North East Coastliners

"A Voice for Durham Coast Rail Users"

Having failed to reach agreement with DfT on financial assistance  during the coronavirus pandemic, Grand Central will stop all services with effect from midnight tonight  (Friday 3rd April) for an initial period of eight weeks or until further notice, so joining Hull Tains who cancelled all services earlier in the week.

From today (24th March) Northern have reinstated an hourly service on the Durham coast though this could be subject to change at short notice.

The timetable can be found here

Also look out for changes to the remaining Grand Central services at weekends due to engineering work

From Monday 23rdMarch

THERE ARE NO NORTHERN TRAINS RUNNING BETWEEN NEWCASTLE & MIDDLESBROUGH

However an hourly bus service has been substituted – see National Rail for times

GRAND CENTRAL will operate two trains each way

Monday to Saturday

Southbound 06.43 and 1530 from Sunderland

Northbound 11.27 and 19.27 from KX

 

Sunday

Southbound 12.12 and 14.12 from Sunderland

Northbound 16.53 and 18.22 from KX

 

TRANSPENNINE

Only one early morning and one evening train Middlesbrough to/from York