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'Upton Express' will still operate for a couple of days

Residents in Upton upon Severn being take across floodwaters Credit: PA Pictures

Despite the announcement that military operations in the Worcestershire floods are being scaled down the shuttle truck that has been taken Upton upon Severn residents across flood waters will continue for a few days.

The service that has become known as the Upton Express will carry on until its safe to pass without assistance.

Superintendent Kevin Purcell said:

"The situation in Worcestershire is slowly improving and we are working hard towards preparing for the recovery phase. This means we no longer need the support of the Army."

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