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Rail delays as storm hits

23 April 2009... Rail line, train track, metro, high speed train

23 April 2009... Rail line, train track, metro, high speed train

Speed restrictions have been imposed on the South and North Fylde railway lines due to high winds.

Rail bosses are warning anyone using the routes to expect slightly longer rail journeys than normal, but all services will still run.

Network Rail has imposed speed restrictions on the following routes:

Blackpool North & South – Preston

Darlington – Newcastle

Newcastle – Morpeth and Chathill

Bishop Auckland – Saltburn

Middlesbrough – Hexham via Sunderland and Newcastle

Carlisle – Newcastle

Preston – Carlisle via Oxenholme

Preston – Carlisle via Barrow

Skipton – Morecambe / Carlisle

The speed restrictions are expected to be in place from start of service until 2pm on Thursday.

 

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