Travel information - 15th & 16th December 2018

15-16 December

Services this weekend are expected to be very busy due to Christmas travel.

For further advice on planning your journey, our Customer Relations team is on hand to help- call us on 0345 603 4852

The graphic above shows services we expect to have seats available, and those which seat availability will be limited for customers without seat reservations, including flexible tickets.

North East services to York on Saturday

For passengers travelling to or from York on Saturday 15th December.

Southbound services

The following services will be marked as pick-up only at York in order to improve passenger experience. These services will not appear in timetables or booking websites for travel from stations North of York (Sunderland, Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton and Thirsk).

  • 08:28 Sunderland - London Kings Cross
  • 12:18 Sunderland - London Kings Cross

Northbound services

The following services will be marked as set-down only at York and Northallerton, meaning they will not appear in timetables or booking websites for journeys from these stations Northwards. This is being done in order to improve passenger experience for those who have booked from other stations

  • 16:48 London Kings Cross - Sunderland
  • 19:27 London Kings Cross - Sunderland

Flexible tickets

For the following ticket types:

  • Grand Central Off-Peak Single or Grand Central Off-Peak Return
  • Grand Central Anytime Single or Grand Central Anytime Return

We strongly advise customers without seat reservations to travel on services marked green, to improve the comfort of your journey.

For tickets marked Any Operator/’Any Permitted’ including:

  • Super Off-Peak Single or Super Off-Peak Return
  • Anytime Single or Anytime Return

Customers with tickets marked ‘Any permitted’ are valid for Grand Central, Hull Trains and LNER services.

To ensure a comfortable journey, customers are strongly advised to check services available with alternative operators.