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Train services from Grantham will be affected by strike action




East Midlands Trains have announced that train services will continue for customers during industrial action, but services will be affected.

The RMT union will be going on strike for the next three Saturdays - July 20, July 27 and August 3.

East Midlands Trains has said the Nottingham-Grantham-Skegness route will see a "near normal service", including an additional summer Saturday 8 coach HST services. However, customers are advised to check their journey times before travelling.

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A spokesman for East Midlands Trains said: "We’re disappointed that the RMT is intent on going ahead with this strike action, however we’re pleased we’ll be able to still run a good service for our customers on the three dates involved."

Summary of services running on July 20, July 27 and August 3:

Services to and from London - Services will continue to run as normal.

Derby to Matlock - A reduced service will run on this route with a rail replacement coach running on the last services of the day.

Derby/Stoke-on-Trent/Crewe - Services will continue to run as normal.

Nottingham/Grantham/Skegness - A near normal service will run on this route including the additional summer Saturday 8 coach HST services.

Nottingham/Newark Castle/Lincoln - A near normal service will run on this route. Nottingham to Newark Castle will be served by one train per hour instead of two.

Liverpool to Nottingham - A reduced service will run on this route.

Nottingham/Mansfield/Worksop - A reduced service will run between Nottingham and Mansfield Woodhouse. Replacement coaches will run between Mansfield and Worksop.

Doncaster/Lincoln/Peterborough - Replacement coaches will run on this route.

Lincoln to Grimsby and Cleethorpes - Replacement coaches will run on this route.

Leicester to Nottingham (serving intermediate stations) - Replacement coaches will run calling at Syston, Sileby and Barrow Upon Soar. Please note that direct trains will still run between Leicester, Loughborough, Beeston and Nottingham on the London/Nottingham route.

Derby to Nottingham and Newark Castle - East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route. Rail Replacement coaches will run to Attenborough.

Nottingham to Norwich - East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route.

Newark Northgate to Lincoln - Services will not run on this route. A rail replacement coach service will run from Newark Northgate to Newark Castle where you can connect with train services to Lincoln.

Further information and copies of the timetables for each route can be found at eastmidlandstrains.co.uk



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