Friday 10 Aug 2018
STATEMENT FOR MEDIA - King's Cross / Peterborough travel disruption
A Network Rail spokesperson said: “Many services in and out of King’s Cross station will be severely disrupted today because of a signalling failure overnight in the Peterborough area.
"We’re sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you this morning but our engineers are working round the clock to fix the problem and help get trains on the move again. If you are travelling between King’s Cross, Huntingdon and Peterborough, we advise you check National Rail Enquiries to see how your journey is affected.”
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We own, operate and develop Britain's railway infrastructure; that's 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations. We run 20 of the UK's largest stations while all the others, over 2,500, are run by the country's train operating companies.
Every day, there are more than 4.7 million journeys made in the UK and over 600 freight trains run on the network. People depend on Britain's railway for their daily commute, to visit friends and loved ones and to get them home safe every day. Our role is to deliver a safe and reliable railway, so we carefully manage and deliver thousands of projects every year that form part of the multi-billion pound Railway Upgrade Plan, to grow and expand the nation's railway network to respond to the tremendous growth and demand the railway has experienced - a doubling of passenger journeys over the past 20 years.
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