HEAVY rain is causing train services between Bromsgrove and Redditch to be cancelled or delayed.

National Rail said the railway has flooded between Bromsgrove and Longbridge today (Tuesday January 2).

It tweeted: "As a result, all lines between Bromsgrove / Redditch and Kings Norton are blocked.

"Trains may be cancelled, revised or delayed by up to 45 minutes.

"Disruption is expected until 15:30."

The flooding incident was reported at 12.57pm.

It said replacement transport is running between the following stations:

Worcester Shrub Hill and Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove and Longbridge

Redditch and Longbridge