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Animals force suspension of services

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Arriva Trains Wales services between Cardiff Central and Newport have been suspended because of animals on the line.

Ruabon 'bomb' was Second World War training mortar

North Wales Police have released a picture of the device that led to the closure of the Wrexham-Shrewsbury railway line - an old training mortar from the Second World War.

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It was found in a garden in Ruabon, near Wrexham.

The mortar was found not to contain any explosives, and the railway line has now reopened.


Railway line reopens between Chester and Shrewsbury after mortar bomb discovery

Network Rail has confirmed the railway line between Shrewsbury and Chester has reopened after the discovery of an explosive device in Ruabon.

We received a report from North Wales Police of an unexploded Mortar Bomb in the vicinity of Ruabon, within 10 metres of the line. The line between Shrewsbury and Chester was closed at 11.20am while police carried out an evacuation of the area.

The line was reopened at 12.17pm.

– Network Rail spokesperson

Details of Arriva's replacement buses for passengers heading for Wrexham, Chester and Shrewsbury

The railway line between Wrexham General and Shrewsbury has been closed following the discovery of a suspected explosive device in the garden in Ruabon.

Homes evacuated in Ruabon after 'mortar device' found

North Wales Police say they were alerted to the discovery of a 'mortar device' in a garden in the St Michael's Close area of Ruabon at around 10.45am.

A cordon is the place and an unspecified number of homes have been evacuated.

Explosives experts are en route, the spokesperson added.

Trains suspended between Wrexham and Shrewsbury after 'wartime bomb' found

Arriva Trains Wales services have been halted between Wrexham and Shrewsbury after the discovery of a suspected wartime bomb.

The device was found in the Ruabon area, a spokesperson told ITV News.

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