Vital upgrades to the railway in Lincolnshire and Humberside to result in changes to train services in April: Track replacement taking place

Thursday 18 Apr 2024

Vital upgrades to the railway in Lincolnshire and Humberside to result in changes to train services in April

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| Eastern: North & East

Network Rail teams will be working overnight across a weekend in April to carry out essential engineering work to the railway in Lincolnshire and Humberside.

On Saturday 20 April and Sunday 21 April, engineers will be laying new track between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes which will mean smoother and more reliable journeys for passengers.

The work will affect passengers travelling with TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Cleethorpes, with buses replacing trains between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes.

On the same weekend, Network Rail teams will be upgrading track between Hessle and Hull, delivering a more reliable railway, resulting in changes to train services for passengers travelling with Hull Trains, TransPennine Express, LNER and Northern.

There will be a rail replacement service operating between Brough and Hull for passengers travelling with Hull Trains.

Buses will also replace trains for TransPennine Express customers between Selby and Hull.

LNER services to and from Hull on this weekend will start and terminate at Doncaster, with rail replacement coaches operating between Doncaster, Selby, Brough and Hull.

Northern services will start and end at Selby for passengers travelling to and from York and Halifax, with Sheffield to Hull services starting and terminating at Goole. Trains from Scarborough and Bridlington will terminate at Beverley.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Selby, Goole, and Beverley to Hull for passengers travelling on these routes.

Jason Hamilton, Route Director for Network Rail’s North & East route, said: “Our teams will be working around the clock over this weekend to make vital upgrades to different parts of the network. The work will improve the journeys of passengers, delivering a more reliable and smoother railway.

“We would like to encourage passengers to check before they travel via National Rail Enquires or their train operator and we want to thank customers for their patience and understanding while the work is ongoing.”

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