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Timetable Changes Saturday, 25 April

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Dry (T-Total) Trains from Kings Cross after 18.00 on Saturday 25 April

Due to a sporting event taking place in London on Saturday 25 April 2015, Virgin Trains East Coast will be operating a ‘dry trains’ policy. The dry train status will apply to all services departing London King’s Cross from 18.00 to 20.00 bound for Newcastle.

The following East Coast services will be deemed Dry Trains
 
Departure                              Arrival
18.00 London King’s Cross      22.00 Newcastle
19.00 London King’s Cross      22.55 Newcastle
20.00 London King’s Cross      00.05 Newcastle
 
18.32 Grand Central service to Sunderland is also a dry train.

This means that alcohol cannot be brought onto or purchased on board our trains and customers may be searched before boarding.

East Coast have prohibited the possession of intoxicating liquor from the above mentioned train services on Saturday 25 April 2015.

It is an offence under Byelaw 4(2) of the Railway Byelaws, for any person travelling on the services listed above to be in possession of intoxicating liquor or to attempt to enter any of the above trains with intoxicating liquor.

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

Amended services between Doncaster and Selby / York on Saturday 25 and until 12:30 on Sunday 26 April

Engineering work is taking place between Doncaster and Selby / York closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Doncaster and Selby.

CrossCountry trains are diverted between Sheffield and York and will not call at Doncaster. Passengers should use alternative services to / from Doncaster.

Saturday only, East Midlands Trains 06:37 London St Pancras International to York is diverted between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate and will not call at Doncaster. Passengers should use alternative trains.

First Hull Trains are diverted between Doncaster and Brough calling additionally at Goole and will not call at Selby and Howden. Replacement buses will run between Howden / Selby and Goole.

On Saturday only, First TransPennine Express will run a reduced service between Leeds and York due to restricted line capacity because of diverted trains.

Grand Central services between Sunderland and London Kings Cross are diverted between York and Doncaster.

On Saturday, Northern Rail 16:23 Scarborough to Sheffield and the 20:00 Sheffield to Bridlington are diverted via and will call additionally at Goole. Buses will run between Doncaster and Hull calling at Selby.

Virgin Trains East Coast services are diverted between Doncaster and York calling additionally at Leeds.

Journey times will be extended by up 60 minutes.

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

19.07 Edinburgh to Doncaster is a Dry Train

The 19:00 service from Edinburgh to Doncaster will be an alcohol free train until Doncaster. You will not be able to bring alcohol in any form, onto the train, or consume it whilst on board. This policy has been put in place to ensure that all of our customers can enjoy a more pleasant journey.

Virgin Trains East Coast have prohibited the possession of intoxicating liquor from the above mentioned train service

 It is an offence under Byelaw 4(2) of the Railway Byelaws, for any person travelling on the services listed above to be in possession of intoxicating liquor or to attempt to enter any of the above trains with intoxicating liquor.

 

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

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