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Friday 25 July 2014 4:13 PM

Lightning strike causing delays and cancellations to all lines between Slough and Reading

All rail lines between Reading and Slough are being affected after lightning damaged equipment.

Train services running to and from the stations may be cancelled or delayed at short notice.

Operator First Great Western said it will provide an estimate for when normal services will be resumed as soon as the problem has been fully assessed.

UPDATE 4.01PM:

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14:30 Fri 25 Jul 2014
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15:03 Fri 25 Jul 2014
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14:00 Fri 25 Jul 2014
car A vintage vehicle once billed as 'the car of the future' has been rolled out and put on display at Maidenhead Heritage Centre. The 1930s Burney Streamline is the latest to be showcased as part
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