From National Rail site:http://m.nationalrail.co.uk/pj/disrupti ... 72BF28EBE4
Changes to train times
Buses replace trains between Darlington and Newcastle on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 January
Last updated: 10:00 01/12/2015
Incident created: 16/01/2016 00:00
End date: 17/01/2016
CrossCountry between Plymouth / Reading / Southampton Central / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central.
First TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Newcastle.
Northern Rail between Saltburn and Newcastle.
Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross / Leeds and Newcastle / Edinburgh / Aberdeen.
Map of affected area
Train operator affected
First Transpennine Express
Virgin Trains East Coast
Engineering work is taking place between Darlington and Durham with various line closures.
Buses replace trains between Darlington and Newcastle.
A limited First TransPennine Express service will operate between York and Darlington.
Northern Rail services between Saltburn and Newcastle will be diverted between Darlington and Newcastle.
There will be an hourly Virgin Trains East Coast service between London Kings Cross and Newcastle / Edinburgh which will be diverted, extending journey times by approximately one hour. There will also be an hourly Virgin Trains East Coast service between London Kings Cross and Darlington to connect with buses between Darlington and Newcastle.
The 04:45 Virgin Trains East Coast service on Monday from Newcastle to London Kings Cross will start from Darlington at 05:18.