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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Friday 06 May 2016

Plus, tickets are available up to and including Friday 29 July 2016 for weekday travel between London and stations north of York.
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Timetable Changes Sunday, 14 February

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Amended service to / from London Kings Cross from approximately 20:00 on Saturday 13 to 02:00 on Monday 15 February

Engineering work is taking place between London Kings Cross and Peterborough with various line closures:

Grand Central

17:29 (Saturday) Sunderland to London Kings Cross will not run. 

07:58 (Sunday) Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross will be diverted with additional journey time of approximately 60 minutes.

09:48 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Sunderland will not run.

11:50 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange will start at 12:40 and run later throughout.

Great Northern

Saturday

Kings Lynn, Cambridge routes: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. The 22:35 London Kings Cross to Royston will depart at 22:29 and be retimed throughout.

Peterborough route: Buses replace trains between St Neots and Peterborough. Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. The 23:52 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey (passengers should change at Hitchin for a connecting bus).

Sunday

00:22, 00:55 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will be diverted to Letchworth Garden City, a connecting bus will run from Letchworth Garden City to Peterborough

05:56, 06:56 London Kings Cross to Hertford North, 06:26 London Kings Cross to Stevenage (via Hertford North), 06:41 London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City, 06:35, 07:05 London Kings Cross to Cambridge will start from Finsbury Park, passengers should use either replacement buses or the London Underground to travel from London Kings Cross.

Kings Lynn, Cambridge routes: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed. 

Peterborough route: Trains from London Kings Cross may be retimed, and until 12:00 are diverted to / from Letchworth Garden City, connecting buses will run between Letchworth Garden City and Peterborough.

Hull Trains

On Saturday the 18:36 Hull to London Kings Cross will start at 17:59 and 19:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 19:07, these trains will run earlier throughout.

On Sunday the 10:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 11:45 and 12:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 13:37, these trains willl run later throughout.

Virgin Trains East Coast

On Saturday night until 12:00 Sunday trains will take a diversionary route between Peterborough and Stevenage with journey times extended by approximately 75 minutes. The last trains from London Kings Cross on Saturday will be 19.48 to Newcastle and 20.48 to Leeds.

From 12.00 Sunday trains from London Kings Cross and Stevenage will depart up to 20 minutes earlier than normal and will resume normal times from Peterborough, trains to London Kings Cross will arrive approximately 20 minutes later into Stevenage and London Kings Cross.

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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.

Amended service between Edinburgh and Dundee on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February

Engineering work is taking place between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy and also between Ladybank and Dundee with various line closures:

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Edinburgh and Dundee.

ScotRail

Saturday

0908 Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee will terminate at Perth.

Edinburgh to / from Dundee services, buses replace trains between Kirkcaldy and Dundee.

22:08 Edinburgh to Dundee, bus replaces train between Glenrothes with Thornton and Dundee

22:43 Perth to Edinburgh, bus replaces train between Perth and Glenrothes with Thornton. A train also departs Perth at 22:44 for Edinburgh calling stations via Kirkcaldy.

Most trains between Edinburgh and Perth are replaced by a revised service between Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Train will not call at Cupar and Leuchars, buses will run between Ladybank and Dundee.

Sunday

Edinburgh to / from Dundee services, buses replace trains between Dundee and Edinburgh

Fife Circle services will run to a revised timetable and buses replace trains between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy via Burntisland
A revised service  will run between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy (via Dunfermline and Glenrothes with Thornton)

Edinburgh to / from Perth / Inverness services will not call at Kirkcaldy, bus will run between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy and between Kirkcaldy and Markinch.

Edinburgh to / from Aberdeen services are retimed and will not call at stations between Inverkeithing and Kirkcaldy or at Cupar and Leuchars,
buses will run between Kirkcaldy and Dundee.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Trains to / from Aberdeen will be diverted via Stirling with journey times extended by up to 60 minutes, buses will run between Edinburgh and Leuchars. 

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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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