Broken down train sparks delays

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A broken down train has caused delays on the rail line into Blackpool.

The train, which broke down close to Preston station at around 9pm on Wednesday, has sparked delays of around 25 minutes on journeys between Preston and Blackpool North and South stations.

The delays affect First TransPennine Express services and Northern Rail services on the Manchester to Blackpool line.

The line between Colne and Blackpool South is also affected.