Liverpool

Merseyrail Northern Line trains resume after power surge

Merseyrail train
Image caption Train services were suspended for an hour and 20 minutes

Most train services on Merseyrail's Northern Line have resumed after being suspended for an hour and 20 minutes in rush hour.

The company said the trains were stopped due to a power surge at an electricity sub-station, causing a problem with the supply.

Services from Liverpool Central to Hunts Cross remain suspended.

Merseyrail warned passengers to expect disruption as the service got back up and running.

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