Trains services running between Blackburn and Hebden Bridge have reopened following an incident.

Northern said disruption caused as emergency services dealt with an incident at Church and Oswaldtwistle Train Station has now ended and services have returned to normal.

Earlier this morning, some lines were blocked and train services were cancelled with disruption expected until 11am today (Wednesday March 13).

Due to the incident, services between Blackburn and Burnley Manchester Road were disrupted.

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A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: "Officers are currently on scene and dealing with an incident at Church and Oswaldtwistle Train Station.

"There is a large build up of traffic around the station. Please plan your route accordingly to avoid the area. Many thanks."

Northern had the following advice for travellers

Train services are unable to run between Blackburn and Todmorden/Hebden Bridge.

The following routes will be affected in both directions:

Blackpool North to York - Where possible will run from Blackpool North to Blackburn and then restart again and run Hebden Bridge to York in both directions. Northern was working to arrange rail replacement bus services.

Preston to Colne - Where possible, services will terminate/start at Blackburn.

Manchester Victoria to Blackburn via Todmorden - Where possible services will run between Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove.

Blackburn to Headbolt Lane - Where possible, services will run between Manchester Victoria and Rose Grove.

Rail Replacement:
Road transport has been requested to operate between Blackburn and Todmorden and Hebden Bridge.

Northern said  if you have been delayed by 15 minutes or more, hold on to your tickets and claim compensation by visiting