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Update issued after train services are halted between Birmingham and Wolverhampton due to cable theft

The rail line between Birmingham and Wolverhampton has now re-opened after being closed for over four hours due to a cable theft.

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The disruption, which started at around 10am today, affected thousands of people travelling to Birmingham for the planned Pride Festival and other Bank Holiday events in both cities.

There is expected to be some minor delays as services get back to normal, West Midlands Railway said.

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