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 Newcastle and Edinburgh on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 September

Start date
25/09/2021 
End date
26/09/2021 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Plymouth / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Inverness / Aberdeen

Northern between Carlisle and Chathill

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / York / Newcastle and Edinburgh

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLNERNorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Berwick-upon-Tweed, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

A replacement bus service will operate between Newcastle and stations to Edinburgh.

LNER:

An hourly service will operate to and from Scotland, diverted via Carlisle with journey times extended approximately two hours.  Other services between the North and London will start / terminate at Newcastle with some services cancelled.

A rail replacement coach service will be provided between Newcastle, Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Dunbar and Edinburgh. 

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill

TransPennine Express:

Saturday

The 10:22 Edinburgh to Newcastle will not run.

The 12:33 Edinburgh to Newcastle will not run.

The 07:24 Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh will terminate at Newcastle.

The 14:21 Newcastle to Edinburgh will not run.


Sunday

The 10:20 Edinburgh to Newcastle will not run.

The 12:23 Edinburgh to Newcastle will not run.

The 09:19 York to Edinburgh will terminate at Newcastle.

The 14;41 Newcastle to Edinburgh will not run.

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.