Wednesday 21 February 2024
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UPDATES: East Midlands Railway – Service cancellations across the region because of flooding

East Midlands Railway has cancelled a number of Nottinghamshire services because of flooding.

Update 11:55 Friday 20 October

Line closed Derby-Long Eaton in both directions.
Line closed Derby-Chesterfield both directions.
Line closed Chesterfield-Sheffield in both directions.
Line closed Derby-Matlock both directions.
Line closed Mansfield Woodhouse-Worksop in both directions.
Line closed Grantham-Skegness in both directions.
Line closed Nottingham-Chesterfield in both directions.
Route closed Derby-Crewe both directions.

This disruption is expected to continue until the end of day today.

There is heavy rain flooding the railway at the following locations:

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• Spondon, between Derby and Long Eaton
• Clay Cross, between Derby and Chesterfield.
• Dronfield, between Chesterfield and Sheffield.
• Uttoxeter, between Derby and Stoke On Trent.
• Willersley Tunnel, between Derby and Matlock.
• Allington to Ancaster, between Grantham and Skegness.
• Ilkeston, between Nottingham and Chesterfield.

This is impacting the following routes:

• Sheffield/Derby-London St Pancras (multiple sites )
• Crewe-Nottingham-Newark Castle (Spondon and Uttoxeter sites )
• Nottingham-Derby-Matlock (Spondon and Willersley site )
• Nottingham-Mansfield-Worksop
• Nottingham-Grantham-Skegness
• Liverpool Lime Street -Nottingham-Norwich

There is also now a tree on the line closing our Lincoln-Grimsby route, whilst we wait for the tree to be removed.

The following routes have been suspended for the rest of the day:

• London St Pancras-Derby/Sheffield route has been suspended until further notice
• Nottingham – Derby – Matlock route has been suspended until further notice.
• Newark Castle-Nottingham-Crewe has been suspended until further notice.
• Nottingham-Skegness has been suspended until further notice.

Services will run between Nottingham and Mansfield Woodhouse only on our Nottingham-Worksop route until further notice.

Services cannot run between Derby and Chesterfield, or between Derby and Long Eaton.
Services cannot run between Chesterfield and Nottingham in either direction.

•  A46 Six Hills – Widmerpool closed both ways because of flooding

•  A52 Eastbound closed at Stapleford – flooding

•  Live updates: A52 Nottingham Knight closed towards Clifton Boulevard

•  Video: Flooding in Loughborough Road West Bridgford

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