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Updated: 16.08.2019 - 16:42

Travel information for Sunday 25 August 2019

We will be running some longer trains but there may be fewer services running in some areas. Online journey planners are now showing the services we are running on Sunday 25 August, so please check your journey from our homepage. We have also provided links at the bottom of this page showing the trains and buses we are running. We have suspended seat reservations for Sunday 25 August.

Regrettably, the RMT action coincides with extensive planned engineering works by Network Rail, which will significantly reduce the overall number of trains operating on large parts of our network.

Ticket Acceptance on CrossCountry services on Sunday 25 August

If you have purchased a ticket for Sunday 25 August marked ‘XC ONLY’, ‘CROSS CNTRY ONLY’ or ‘ANY PERMITTED’ and your journey is entirely with CrossCountry this will be valid to travel on an alternative CrossCountry services on Friday 23 August, Saturday 24 August, Monday 26 August and Tuesday 27 August.

Ticket Acceptance with other train or bus operators on Sunday 25 August

We are working with other train operators and bus companies to offer more opportunities for customers to complete their journeys. The following train operators have so far confirmed they will accept tickets via reasonable routes:

  • Chiltern Railways
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • West Midlands Railway / London Northwestern Railway

We will update this page when we have confirmed further acceptance arrangements.

Customers No Longer Wishing to Travel

If you no longer wish to travel, you should contact your original ticket retailer to organise a refund.

If you have a query on a journey you are planning, please contact us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, or alternatively please contact National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

Timetable Summary for Sunday 25 August

However, given the very limited level of service available on the East Coast lines, we are asking customers wishing to travel between Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland not to travel on Sunday and to use their ticket to travel on a CrossCountry service on another date.

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