Storm Ciara: LNER issues 'do not travel' warning to passengers

Rail operator LNER has advised Doncaster passengers not to travel this weekend as Storm Ciara hits the UK.

Friday, 7th February 2020, 5:05 pm
Updated Friday, 7th February 2020, 5:05 pm

As a result of forecasted high winds and severe weather conditions on Sunday, speed restrictions of 50mph have been imposed by Network Rail across the LNER route.

LNER will operate a significantly reduced timetable that will see half of the usual number of services run throughout Sunday 9 February.

David Horne, Managing Director of LNER, said: “We are expecting significant disruption to LNER services this Sunday, so we are advising customers not to travel.

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Doncaster railway station.
Doncaster railway station.

“Customers with tickets booked for Sunday should instead use their tickets to travel on any LNER service on Saturday 8 February, before 18:00, or on Monday 10 February.

“For customers who do not wish to travel, a full refund will be available without charge.”

For the most up to date travel information, customers can check www.lner.co.uk or follow @LNER on Twitter.