Future engineering work

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

Start date
27/12/2019  00:00
End date
27/12/2019 
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
Description

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

Grand Central:

To / from Bradford Interchange:

The 06:55 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Doncaster.

The 07:56 Bradford Interchange to Kings Cross service will not run.

The 10:57 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service will start from Doncaster.

To / from Sunderland:

The 06:43 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service will be retimed to arrive at London Kings Cross slightly later than usual.

The 08:27 London Kings to Sunderland service will not run.

The 08:44 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service will be retimed to arrive at London Kings Cross slightly earlier than usual.

The 11:27 and 12:57 London Kings Cross to Sunderland services will be retimed to run earlier than usual.

Great Northern:

A reduced Great Northern service will be in operation before 13:00. Full details of this timetable are not yet known, and more information will be published here closer to the time.

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.

LNER:

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

Thameslink:

A reduced Thameslink service will be in operation before 13:00. Full details of this timetable are not yet known, and more information will be published here closer to the time.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling on Grand Central, Hull Trains or LNER, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Great Northern or Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.