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No trains between Pelaw and South Hylton

On Sunday 7 November until about 11.30am (time varies depending on station) to allow for Network Rail work. Trains will be running to all other stations but may not be to the usual timetable. More details are available in the Timetable changes section.  The first train to run from Pelaw towards South Hylton after the work will be 11.28am and from South Hylton towards Pelaw 12.07pm.

A replacement bus service, number 901 will be running, calling at or close to all stations from Heworth to South Hylton.  

Your journey will take longer so please allow extra travel time and check replacement bus and train times before starting your journey.  For help planning your journey use the Live Travel Map or call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm). We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Line Closure
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No trains between Pelaw and South Shields

All day on Sunday 31 October to allow for track renewal work. Trains will be running to all other stations but may not be to the usual timetable. More details are available in the Timetable changes section.

A replacement bus service, number 900 will be running, calling at or close to all stations from Heworth to South Shields.  The last replacement bus from South Shields towards Heworth will continue to Benton and the last bus from Heworth heading towards South Shields will end service at Pelaw.

Your journey will take longer so please allow extra travel time and check replacement bus and train times before starting your journey.  For help planning your journey use the Live Travel Map or call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm). We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Line Closure
No trains between Pelaw and South Shields

All day on Saturday 30 October to allow for track renewal work. Trains will be running to all other stations but may not be to the usual timetable. More details are available in the Timetable changes section.

A replacement bus service, number 900 will be running, calling at or close to all stations from Heworth to South Shields.  The last replacement bus from  Heworth heading towards South Shields will end service at Pelaw.

Your journey will take longer so please allow extra travel time and check replacement bus and train times before starting your journey.  For help planning your journey use the Live Travel Map or call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm). We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Line Closure
Whitley Bay station footbridge maintenance

The smaller footbridge within Whitley Bay station is closed until mid November to allow for maintenance.  During the work access between the platforms is possible via the other station footbridge with ramp.

We're sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Other work 
Seaburn platform 2 lift refurbishment

Information updated 15 September.

 

The lift at Seaburn platform 2 will be out of use from Thursday 16 September returning to service on Monday 8 November, to allow for refurbishment work.

If you require step free access to or from platform 2 at Seaburn use the station ramp or if you prefer using a lift we advise the following:

  • If you'd like to travel from platform 2 (towards Heworth), board a train from platform 1, travel to St Peter's, change platform and continue your journey.
  • If you wish to leave the train at Seaburn platform 2 (travelling from South Hylton direction) stay on the train until East Boldon, change platform and return to Seaburn.

Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travel.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 9.00am - 5.00pm). 

Other work 
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