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Travel: Severe delays on M6 Northbound

One lane has been closed due to an accident and recovery work on the M6 Northbound between J15 for Stoke-on-Trent and J16 for Crewe.

There are also severe delays with two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to an accident on the M6 Northbound between J3 for Nuneaton and J3A for the M6 Toll. Travel time is estimated to be around 20 minutes.

Delays between Birmingham New Street and Coventry

Delays at Birmingham New Street Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Trains running between Glasgow, Birmingham and London will be delayed until at least 1pm this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Tile Hill.

The incident is causing delays of up to 60 minutes between Birmingham New Street and Coventry.

Services being affected by the accident include:

  • CrossCountry services between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth.
  • London Midland services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston
  • Virgin Trains between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Birmingham New Street and London Euston

CrossCountry services will be diverted and will not call at Birmingham International or Coventry. Passengers affected by the delays may use the following alternative routes:

  • CrossCountry passengers may use their tickets on London Midland and Virgin Trains on reasonable routes.
  • Virgin Trains passengers may use their tickets on Chiltern Railways on reasonable routes.

Further updates will be posted on the ITV Central website and Twitter page with the hashtag #TileHill.

Travel: Traffic halted on M6 Southbound and Northbound

M6 Southbound:

The M6 has been closed southbound with traffic currently stationary due to a serious accident involving a lorry and car. Traffic halted between J11 A460/1462 (Cannock) and J10A M54 as emergency services deal with them.

M6 Northbound:

Traffic has been stopped Northbound between J10A M54 and J11 A460/A462 (Cannock) to enable the Air Ambulance to land.


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