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Tickets are available for weekend travel up to and including Friday 09 February 2018

Tickets are also available up to and including Friday 04 May 2018

for weekday travelTake a closer look at availability and exclusions

Timetable Changes Saturday, 18 November

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No trains at Grantham all day on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Grantham area, closing all lines through the station.

Trains will not call at Grantham.

East Midlands Trains services between Nottingham and Skegness will be diverted via an alternative route and call additionally at Bottesford as required. Buses will run between Grantham and Bottesford.

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will operate as two separate services. One between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham and one between Nottingham and Norwich. Trains between Nottingham and Norwich will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Grantham.

Trains between Nottingham and Grantham will be replaced by buses between Bottesford and Grantham.

Grand Central, Hull Trains and Virgin Trains East Coast will run a reduced service. Trains will be retimed and diverted via an alternative route, extending journey times by up to 70 minutes.

Additionally some Virgin Trains East Coast services from Edinburgh / Newcastle will be amended to terminate at York, Doncaster or Newark North Gate.

Buses will run between Newark North Gate and Peterborough, calling at Grantham.

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

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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

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