Hitchin and Peterborough to run via Cambridge. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 90 minutes.

LNER

An hourly service will run to and from London Kings Cross with trains diverted between Hitchin and Peterborough via Cambridge. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 60 minutes.

Other services to and from the north will start and terminate at either Peterborough, Doncaster or York.

Thameslink

Buses replace trains between Biggleswade and Peterborough. Train services between Biggleswade and London Kings Cross will run with revised times.

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.