RAILWAY BRIDGE COLLAPSE: Latest advice from East Midlands Trains

There is major disruption on the rail network today after a bridge collapsed on the Nottingham to London St Pancras line.

It is not expected that the line will re-open today after the partial collapse of the bridge at Barrow upon Soar.

Trains are currently not able to run between Loughborough and LeicesteR, so there are no direct trains between London St Pancras and stations north of Leicester, including Nottingham. There will be severe disruption and a significantly reduced service running between Leicester and London St Pancras.

Here’s the latest advice from East Midlands trains.

Sheffield/Chesterfield

If you are travelling Southbound from Sheffield and Chesterfield, you must use an alternative route from Doncaster to London Kings Cross

Photo - Network Rail.

Photo - Network Rail.

If you are travelling Northbound from London to Sheffield/Chesterfield, you must use an alternative route from London Kings Cross via Doncaster.

Derby

If you are travelling Southbound from Derby you must use an alternative route via Birmingham to London Euston.

If you are travelling Northbound from London to Derby you must use an alternative route from London Euston via Birmingham.

Lincoln

If you are travelling to/from Lincoln you should continue to catch our services to Loughborough where a replacement bus service will take you onto Leicester.

Long Eaton

If you are travelling to/from Long Eaton you must use an alternative route via Derby and Birmingham to/from London Euston.

Nottingham

If you are travelling Southbound from Nottingham you must use an alternative route via Grantham to London Kings Cross.

If you are travelling Northbound from London to Nottingham you must use an alternative route from London Kings Cross via Grantham.

Beeston

If you are travelling to/from Beeston you must use an alternative route from Nottingham via Grantham and London Kings Cross.

For more information, see here.