Train services between Swindon and Bristol Parkway disrupted due to flooding on tracks

The line near Chipping Sodbury is submerged following heavy rain. Credit: Network Rail

There are delays and cancellations to train services in the region due to flooding on the tracks.

Pictures show the line near Chipping Sodbury submerged following heavy rain.

Flooding between Swindon and Bristol Parkway means that all lines are currently closed.

Great Western Railway trains running between these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 40 minutes or diverted.

CrossCountry routes between Bristol Temple Meads and Plymouth are also affected.

Heavy rain flooding the railway between Totnes and Plymouth means trains running between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth may be delayed by up to 30 minutes or cancelled.

Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Great Western Railway has apologised for the delays and said no station will go without a service.

Passengers are being advised to check their journeys before heading out.

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