Network Rail to work through the night for repairs

Robin Gisby, Network Rail’s managing director of network operations has said work will continue through the night in an attempt to restore normal service by tomorrow.

Around 200 trees have been removed from tracks. Credit: @NetworkRail

He said: "We still have more to do tonight to fix the damage caused by the storms but will continue to work throughout the night and are hopeful of running a normal service tomorrow.

“We’re doing everything we can to get people moving but would advise passengers to check with their train operator or National Rail Enquiries for the most up-to-date service information.”

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Storm travel disruption warning

Britain faces further travel disruption today following the most powerful storm to hit the country in years. Yesterday the storm caused widespread problems across rail networks, roads, ferry crossings and airports in England and Wales.