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Engineering work for Today

Date:
26 February - 6 June 2021 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Grand Central between Sunderland / Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross Great Northern between Kings Lynn / Ely and London Kings Cross Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull LNER between Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds / Doncaster and London Kings Cross Thameslink between Cambridge and London Kings Cross

Engineering work, part of the East Coast Upgrade, is continuing throughout 2021. From Friday 26 February to Sunday 6 June, the last block of the work is expected to be completed.

Three major closures of London Kings Cross station will take place during this period:

  • Friday 26 to Sunday 28 February.
  • Friday 23 to Sunday 25 April.
  • Friday 4 to Sunday 6 June.

Between these dates, engineering work will still be taking place.

Currently, Hull Trains and Grand Central services are suspended until further notice because of Covid-19. If services are affected by this engineering, more information will be posted here.

A summary of the work can be found below, with more specific details being provided from each train operating company once known:

Friday 26 to Sunday 28 February:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park.

Specific alterations that each train company will make can be found here.

Monday 1 March to Thursday 22 April:

A temporary reduced timetable will operate to / from London Kings Cross. 

Weekends:

LNER will run a reduced timetable to / from London Kings Cross, with trains diverting and extending journey times by up to 15 minutes. Trains departing London Kings Cross will start earlier than usual. Trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds will run hourly. Other LNER services will be amended to start at / terminate at Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross.

No LNER trains will run to / from Lincoln on Sundays.

Monday to Friday:

Grand Central will be running a reduced timetable.

LNER will running three trains per hour to / from London Kings Cross, with other services running to / from Peterborough instead of London Kings Cross, or cancelled throughout.

Friday 23 April:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross.

Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 April:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross, Moorgate or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park. 

More information on this closure will be published here closer to the time.

Monday 26 April to Thursday 3 June:

A temporary reduced timetable will operate to / from London Kings Cross. 

Friday 4 June:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park from the early afternoon.

Engineering work is also taking place just north of Peterborough. Many customers will need to use a rail replacement bus for part of their journey. 

Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 June:

No trains will run to / from London Kings Cross or London St Pancras International via Finsbury Park.

No trains will run between Grantham and Peterborough, due to the work taking place north of Peterborough. Rail replacement buses may be required for part of your journey. 

More information on this closure will be published here closer to the time.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

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  • Huntingdon: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between The Footbridge and Platform 3 from now until further notice at Huntingdon station.
    Additional Information:
    This affects Great Northern Services towards Peterborough. Please speak to station staff for further assistance

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