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Amended services between Newcastle and Edinburgh on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Sep 2024 to 29 Sep 2024

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / York and Edinburgh / Dundee / Aberdeen

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

Lumo between London Kings Cross and Newcastle / Edinburgh

Northern between Carlisle / Metrocentre / Newcastle / Pudroe and Morpeth / Chathill

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Newcastle and Edinburgh

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Edinburgh via Morpeth, closing various lines over the weekend.

The following services are affected:

CrossCountry

Trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh will not run.

Replacement bus services will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh, calling at Morpeth, Berwick-Upon-Tweed and Dunbar.

LNER

Trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh will run an alternative hourly route via Carlisle and will not call at Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Reston and Dunbar. This journey will take approximately 90 minutes longer than usual.

Replacement bus services will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh, calling at Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Reston and Dunbar.

Other LNER services to / from the North will start / terminate at Newcastle.

Lumo

All Lumo services will run between London Kings Cross and Newcastle only.

On Saturday, the 20:56 Edinburgh to Newcastle service will not run.

Northern

Trains between Carlisle / Hexham and Morpeth / Chathill will terminate / start at Newcastle.

Replacement bus services will operate between Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill.

TransPennine Express

No TransPennine train services will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

On Saturday, the 19:03 Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street service will start at Newcastle, departing at 20:58.

Replacement bus services will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

You can use 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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