Lengthy delays at Newcastle Central Station

Rail passengers are facing long delays at Newcastle Central Station.

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Update on details of disruption at Newcastle station

East Coast have said delays at Newcastle station are expected to continue until 14:00.

First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail services are no longer affected by this disruption.

Routes affected:

  • East Coast services between Inverness / Aberdeen / Edinburgh and London Kings Cross
  • CrossCountry services between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and Plymouth / Penzance
  • CrossCountry services between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Newcastle and Reading / Plymouth / Southampton
  • East Coast services between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Newcastle and London Kings Cross

Alternative Travel Options:

East Coast passengers may use Grand Central, First TransPennine Express, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains services on all reasonable routes. Affected passengers at York should use First TransPennine Express services to Leeds and change for connections towards London Kings Cross.

CrossCountry passengers may use East Coast, Grand Central, First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains services on all reasonable routes.

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Details of the disruption at Newcastle Central Station

There are signalling problems at Newcastle and trains are currently being delayed by up to 80 minutes. There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last.

Disruption:

CrossCountry services between Edinburgh, Glasgow Central, Newcastle and Reading, Plymouth, Southampton.

East Coast services between Edinburgh, Glasgow Central, Newcastle and London Kings Cross.

First TransPennine Express services between Newcastle and York, Liverpool Lime Street.

Northern Rail services between Morpeth, Newcastle and Hartlepool, Carlisle and also between Hexham and Middlesbrough.

80 minute delays at Newcastle Central Station

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