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Engineering work for Today
Amended late night Great Northern / Thameslink service on Friday 23 and early morning on Saturday 24 August
23 August - 24 August 2019 11:59 PM
Between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Peterborough / Cambridge
Engineering work is taking place after 23:00 between London Kings Cross and Peterborough / Royston, closing various lines.
The entire East Coast Mainline will close in the early hours of Saturday 24th August. Train services will terminate or shut down earlier than normal as below;
Great Northern Inner services
23:35 Watton-at-Stone to Moorgate will terminate at Alexandra Palace, replacement bus Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park.
00:17 Moorgate to Stevenage will terminate at Hertford North, with a replacement bus from Hertford North to Stevenage.
01:10 Kings Cross to Hertford North will not run, bus replacement provided throughout.
01:40 Kings Cross to Welwyn GC will not run, bus replacement provided throughout.
Great Northern Outer services
22:44 Cambridge North to Kings Cross will terminate at Finsbury Park.
23:20 Peterborough to Kings Cross will terminate at Stevenage, bus replacement Stevenage to Kings Cross.
23:35 Cambridge to Kings Cross will terminate at Alexandra Palace, bus replacement Alexandra Palace to Kings Cross.
23:54 Cambridge to Kings Cross will terminate Stevenage, bus replacement Stevenage to Kings Cross.
00:23 Kings Cross to Royston will terminate at Letchworth GC, bus replacement from Letchworth to Royston.
01:05 Kings Cross to Royston will not run, bus replacement provided throughout.
01:36 Kings Cross to Peterborough will not run
Tickets will be accepted on TfL buses and London Underground services for all stations within Greater London.
Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner
You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages
Replacement Bus Travel Advice:
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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5 Station updates
Cambridge North: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between the main entrance and the footbridge from 05:39 on 23/08/2019 until further notice at Cambridge North station.
This affects all services at the station. Customers can still change platforms at the station but cannot exit. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.
Cambridge North: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are out of order at Cambridge North station.
Grange Park Facilities: Various changes
At Grange Park station, the following issues have been reported:
The ticket vending machines are out of order.
Staff are in attendance.
Hatfield: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between platform 1 and footbridge from 23:58 on 22/08/2019 until further notice at Hatfield station.
This affects Thameslink and Great Northern services from London to Peterborough and Kings Lynn.
Moorgate: Escalators out of order
The escalators will be out of order between Street Level and the Northern Line Platforms from now until 30/11/2019 at Moorgate station.
Until late November 2019, there will be a reduced escalator service at Moorgate station.
The one available escalator will be running up, used to exit the Moorgate line platforms. To reach the Moorgate line platforms from the ticket office, passengers should follow the signage and use the spiral staircase.
Passengers who have difficulty using the spiral staircase should ask a member of staff for assistance.
This is while TfL replaces the escalators between the Great Northern platforms and the ticket office one at a time. The station may be busier than normal during busy morning and evening periods.
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