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 / Darlington and Middlesbrough / Saltburn from Saturday 13 to Monday 15 November

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Route affected

Between Newcastle and Middlesbrough also between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland

TOC(s) affected

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

Saturday and Sunday

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Sunderland and Middlesbrough.
  • Darlington and Saltburn.


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.
  • Darlington and Saltburn.

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.