Rail services disrupted between Blackpool North and Preston due to signalling fault

A fault with the signalling system between Blackpool North and Preston has been disrupting rail services today (June 25).

Friday, 25th June 2021, 3:54 pm

Rail services between Blackpool North and Preston have been disrupted since around 11.50am due to an "axle counter failure" near Kirkham & Wesham.

Rail operator Northern said there may be delays of up to 30 minutes due to the fault, with disruption expected until 4.15pm.

Engineers are on site to rectify the fault.

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Services from:

- Liverpool Lime Street heading to Blackpool North will terminate at Preston

- Blackpool North heading to Liverpool Lime Street will start at Preston

For live information, click HERE.

Rail services between Blackpool North and Preston have been due to an "axle counter failure".

If you've been delayed by 15 minutes or more, hold on to your tickets and claim compensation by visiting www.northernrailway.co.uk/delayrepay.

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