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No trains between Benton and Tynemouth

All day on Sunday 6 December no trains will run between Benton and Tynemouth in either direction to allow for overhead line work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from Four Lane Ends through to Tynemouth.

Some buses/trains do not connect therefore the bus that leaves Tynemouth at 10.59pm (towards Four Lane Ends) will continue to South Shields and the last three buses to Tynemouth from Four Lane Ends will continue to Monument (via Wallsend).  Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but will not be the usual timetable. Trains will run to a 30 minute frequency throughout the day. Please note, some trains to Benton will wait at Four Lane Ends for four minutes before continuing into Benton station.

Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).

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No trains between Benton and Tynemouth

All day on Saturday 5 December no trains will run between Benton and Tynemouth in either direction to allow for overhead line work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from Four Lane Ends through to Tynemouth.

Some buses/trains do not connect therefore the last five buses to Four Lane Ends will continue to Longbenton, the bus that leaves Tynemouth at 11.04pm (towards Four Lane Ends) will continue to South Shields and the last three buses to Tynemouth from Four Lane Ends will continue to Monument (via Wallsend).  Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but will not be to usual timetable. The train frequency between St James-Tynemouth and Benton-South Shields will be a 24/30 minute service. Trains to/from South Hylton will not run to an even frequency.

Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey.   For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).

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