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 service to / from London Kings Cross on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December

Start date
End date
Route affected

Between London Kings Cross and Inverness / Edinburgh / Newcastle / Leeds

TOC(s) affected
Hull TrainsLNER

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

Hull Trains:

All services will be diverted via Lincoln and no longer call at Beverley, Cottingham, Retford or Grantham.


There will be an hourly service between London Kings Cross and Newcastle / Scotland.

There will be one service every two hours between London Kings Cross and Leeds.

Others services will either be cancelled or start / terminate at Doncaster.

There will be rail replacement buses in place between Peterborough and Grantham, Newark, Retford and Doncaster.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.