UPDATED: Delays and cancellations due to broken-down train near Bolton

Train delays and cancellations due to broken-down train near Bolton

Train delays and cancellations due to broken-down train near Bolton

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RAIL passengers faced delays this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

Some trains from Bolton to Clitheroe, Barrow and Blackpool North were cancelled and other services were delayed after the breakdown at 7.50am.

A Southport-bound train from Huddersfield could not call at Bolton and Westhoughton due to the fault.

Services got back to normal at about 10.30am.

Passengers were already facing inconveience on the network in the first week of six weeks of engineering work.

As part of the work. trains between Chorley and Bolton have been reduced from five services an hour to one an hour, with replacement buses also in operation.

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10:41am Fri 25 Jul 14

andy_88 says...

Yay nothing surprising here.
Yay nothing surprising here. andy_88
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10:18pm Fri 25 Jul 14

Hotpot1 says...

Sorry about broken train .... However I am tryin to comment on the Macmillan coffee morning - it won't let me so I shall comment here - can people please also please consider Marie curie nurses .... These are the dedicated nurses who sit throughout the night wiv poorly people n who get paid a basic nurse wage ....just sayin .... Thankyou
Sorry about broken train .... However I am tryin to comment on the Macmillan coffee morning - it won't let me so I shall comment here - can people please also please consider Marie curie nurses .... These are the dedicated nurses who sit throughout the night wiv poorly people n who get paid a basic nurse wage ....just sayin .... Thankyou Hotpot1
  • Score: -3

1:14am Sat 26 Jul 14

Oldmanofthemountains says...

I'm still waiting for "Missdemocracy" to comment on Dale's bad spelling and grammar
I'm still waiting for "Missdemocracy" to comment on Dale's bad spelling and grammar Oldmanofthemountains
  • Score: 0

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