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London Euston latest: Network Rail issue statement as passengers stranded 'for hours'

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Passengers have been left stranded on stationary trains for two hours amid the London Euston chaos on Tuesday (April 2). A fault with the signalling system at the major station meant lines were blocked, with services cancelled or severely delayed throughout the afternoon.

Train passengers travelling on the West Coast Main Line were among those suffering severe disruption because of the signalling fault, with some of those affected reportedly being left stranded on stationary trains for at least two hours.

The West Coast Main Line runs between Euston and Glasgow with branches to major cities such as Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Network Rail apologised for the incident and said its engineers were "working to fix the problem as soon as possible”. FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES: London Euston chaos LIVE updates as Manchester trains stopped and lines blocked Avanti West Coast issued an alert to passengers which stated: “Trains to and from London Euston may be cancelled or delayed due to a fault with the signalling system affecting multiple platforms at the station.” Services operated by London Overground and London Northwestern Railway are also affected.

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