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 Hartlepool and Newcastle / Northallerton on Sunday 6 October

Start date
06/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Northern between Carlisle and Middlesbrough / Nunthorpe / Whitby

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Northallerton and Hartlepool / Sunderland, closing lines.

Grand Central

Trains will divert between Durham and Darlington, and will not call at Hartlepool and Eaglescliffe. A replacement bus service will run between Sunderland and Northallerton, calling at Hartlepool and Eaglescliffe.


Replacement buses will run between Newcastle and Hartlepool. Trains will be amended to run between Carlisle and Newcastle, and between Hartlepool and Middlesbrough / Nunthorpe / Whitby.

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 typing in your station here

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.