Modernisation List

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No trains Pelaw to South Shields

On Sunday 29 September no trains will run between Pelaw and South Shields to allow for track maintenance.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from Heworth to South Shields. The last replacement bus to leave South Shields will not arrive at Heworth in time to meet the last train, so the bus will continue to Regent Centre (dropping off only at stations between Felling and Regent Centre).

Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetable are available below.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travel. 

For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

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Great North Run - Temporary station closures

On Sunday 8 September the following stations will be temporarily closed to help with the movement of passengers, improve crowd control and manage the queues:

  • Haymarket  - No entry into the station between 8.00am and 10.40am (exit only), please use Monument

  • Jesmond - Closed from 10.40am until early afternoon, please use Haymarket

  • Manors - Closed from 10.40am until early afternoon, please use Monument or Haymarket

  • Chichester - Closed from 1.00pm until later in the day, please use South Shields

Times of the closures may vary depending on operational circumstances, please check before travelling.

For help planning your journey use the Live Travel Map or call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm).  See our Travel Guide for more information about travelling by Metro on Great North Run day.

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No trains Hebburn to South Shields

On Sunday 1 September up until about 6.30pm no trains will run between Hebburn and South Shields to allow for track inspection and maintenance.  The first train after the work to leave Hebburn heading to South Shields will be 6.39pm and the first train from South Shields towards Hebburn 6.56pm.

During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area. Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetable are below.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travel. 

For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

Line Closure
No trains Wallsend - Tynemouth

Up until about 6.30pm on Sunday 25 August no trains will run between Wallsend and Tynemouth to allow for overhead line renewal 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 stop locations and bus timetable are available below.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travel. 

For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

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No trains Wallsend - Tynemouth

All day on Saturday 24 August no trains will run between Wallsend and Tynemouth to allow for overhead line renewal 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 stop locations and bus timetable are available below.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travel. 

For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

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