July 10, 2019 3.08 pm This story is over 52 months old

This is why East Coast Mainline trains are disrupted

Lots of trains have been cancelled or delayed

LNER and East Midlands Trains warned rail commuters to delay travel until Thursday after the overhead lines were severely damaged.

Network Rail engineers are working to fix the damage between Grantham and Peterborough, while the commuters on the East Coast mainline experience lots of disruption.

No trains are expected to run on the line until the end of the day.

This is what is causing delays. Photo: Rigger Mortiss

No trains will be departing London Kings Cross until later tonight and some replacement bus services have been put in place.

National Rail said that all “all lines were blocked” and added that some trains could be delayed by up to 120 minutes or cancelled.

LNER has advised people to not travel on the line today. Photo: Rigger Mortiss

Here is the full list of affected services:

  • LNER between Glasgow Central, Edinburgh, Leeds, Harrogate, Newark North Gate and London Kings Cross.
  • Grand Central between Sunderland, Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross.
  • Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross.
  • East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich.