The Government has hailed a "landmark victory" for its HS2 high-speed rail scheme, despite legal flaws in the consultation process.
Rail passengers endured more morning misery today when an overhead line problem led to major disruption to key services.
£32bn high speed rail link between London and Yorkshire has been revealed.
Virgin confirms it is planning to bid for the East Coast line franchise.
Normal services have resumed on East Coast trains between Doncaster and Kings Cross and Hull and Kings Cross, following the earlier overhead line problems on Tuesday evening. First Capital Conect continue to be affected.
Rail users are being warned to expect further delays today. It's after a major fault on the East Coast main line down to London caused problems for thousands of passengers yesterday.
Thousands of rail travellers have faced lengthy delays today after a major fault on the East Coast main line. A kilometre of overhead wiring was brought down by an engine last night.
It left two hundred Yorkshire bound passengers stranded overnight at Kings Cross station and delays for passengers which will reach into tomorrow.
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Thousands of rail commuters leaving Yorkshire for London are facing much-delayed journeys due to an electrical supply problem.
Centred on north London, the problem was last night causing hold-ups of up to 90 minutes on some journeys between London's King's Cross and Moorgate stations and Stevenage in Hertfordshire. Passengers travelling with - East Coast, First Hull and Grand Central trains - are also affected.