Train services disrupted after lorry hits bridge in Dronfield

Train services are currently being disrupted after a lorry hit a bridge near Dronfield.

Friday, 3rd November 2017, 4:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:12 am
East Midlands Trains said it was unable to estimate when services would return to normal.

East Midlands Trains say the disruption is affecting trains between Chesterfield and Sheffield on the London St Pancras/Sheffield and Liverpool Lime Street/Nottingham/Norwich routes.

Network Rail are currently making their way to assess the bridge but are not expected to be on site until approximately 4.25pm.

Some trains on the routes cannot run between Chesterfield and Sheffield. Some trains are able to run via Beighton, which is a diversionary route. Trains running via Beighton will see delays of up to 30 minutes.

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There is currently no estimate as to when the line will reopen.

If you hold an East Midlands Trains only ticket, you may use your ticket on CrossCountry, Northern and TransPennine Express services via any reasonable route.