Train derails in Greater Manchester

A train has derailed and caught fire on a bridge in Greater Manchester. It happened on Windsor Bridge, close to Salford Crescent.

Train derailed on a bridge in Manchester city centre

Picture of derailed train on Windsor Bridge Credit: Twitter: @p0psicle

A train has derailed and caught fire on a bridge in Manchester city centre.

It happened on Windsor Bridge, close to Salford Crescent.

The train belonged to West Coast Railways - a heritage railway company.

Only the driver was on board and their condition is unknown.

Network Rail said the incident will disrupt rail services as all trains on the line have been stopped.

Derailed train on Windsor Bridge in Manchester Credit: Davina Hagan

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