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.
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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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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.
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