Modernisation List

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No trains between Heworth and Jarrow and Heworth and Brockley Whins

On Sunday 8 March no trains will run between Heworth and Jarrow or between Heworth and Brockley Whins to allow for track work.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will call at or close to all stations Heworth to Jarrow and bus 901 between Heworth and Brockley Whins.

Please note some bus services will start/end service at Bede instead of Jarrow, some late night buses will continue to Benton via Regent Centre (drop off only after Heworth) and other late night buses from Heworth will end service at Pelaw.

Trains will be running to all other stations but will not be to usual timetable or to usual frequency.  On Sunday before 10.00am a train will run every 30 minutes (15 minutes in Newcastle city centre) and after 10.00am every 20 minutes (10 minutes in Newcastle city centre).

Please check bus and train times before travelling especially if connecting between different modes of transport and leave extra time for travel as your journey will take longer.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetables are below. 

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No trains between Heworth and Jarrow and Heworth and Brockley Whins

On Saturday 7 March no trains will run between Heworth and Jarrow or between Heworth and Brockley Whins to allow for track work.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will call at or close to all stations Heworth to Jarrow and bus 901 between Heworth and Brockley Whins.

Please note some bus services will start/end service at Bede instead of Jarrow, some late night buses will continue to Benton via Regent Centre (drop off only after Heworth) and other late night buses from Heworth will end service at Pelaw.

Trains will be running to all other stations but will not be to usual timetable or to usual frequency.  On Saturday daytime trains will run to a 15 minute frequency (7.5 minutes in Newcastle city centre), on the evening a 20 minute frequency (10 minutes in Newcastle city centre). 

Please check bus and train times before travelling especially if connecting between different modes of transport and leave extra time for travel as your journey will take longer.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm) or use the Live Travel Map.

Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetables are below. 

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No trains between Wallsend and Tynemouth

On Sunday 1 March no trains will run between Wallsend and Tynemouth to allow for work on the temporary depot in Howdon.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations Wallsend - Tynemouth. 

Some late night buses will continue to Longbenton from Tynemouth and to Monument from Wallsend as they do not connect to the last trains.  Please check train and bus times before travelling to ensure you have sufficient time for any transport connections.

Replacement bus stop location maps and bus timetables are below.  Your journey will take longer so please check train times and 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 between Wallsend and Tynemouth

On Saturday 29 February no trains will run between Wallsend and Tynemouth to allow for work on the temporary depot in Howdon.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations Wallsend - Tynemouth. 

Some late night buses will continue to Longbenton from Tynemouth and to Monument from Wallsend as they do not connect to the last trains.  Please check train and bus times before travelling to ensure you have sufficient time for any transport connections.

Replacement bus stop location maps and bus timetables are below.  Your journey will take longer so please check train times and 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 between South Gosforth and Shiremoor

On Sunday 23 February up until about 6.30pm no trains will run between South Gosforth and Shiremoor to allow for over head power line renewal work.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations Regent Centre - Shiremoor (calling at South Gosforth). 

The first trains to run after the work: South Gosforth towards Shiremoor 6.18pm and from Shiremoor towards South Gosforth 6.19pm.

Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetables are below. Please check train and bus times before travelling to ensure you have sufficient time for any transport connections.Your journey will take longer so please check train times and 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 between South Gosforth and Shiremoor

On Saturday 22 February no trains will run between South Gosforth and Shiremoor to allow for over head power line renewal work.  During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations Regent Centre - Shiremoor (calling at South Gosforth). 

Replacement bus stop locations and bus timetables are below. Please check train and bus times before travelling to ensure you have sufficient time for any transport connections.Your journey will take longer so please check train times and 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
Haymarket exit only

Haymarket station will be exit only Monday - Friday between 8.15am and 9.15am, to assist with crowd control.  During this time entry into the station will not be permitted. Please use Monument or Jesmond.  Trains will stop at Haymarket as usual and exiting the station will be possible.  This arrangement will be in place until about March 2020.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Other work 
Haymarket escalator maintenance

One of the escalators at Haymarket is currently out of use until early Spring.  We are waiting for parts which must be made specially. Once we have these we’ll do our very best to get the escalator back in service as quickly as possible.  We’re sorry for any inconvenience.

Other work 
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