Stagecoach provides major Derby rail replacement service

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Richard Sharman went to see how Stagecoach rail replacement has been planned for the closure of the Derby-Chesterfield line

Clear signage for passengers is a major feature of this project. RICHARD SHARMAN

A major rail replacement operation is currently taking place called Derby Resignalling, part of the Midland Main Line upgrade.

Stagecoach’s Rail Replacement division has organised all the vehicles and services to replace trains for sister company East Midlands Trains and Arriva-owned Cross Country on this lengthy 79 day project, which started on Sunday 22 July and is not scheduled to end until Sunday 7 October. […]

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