A points failure near Darwen has caused some lines between Blackburn and Clitheroe to be blocked.

Train services running through these stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes.

Delays are expected until later on this evening.

Northern Railway has told customers to expect delays and to visit their website at northernrailway.co.uk/stations for more information.

Customers at stations should listen closely for announcements or consult Customer Information Screens for up to date running information.

If you've been delayed by 15 minutes or more, hold on to your tickets and claim compensation by visiting northernrailway.co.uk/delayrepay.