UPDATE: Network Rail has now fixed the signal problems that caused delays for passengers travelling through Worcester this morning.

Signal problems at Worcester Shrub Hill meant services between Hereford and Birmingham were being cancelled, altered at short notice or delayed by up to 90 minutes during the morning rush hour.

 Train operator London Midland is reporting that Network Rail has now resolved the issue and normal running has resumed. However it is warning that congestion remains an issue due to the earlier problems.


RAIL passengers are experiencing delays of up to 90 minutes on their journeys this morning due to signalling problems at Worcester Shrub Hill.

Services between Hereford and Birmingham New Street are being affected and passengers are being warned to expect delays, cancellations or revisions to services at short notice.

The disruption is expected to continue until 2.30pm.

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