Trains between Preston and Carlisle have been suspended due to fallen trees.Advertisement
Storm Hector is seeing gusts of up to 70mph whizzing through Preston and Lancashire.
Virgin Trains said all services were stopped at Preston and Carlisle.
Disruption is expected until at least lunchtime on the West Coast mainline.
A picture shared by Virgin Trains shows the trees down on the line between Preston and Scotland.
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Overhead power lines have also been damaged by the falling trees.
How about this: I'm stuck at Preston station and it's NOT the fault of Northern Rail. Apparently it's a bit windy north of here….
— Tim Farron (@timfarron) June 14, 2018
Former Liberal Democrat leader and Cumbrian MP Tim Farron is one of those affected.