Rail companies grind to a halt with yellow climate warnings issued | EUROtoday

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Rail passengers are dealing with vital disruption immediately as companies grind to a halt attributable to Storm Gerrit, practice driver shortages and overrunning engineering works.

Plenty of rail companies have introduced brief discover cancellations, with routes between Birmingham and Cardiff dealing with disruption anticipated to final till the tip of the day.

Kings Cross and Paddington, two of London’s key stations, are closed for engineering works. Overrunning work in Paddington, which was set to reopen on Wednesday, imply it’s going to stay shut till Thursday that means no mainline trains are serving Heathrow Airport.

The Met Office has issued a number of yellow climate warnings throughout components of England, Scotland and Wales for sturdy winds, heavy rain and snow as Storm Gerrit.

Scot Rail has launched pace restrictions on a few of its companies due to the  extreme climate. Trains could also be cancelled and delayed by as much as 60 minutes or revised.

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