Two hour delays on trains heading north of Grantham as tree falls on power cables

This fallen tree led to long delays to trains heading north of Grantham
This fallen tree led to long delays to trains heading north of Grantham

Commuters face delays of up to two hours on trains going north of Grantham this evening, Wednesday November 18.

A tree has fallen on the overhead electric wires near Newark North Gate and is delaying trains between Grantham and Doncaster.

This is expected to continue until 8pm.

Services affected include Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange/ Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull as well as Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds and also between London Kings Cross and York / Newcastle / Edinburgh.