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.

Buses replace trains between Sunderland and Middlesbrough / Northallerton on Sunday 11 October

Start date
11/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Northern between Newcastle and Middlesbrough

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Sunderland and Middlesbrough / Northallerton, closing all lines on Sunday.

Grand Central:

Services to / from Sunderland will be retimed and diverted to run via Durham instead of Eaglescliffe.

Replacement buses will run between Sunderland and Northallerton, connecting with train services at Northallerton.


Buses will replace trains between Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Grand Central, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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