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Rail: Nottingham – London St Pancras trains cancelled until end of service – signal faults

The incident is causing disruption between Leicester and Loughborough and on many routes including London St Pancras and Derby.

East Midlands Railway said in their latest update at 2:04 pm Thursday 27 June:

‘There is a fault with the signalling system at Syston. This is between Leicester and Loughborough and is disrupting our trains on our London St Pancras / Nottingham / Derby route, and our Leicester / Nottingham/ Lincoln/ Grimsby route, and London St Pancras / Luton Airport Parkway / Corby route.

‘Network Rail are now on site and have identified the problem, and are working to carry out the repairs. Currently the repairs are expected to take most of the day to complete.

‘Trains running through the area are able to run at a slower speed, but the congestion due to this disruption is causing heavy delays and alterations.

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‘Our Intercity trains running between Nottingham and London will be cancelled throughout in both directions. Passengers travelling to and from London will need to make their connections at Derby.

‘Our Intercity trains running between Sheffield and London St Pancras will call additionally at Kettering and Wellingborough.

‘Our Leicester, Nottingham, Lincoln, Grimsby services will start and terminate at Nottingham.

‘Our Connect services will now be running as one train per hour.
At present we are expecting the problem to remain until the end of the day.

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