Thousands of passengers stranded on trains

Thousands of rail passengers were left stranded on trains after wind and rain wrought havoc with services.


Stuck! Stuck on a wobbling train in the middle of a storm! Freezing! starving! wet foot! Send help!


Been stuck on an @virgintrains service to London N of Lichfield. All train staff have been brilliant even when the train had no power!!!


On a train near Doncaster heading for London , tree has come down right in front of it , nobody hurt , stuck for a bit, got some chocolate

The evening rush-hour suffered disruption almost throughout the country, with a section of the West Coast main line in Lancashire closing between 7pm and 9pm.


Travel disruption after storms lash Britain

There were severe delays and disruption to the train network and roads were blocked by falling trees after a huge storm swept across Britain.