Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 09/09/2022 12:44. Update now

See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service through Sunderland until 11:15 on Sunday 23 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

Grand Central between Sunderland and London Kings Cross

Northern between Newcastle and Middlesbrough

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Sunderland and York, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

The 09.23 and 10.28 Sunderland to London Kings Cross trains will now depart from Hartlepool. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Sunderland and Hartlepool.


Until 11:15, buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Hartlepool.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.