Disruption to trains in Knottingley to continue for two weeks after flooding at Snaith

Disruption to trains passing through Knottingley is expected to continue for another two weeks.

By Holly Gittins
Monday, 2nd March 2020, 10:29 am
Updated Monday, 2nd March 2020, 10:30 am

Services in the area were disrupted last week after heavy rain flooded the railway at Snaith.

All lines in the area have been blocked, and services are expected to face major disruption for at least another two weeks.

National Rail confirmed that trains would not run between Knottingley and Goole during the flooding.

Disruption to trains passing through Knottingley is expected to continue for another two weeks.

In a statement, National Rail said: "The following daily replacement bus services (Monday - Saturday) will run:

"07:42 Goole to Whitley Bridge, then request stop only to all stations to Leeds (Wyatts Coaches)

"18:40 Knottingley to Goole (Wyatts Coaches)

"19:43 Goole to Whitley Bridge, then request stop only to all stations to Leeds (Wyatts Coaches)

Services in the area were disrupted last week after heavy rain flooded the railway at Snaith.

"You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages."

The journey between Knottingley and Goole is expected to last around 45 minutes.

The replacement services will be unable to call at Snaith due to flooding on local roads, it has been confirmed.

Disruption is expected to continue until at least the end of the day on Saturday 14 March.