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Wolverhampton to Birmingham train lines blocked due to signalling fault

All train lines between Wolverhampton and Birmingham were blocked following a major signalling fault.

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Trains passing through Wolverhampton train station will be subjected to delays or cancellations

Commuters were being told to expect delays to regular train travel on Friday, following major signalling faults that have resulted in lines between Wolverhampton and Birmingham being delayed or cancelled.

The issue was first reported at 11.51am, with West Midlands Railway saying that rail ticket acceptance was in place with West Midlands Metro and National Express West Midlands buses.

On X, West Midlands Railways announced: "Due to a fault with the signalling system between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street all lines are blocked.

"Train services running through these stations may be cancelled or delayed."

Train services running through the affected stations will may be subjected to heavy delays or cancellations as the issues are resolved.