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.

Major upgrade work in the Newark area from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August

Start date
24/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

East Midlands Trains between Leicester / Nottingham and Lincoln, between Matlock and Newark Castle and between Nottingham / Newark North Gate and Cleethorpes

LNER between Aberdeen / Edinburgh and London Kings Cross

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLNER

Major upgrade work will be taking place in the Newark area, closing all lines.

East Midlands Trains trains are replaced by buses between Nottingham and Lincoln and also between Newark North Gate and Lincoln.

Most LNER trains are diverted between Doncaster and Peterborough via but not calling at Lincoln but some trains will run through to terminate or start from Retford. Replacement buses will run between Retford and Peterborough via Newark and Grantham.

LNER trains are also affected by engineering work in the London Kings Cross area. Further information may be found here.

On Saturday and Sunday, all Grand Central services are cancelled and Hull Trains services will be diverted to run to and from London St Pancras.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands Trains or between Scotland / North East England and Peterborough, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling to / from stations between Retford and Peterborough, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.