Landslide closes railway at Stainforth

Landslide at Stainforth affecting the railway between Doncaster and Goole/Hull and Scunthorpe/Cleethorpes. Closed until further notice

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Stainforth landslide repairs 'could take some time'

Repairs to a railway line in Stainforth that was damaged by a landslide 'could take some time', the rail minister has said.

The line between Doncaster, Goole and Scunthorpe was declared unsafe after the the track was left twisted two weeks ago, leaving passagers facing months of disruption.

Simon Burns told MPs in the Commons he 'fully appreciates the problems' that was caused by 'this unfortunate act of nature'.

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