Service status

Central Station closed from 8pm tonight until tomorrow morning. To allow for station refurbishment work. Trains will not stop at Central Station during the closure, please use Monument. If you are unable to use Monument station contact a member of staff. For more details: nexus.org.uk/metro

Updated at 19:35, Tuesday, 31 May 2016

3 January 2016 - Central Station 8pm station closures Sunday - Thursday

Central Station will close each evening at 8pm Sunday to Thursday (reopening the following morning as normal) until later this year. During the closure trains will not stop at Central Station. Customers who would normally travel from or to Central Station after 8pm Sunday to Thursday are advised to use Monument station. If you're unable to get to or from Monument station please speak to a member of staff. We're sorry for any inconvenience. The station will not close early on Tuesday 28 June (the evening of the Beyoncé concert at Stadium of Light).

5 June 2016 - No trains St James - North Shields

All day, in either direction on Sunday 5 June, to allow for maintenance work. During the work frequent replacement buses (service 900) will be running, calling at or close to all stations in the affected area. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

12 June 2016 - No trains Pelaw - South Hylton

In either direction until about midday on Sunday 12 June, to allow for Network Rail engineering work.  A frequent replacement bus service the number 901 will be calling at or close to all stations between Heworth and South Hylton.  Replacment bus stopping points will be posted soon.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

19 June 2016 - No trains St James - North Shields

All day, in either direction on Sunday 19 June, to allow for maintenance work. During the work frequent replacement buses (service 900) will be running, calling at or close to all stations in the affected area. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

26 June 2016 - No trains Airport - South Gosforth

In either direction, all day Sunday 26 June, to allow for maintenance work.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Replacement bus timetables and stopping points will be available soon.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

23 July 2016 - Major Line Closure Benton - Monkseaton

No trains will run in either direction between Benton and Monkseaton from Saturday 23 July - 6 August 2016.  This is to allow for track replacement work.  During the closure a frequent replacement bus service the number 900 will run between Four Lane Ends and Monkseaton.  Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and the driver will sell tickets.  Bus timetables and stopping points will be available soon.  Your journey will take longer so please allow extra travel time.  Metro services will run as usual on Sunday 7 August.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 or use the journey planner nexus.org.uk/journeyplanner.

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Central Station will not close early at 8.00pm on Tuesday 28 June 2016.

 

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

On Sunday 5 and 19 June some slight changes to the timetable are required due to the planned maintenance work taking place between St James and North Shields.

Sunday, 05 June 2016