People and businesses in the East Midlands are set to benefit from Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan as the next phase of a £35m resignalling programme gets under way later this month.
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 railway bridge which carries the East Coast Main Line through Huntingdon is set to be improved as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
A bridge in Leeds will be replaced as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to improve the reliability of the network in West Yorkshire.
A stark warning has been issued after CCTV captured eight incidents of dangerous behaviour in a single day on a rural railway crossing in Derbyshire.
A Gateshead road bridge will be replaced as part of Network Rail’s plans to upgrade the railway in the North East.
Leeds station users can look forward to a brighter future as Network Rail prepares to increase the space in the main passenger concourse.
A bespoke barrier which could change the appearance of level crossings across the country is set to be installed in Redcar.
Network Rail staff are preparing themselves for an influx of music lovers ahead of the annual Leeds Festival this weekend.
Motorists are being warned that they will be prosecuted for driving the wrong way towards a level crossing on the East Coast Main Line in Lincolnshire.
A level crossing where nearly 250 incidents of misuse were recorded over a nine-day period has been temporarily closed by Network Rail.