Bridge collapse causes rail chaos

Parts of a bridge have collapsed near Loughborough causing travel chaos on trains between the East Midlands and London.


The bridge at Barrow Upon Soar collapsed during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Trains between Loughborough  and Leicester have been unable to run.

Network Rail engineering teams have been working through the night and today to clear the debris but lines are not expected to reopen until tomorrow.

from The UK Construction Blog


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