This is fantastic news for Derbyshire.
Boosting our local economy is at the top of our agenda so anything we can do to improve tourism and open up our county’s beautiful countryside to attract new visitors is most welcome.
We will consult fully with local people on each of the routes and we will need to gain planning permission before any work can start.
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Passengers have been warned to expect disruption on East Midlands Trains this weekend because of work on the main line into St Pancras.
A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.