Tag Archives: Rail

New consortium awarded East Coast trains franchise

The new consortium mad up of Stagecoach and Virgin will operate the East Coast Main Line from 1 March 2015.
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The Department of Transport today announced that a consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin will take over the franchise on the East Coast Mainline.

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More frequent and faster trains to Newark and Nottingham

East Midlands old train

A long awaited upgrade to the service between Lincoln and Nottingham via Newark has been announced.

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Further delays? Lincoln footbridges could be postponed again

level crossing at Brayford Wharf East

For pedestrians in Lincoln, there is only one thing more frustrating than being cut off and having to wait at the level crossings – and that is the news that the long overdue footbridges planned to be built across them could be delayed once again.

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Lincoln MP: rail improvements ‘might be announced imminently’

National Rail sign outside Lincoln station

“Positive news might be announced imminently” with regards to “improvements to the Castle service between Lincoln and Nottingham via Newark”, Lincoln MP Karl McCartney claims.

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Student Council: chair reform, railway bridge and accommodation

A motion to reform the chair, plus updates on the railway bridge and accommodation were the main topics of the final Student Council of the year.

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