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Lincolnshire show gets underway - but roads are busy

The sun is shining on the Lincolnshire show and the crowds are pouring in ...... but be prepared to queue to get there. Traffic is heavier than normal on the A15 Northbound between A46 / A46 / B1226 Riseholme Road (Riseholme Roundabout, Lincoln) and A1500 Horncastle Lane / Horncastle Lane (Scampton).

Sunny showground
Horses already in action
Celebration of all things rural


Major disruption on Northern trains between Leeds, York and Selby

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There is major disruption on Northern trains between Leeds-York, and Leeds-Selby this morning due to a broken down freight train at Cross Gates.

Delays of up to 20 minutes have been reported, with cancellations on services according to the railway service provider.

Disruption is expected to remain in place until 9.15am.

The following alterations will apply:

  • Trains from Leeds towards Cross Gates are unable to run.
  • Trains may be able to divert via Woodlesford and Castleford.
  • Some trains are not able to divert so may be cancelled or amended.
  • Trains towards Leeds from Cross Gates are able to run but delays and cancellations can be expected.

Advice for Northern customers:

  • Road transport has been requested to run between Leeds and Selby / York however, there is no estimate for when this will be available.
  • Your ticket will be accepted on TransPennine Express and CrossCountry services from Leeds to York.


Police appeal after man killed on M1 in South Yorkshire

Police investigating the death of a man on the M1 in South Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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It happened on Friday June 16 at 2pm on the motorway in Sheffield when a 31-year-old man, who was in the carriageway, was involved in a collision with a white heavy goods lorry on the Tinsley viaduct near to junction 34.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured. The M1 northbound was closed for some time.

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