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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Sunday 25 October 2015

Tickets for weekday travel to/from stations north of York and London are available up to and including Friday 15 January 2016

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09.52 from Aberdeen will be a Dry Train until Newcastle

The 09:52 service from Aberdeen to London King's Cross will be an alcohol free train until Newcastle. 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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