November 14, 2019 9.35 am This story is over

Lincoln delays and cancellations after trains collide

An empty passenger service struck a stationary train

Trains between Lincoln and London Kings Cross have been delayed and cancelled after two trains collided at slow speed near Leeds.

An empty passenger service struck a stationary train at the Neville Hill Depot near Leeds on Wednesday. Nobody was injured in this incident, which LNER said is now being investigated

London North Eastern Railway described it as a “low speed derailment”, which has caused trains to be affected in Lincoln.

LNER said the following alterations will be in place to LNER services:

  • Some services between Leeds and London Kings Cross will be cancelled
  • Some services between Lincoln and London Kings Crosss will be cancelled or amended to not run between Lincoln and Newark Northgate

It is expected to use disruption until around 6.30pm on Thursday, November 14.

Some cancellations are expected and customers are advised to check before they travel. Click here for more information and the latest updates.

A spokesperson for LNER said: “Due to two trains colliding at a very low speed near Neville Hill depot yesterday (Wednesday) some services may be cancelled today (Thursday, November 14).

“The trains were not in passenger service and no one has been injured. An investigation is underway to establish the cause of the incident. We apologise to any customers who may have their journeys disrupted today.”

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