UPDATE: Limited rail service from King’s Cross

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COMMUTERS travelling by train to and from London could face major problems today because of a severe disruption between London Kings Cross and Peterborough.

UPDATE: East Coast train services to resume limited operation between London King’s Cross and Peterborough.

East Coast trains will run a limited service between Peterborough and London King’s Cross this evening, following the re-opening of the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross and Peterborough.

East Coast will operating the following services:

-London Kings Cross to Edinburgh, departing at 18.30 and calling at all stations en route to Edinburgh

-King’s Cross to Newcastle, departing at 19.30, 20.30 and 21.30 and calling at all stations and connecting for Leeds (at either Peterborough or Doncaster)

-King’s Cross to Leeds, departing at 22.30 and calling at all stations with a connecting service to Newcastle at Doncaster

However, as a result of today’s disruption, short notice alterations and delays can be expected across the route.

As a result of damage to overhead lines at Huntington earlier today, East Coast train services between Peterborough and London King’s Cross were suspended, with train services starting and terminating at Peterborough.

Replacement coach services have been in place at Peterborough and Huntingdon to take passengers to and from Cambridge where they can join connecting train services to and from London Liverpool Street.

Passengers who did not travel today can use their East Coast ticket to travel on their booked train tomorrow.

Ticket restrictions have been lifted for passengers travelling today to help people get to their final destination.

Passengers are advised to check www.eastcoast.co.uk or www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 48 49 50.