Future engineering work

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Amended service to / from London Kings Cross on Sunday 15 March

Start date
15/03/2020  00:00
End date
15/03/2020 
Route affected
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Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and 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 London Kings Cross and Stevenage on Sunday, closing some lines.

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.

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, and will run to amended timetables.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

Before 07:45:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Hitchin / Letchworth Garden City.

Before 08:45:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross. Replacement buses will run between Finsbury Park and Welwyn Garden City. Customers can use London Underground services between Finsbury Park and London Kings Cross.

All day:

Buses will replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Welwyn Garden City. Train running between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn / Peterborough will be diverted to run via Hertford North, and will be retimed and run to an amended timetable.

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

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.