"A Voice for Durham Coast Rail Users"

On Saturdays 3rd, 10th & 17th December,Grand Central will run an additional morning service to York for the Christmas markets. Anyone with York as their destination, especially those without an advance reservation,  are encouraged to use this additional service as the second regular morning train (1A61) to Kings Cross is expected to be very busy. Times for this extra service are Sunderland dep 0911, Hartlepool dep 0935, then the usual stops to York, arrive 1100. Tickets for this  train can be booked in advance, but if you are paying on the day and hope to get a seat, then this is the train for you.