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 LNER services on Saturday 23 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

LNER between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Newcastle

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Newark and Retford, closing some lines late on Saturday evening.

As a result, the following trains will not run:

  • The 17:43 Leeds to London Kings Cross service.
  • The 19:45 Leeds to London Kings Cross service.
  • The 20:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service.
  • The 20:30 London Kings Cross to Leeds service.


The following amendments will apply:

  • The 21:00 London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will depart earlier than usual at 20:15, and will be diverted after Newark to terminate at Doncaster.
  • The 22:00 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will depart earlier than usual at 21:30, and will be diverted between Newark and Doncaster. A replacement bus will run between Newark, Retford and Doncaster.


Check before you travel:

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

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.