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Delays on West Coast Main Line services due to overhead line damage at Lichfield Trent Valley

Trains on the West Coast Main Line through Lichfield Trent Valley have been delayed due to overhead line problems.

A Virgin Trains service passing through Lichfield Trent Valley. Pic: Matt Buck
A Virgin Trains service passing through Lichfield Trent Valley on the West Coast Main Line. Pic: Matt Buck

The incident happened this afternoon (31st January) and ticket acceptance has been put in place on alternative routes.

Disruption is expected to continue for the remainder of the day.

Among those hit by the issue is Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant who said his trip back to Lichfield had been redirected via Birmingham New Street and the cross-city line.

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