Train delays as East Coast Mainline blocked due to object caught in overhead line

Trains between Newcastle and Darlington have been blocked due to an object being caught on the overhead electric wires.

By Poppy Kennedy
Friday, 15 March, 2019, 11:27
LNER are reporting train delays between Newcastle and Darlington

Trains are currently unable to run on the southbound line between Newcastle and Darlington.

This is due to an object being caught on the overhead electric line.

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The 12.25pm train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross has been cancelled.

LNER tweeted: "Due to an object being caught on the overhead electric wires between Newcastle and Darlington the Southbound line is blocked."