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 trains between Sunderland and Hartlepool on Sunday 22 September

Start date
22/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Northern between Carlisle and Middlesbrough

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralLNER

Engineering work is taking place between Sunderland and Hartlepool, closing the line.

Grand Central trains are diverted via but not calling at Darlington. Replacement buses will run between Sunderland and Northallerton, calling at Eaglescliffe and Hartlepool.

Northern trains are replaced by buses between Sunderland and Hartlepool.

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

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.