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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Friday 29 April 2016

Plus, tickets are available up to and including Friday 22 July 2016 for weekday travel between London and stations north of York.
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Timetable Changes Saturday, 06 February

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T-Total (Dry) Trains on Saturday 6 February - Additional services from Edinburgh from 20:00

T-Total (Dry) Trains are implemented by Virgin Trains East Coast as a measure intended to reduce the likelihood of Anti Social Behaviour and to ensure that all of our customers can enjoy a more pleasant journey. Taking or attempting to take alcohol, or consuming alcohol on board our services advertised as T-Total Trains, will be deemed an offence and a breach of Railway Byelaws.


Due to sporting events taking place in Edinburgh, the services below will be designated as t-total (Dry Trains):


20.00 Edinburgh to Leeds, via Doncaster, calling all stations

20.10 Edinburgh to Newcastle, calling all stations.


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.

No trains between Grantham and Peterborough on Saturday 6 and until 12:00 on Sunday 7 February

Engineering work is taking place between Grantham and Peterborough, closing the lines.

East Midlands Trains

Trains between Nottingham / Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will be replaced by buses between Grantham and Peterborough.

Additional services will run between Nottingham and Grantham.

Grand Central

An amended service will run between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross. Trains will be diverted via Lincoln, extending journey times by up to 60 minutes.

Hull Trains

On Saturday a reduced timetable will run with trains diverted and not calling at Retford and Grantham. Journey times will be extended.

On Sunday the 09:05 Hull to London Kings Cross will be diverted with extended journey time and not call at Retford and Grantham. The 12:48 London Kings Cross to Hull will start at 13:18 and run later throughout.

Virgin Trains East Coast

An hourly service will run between Doncaster and Peterborough with trains being diverted via Lincoln.

Trains from Leeds, Newcastle and Edinburgh will terminate at Newark North Gate, Doncaster or York.

Trains from London will terminate at Peterborough.

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

Journey times will be extended by approximately 60 minutes.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries 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 from 3 October, 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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