COMMUTERS are warned of delays this evening due to a tree falling on the railway.

A tree has fallen on the rail track between Wigan Wallgate and Kirkby stations.

The route takes in Rainford train station.

READ > 'New village' plans for Eccleston Park submitted

One service, scheduled to leave Kirkby at 5.35pm, has already been cancelled.

Delays are now expected until around 7pm, say Northern.

See here for updates.