Helicopter at the scene of derailed train in Manchester

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

The carriages were being taken to a depot, according to Network Rail. They say trains from Manchester and Salford will be "disrupted."

Firefighters are now spraying the train with flame retardant chemicals. A host of police cars, fire engines and a helicopter are on scene.

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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.