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 to / from London Kings Cross on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 January

Start date
11/01/2020  00:00
End date
12/01/2020 
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge / Cambridge North / Kings Lynn

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

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

Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge

 
TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hitchin and Biggleswade, and also in the Kings Cross area, closing some lines.

Both Grand Central and Hull Trains will run amended timetables, with a reduced service. Trains will be diverted to run via Cambridge (not stopping), extending journey times.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

Saturday and Sunday:

An reduced and revised timetable will be in place for services between London Kings Cross / London St Pancras International and Cambridge / Kings Lynn

Buses will replace trains between Hitchin and Peterborough.

On Saturday, services between Horsham and Peterborough will be amended to run between Horsham and Letchworth Garden City.

On Sunday, Thameslink services between Peterborough and London King's Cross will be amended to run between London Kings Cross and Letchworth Garden City.

Sunday:

Before 08:45:

Trains between Kings Lynn / Cambridge and London Kings Cross will terminate at New Barnet, and will not run between New Barnet and London Kings Cross. Replacement buses will run between New Barnet and Finsbury Park.

No trains will run to / from Moorgate. Replacement buses will run between Welwyn Garden City / Stevenage (via Hertford North) and Finsbury Park.

Customers can use London Underground between Finsbury Park and London Kings Cross.

LNER:

LNER will operate an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross. Other trains will start / terminate at Peterborough / Doncaster and Newcastle or cancelled.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.