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Bank Holiday travellers warned of road and rail delays

Virgin West Coast trains will be affected. Credit: PA

Drivers and railway passengers are being warned of busy roads, and railway delays, over the bank holiday weekend.

More than 10 million leisure journeys are expected on Britain's roads between Friday and Monday as motorists embark on a getaway for the May Day bank holiday.

Rail passengers are being urged to check for timetable changes as a number of Lines will be closed for engineering work.

These include the line between Carlisle, and Glasgow Central and Edinburgh.

No trains operated by Virgin and TransPennine Express will be running, and replacement buses will operate over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

We don't like inconveniencing people but we have to carry out this work when the railway is quietest, and we know that up to 50% fewer passengers travel by rail over bank holidays.

– Network Rail spokeswoman