London Kings Cross to Leeds passing Brookmans Park with the forst revenue earning servoce for an LNER Azuma.

Delays after Azuma train crashes in Leeds depot

London Kings Cross to Leeds passing Brookmans Park with the forst revenue earning servoce for an LNER Azuma.

Services between Lincoln and London have been delayed or cancelled after a “low-speed” crash between two trains at a depot in Leeds.

An empty passenger train struck a stationary train near Neville Hill depot on late Wednesday, November 13.

London North Eastern Railway say the collision was a ‘low speed derailment’ involving two Azuma trains and no one has been injured.

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A spokesperson for LNER said: “Due to two trains colliding at a very low speed near Neville Hill depot yesterday some services may be cancelled today.

“The trains were not in passenger service and no one has been injured.

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“An investigation is underway to establish the cause of the incident. We apologise to any customers who may have their journeys disrupted today.”

Services between Leeds, Lincoln and London have been affected and residual disruption is expected to last until early evening.

LNER have confirmed that some services between Leeds and London King’s Cross will be cancelled and some services between Lincoln and London King’s Cross will be cancelled or amended so that they do not run between Lincoln and Newark Northgate.

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