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Major rail disruption between Preston and Wigan North Western

Posted on - 29th April, 2024 - 2:55pm | Author - | Posted in - Chorley News, Preston News, Preston Railway Station, Transport
The overhead wires damaged near Wigan North Western Pic: Network Rail Lancashire & Cumbria

Passengers attempting to use the West Coast Main Line from Preston are seeing major disruption.

Network Rail say the line is due to see major disruption throughout the rest of Monday due to damaged overhead cables at Coppull.

All services between Preston and Wigan North Western are cancelled or revised.

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Engineers are on site at Coppull to repair the damage but the disruption is expected throughout Monday (29 April).

Full travel advice for passengers using Avanti and Northern services is available on the National Rail website.

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