A BROKEN down train between Eccles and Newton-le-Willows is resulting in long delays this morning.

Some trains will be cancelled and disruption is expected until around 9.15am.

The problem is affecting Northern trains between:

  • Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street; between Chester and Leeds
  • TransPennnine Express between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street
  • Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Llandudno Junction

Tickets being accepted on Transpennine Express and Manchester Metrolink services.