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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Friday 14 October 2016

Tickets are also available up to and including Friday 06 January 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, 23 July

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Amended service between Doncaster and Leeds / York on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July

Engineering work is taking place between Doncaster and Leeds / York, closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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21:00 (Saturday) London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will divert between Doncaster and York, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

22:00 (Saturday) London Kings Cross to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus between Doncaster and Leeds.

08:00 (Sunday) York to London Kings Cross service will be cancelled.

08:05 (Sunday) Leeds to London Kings Cross service will start from Doncaster at 08:37.

10:20 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Newcastle service will start from Doncaster at 11:59.

09:37 (Sunday) Doncaster to Edinburgh service will start from York at 10:01.


17:47 (Saturday) Southampton Central to York service and 17:47 (Saturday) Bournemouth to Leeds service will not call at Doncaster. Passengers can use connecting services between Sheffield and Doncaster.


22:19 (Saturday) Leeds to Doncaster service will be replaced by a bus between Wakefield Westgate and Doncaster.

09:12 (Sunday) Doncaster to Leeds service will be replaced by a bus between Doncaster and Leeds, stopping to set down only from Wakefield Westgate. A train will run additionally between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

Grand Central

07:55 (Sunday) Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service starts at 08:18 and runs later throughout.

11:50 (Sunday) London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange service starts at 12:36 and runs later throughout.

Hull Trains

It is not yet known how Hull Trains services will be affected.

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.

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.

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