Modernisation List

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No trains Airport-South Gosforth 23 June 2024

No trains between Airport and South Gosforth on Sunday 23 June 2024

On Sunday 23 June, no trains will run between Airport and South Gosforth in both directions while level crossing work takes place. 

Trains will be running elsewhere on the system but may not be to the usual timetable.  Please check train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey.  

Fawdon level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  A shuttle bus will be in operation from about 5.30am until about 12.15am, to take you to the opposite side of the tracks. 

Replacement bus service
A replacement bus service number 901 will be running between Airport and South Gosforth.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travelling. 

For the latest service updates check here or on the Pop App (available on Google Play and the App Store).

Line Closure
No trains Airport-South Gosforth 22 June 2024

No trains between Airport and South Gosforth on Saturday 22 June 2024

On Saturday 22 June, no trains will run between Airport and South Gosforth in both directions while level crossing work takes place. 

Trains will be running elsewhere on the system but may not be to the usual timetable.  Please check train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey.  

Fawdon level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  A shuttle bus will be in operation from about 5.30am until about 12.15am, to take you to the opposite side of the tracks. 

Replacement bus service
A replacement bus service number 901 will be running between Airport and South Gosforth.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra time for travelling. 

For the latest service updates check here or on the Pop App (available on Google Play and the App Store).

Line Closure
Central Station lift outage 6 June 2024

Central Station lift work

We need to carry out some additional work on the lift between the platforms and the ticket concourse at Central Station. The lift will be out of service from 10.00pm on Thursday 6 June until 5.00am the following day.   

If you require step free access while the lift is out of use, please use Monument station.  If this is not suitable for you, please contact us on the station Help Point or call us on 0191 20 20 747 (lines are open Monday - Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm).

Other work 
Chichester lift outage 5 June 2024

Chichester lift work

On Wednesday 5 June the lift on platform 2 (towards Tyne Dock) will be out of use from 10.00pm until 5.00am the following day.

Step free access
If you require step free access to platform 2 when the lift is out of use, please travel from platform 1 to South Shields, stay on the train and continue your journey towards Tyne Dock.  If you wish to leave the train at Chichester platform 2 and need step free access, stay on the train to Tyne Dock, change platform and return to Chichester platform 1.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time. 

If you require step free access to/from Chichester platform 2 and intend to travel on the last train when the lift will be out of use, or the alternative arrangements are not suitable, please contact us in advance by calling 0191 202 0747 (open 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday) or outside of these times on 0191 203 3666.

Other work 
Monument lift outage 4 June 2024

Monument lift work

We need to carry out some additional work on the lift between the ticket concourse and the platforms at Monument. The lift will be out of service from 10.00pm on Tuesday 4 June until 5.00am the following day.  

If you require step free access while the lift is out of use, please use St James, Haymarket or Central Station.  Thank you for bearing with us. 

Other work 
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