Posted: Fri 21st Jul 2017

Trains back running normally between Shotton to Bidston after a fallen tree blocked the track earlier

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jul 21st, 2017

UPDATE: Trains are now able to run as normal between #Bidston and Shotton following a tree blocking the railway line between Bidston and Upton.

 

There are ‘severe delays’ and cancellations this afternoon for passengers travelling between Shotton to Bidston due to a fallen tree on the track.

Disruption is expected to last until around 6.45pm says Network Rail, however, it was initially stated as 4pm.

Network Rail website;

A tree is blocking the railway line between Bidston and Upton.

Whilst Network Rail remove the trees, trains will not run between Bidston and Shotton.

A further 12 trees liable for immediate collapse are also being felled.

Arriva Trains Wales website:

Train services running through these stations may be cancelled or terminated at and started back from Shotton.

All stations between Shotton and Bidston will not be served.

Disruption is expected until 4pm say Arriva.

Replacement road transport services are conveying passengers between Bidston and Shotton in both directions until further notice. Supplied by Pats Coaches.

Network rail engineers are currently on scene.

If your train journey has been delayed you may be entitled to compensation. keep your ticket to accompany any claim.

For more information please visit www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/contactus where you can claim online, or pick up a form from your nearest ticket office.

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