Floods force trains to divert

The great Christmas getaway has been stalled by floods which are hampering the rail network. Services in the Westcountry are among services hardest hit.

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Fire causes disruption at Paddington train station

A fire in a railway equipment room in west London is causing disruption to services at Paddington station today, Network Rail have said.

Yesterday afternoon we had an electrical fire in a lineside equipment room at Acton which damaged equipment which meant we have not been able to run a full service today. Services to and from Paddington have been affected by this.

– NETWORK RAIL SPOKESPERSON

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