Live: Great Western Railway and TfL lines suspended after car ‘crashed into track’ near Maidenhead
A car blocked train tracks near Maidenhead, affecting services between London Paddington and Reading this morning (February 15).
There was no Great Western Railway or Transport for London (TfL) service between Maidenhead and Reading due to the obstruction of the line.
All lines have now been reopened, although there are still delays and cancellations affecting trains between London Paddington and Reading.
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A British Transport Police spokesperson told BerkshireLive: “British Transport Police received a report of a car on the railway tracks near Maidenhead at 5.12am this morning (February 15).
“Officers attended and no passengers were found inside the vehicle. Officers remain at the scene with colleagues from Thames Valley Police to search the area and recover the vehicle from the tracks.”
Great Western Railway tweeted earlier: “Due to a road vehicle blocking the railway line between London Paddington and Reading, all lines to Maidenhead are blocked.
“Trains running to and from these stations will be canceled or delayed for up to 30 minutes. Disruption is expected until 7.45am.”
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