Figures reveal that fewer than half West Coast main line trains run on time
A Government minister and his department boss are due to face a grilling from MPs over the fiasco surrounding the West Coast rail franchise.
Rail operator Virgin has been asked to continue running the troubled West Coast Main Line for another few months.
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.