Network Rail will shortly start rebuilding Finedon Station Road bridge as part of a £70m investment to speed up journey times on the Midland Main Line between London and Sheffield.
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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Investment in London’s transport infrastructure is playing a vital role in stimulating economic growth, say local business leaders in King’s Cross, as the station marks the first birthday of the stunning new western concourse.
Young people in Bedford are being urged to consider becoming an apprentice with Network Rail as the company launches its 2013 advanced apprenticeship scheme.
Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn (centre) opens one of the two platforms lengthened to accommodate the first 12-carriage trains at Finsbury Park flanked by (right) First Capital Connect managing director Neal Lawson and (left) Network Rail route director Phil Verster