‘Do not travel’ warning issued from London to Scotland as overhead lines were damaged

Train connections between London and Scotland have been cut off after overhead lines were damaged.

Players traveling north of the British capital have been advised not to travel due to the chaos after the overhead line was damaged at Peterborough and Northampton.

The news comes as thousands have arrived in Glasgow for the massive two-week Cop26 climate conference.



Warnings have been issued
There have been warnings of disturbances

Many are expected to travel from London and the south of England.

LNER has urged everyone heading north of London not to travel and warned of ‘possible disruption’ between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Online Network Rail Scotland retweeted a warning from London Euston station, which read: “SERIOUS delays to

@AvantiWestCoast & @LNRrailway train connections between #Rugby and #Euston

“We are responding to reports of tree branches hitting overhead lines in #Northampton.”

LNER tweeted pictures of the tree branches on the line and tweeted: “#LNERUpdate Network Rail is on site and expects to be able to reopen the lines soon. Services will be very busy when resumed and will remain disrupted for the rest of the day. We continue to advise you not to travel. “

Another tweet from the company read: “#LNERUpdate Due to damage to the electrical wiring in #Peterborough, we recommend that you DO NOT TRAVEL.

“Tickets dated today will be accepted for travel tomorrow, November 1, or alternatively may be refunded via the point of purchase.”

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