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No trains between Mansfield and Worksop because of cable theft

Cabling has been stolen meaning that no trains can run until the problem is fixed.

East Midlands Railway said at 7 am Monday 19 February:

‘There has been theft of signalling cables near Worksop. This is between Mansfield Woodhouse and Worksop and is disrupting our trains on the Nottingham / Mansfield / Worksop route.

‘Network Rail are aware of the theft and the British Transport Police have been at the location throughout the night.

‘A team of engineers will look be on site to replace the cabling this morning.

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‘Trains running through the area in both direction cannot run between Mansfield Woodhouse and Worksop.

‘At present we are expecting the problem to be fixed in the next 7 hours.

‘As soon as the problem is fixed our priority will be to get trains running to their advertised times again. We expect our advertised timetable to resume on the affected routes by 13:00.’

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