All lines reopen: signal box failure between Blackburn and Clitheroe train stations fixed

Northern said a signal box failure was to blame.
Northern said a signal box failure was to blame.

A signal box failure was to blame for delays and cancellations between Blackburn and Clitheroe, Northern Rail said.


The transport company said that the disruption had ended and the signal box failure had been fixed.

Earlier they had announced that all lines were closed as trains were unable to operate "beyond Blackburn towards Clitheroe".

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Rail replacement coaches had been organised through Phantom Travel Coaches.