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.

Buses replace overnight trains between York and Newcastle on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 September

Start date
23/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between York and Newcastle on Sunday evening and Monday morning, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:


  • The 21:25 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York. A replacement bus will run between York and Newcastle.


  • The 04:48 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from York at 06:09. A replacement bus will run from Newcastle at 03:13 to connect with this train.

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.