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Reported bridge collapse causing delays in Worcestershire

Traffic told to avoid the Eastham Bridge off the A443 in Lindridge in Worcestershire.



Major rail disruption expected until 5.30pm

Departure boards Credit: ITV News Central

Commuters may see their journey home from work affected as well as their morning commute as disruption due to damaged overhead wires continues.

National Rail have confirmed that major disruption between Coventry and Birmingham New Street is expected to continue until 5.30pm.

It's because of serious damage to overhead electrical wires.

Travel: Trains at Northampton station disrupted

Trains are being disrupted Credit: PA

Trains at Northampton station are being disrupted after a freight train broke down.

Passengers are warned that there could be delays until later this morning.

Severe train disruption: Which routes are affected?

Map showing the location of the incident which has caused delays Credit: National Rail

Train delays between Birmingham and Coventry are expected until later this afternoon.

Here are the routes which are affected.

  • Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham International and Shrewsbury / Llandudno
  • CrossCountry between Reading / Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly
  • London Midland between London Euston / Coventry and Birmingham New Street and also between Birmingham International and Liverpool Lime Street
  • Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Edinburgh
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