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LATEST: Major disruption continues on trains after overhead lines between Peterborough and Grantham fail - compensation available




East Midlands Trains GV NNL-140828-132548001
East Midlands Trains GV NNL-140828-132548001

There is major disruption on trains going through Peterborough, Stamford and Grantham today Friday, August 21.

Engineers are currently carrying out repairs to overhead lines on this stretch of the East Coast Main Line, but services are expected to be disrupted or cancelled throughout rush hour.

Repair work has been taking place all night and the following alterations will apply:

A reduced service will run between Grantham and London Kings Cross

Trains between Spalding and Peterborough will be delayed by up to 20 minutes.

Trains between Nottingham and Norwich will be diverted and not call at Grantham

Trains between Grantham and Peterborough may be delayed by up to 90 minutes.

Further repair work will take place tonight and a normal service is expected to resume tomorrow.

If your journey plans are flexible, Virgin Trains East Coast advise passengers to travel tomorrow if possible.

Tickets dated for travel today will be accepted.

Customers severely delayed on Virgin East Coast Trains may be able to claim compensation.

Alternative travel options

Virgin Trains East Coast passengers may use:

East Midlands Trains between Newark / Grantham and London St Pancras International via Nottingham

Great Northern services between Peterborough and London Kings Cross.

Hull Trains and Virgin Trains East Coast passengers may use each others services

Latest rail delay information at .nationalrail.co.uk.



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