Summary of main rail delays and alterations

There are still a number of routes affected by flooding this morning - according to National Rail:

  • CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, First Great Western and First TransPennine Express are all experiencing major delays
  • No trains running between Bristol Parkway and Swindon because of flooding, services between Paddington and Swansea will be diverted, with journey times extended up to 45 minutes
  • Trains will not run between Exeter St Davids and Tiverton Parkway until Friday at the earliest, with replacement buses and diverted routes offering passengers some alternatives
  • London Midland is also facing disruption on most of its routes today - this time because of a shortage of train crew
  • Flooding near Long Eaton means services between Derby and Nottingham are suspended
  • A landslip is affecting journeys between Liverpool and Manchester

Get further information from National Rail Enquiries.

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