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Rush hour railway problems in Shropshire due to 'stranded train'

The railway line between Shrewsbury and Oakengates was blocked on Tuesday morning due a stranded train.

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West Midlands Railway said in a statement that trains running through the area were subject to delays and cancellations.

Transport for Wales (TfW) added that staff were on route to move a stranded train.

They said services running through the stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes, with the disruption expected to last until 10am .

TfW also said it expected some of its trains to be affected by the incident and that it would keep passengers updated.

At 9.47am West Midlands Railway tweeted that the line had reopened.

"Services have resumed on this route. Apologies for any inconvenience caused," they said on the social media site X.