Today, Thursday 25 October, the first tram train in the UK entered service between Rotherham and Sheffield thanks to a partnership between Network Rail, Stagecoach Supertram, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive and the Department for Transport.
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.
Latest news for this region
Passengers urged to check before they travel as first stage of upgrade to railway in East Yorkshire takes place
Network Rail is advising passengers to plan ahead and check before they travel as a huge £50million upgrade into the railway in East Yorkshire begins.
Network Rail has completed a vital upgrade to the signalling system in West Yorkshire as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Network Rail will today (Monday 22 October) begin a project to extend platforms three and four at Bradford Interchange railway station as part of the Great North Rail Project.
A new development that will improve the look and feel of Leeds Railway Station has been announced by Network Rail and the East Coast Main Line Railway Board.
Network Rail has announced that a major multimillion pound project to improve safety at Brayford Wharf level crossing in Lincoln will begin on Monday, 29 October.
Network Rail is inviting residents in East Yorkshire to find out more about work to upgrade the railway as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Network Rail is inviting Market Harborough residents to find out about progress on a project to upgrade the railway in the area.
Network Rail is inviting residents in Wellingborough to find out more about work to upgrade Irthlingborough Road bridge as part of the Midland Main Line Upgrade.
Work is underway to upgrade the rail route between Doncaster and Immingham in an exciting new project which looks to boost businesses while keeping traffic off the regions roads.