Freight lines serving the busy port of Immingham have reopened on time following five days of engineering work in Greater Lincolnshire.
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.
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Network Rail engineers have successfully completed planned engineering work at Doncaster and cleared 4ft of flood water from the railway near Leeds.
Passengers in parts of northern England and Wales are advised to check before travelling as flooding continues to affect rail services.
Major flooding and landslips are disrupting services in some parts of Cumbria, the Tyne Valley, West Yorkshire and the Conwy Valley in Wales.
A level crossing in Leicestershire which was closed earlier this year due to safety concerns is to be replaced by a new footbridge.
Britain’s first sliding gate level crossing barriers are now operational in the North East after a recent upgrade as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Two level crossings are being revamped as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan which will see a better, more reliable railway for passengers and businesses in Greater Lincolnshire.
Plans to build a new section of railway to allow the UK’s first tram-trains to run in South Yorkshire have been approved by the Department for Transport.
A 140-year-old bridge in Nottinghamshire is set to be reconstructed as part of Network Rail’s Rail Upgrade Plan.
Economic boost for Greater Lincolnshire and South Humber Ports thanks to £100m Network Rail upgrade plan this Christmas
People and businesses across the Greater Lincolnshire area will benefit from almost £100m of investment in the region’s railway this Christmas as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail’s new route managing director for the London North Eastern and East Midlands route says he is excited about the future ahead of work to electrify and upgrade two major rail lines that will improve journey times for millions of passengers.