Train services between Taunton and Exeter St Davids have been suspended due to safety checks being made.
A suspected gas leak next to the railway line means all lines are blocked and trains are unable to run at present.
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Some people in North Prospect say they do not want to leave as the local housing association continues its regeneration.
A chilly start with bright spells and scattered showers. These will gradually ease off through the afternoon.
It will be cold and windy, with sunny spells and wintry showers gradually turning back to rain and slowly easing through the afternoon.