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Thursday, 24 September 2020

Rail: Nottingham – London St Pancras – delays and cancellations because of overhead cable damage

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There is damage to the overhead electric wires near Luton Airport Parkway.

This is between Luton and London St Pancras and is disrupting trains on the London St Pancras/Nottingham/Sheffield routes.

Network Rail are on site and are working to resolve the fault; they have a team of specialists who are currently working on repairing the overhead wires. Whilst the work is being carried out some lines will be closed.

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How does this affect my train?

To facilitate the closed lines we will cancel some of our trains on the London St Pancras/Nottingham/Sheffield routes throughout the morning. Trains that are able to run will run with delays.

Trains running through the area in the London St Pancras direction will be delayed by 20 minutes between Luton and London St Pancras.

Trains running through the area in the Luton direction will be delayed by 20 minutes between London St Pancras and Luton.

At present Network Rail are expected to have a cleared the closed lines at 10:30. 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 12:00.

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