News from East Midlands Trains


Rail services through Carlton to resume on Monday 9 September

Full passenger rail services will resume between Newark and Nottingham from 0600 on Monday 9 September.

Engineers have been on site at Carlton since the derailment of a train on Tuesday 27 August to restore services as quickly as possible.

Very poor ground conditions under Lane level crossing require extensive work in order to safely re-open the railway in the area.

Several utilities run underneath the crossing which has added to the complexity of the repair work.

Engineers will complete work to stabilise the ground on Friday and track specialists will restore the rail infrastructure over the weekend. 

Network Rail apologises to passengers, freight customers and our lineside neighbours who have been affected by this incident.

Rail service details to Friday 6 September:

East Midlands Trains is operating a full timetabled service and additional trains in both directions between Lincoln and Newark Northgate.

Direct buses are running in both directions between Lincoln and Nottingham calling at Newark Castle & Newark Northgate. Buses are also running in both directions between Nottingham and Newark Northgate calling at Newark Castle, Rolleston, Fiskerton, Bleasby, Thurgarton, Lowdham, Burton Joyce and Carlton.

A further service update for the weekend will be issued later this week.

Road closure information: 

Lane crossing is closed to road vehicles and pedestrians to protect safety while the repair is carried out. The road closure is between the junctions with Harrington Close and Emerys Road and a shuttle bus is being provided to help pedestrians across the railway. The diversion route is Emerys Road – Colwick Loop Roadb - Burton Road - Stoke Lane and vice versa.  

A full investigation into the cause of incident is underway.