Rain and flooding causes rail disruption to Stratford

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Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Station.

HEAVY rain and flooding is causing widespread disruption on southbound rail service between Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon, today, Thursday.

Continuous rain and flooding between Whitlocks End and Stratford-upon-Avon means trains are currently unable to run southbound towards Stratford-upon-Avon.

Delays are reported by West Midlands Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill / Stourbridge Junction and Stratford-upon-Avon and also between Kidderminster / Birmingham Snow Hill and Whitlocks End.

Trains running between these stations may be cancelled or diverted via Dorridge and disruption is expected until the end of the day.

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Compensation: You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

  • 1jamessmith1

    so what will happen to train times come october when rain is more frequent? what is being done to improve drainage…