London Midland trains are still operating a reduced service into London Euston today after a train hit a landslip on Friday.
The train derailed at Watford Junction and has been affecting services into the capital.
London Midland trains running on the Hereford-Birmingham lines are all blocked due to a trespassers on the line at the University area.
Apologies to customers on the Hereford to Birmingham train at University, currently being held due to trespassers on the line.
Please note due to trespassers in the University area all lines are currently blocked. Police are attending. Apologies for the delay.
More updates to follow...
London Midland trains are still operating a reduced service into London Euston today, and potentially throughout the weekend, after a landslip yesterday.
A London Midland train hit the landslip, caused by torrential rain, on Friday morning and the train derailed at Watford Junction. The 06:19 from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston, remained upright but came into contact with the 06:34 Euston to Birmingham New Street service inside Watford tunnel.
This morning London Midland has told ITV News Central that two of four tracks through Watford are still closed, which will result in a reduced service. Journeys may take longer and passengers are advised to check before they travel.
The incident has caused major delays for passengers using London Midland services to or from London Euston.Read the full story ›
London Midland is warning passengers to expect disruption for the rest of the day and into the weekend after a train derailed.Read the full story ›
London Midland has tweeted the following on the derailment disruption:
Services are still disrupted this morning due to a derailment and will continue to do so until further notice. We appreciate your patience
Where advance tickets have been sold for this morning, you can obtain a full refund or travel tomorrow instead.
Virgin trains have released photos of a landslide at Watford Junction which has caused major disruption on London Midland services today.
London Midland are advising people to avoid travelling in and out of London due to a derailed train earlier this morning.
Thanks for your continued patience all. Message is still out there not to attempt travel in /out London unless necessary
Network Rail have released a statement after a train derailed this morning, causing delays for commuters using London Midland trains.
A spokesperson said:
At 7am this morning, a train hit a landslip, caused by torrential rain, resulting in a small section of the train to leave the tracks a few miles north of Watford.
The train remained upright and there are no reported passenger injuries. Our engineers are on site and train services are now running through the area but it will be some time before a normal timetable resumes.
Our priority is to reopen the railway as soon as it is safe to do so. A full investigation into what happened will take place.
A derailed train at Watford Junction is causing problems for commuters using London Midland train services this morning.
London Midland says they do not know the extent of the delays:
We don't know the extent of the delays at the moment. I will keep you all updated as much as possible. Thanks for your patience