Broken rail causes travel disruption for Doncaster rail passengers

A broken rail is causing rail disruption for passengers in Doncaster this morning, with delays set to continue into the afternoon.

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 11:31 am
Updated Thursday, 18th June 2020, 11:31 am

Disruption between York and Doncaster is expected until 1pm while repairs are carried out on a broken rail.

It means trains have to run at a reduced speed on the southbound East Coast Main Line towards Doncaster.

As a result of this, trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 40 minutes.

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Doncaster railway station.

Passengers are being advised to check on services before travelling and are reminded that face coverings are compulsory on all public transport.

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A spokesman for LNER said: “You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.”