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 Grand Central services on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December

Start date
04/12/2021 
End date
05/12/2021 
Route affected

Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland

 
TOC(s) affected
Grand Central
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Doncaster and Peterborough on Saturday and Sunday, and between Hartlepool and Sunderland on Sunday, closing various lines.

On Saturday and Sunday, the following Grand Central trains will be diverted to run via Lincoln, extending journey times by around 1 hour:

Saturday

  • 08:44 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.
  • 11:27 London Kings Cross to Sunderland.
  • 15:29 Sunderland to London Kings Cross.
  • 16:27 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

 

Sunday

  • 13:48 London Kings Cross to Sunderland.
  • 14:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross.
  • 15:59 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross.
  • 18:53 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

 

On Sunday, trains that usually run to / from Sunderland will run to / from Hartlepool. Replacement buses will run between Hartlepool and Sunderland.

Additionally on Sunday​​​​​​​, a bus will run from Low Moor to Bradford Interchange to connect with the 08:10 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service. A second bus will run from Halifax to Wakefield Kirkgate, calling at Brighouse and Mirfield.

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.