Posted: Wed 1st Mar 2017

Trains running on schedule following earlier disruption

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 1st, 2017

Trains have returned to normal.

Arriva website has been updated with the following:

Due to a broken down freight train between Wrexham General and Penyffordd some lines towards Bidston are blocked.

Impact
 
Train services running through these stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until 11:45 01/03.
 
Customer Advice
 
Freight train blocking the line Wrexham – Penyffordd.
Road transport arranged with Pat’s Coaches from Wrexham – Bidston in both directions.
 
From earlier

Arriva Trains Wales say a broken down freight train at Wrexham General has blocked some trains lines.

The Arriva website says: “Train services running through this station may be cancelled or delayed by up to 20 minutes. Disruption is expected until 09:45 01/03.”

However, their alerting system indicates the problem may last a little longer it says: “Disruption has been reported to services between Wrexham General and Bidston.”

Followed by:

The following train services may be cancelled or delayed due to a broken down freight train
– The 09:32, 10:32, 11:32, 12:32, 13:32, 14:32, 15:32, 16:32, 17:45 and 19:48.

Arriva’s much publicised new smartphone app suggests the issue is causing a 2-minute delay to trains.


Updates to follow.

As always, 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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