Preparations for the exciting Virgin ‘Azuma’ trains move two steps closer to completion this month, as major railway upgrades are completed.
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 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 workers are preparing themselves for an influx of music lovers ahead of the annual Leeds Festival this bank holiday weekend
Thousands of excited revellers will pass through Leeds station during the course of the five-day event before catching coaches or taxis to Bramham Park where the festival is held.
Passengers travelling on services between London and the East Midlands are being advised that trains will be busier than usual this August bank holiday as Network Rail invests record amounts across the network.
Passengers travelling on services between London and Yorkshire and the north east are being advised that trains will be busier than usual this August bank holiday as Network Rail invests record amounts across the network.
Residents are invited to vote online to choose a project which will be funded and delivered by Network Rail to benefit the community in Corby after they have carried out work to improve the railway line between Kettering and Corby, as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail will hold a series of drop-in events across the Pennines as work continues to upgrade the Transpennine Route.
Network Rail has temporarily closed Penny’s level crossing in Rossington, Doncaster after they captured images of young people failing to use the crossing safely.
Network Rail engineers will complete vital milestones for the pioneering Tram Train pilot this summer, as work progresses to put the South Yorkshire scheme on track from 2018.
Holidaymakers are being urged not to struggle with heavy luggage ahead of the great British getaway after CCTV shows passengers falling down escalators and injuring themselves.
After carefully considering the very constructive feedback during the public consultation Network Rail has revised its proposals to improve safety at the Nature Reserve crossing in Attenborough.