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Timetable Changes Saturday, 16 November

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No trains on Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day

As in previous years, our trains will be having a festive rest and will not be running on Christmas Day.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

No trains on Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

As in previous years, we will not be running any trains on Boxing Day.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Saturday 16 November (from 13.00) reduced LNER train service and longer journey times

On Saturday afternoon trains to and from London King’s Cross are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat. From 13.00:

•LNER will be running hourly trains between London King's Cross and the North East/ Scotland

•Trains between London King’s Cross and Leeds are reduced to every two hours.

•Other trains to and from the north will start and terminate at Doncaster.

•Rail replacement coaches will be provided for journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

 

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Sunday 17 November reduced LNER train service until noon

LNER will start trains later than usual on Sunday due to planned engineering works at London King’s Cross and along the route. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat.

•The first train from London King’s Cross will depart at 11.03 towards Leeds and 11.22 to Scotland.

•Until noon LNER trains to and from London are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half.

•Rail replacement coaches will be provided for morning journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Saturday 23 November (from 13.00) reduced LNER train service and longer journey times

On Saturday afternoon trains to and from London King’s Cross are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat. From 13.00:

  • LNER will be running hourly trains between London King's Cross and the North East/ Scotland
  • Trains between London King’s Cross and Leeds are reduced to every two hours.
  • Other trains to and from the north will start and terminate at Doncaster.
  • Rail replacement coaches will be provided for journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Sunday 24 November reduced LNER train service until noon

LNER will start trains later than usual on Sunday due to planned engineering works at London King’s Cross and along the route. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat.

  • The first train from London King’s Cross will depart at 11.03 towards Leeds and 11.22 to Scotland.
  • Until noon LNER trains to and from London are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half.
  • Rail replacement coaches will be provided for morning journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Saturday 30 November (from 13.00) reduced LNER train service and longer journey times

On Saturday afternoon trains to and from London King’s Cross are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat. From 13.00:

  • LNER will be running hourly trains between London King's Cross and the North East/ Scotland
  • Trains between London King’s Cross and Leeds are reduced to every two hours.
  • Other trains to and from the north will start and terminate at Doncaster.
  • Rail replacement coaches will be provided for journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Sunday 1 December reduced LNER train service and longer journey times

Until noon on Sunday trains to and from London King’s Cross are diverted via Lincoln, this means your journey time will be extended by up to an hour and a half. Trains may be busier than usual, we strongly recommend you reserve a seat.

  • LNER will be running hourly trains between London King's Cross and the North East/ Scotland.
  • Trains between London King’s Cross and Leeds are significantly reduced.
  • Other trains to and from the north will start and terminate at Doncaster.
  • Rail replacement coaches will be provided for journeys to or from Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Replacement bus travel advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement buses at any time, unless fully folded.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Friday 27 December reduced LNER train service until 14.00.

There will be a reduced train service until 14.00 to and from London King’s Cross due to Network Rail upgrade work. Trains are expected to be very busy, we recommend reserving a seat. 

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Buses replace trains to / from Perth on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November

Engineering work is taking place between Perth and Dundee on Saturday, and between Perth and Dundee / Stirling on Sunday, closing all lines.

LNER:

On Sunday, LNER service to and from Inverness will take a diversionary route between Edinburgh and Perth and will not call at Gleneagles, Dunblane, Stirling or Falkirk Grahamston. A rail replacement bus will be provided between Perth & Falkirk, and between Edinburgh & Gleneagles.

ScotRail:

Saturday:

Buses replace trains between Perth and Dundee. Services that usually run between Glasgow Queen Street and Dundee / Aberdeen will instead run between Glasgow Queen Street and Perth, and between Dundee and Aberdeen.

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Glasgow Queen Street and Dundee.
  • Stirling and Perth.
  • Dunblane and Perth.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Amended service between Doncaster and Peterborough from 13:00 on Saturday 16 until 12:00 on Sunday 17 November

Engineering work is taking place between Doncaster and Peterborough from 13:00 on Saturday until 12:00 on Sunday, closing all lines.

Grand Central

Trains will operate to an amended timetable and will be diverted via Lincoln extending journey times.

Hull Trains

Trains will operate to an amended timetable and will be diverted via Lincoln extending journey times.

LNER

From 13.00 Saturday and until 12.00 Sunday LNER will be running an hourly service between London Kings Cross and Newcastle/Scotland, and one service every alternate hour between London Kings Cross and Leeds diverted via Lincoln.

Journey times are extended by up to an hour and a half. Other services will start and terminate at Doncaster.

Rail replacement buses will be provided between Grantham, Newark and Retford.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

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