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No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

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No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

Passengers are being urged not to travel between Great Malvern and Hereford this evening (Wednesday 23 December) due to flooding.

Trains are unable to operate along the route due to water on the tracks. 

Road access between Great Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury and Hereford stations is also currently restricted due to high waters, so rail replacement buses are unable to operate.

West Midlands Railway services to and from Worcester are currently starting and terminating at Great Malvern.

It is understood that many other roads in the local area are currently impassable, so onward travel from Great Malvern station more generally is also likely to be difficult.

Passengers can check live travel information by visiting westmidlandsrailway.co.uk or follow @westmidrailway on Twitter for the latest updates.

Any passenger whose journey is delayed by 15 minutes or more can claim compensation via the Delay Repay scheme - visit www.wmr.uk/delayrepay for details.

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About West Midlands Trains

For further information on this release, call our press office on 03300 955150 or email press.office@wmtrains.co.uk

West Midlands Trains operates both West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services.

  • London Northwestern Railway services operate between Liverpool and Birmingham, and on the West Coast Main Line to and from London Euston.
  • West Midlands Railway services operate to destinations across the West Midlands via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill.

For more information on these services visit westmidlandsrailway.co.uk or londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk

The West Midlands Trains franchise started on 10 December 2017 and will run until 2025/26. Over the course of the franchise, West Midlands Trains will be investing £1 billion into the rail network to deliver new trains, improved routes and station upgrades. 

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