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October 2017

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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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Line Closure -
No trains between Tynemouth and Byker
No trains between Tynemouth and Byker

In either direction on Sunday 8 October until about 12.30pm, to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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Line Closure - No trains between St James and Tynemouth
No trains between St James and Tynemouth

All day on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October no trains will run in either direction between St James and Tynemouth to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus, the number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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Line Closure - No trains between St James and Tynemouth
No trains between St James and Tynemouth

All day on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October no trains will run in either direction between St James and Tynemouth to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus, the number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Line Closure -
No trains between Haymarket, Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends
No trains between Haymarket, Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends

On Sunday 22 October no trains will run between Haymarket, Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends in either direction until about 6.00pm.   A replacement bus, the number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. 

During the work trains will arrive and leave Haymarket, Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends from platform 2 (except for the trains leaving Haymarket at 6.30am and 6.47am which will leave from platform 1).  Please note the train that would normally leave Haymarket at 6.19am (towards South Hylton) will start service at Monument at 6.20am.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday - Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
 
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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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Line Closure -
No trains between Byker and Tynemouth
No trains between Byker and Tynemouth

In either direction on Sunday 29 October until about 12.30pm, to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
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Other work - Brockley Whins Network Rail work
Brockley Whins Network Rail work

Network Rail are carrying out work on the railway embankment at Brockley Whins.  During the work Brockley Whins station will remain open as usual and pedestrian step free access will be possible.  There will be access for road vehicles via a temporary traffic control system, please follow the instructions on the road signs. Work will be complete by mid November. 

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  • Line closure
  • Platform closure
  • Station closure
  • Events
  • Other work

Ongoing work