TRAIN lines through Bolton are back to niormal after a horse got on the track.

The animal got onto the lines near Farnworth at 6.30am this morning and caused delays of up to 35 minutes between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

Some services were diverted through Wigan, meaning they did not stop at Chorley, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Lostock and other stations.

A Network Rail spokesman said services got back to normal at about 8.20am.