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Delays on London Midland Trains until 10am due to signalling problems

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Possible delays of up to 15 minutes on London Midland between Spring Road and Tyseley due to signalling problem.

Due to a fault with the signalling system between Spring Road and Tyseley, trains have to run at reduced speed on some lines. This may lead to delays to trains until 10:00am this morning.

London Midland train disruptions due to trespassers on train line

There is disruption on London Midland train services on the following lines due to trespassers on the line between Northampton and Wolverton.

  • Between London Euston and Birmingham New Street
  • Between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street
  • Between London Euston and Hereford
  • Between London Euston and Wolverhampton

Trains across the whole London Midland network are affected. Services may be delayed by up to 45 minutes or cancelled at short notice. Disruption is expected to continue until around 19:00.


MP on London Midland disruptions: "Hopeful the worst is over now"

Train passengers plagued by delays and cancellations on services run by London Midland are to get a £7 million package of benefits.

Repeated staff shortages has led to serious disruption for many weeks in areas including Northampton. Now London Midland season ticket holders will be given five days of free travel passes. The company has cancelled nearly a thousand services since mid-October.

More train cancellations due to driver shortage

An ongoing shortage of London Midland train drivers has caused 39 more services to be cancelled or disrupted.

London Midland said five shifts are affected today, which means 39 of its 1,300 trains are subject to alteration.

Almost 1000 services have been affected in total since October.

They added that 'new trainee drivers' will be qualified by mid-December.

MP to hold talks over London Midland train chaos

More than five hundred services have been affected since the start of October Credit: ITV Central

The MP for Redditch Karen Lumley will today hold talks with the head of London Midland about the driver shortage, which has left hundreds of trains cancelled or delayed.

More than five hundred services have been affected since the start of October.


London Midland reinstate a number of cancelled services

London Midland trains says it has been able to reinstate a number of services which were originally cancelled today. For the latest click here.

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