Rail problems to continue for the rest of the day

Commuters trying to get from Milton Keynes and Northampton to the capital are facing rail delays after a problem with overhead powerlines. Replacement buses had to take passengers on to Wellingborough to get connections into London.

Richard Brooks from London Midland said: "We're doing everything we can and there's lots of people within the industry working very hard to minimise the disruption. I would say the disruption will carry on until the end of today."


Major rail delays

There have been rail delays between London, Northampton and Milton Keynes after overhead wire problems at Wolverton in Buckinghamshire.