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Amended late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service via Newark Castle from Monday 26 February and Friday 1 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 26 Feb 2024 to 01 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

All East Midlands Railway via Newark Castle


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Cleethorpes and Newark Castle, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

19:44 Leicester to Cleethorpes will terminate at Market Rasen at 21:46. A rail replacement bus will depart Market Rasen 21:56, Barnetby 22:22, Habrough 22:38, Grimsby Town 23:04 and arrive Cleethorpes at 23:24.

20:42 Leicester to Lincoln will terminate at Newark Castle. If you are travelling to Collingham, Swinderby and Hykeham, you should use earlier or later train service.

21:58 Cleethorpes to Nottingham will not run. A rail replacement bus departs Cleethorpes 21:58, Grimsby Town 22:19, Habrough 22:45, Barnetby 23:01, Market Rasen 23:27, Lincoln 23:58, Hykeham 00:19, Collingham 00:50, Newark Castle 01:01, Fiskerton 01:22, Bleasby 01:33, Lowdham 01:46, Burton Joyce 01:55, Carlton 02:06 and arrives Nottingham 02:16.

22:37 Nottingham to Lincoln will depart earlier from Nottingham at 22:35, Carlton 22:41, Burton Joyce 22:45, Lowdham 22:49, Bleasby 22:54, Fiskerton 22:58, Newark Castle 23:07 and will then continue as usual to Lincoln, departing Collingham at 23:18.

Tuesday to Friday

04:58 Lincoln to Cleethorpes will not run. A rail replacement bus departs Lincoln 04:58, Market Rasen 05:29, Barnetby 05:55, Habrough 06:11, Grimsby Town 06:37 and arrives Cleethorpes 06:57.

05:00 Cleethorpes to Lincoln will not run and 05:50 Cleethorpes to Newark North Gate will start from Market Rasen at 06:32. A rail replacement bus departs Cleethorpes 04:53, Grimsby Town 05:14, Habrough 05:40, Barnetby 05:56 and arrives Market Rasen at 06:21.

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, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.