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Rail passengers told 'disruption may continue tomorrow' following train derailment

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Commuters are being advised that disruptions on rail services, to and from London, may continue tomorrow Wednesday 16 August, following disruptions today after a train partially derailed after it hit a stationary barrier.

An investigation has been put in place to find out the cause of the derailment. No passengers or staff were hurt.

Numerous commuters have expressed their frustration at the delays, further fuelled by the news of the increase in costs of rail tickets.

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Latest: person hit by train near Cheltenham Spa

Someone has hit by a train near Cheltenham Spa in the early hours of this morning.

All lines through the station were closed while emergency services were at the scene.

Affected services

  • Great Western Rail
  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry

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