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Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 21 Sep 2024 to 22 Sep 2024

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Aberdeen

LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Inverness

Lumo between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh

Northern between Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Edinburgh, closing most lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

LNER:

Trains will operate a reduced service to and from Scotland via a diversionary route between Newcastle and Edinburgh with journey times extended up to two hours.

Other services between London Kings Cross and the North will start / terminate at Newcastle.

A rail replacement coach services will be provided between Newcastle, Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick, Dunbar and Edinburgh.

Lumo:

Trains will operate between London Kings Cross and Newcastle only.

On Saturday the 20:56 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh is cancelled throughout.

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill.

TransPennine Express:

Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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