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 late evening services between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle on Saturday 9 October

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Between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle

TOC(s) affected

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

The following services will be cancelled:

  • 20:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds.
  • 21:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle.


The 20:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle will no longer call at Peterborough.

The 20:30 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will be diverted between Newark and Doncaster and will arrive at stations between Doncaster and Leeds 30 minutes later than normal.

The 22:00 London Kings Cross to Leeds will now depart at 21:31 and be diverted between Newark and Doncaster.

There will be a rail replacement coach in place between 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 pandemic. 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.