Network Rail is confident that the £100 upgrade to track and signals in Nottinghamshire will provide huge benefits despite weeks of disruption ahead.
Justin Page, Route Master for the East Midlands, said when finished, the work will mean shorter journey times, more trains and a more reliable service in the county and throughout the region.
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Some sunshine during the morning but it will become cloudy in the afternoon with a few spots of rain.
Turning windy Monday morning, whilst thicker cloud will bring the risk of some rain or drizzle.
Part of the bridge wall and footpath in Barrow-upon-Soar in Leicestershire fell onto the tracks last summer.