Schedule revealed for the six-day closure of Market Harborough Station – Harborough Mail

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Passengers can now see how their journey will probably be affected when the road closes for six days through Market Harborough, whereas schedules have been launched.

Between Tuesday, Could 28 and Sunday, June 2 (inclusive), Community Rail's engineers will join three.eight km of newly put in tracks to the prevailing route, which is able to enable trains to run at excessive speeds within the area.

In the meantime, the Market Harborough crossing will probably be closed and diversion routes and coach alternative companies will probably be in operation.

Community Rail and East Midlands Trains are working collectively to maintain passengers transferring throughout this era and have created a devoted net web page,, the place passengers can see how their journey will change.

Gavin Criminal, Community Rail's lead sponsor, stated, "We urge passengers to plan and test earlier than touring as this key milestone of Midland's predominant line modernization takes place.

"The Market Harborough Line Velocity ​​Enchancment Mission is a necessary mission that can enable trains to run at excessive velocity within the space, whereas improving the station, comparable to extra parking on the station.

"We’ve finished essentially the most work attainable with out harming rail service, however it isn’t attainable to maintain the trains operating throughout this part of the work.

"We perceive that that is going to have an effect on the passengers. That's why we work intently with rail operators to maintain passengers transferring.

"We wish to thank everybody concerned for his or her persistence in the course of the work."

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