- All East Coast services north of Newcastle are currently suspended and no alternative transport is available
- Customers already travelling to destinations north of Newcastle should go back to where their journey began, with tickets for today being valid for travel tomorrow and tickets for Friday valid on Saturday
- Services south of Newcastle are currently running to an amended timetable with extended journey times
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