Network Rail has taken the next step in its plans to reinstate the fourth track between Huntingdon and Woodwalton after submitting a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) to the Secretary of State for Transport for approval.
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.
Latest news for this region
- Leeds station sales up 15% on last Christmas
- Network Rail reports 9.5% sales growth across its managed stations over the festive period
- 32% of total station users – almost 34 million people across Britain - visited a station retailer between 19 November and 24 December
Network Rail has started the next stage of its project to electrify the line between Kettering and Corby as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan.
VIDEO: "There's no excuse": Network Rail warns pedestrians not to risk their lives on level crossings
Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) are warning pedestrians not to risk their lives at level crossings after shocking CCTV footage (available for download) emerged of two incidents of dangerous misuse at level crossings over the last month.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police have issued a second warning about the perils of level crossing misuse after more shocking behaviour on level crossings on Yorkshire’s railways.
Network Rail will carry out vital improvements to the East Coast Main Line in North Yorkshire in a £6million investment project as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan
Passengers and residents in Durham are being reminded that work to extend a platform begins next week in preparation for the new Virgin Azuma trains.
Residents living near the railway in Northamptonshire are invited to attend drop-in sessions as work to upgrade the Midland Main Line continues.
Network Rail is reminding road users in Hull that vital improvement work will begin on a bridge over the railway close to Hull Paragon next week.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) are warning cyclists to use level crossings safely after CCTV footage shows a cyclist in a horrifying near-miss with a train.