Bletchley derailment halts long-distance Euston services

Bletchley derailment halts long-distance Euston services

A train derailment at Bletchley has caused havoc with long-distance passengers seeking to reach London Euston station this morning.

Tens of thousands of passengers from Scotland and north of England are believed to be affected, following the derailment of a freight train on the West Coast main line earlier.

The incident occurred at 02:28, with the driver taken to hospital.

Nobody else is believed to have been injured in the incident.

There is believed to be damage to tracks, points and to overhead.

A spokesman for Network Rail said: “We apologies to passengers for the disruption.

“Our engineers and investigators are at the scene.”

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