RAIL services in St Helens have been cancelled due to a broken down train blocking a line.

The broken down train at Thatto Heath has blocked the line this morning, affecting services between Wigan North Western and Huyton.

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Northern says train services running on the line, which includes St Helens Central, have been cancelled, delayed or diverted with disruption expected until 11.30am.

For information on delays and compensation visit northernrailway.co.uk/delayrepay