Sleights-Whitby rail line closed for emergency repairs

Published on : Monday, May 2, 2016

work on the railways in LondonRail services between Sleights and Whitby have been suspended while engineers work to repair damage to the track near Ruswarp.

Engineers are currently on site assessing damage caused by a collapsed drainage culvert and putting plans in place for the recovery of the line.

The line is likely to remain closed until early next week while engineers repair the void under the railway created by the collapsed culvert and then relay the track above.

The issue was identified overnight by engineers conducting routine line inspections.

Network Rail is working closely with train operators to try to limit disruption for passengers.

Northern and North Yorkshire Moors Railway services will terminate at Grosmont during the emergency engineering works.

Passengers are advised to check with their train operator or National Rail Enquiries for the latest advice before travelling.

A Network Rail spokesman said: “Our engineers are on-site working to assess the extent of the damage and put plans in place for the recovery of the line.

“The damage to the line is significant and it will take several days for our engineers to complete the repairs.

“We understand the inconvenience these unavoidable works will cause passengers and are working as quickly as we can to bring the line back into service.”


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