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.

Amended service before 13:00 to / from London Kings Cross on Friday 27 December

Start date
27/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Hertford North / Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage / Cambridge / Peterborough / Ely / Kings Lynn

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull / Beverley

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

Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Welwyn Garden City / Peterborough / Cambridge

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERThameslink

Engineering work is taking place in the London Kings Cross area, closing some lines on Friday morning.

Grand Central:

A reduced service will run between London Kings Cross and Sunderland / Bradford Interchange. Trains will also be retimed to run later / earlier than usual.

Great Northern:

Until 13:00, a reduced service will run with only one train per hour operating between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn / Peterborough.

Hull Trains:

The 07:27 London Kings Cross to Hull service will not run.

Trains running before 13:00 will be subject to slight timing changes, and may run slightly earlier or later than usual.


Until 13:00, LNER will run a reduced service of four trains per hour to / from London Kings Cross.


A revised service will operate on all routes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Services may be busy and it is recommended that you reserve a seat or you may have to stand or take a later train.

Project Information:

London Kings Cross station currently carries 33.8 million passengers per year, and is a major hub for both local and long distance train services. Major upgrade work will take place, upgrading and simplifying the track layout around the station for the first time in 40 years. Two new lines will also be added, increasing the number of services that can run to / from the station, as well as allowing for faster train services.