Network Rail staff are preparing themselves for an influx of music lovers ahead of the annual Leeds Festival this weekend.
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
A bridge over the Midland Lane Line in Leicestershire which partially collapsed earlier this month has reopened to pedestrians.
The transformation of the railway around Ilkeston will advance next month as work begins on the reconstruction of Awsworth Road Bridge, as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to bring passengers a bigger, better railway.
Members of Network Rail’s safety team spent a day clearing graffiti from a wall near Sheffield station as part of a day of action in the community.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police are holding a full week of level crossing awareness in Oakham after a huge rise in misuse.
Train services have resumed between London Bridge and East Croydon this morning after Network Rail and Thames Water engineers worked for more than a day to mend a deep hole under the railway at Forest Hill
Passengers are being urged to check before they travel this morning after a collapsed sewer led to train services being disrupted through Forest Hill.
Hexham railway bridge has reopened following extensive improvement work by Network Rail.
From 6 June, Network Rail engineers will be carrying out extensive improvement work on Hexham railway bridge as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan to make sure that it remains in service for many years to come.
Residents and motorists have been thanked for their patience as work continues at the site of a landslip outside Hexham which caused the railway to be closed for several weeks.