Grand Central Status | Major engineering work at London Kings Cross from the evening of Saturday 24 to early morning on Monday 26 August

Updated at: 07-Jun-2024 13:18:05: PM

Operator:  Grand Central

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Routes affected:

All services to / from London Kings Cross

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between St Neots and London Kings Cross, closing all lines.

Grand Central:


The 17:30 Sunderland to London Kings Cross service will not run.


No Grand Central services will run.


The 08:26 London Kings Cross to Sunderland service will not run.

Hull Trains:


Hull Trains services will be amended to run to / from London St Pancras International instead of to / from London Kings Cross.

Trains will not call at Beverley, Cottingham, Doncaster, Retford or Grantham, and will run to a reduced and amended timetable.


The 06:06 Beverley to London Kings Cross and the 07:27 London Kings Cross to Hull services will not run.


From 22:00 on Saturday until 08:00 on Monday, no LNER trains will run between St Neots and London Kings Cross.

An amended train service will run across the LNER network, and a limited number of trains will run between Peterborough and St Neots.

Replacement buses will run between St Neots and Bedford for connections to / from London St Pancras International.



The 17:56 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross and the 18:27 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh services will both be cancelled throughout.


An amended and heavily reduced train service will run between Edinburgh and Newcastle / Peterborough only, with replacement buses running direct between Peterborough and London Kings Cross.


The 05:48 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh service will start from Newcastle.

The 06:23 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross service will terminate at Newcastle.

Great Northern / Thameslink:

It is not yet known how Great Northern / Thameslink will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Grand Central or Lumo, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Great Northern / Thameslink / LNER or Hull trains, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.

Please be advised that replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 03-Jun-2024 10:35:25: AM

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