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 evening service between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle on Saturday 25 September

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Between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle

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Engineering work is taking place between Grantham and Newark, resulting in the closure of some lines.

The following services will not run:

  • 19:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross.
  • 20:30 London Kings Cross to Leeds.
  • 21:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle.


The following services will be diverted between Peterborough and Doncaster:

  • 20:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds will run via a diversionary route between Peterborough and Doncaster and arrive approximately one hour later than normal at Doncaster, Wakefield and Leeds.
  • 22:00 London Kings Cross to Leeds  will depart at 21.00 and run via a diversionary route between Peterborough and Doncaster.


A rail replacement coach service will be provided between Peterborough and Grantham, Newark, Retford and Doncaster.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, 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.