Tree on track disrupts trains from Preston

Train services from Preston have been disrupted this morning after a tree fell on the line at Adlington, says National Rail.

Monday, 7th August 2017, 9:29 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
Train services from Preston have been disrupted this morning after a tree fell on the line at Adlington, says National Rail.

Services were stopped between Preston to Bolton while the tree was removed.

Lines have now re-opened although services may still be delayed or cancelled while they return to normal.

Trains are running normally from Bolton to Preston.

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This disruption is expected to continue until approximately 9.30am.

Routes affected include Blackpool North and Hazel Grove / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport, Preston and Huddersfield / Manchester Victoria, and also between Barrow-in-Furness and Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road.

Rail replacement buses are being arranged to run between Preston and Bolton.

Passengers travelling from Preston towards Bolton / Manchester, are advised to travel via Blackburn.

Train users are advised to check before they travel.