Tuesday 4 Sep 2018
New video shows train services resuming at Derby railway station
Network Rail has released time-lapse footage showing the latest stage of the Derby Resignalling project as the majority of train services return to the station.
The latest phase of the £200million investment sees the return of all CrossCountry services, as well as East Midlands Trains services to and from Nottingham and Crewe. The video also shows 10,000 tonnes of material removed from the platforms and sees them reconstructed in a new, straighter formation to allow the new track to be laid.
A bus replacement service remains in operation between Derby and Matlock, as well as a temporary train timetable for journeys between Derby and Chesterfield and Derby and London. Services between Birmingham and the North East/ Scotland will have extended journey times and passenger are advised to check before they travel via derby2018.co.uk
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