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Amended late night / early morning trains in the Lincoln area from Monday 12 to Friday 16 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 Aug 2024 to 16 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

East Midlands Railway between Leicester / Nottingham and Lincoln / Cleethorpes


Engineering work is taking place between Newark Castle and Lincoln / Cleethorpes, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 19:44 Leicester to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Market Rasen. A replacement bus will run from Market Rasen to Cleethorpes.

The 20:44 Leicester to Lincoln service will terminate at Newark Castle. For Collingham, Swinderby or Hykeham, you should travel on earlier train services.

The 21:58 Cleethorpes to Nottingham train will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:58 Lincoln to Cleethorpes service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 05:00 Cleethorpes to Lincoln service will not run.

The 05:50 Cleethorpes to Newark Northgate service will start from Market Rasen at 06:32. An earlier replacement bus will run from Cleethorpes at 04:53 to Market Rasen, connecting with the train.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Please be advised that replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.