Disgruntled passengers head back to Reading

Passengers say they've been waiting on the platform at Didcot for an hour. Credit: Tom Price

Passengers trying to get to Cardiff are now heading from Didcot back to Reading, following a power failure in Swindon.

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Power failure hits rail service

Train services between London and the West are at a standstill in the Thames Valley this morning due to a major power failure in the Swindon area. No trains are running in either direction.