Future engineering work

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Amended service to / from London Kings Cross on Sunday 8 March

Start date
08/03/2020  00:00
End date
08/03/2020 
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 / Stevenage / Peterborough / Cambridge / Cambridge North / Kings Lynn

Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull / Beverley

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

Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Cambridge

 
TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralGreat NorthernHull TrainsLNERThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Stevenage, closing some lines on this route.

Grand Central:

A reduced train service will be in operation, with trains being diverted to run via Hertford North, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes. 

The following trains will not run:

  • The 12:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service.
  • The 15:08 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service.
  • The 16:53 London Kings Cross to Sunderland service.
  • The 18:53 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

Until 08:45

All lines will be closed between Finsbury Park and London Kings Cross. Customers should use London Buses / Underground to / from Finsbury Park.

Additionally:

  • The 06:41 (departing 06:25) and 07:28 (departing 07:25) Cambridge to London Kings Cross services will start from Alexandra Palace.
  • The 08:13 and 09:03 London Kings Cross to Peterborough services will start from Alexandra Palace.

All day:

Trains will not run or will be diverted via Hertford North.

Buses will replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City and between Hertford North and Stevenage.

Hull Trains:

Train services will be diverted to run via Hertford North, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes. Services will be retimed to run earlier or later than usual.

LNER:

LNER will run an amended timetable, with fewer trains than usual running to / from London Kings Cross. Trains that do run will be diverted to run via Hertford North, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes. Other trains will be cancelled, or will start / terminate outside London Kings Cross.

Check before you travel:

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

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