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Rail services hit with delays due to signalling issue

Rail passengers were left facing a morning of issues on a major line due to signalling problems.

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There were rail replacement bus services running between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury across Tuesday morning due to the signalling problems on the line between Albrighton and Codsall.

West Midlands Railway reported the issue on social media at around 6.12am and sent out a further message that the rail replacement service would in place until the issue was resolved.

A spokesman for West Midlands Railway said at the time: "There is a line problem between Albrighton and Codsall, due to a fault with the signalling system between Albrighton and Codsall.

"Rail replacement services are running between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury in both directions

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The issue was later confirmed as resolved and the line running normally at around 10.06am.

A spokesman for West Midlands Railway said: "Services are able to travel to and from Shrewsbury as normal."

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