LNER

Major disruption to rail services between Edinburgh and London

LNER have announced this morning that they are unable to operate electric trains on their Edinburgh services, because of overhead line damage covering over six miles of the route near Durham.
Therefore LNER will be operating a reduced timetable today, using diesel trains to operate an hourly service on the Edinburgh-London route.

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LNER Cancels rail services in Scotland, Leeds and London

LNER are sorry to announce that a small number of their services between London King’s Cross and Leeds, and the weekday direct service between Stirling and Edinburgh, will be cancelled from 13 August 2018 onwards. They issued a statement apologising for any inconvenience this causes and confirmed the following services will be affected:

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Be the first to travel on the brand new Azuma train. Tickets available.

We reported back in August last year how the new Azuma train shaved 22 minutes off the current journey time between London and Edinburgh in trials carried out by train manufacturer Hitachi. It was part of a testing phase to be completed prior to the roll out of the new 65-strong fleet.

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ALL CHANGE and NO CHANGE to East Coast Rail !

As you may recall last month we reported the governments decision to make changes to the current East Coast rail franchise. It has now been confirmed that London North Eastern Railway, or LNER as you’ll come to know it, is to be the new operator for the East Coast line from Sunday 24 June. A new operator but pretty much everything else stays the same. The same trains will be operating to the same timetable, so there will be no impact to services as a result of this transition to LNER.

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