Network Rail will hold two information events in Dringhouses and Copmanthorpe next week to inform people living near the railway of vegetation removal work.
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
Network Rail has completed a project to install new pumps at Goole subway to minimise the risk of flooding during periods of heavy rain.
Plans for a phased programme of benefits to be delivered to customers as part of Northern Programmes - the largest railway upgrade in the north of England since Victorian times, were unveiled today (Thursday 10 November 2016).
Train services are returning to normal for Thameslink passengers and a full service is in operation on East Midlands Trains this morning (Friday 11 November). Engineers successfully tested and brought into service a new signalling control system after the old one was damaged beyond repair by a power surge.
Rail passengers are being thanked for their patience as engineers continue to fix signalling equipment which was damaged at Luton on Tuesday (8 November). A cable came into contact with the overhead lines, causing a power surge which caused extensive damage to the signalling which controls trains.
Rail passengers are being advised to check before they travel on Thursday 10 November as some continued disruption is expected to Thameslink services with alterations also possible on East Midlands Trains.
Network Rail is sorry for the disruption to rail passengers as engineers work to fix rail equipment at Luton.
Railway passengers are being advised to check before they travel in the morning (Wednesday 9 November) following issues with the overhead wires at Luton.
Network Rail will be showing their support for Leeds Poppy Day by hosting a team of volunteer fundraisers from the Royal British Legion at Leeds station.
Residents and passengers in Market Harborough are invited to attend a drop-in session to discuss the planned improvements to Market Harborough station and the Midland Main Line.