Update: Road and rail are back open after the incident.
Original information is below…
A road in Ruabon is currently blocked after a lorry collided with a railway bridge.
10pm Update: The latest train updates says “A road vehicle colliding with a bridge between Ruabon and Wrexham General is causing disruption to journeys between Shrewsbury and Wrexham General. As a result of this, trains may be cancelled, delayed or diverted.”
The road is closed as of 9:45pm with bridge inspection and recovery underway.
Update 7:15pm: Thanks to Nathan for this update from the incident:
— Nathan_Plays🏴 (@Baldock77) July 10, 2018
Original information below…
The incident took place just before 5:30pm on the B5605 Johnstown to Ruabon road.
Arriva Trains have said: “Cancellations to services between Ruabon and Wrexham General due to a road vehicle colliding with a bridge between Ruabon and Wrexham General all lines are blocked. Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or diverted. Disruption is expected until 19:30. Replacement road transport is being sourced.”
@wrexham big lorry has crashed into railway bridge in Ruabon – avoid
— Toiletman (@Wethamsters) July 10, 2018
Traffic is starting to build in the area in both directions as a result of the incident.
Thanks to Ali for the image featured above, and Sean and Neuza for the images below: