Wednesday 17 April 2024
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Rail: No trains between Nottingham -Newark – Lincoln because of cable theft

East Midlands Railway says no trains can run for the rest of this evening.

EMR said at 6:25 pm Sunday 25 February:

‘Due to theft of signalling cables we are unable to run any trains for the rest of the evening between Nottingham and Lincoln and between Lincoln and Newark NorthGate.’

‘There is a theft of signalling cables near Newark. This is between Nottingham and Lincoln Central and is disrupting our trains on the Leicester/Nottingham/Lincoln/Grimsby route and the Lincoln/Newark North-gate route.

‘Network Rail are sending teams to the area, we do not have an estimate for when they will arrive. We are expecting the lines to remain closed for the rest of the evening.

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Trains are unable to run between Nottingham and Lincoln in both directions for the rest of the evening.

‘Trains that run from Leicester towards Grimsby will be terminated at Nottingham

‘Trains that run between Grimsby Town and Leicester will terminate at Lincoln Central.

‘Trains that run between Lincoln Central and Newark North-gate are unable to run in both directions.

‘Trains will still be able to run between Lincoln Central and Grimsby in both directions.
At present we are expecting the problem to continue for the rest of the evening. We are expecting to run a normal service on Monday 26th February on this route.’

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