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ROADS: M6 - STAFFORDSHIRE/WEST MIDLANDS

Problems on the M6 Credit: PA

There are problems on the M6 in Staffordshire and near Birmingham this evening:

  • One lane is blocked and there's heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Southbound between Junction 15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and Junction 14 A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North).
  • One lane is blocked and there's heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Northbound between Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.

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ROADS: WORCESTERSHIRE - M42 - WEST MIDLANDS

There are problems on the M42 this morning Credit: PA
  • The M42 Northbound is blocked with stationary traffic due to an accident between Junction 2 A441 (Alvechurch / Redditch) and Junction 3 A435 (Portway / Redditch). There's congestion back to Junction 1 A38 / B4096 (Bromsgrove).
  • One lane is blocked on the M42 Southbound exit slip road due to a broken down vehicle at Junction 1 A38 / B4096 (Bromsgrove).

London Midland trains still operating reduced service to Euston after Friday's landslip

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.

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Reduced service into London Euston after landslide

London Midland warns delays could run into the weekend Credit: London Midland

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.

London Midland train services still disrupted

London Midland has tweeted the following on the derailment disruption:

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