[L]oss of power to the overhead electric wires between Preston and Carlisle is affecting services.
TransPennine Express Customer Advice:
To help you complete your journey, you may use Northern and Virgin Trains services via any reasonable route.
Please attempt to travel on your booked service, or, on a service as close to your booked service as possible.
Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston are also expected to be affected by this disruption.
Virgin Trains Customer Advice:
To help you complete your journey, you may use your tickets on the following:
- TransPennine Express services between Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh
- ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh
- Virgin Trains East Coast via any reasonable route
- CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh
Customers travelling between Preston and Glasgow / Edinburgh may travel earlier as ticket easement is in place.
Customers travelling to / from Glasgow Central should also be aware that there may be further delays at this station as some southbound lines are blocked due to the high winds.
National Rail expect a normal service to resume by 6pm today.