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New train service to Lincoln starts today

The new LNER Azuma services between Lincoln and London King’s Cross starts today (Monday 21 October 2019).

Lincoln to London King’s Cross services (Monday to Friday only):-

  • Lincoln: Departs 07:30 (Peterborough: 08:29) – Existing HST service.
  • Lincoln: Departs 11:18 (Grantham: 12:08, Peterborough: 12:30) – Azuma service.
  • Lincoln: Departs 13:23 (Grantham: 14:06, Peterborough: 14:30) – Azuma service.
  • Lincoln: Departs 15:26 (Grantham: 16:08, Peterborough: 16:30) – Azuma service.
  • Lincoln: Departs 17:14 (Grantham: 18:06, Peterborough: 18:29) – Azuma service.

London King’s Cross to Lincoln services (Monday to Friday only):-

  • London: Departs 10:06 (Peterborough: 11:01, Grantham: 11:21) – Azuma service.
  • London: Departs 12:06 (Peterborough: 13:01, Grantham: 13:21) – Azuma service.
  • London: Departs 14:06  (Peterborough: 15:00, Grantham: 15:20) – Azuma service.
  • London: Departs 16:06 (Peterborough: 17:02, Grantham: 17:22) – Azuma service.
  • London: Departs 19:06 (Peterborough: 20:00, Grantham: 20:20) – Existing HST service.

The Saturday and Sunday service begins in December.

More information can be found over at www.lner.co.uk/news/lincoln-trains/

Virgin foils rail fan’s Scotsman dream

A vintage train fan, who hoped to get a terrific view of Flying Scotsman as it travelled from London to York for the first time since its refit, had his moment of magic scuppered.

Ryan Allen was one of the legions who waited along the route to witness the iconic engine as she sped northwards.

Read more from the BBC News website.

The Flying Scotsman returns to Peterborough after 10 year restoration this week

The legendary steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman will pass through Peterborough this week following 10 years of renovation.

The locomotive will be touring the country and will pass through the city on its inaugural run on Thursday, February 25, on its journey from London to York. It will also pass through Stamford and Grantham.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Flying Scotsman going full steam ahead for return to the East Coast Main Line

The most important date in a decade has been set for steam enthusiasts – the return of Flying Scotsman to the East Coast Main Line.

Its owners, the National Railway Museum have now named the date for this triumphant run from London King’s Cross as Thursday February 25.

Read more from the Scotland Today website.

More info can can be found at www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/events/inaugural-run/.

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