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Last updated:Yesterday at 23:36
Train companies affected:South Western Railway
Last updated:Yesterday at 02:21
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains between Grantham and Huntingdon on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 10 Feb 2024 to 11 Feb 2024

Route(s) affected

Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Great Northern between Peterborough and London Kings Cross

Hull Trains between Beverley / Hull and London Kings Cross

LNER between Inverness / Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Skipton / Bradford Forster Square / Harrogate / Leeds / Lincoln and London Kings Cross

Lumo between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross

Thameslink between Peterborough and London Kings Cross / Horsham / Brighton


Engineering work is taking place between Grantham and Huntingdon, closing all lines.

Grand Central:

No Grand Central train services will run.

Hull Trains:

All train services will be diverted to start / terminate at London St Pancras International. As a result, services will not call at Beverley, Cottingham, Doncaster, Retford, Grantham or Stevenage.


Replacement buses will run between Grantham and Huntingdon.

A shuttle train service will run between Huntingdon and London Kings Cross. Trains to / from Northern England / Scotland will run to / from Grantham instead of London Kings Cross.


Trains will run between Edinburgh and Newcastle only.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

It is not known how Great Northern / Thameslink will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel: 

If you are travelling with Grand Central or Lumo, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Grand Central, Great Northern, Hull Trains or Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.