Alternative train route now being trialled after Scunthorpe line landslip [Scunthorpe Telegraph]





Date: 18/04/2013

An alternative route for passenger is being explored by train company bosses after a landslip halted the service between Scunthorpe and Doncaster through the Isle of Axholme. First TransPennine Express has confirmed that it wishes to run trains through Brigg and Kirton Lindsey while the Scunthorpe to Doncaster line is out of action because of the Stainforth and Hatfield landslide.


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1557 approaches Stainforth Junction off the Doncaster line with a down coal train in September 1971. In the background a class 37 is held at signals on the line from Skellow Junction awaiting its turn.
Location: Stainforth Junction
Company: South Yorkshire Railway and River Dun Navigation
22/09/1971 Bill Jamieson
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Location: Barnetby
Company: Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
// Ewan Crawford


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