Sunday services resume following flooding in South Yorkshire  - updated 9am Sunday 17 November: kirk sandall 15 Nov

17 November 2019

Sunday services resume following flooding in South Yorkshire - updated 9am Sunday 17 November

Following flooding at Kirk Sandall planned Sunday service operates across South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Humberside.

Services are expected to run as normal today (Sunday) after floodwater on the track has subsided and repairs are carried out to damaged to lineside equipment that had been below the waterline.

Heavy rain had fallen on already waterlogged ground and flood waters had risen rapidly in the area.

Services have been reinstated today, however, engineers are still monitoring flood water and working in the area and passengers are advised to check for the latest information ahead of Monday.

Affected routes - updated 9am on Sunday 17 November (updates in bold)

  • Sheffield - Gainsborough/Lincoln,  services will run as normal
  • Sheffield - Scarborough/Bridlington, services will run as normal
  • Doncaster - Hull services will run as normal
  • Sheffield - Hull/Beverley, services will run as normal
  • Doncaster - Scunthorpe, services will call at Kirk Sandall
  • Doncaster - Sheffield, services will run as normal

Passengers are advised to listen for announcements and check information screens for updates where possible for services in affected areas, and to check ahead of travelling on Monday.

For up-to-the-minute train running information please check National Rail Enquiries.

Contact Information

Glyn Hellam

Media Manager

Northern

07795 008693

Glyn.Hellam@northernrailway.co.uk

Notes to editors

Compensation

Northern's Customer Promise provides  compensation to customers who are delayed by 15 minutes or longer on their journey.

Customers can claim Delay Repay if one of our trains is late or cancelled and as a result they get to their destination station more than 15 minutes later than scheduled.

Any customer who wishes to make a claim under the delay repay initiative should retain their travel ticket and complete the delay repay form which is available here.

IMAGE SHOWS CURRENT FLOODING AT KIRK SANDALL