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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.

Virgin Trains delays and cancellations following security alert

Some Virgin Trains are being cancelled or delayed Credit: PA

Passengers in Birmingham hoping to travel on the Manchester to London Euston route may experience delays and cancellations today following a security alert early this morning.

Virgin Trains running from Manchester to London Euston are being affected, with some services cancelled and others heavily delayed.

There are also issues on trains running from Liverpool Lime Street to Euston, with trains calling additionally at Crewe, Rugby and Milton Keynes Central.

You can find more information from Virgin Trains here.


Travel: M6 Southbound - Warwickshire

The M6 Southbound is closed due to accident investigation work following an earlier overturned vehicle between Junction 2 M69 / A46 (Coventry) and Junction 1 A426 (Rugby / Lutterworth).

A diversion is in place. Exit at Junction 2 and follow triangle symbol via M69 Northbound. Use the M69 to Junction 1, then join the A5 eastbound and continue to the junction with the A426 then take the A426 southbound to re-join the M6 at J1.

Live cameras show deserted M6 after lorry smash

The scene as it is right now at Junction 6 Credit:

There are serious delays on the M6 between Spaghetti Junction and Junction 7 for Walsall after a lorry collided with a flatbed truck and crashed through the central reservation.

All 8 lanes of the motorway are completely empty in another view at Junction 6 Credit:

These live traffic cameras show a deserted M6. All lanes were closed in both directions shortly after 10:40am.

The central reservation has been badly damaged and the motorway could be closed until 5pm tonight.

Another view at Junction 6 - the motorway is closed in both directions Credit:

Diversions are in place and motorists are being advised to follow the diversions.

It's causing also chaos on routes around the busiest stretch of motorway in the Midlands.

The scene at Junction 7 for Walsall Credit:
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