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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Friday 22 May 2015

Tickets between Edinburgh-London and Newcastle-London are available up to and including Friday 14 August 2015

Timetable Changes Sunday, 01 March

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Saturday 28 February and Sunday 1 March - London King’s Cross First Class Lounge will be closed

The First Class Lounge at London King’s Cross is closed for redecoration on Saturday 28 February and Sunday 1 March 2015. If you have purchased a Lounge pass, or redeemed Reward Points for a pass, you can request a refund by contacting us directly or calling us on on 03457 225 111

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

No trains between Retford and Peterborough on Saturday 28 February and until 12:30 Sunday 1 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place between Retford and Peterborough closing the line.

No trains will run between Retford and Peterborough. Most trains are diverted between Doncaster and Peterborough via Lincoln Central.

Buses will run between Doncaster / Retford and Peterborough.

Journey times will be extended by up to 90 minutes

Additional alterations will also apply:

East Midlands Trains services between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich are diverted and will not call at Grantham. Passengers travelling between Liverpool Lime Street and Peterborough / Norwich will have to change trains at Nottingham.

Passengers for Grantham should use trains to / from Skegness. Additional buses will run between Nottingham and Grantham.

Also the 05:10 Nottingham to Spalding and 20:59 Spalding to Nottingham are diverted via Peterborough.

Grand Central 08:52 Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross / 10:48 London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange will not run. Passengers should use other trains.

Some trains between Sunderland and London Kings Cross are retimed to run later than the normal timetable.

Virgin Trains East Coast will run an hourly service to / from London Kings Cross.

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

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