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Derailment of freight train at Ely affecting services between Ely and Peterborough: Network Rail logo-2-2

Derailment of freight train at Ely affecting services between Ely and Peterborough

Monday 14 Aug 2017

Services between Ely and Peterborough are being affected following the derailment of a freight train that has also caused significant damage to the track. Network Rail engineers expect that the recovery to take several days. Passengers are urged to check with their train operators before traveling this evening and over the next few days.

Extra track to be installed in Lee Valley this autumn for a bigger and better railway: Northumberland Park View 2

Extra track to be installed in Lee Valley this autumn for a bigger and better railway

Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

Work to build a new track between Stratford and Angel Road is being stepped up this autumn as part of the £170m Lee Valley Rail Programme to increase services and boost local regeneration.  Network Rail and Greater Anglia are urging passengers traveling between Cheshunt and London Liverpool Street to check before they travel at weekends as trains are diverted to allow the orange army to get to work.