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
Southbound 12.12 and 14.12 from Sunderland
Northbound 16.53 and 18.22 from KX