November 3, 2023 4.00 pm

All aboard the HS1.5: Cleethorpes excited over return of direct trains to London

People are thrilled about it possibly returning, but fear there’s still a way to go yet

By Local Democracy Reporter

After a 30-year hiatus, a wave of hopeful whispers is sweeping through Lincolnshire as the Cleethorpes to London direct train line teeters on the brink of a comeback.

Once the heartbeat of North East Lincolnshire’s connection to the capital, the route was axed back in 1992, leaving a void in the community’s fabric. But now, with relentless campaigning and the backing of local MPs, the dream of relighting this dormant track is closer than ever.

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