Storm Franklin: Northern Rail advises passengers not to travel with severe disruption on High Peak routes

Northern Rail is advising passengers not to travel today as Storm Franklin brings further disruption.

By Louise Cooper
Monday, 21st February 2022, 10:01 am

Many trains have been cancelled with severe disruption affecting dozens of routes.

The Buxton to Manchester route, and the Sheffield, Hope Valley and Manchester Piccadilly route are both affected.

Northern Rail said: “Storm Franklin is causing significant disruption to the Northern network. Customers should expect delays and cancellations and are strongly advised not to travel across the whole Northern network.

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Northern Rail is advising passengers not to travel today

“Due to the severe weather and numerous incidents, caused by the storm, we will be terminating all services in the North West. No further trains will run until at least 10:30, this might be extended.

“Do not attempt to travel, do not head to stations as there are no alternatives.”

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