A SECURITY alert was triggered at Newbury train station this morning.

National Rail said trains were 'unable to call or stop at Newbury station due to a security alert'.

Passengers were told to walk to Newbury Racecourse and connect with the service there.

One resident said in a community Facebook group that the security alert was over a 'suspect package' but nothing has been confirmed with the authorities.

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Trains services have now resumed.