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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Friday 23 December 2016

Tickets are also available up to and including Friday 17 March 2017 for journeys between stations north of York (including York) and London and journeys between any two stations north of York (including York). Take a closer look at availability and exclusions

Timetable Changes Saturday, 01 October

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19:00 from Edinburgh to Doncaster will be a T-Total train

The 19:00 service from Edinburgh to Doncaster, Saturdays only, will be an alcohol free train. 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.

Amended late night / early morning services between Doncaster and Newcastle on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October

Track work is taking place between Doncaster and York / Newcastle, closing some lines.

On Saturday evening the 21:00 service from London Kings Cross to Newcastle will be diverted via Leeds with arrival times at stations from York to Newcastle being approximately one hour later than normal. 

On Sunday morning the 09:37 service from Doncaster to Edinburgh will start from York at 10:01.

The 22:00 service from Kings Cross to Newcastle on Sunday night will terminate at York and a coach will be provided from York to Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle. 

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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To check your journey, please use our online journey planner

 

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

No trains between Edinburgh and North Berwick / Morpeth on Saturday 1 October

Engineering work is taking place between Edinburgh and Morpeth, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

CrossCountry services will be replaced by buses between Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Northern services will be replaced by buses between Chathill and Morpeth.

ScotRail services will be replaced by buses between Edinburgh and North Berwick / Dunbar

Virgin Trains East Coast services will be diverted between Edinburgh and Newcastle via Carlisle, extending journey times by approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

To check your journey, please use our online journey planner

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

Amended service to and from London Kings Cross from 22:00 on Saturday 1 and all day Sunday 2 October

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Biggleswade and also in the Peterborough area, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Grand Central

Trains to and from London Kings Cross will be retimed to depart slightly earlier than the usual timetable.

Great Northern

The 23:52 London Kings Cross to Peterborough service will be retimed to run later than usual from Stevenage onwards.

The 00:22 London Kings Cross to Cambridge service will be diverted to Peterborough.

The 00:55 London Kings Cross to Letchworth Garden City service will terminate at Stevenage.

On Sunday until approximately 10:00, all trains from Stevenage to Letchworth Garden City / Peterborough will be replaced by buses. Some trains heading towards Stevenage from these stations will also be amended.

On Sunday from approximately 10:00, all trains from London Kings Cross will depart slightly earlier than the usual timetable and will not call at Hitchin or Arlesey. Passengers travelling to / from Hitchin or Arlesey will need to circulate via Stevenage or Letchworth Garden City / Biggleswade.

Hull Trains

On Saturday, the 18:36 Hull to London Kings Cross service will be slightly retimed. All trains on Sunday will also be slightly amended.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Trains to and from London Kings Cross will be retimed to depart slightly earlier than the usual timetable.

On Sunday, the following trains are amended:

08:00 York to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Newark North Gate.

08:05 Leeds to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Grantham.

09:00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh service will start from Newark North Gate at 10:00.

09:03 London Kings Cross to Leeds service will start from Grantham at 10:14.

Planning your Journey

To check your journey, please use our online journey planner

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

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