The Governmement has announced that First Group will take over the running of the West Coast main line from December.
#Leyland the line has now reopened and services will be on the move shortly #fb
NEW: Delays between Preston and Wigan North Western until further notice. A person has been hit by a train ... http://t.co/vvtrhLHW #fb
#Leyland Virgin trains are running buses between Preston, Wigan North Western, Warrington bank Quay and Crewe #fb
British Transport Police are investigating after a person died after apparently being hit by a train.
The West Coast Mainline is suspended after the collision near Chorley in Lancashire.
Buses are taking passengers between Preston and Wigan North Western.