Rail disruption alert

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PASSENGERS travelling from Wigan Wallgate to Bolton have been hampered by disruption after a signalling problem on the rail line.

No trains are currently running from Wigan Wallgate to Bolton due to the problem between Westhoughton and Bolton until further notice, with trains being diverted to Atherton and passengers forced to use bus services to try and complete their journeys.

Delays of up to 15 minutes are also being reported coming into Wigan Wallgate from Bolton.

For the latest news, call Train Tracker on 0871 200 49 50 or follow National Rail Enquiries on Twitter or Facebook for updates.

4.55pm UPDATE: Services have now resumed as normal