Modernisation List

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No trains between Benton and Tynemouth

No trains will run between Benton and Tynemouth all day on Sunday 2 August, to allow for over head line renewal work.  A replacement bus service will be running between Four Lane Ends and Tynemouth.   If buying your ticket from the bus driver please have the correct change.

The train frequency on the morning of Sunday 2 August (up until approx. 10.30am) will be a 30 minute service in places; this may result in connection waiting times with the replacement bus being longer.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time and check train and bus times before travelling. 

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Manors platform 2 lift out of use

The lift on platform 2 at Manors will be out of use on Wednesday 29 July from 8.00am until 11.00am.If you require step free access and wish to travel from Manors platform 2 towards Monument, board a train from platform 1, travel to Byker, change to platform 2 and board a train to continue your journey. If you need step free access and want to leave the train at Manors platform 2 (towards Monument), stay on the train to Monument, change to platform 3 and return to Manors platform 2. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).

Other work 
North Shields platform 1 lift out use

The lift on platform 1 of North Shields will be out of use on Tuesday 28 July from 8.00am until 5.00pm, to allow for essential maintenance.  If you require step free access and wish to travel from North Shields platform 1 (towards Tynemouth), board a train from platform 2, travel to Meadow Well, change to platform 1 and board a train to continue your journey. If you need step free access and want to leave the train at North Shields platform 1, stay on the train to Tynemouth, change to platform 2 and return to North Shields platform 2.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).

Other work 
Park Lane platform 2 lift out of use

The lift on platform 2 at Park Lane will be out of use on Tuesday 28 July from 8.00am until 11.00am.  If you require step free access and wish to travel from Park Lane towards Sunderland board a train from platform 1, travel to University, change to platform 2 and board a train to continue your journey. If you need step free access and want to leave the train at Park Lane platform 2 (towards Sunderland), stay on the train to Sunderland, change platform and return to Park Lane platform 1. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).

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Northumberland Park lift out of use

The lift at Northumberland Park will be out of use all day on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 July, to allow for lift door refurbishment work.  If you require step free access to or from the station please contact the station Help Point.  We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Other work 
No trains between St James and Monkseaton

No trains will run between St James and Monkseaton all day on Sunday 19 July, to allow for work on the Howdon depot.  A replacement bus service will be running between St James and Monkseaton.  Some late evening replacement buses will continue to Longbenton after Monkseaton as they do not connect to the last train.  Please check train and bus times before travelling.  If buying your ticket from the bus driver please have the correct change.

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

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No trains between St James and Monkseaton

No trains will run between St James and Monkseaton all day on Saturday 18 July, to allow for work on the Howdon depot.  A replacement bus service will be running between St James and Monkseaton.  Some late evening replacement buses will continue to Longbenton after Monkseaton as they do not connect to the last train.  Please check train and bus times before travelling.  If buying your ticket from the bus driver please have the correct change.

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

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