LIVE: Manchester to Liverpool trains canceled or delayed after tree falls on tracks in Storm Corrie

Some trains between Manchester and Liverpool are canceled or delayed this morning after a tree fell on the tracks.

Storm Corrie is continuing to hit the UK, bringing strong winds in many areas.

This morning, a tree has blown onto the train tracks near Patricroft, officials said.

There are now cancellations or delays to services between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street.

Services from both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria are believed to be affected.

Disruption is expected until around 10am.

A tweet posted by the official Manchester Piccadilly account said: “Trains between #Liverpool & #Manchester via #Earlestown are delayed.

“Our teams are removing a tree that has blown onto the tracks at #Patricroft due to strong winds.

“Please check nationalrail.co.uk for journey info.

“We’re really sorry to anyone delayed this morning.”

A tweet posted by TransPennine Express said: “Due to a tree blocking the railway between #LiverpoolLimeStreet and #ManchesterVictoria, trains running to and from these stations may be delayed.

“Disruption expected until 10:00.

“We apologize for any inconvenience caused to your journey.”

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