Lightning strike causes delays for rail commuters

Published: 28 Jun 2011 16:161 comment

RAIL commuters face 90 minute delays on their way home after signalling problems were caused by a lightning strike.

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A storm this afternoon caused problems in the Southall area, which has led to delays for services between Reading and Paddington.

Delays are expected to last until about 6pm and passengers are advised to use South West Trains services from Waterloo.

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