Network Rail has completed work on an £8.6million project to upgrade the track at Newcastle station as part of the Great North Rail Project.
London North Eastern & East Midlands
The London North Eastern and East Midlands route covers the East Coast Main Line from the Scottish border to London King's Cross station and the Midland Main Line from Sheffield to London St Pancras. The route covers the North East, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, parts of Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire and the whole of the East Midlands. Train operators include Virgin Trains East Coast, Northern, East Midlands Trains, Transpennine Express, Grand Central Rail, First Hull Trains, Cross Country and Govia Thameslink Railway.
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The next phase of the Midland Main Line upgrade is set to begin in Corby this month with a major road bridge to be reconstructed.
Rockingham Road in Market Harborough will be closed over the weekend as Network Rail installs new drainage.
The latest work to upgrade signalling in Huddersfield and Dewsbury will take place later this month as part of the Great North Rail Project, with passengers advised to check before they travel.
Passengers urged to check before they travel as major rail investment in Newcastle begins this weekend
Network Rail will begin an £8.6million project to upgrade the railway at Newcastle station this weekend as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Passengers reminded to check before they travel as hundreds of Network Rail workers carry out Christmas upgrade on Midland Main Line
Network Rail is reminding passengers travelling between London and the East Midlands to check before they travel as vital upgrade work takes place on the Midland Main Line.
Christmas came early for festive travellers today as they were greeted by a merry band of Network Rail volunteers who carried their luggage and heavy bags for them.
Network Rail held workshops in two Northamptonshire schools to highlight the dangers of playing on railway lines as new overhead line equipment is installed.
Lincoln High Street footbridge has reopened after repairs were successfully completed.
Work which was scheduled to install drainage on Rockingham Road in Market Harborough has been postponed.