The age of our current fleet means we are facing some challenges with train availability while we transition to the new trains. This is impacting today's service. For the most up-to-date train times and service updates, please consult the Pop App.Updated at
The age of our current fleet means we are facing some challenges with train availability while we transition to the new trains. This is impacting today's service. For the most up-to-date train times and service updates, please consult the Pop App. This is affecting services between Airport and South Hylton in both direction.Updated at
- No trains between South Gosforth and Four Lane Ends
No trains between South Gosforth and Four Lane Ends after about 5.20pm on Sunday 10 December
To allow for the replacement of track points.
The last train from South Gosforth towards Four Lane Ends will be 5.19pm and the last train from Four Lane Ends towards South Gosforth 5.26pm.
A replacement bus service number 900 will be running between Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends (via South Gosforth). Some late night buses to Four Lane Ends will continue to Benton and Manors, please check the timetable for details.
Trains will be running elsewhere on the system but may not be to usual timetable. Your journey will take longer especially if changing between modes of transport, please leave extra travelling time.
- Monument lift refurbishment
Lift refurbishment at Monument
The lift between the platforms and ticket concourse is out of service while refurbishment work takes place. If you require step free access, please use Central Station, St James or Haymarket.
If using the alternative stations is not suitable please contact us on 0191 20 20 747 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm excluding bank holidays) or use the station help point.
Ongoing station Improvement Work
Station Improvement Work
Cullercoats: The footbridge inside of Cullercoats station will be closed until January 2024, while we carry out major refurbishment work. The work includes strengthening and painting of the steelwork and restoring the bridge glass panels. Access between the platforms is possible via the alternative route shown below. If this is not suitable please use Whitley Bay station. During the work about five bays in the car park will be used as a works compound area.
Monkseaton: Work is taking place on the canopy gable ends of the station. Some of the station entrances need to be closed, access to and from the station will still be possible, please follow the directional signage. The car park is closed and the cycle lockers have been removed, both will be available in April 2024. Cycle racks located in the station and will remain accessible during the work.
Whitley Bay: Work at Whitley Bay station will continue until Spring 2025 on the canopy steelwork and glazing. Full details of the station refurbishment work can be viewed here.