Essential improvement work to create a more reliable railway for North East passengers is set to take place at the end of July, with rail passengers being urged to plan ahead.
London North Eastern & East Midlands
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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 London North Eastern, Northern, East Midlands Trains, Transpennine Express, Grand Central Rail, First Hull Trains, Cross Country and Govia Thameslink Railway.
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Around 3,300 permanent jobs are set to be created in Derby after a resolution to grant outline planning permission was received on a major mixed-use development known as the Derby Triangle.
Network Rail will carry out preparation work on Ford End Road bridge in Bedford ahead of it being upgraded as part of the Midland Main Line improvement programme.
Dates for a major £200million railway upgrade that will improve journeys to and through Derby station have today been confirmed, with plans being put in place to keep Derby moving.
EMBARGOED UNTIL: Tuesday, 4 July 00:01. In response to the National Audit Office (NAO) report into the pilot for Tram Train, published on Tuesday 4 July 2017.
Network Rail has installed heritage murals on Station Road bridge in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire after they were removed from derelict shops which were due to be demolished.
The Leeds North and West Foodbank is celebrating a year of successful fundraising at Leeds station.
Residents of Market Harborough are invited to a drop-in session ahead of major improvement work at the station.
Network Rail will upgrade the rail bridge which crosses Northampton Road in Kettering next month as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail is advising passengers travelling between Lincoln and Sheffield to check before they travel as engineering work begins this weekend.