UPDATE 8.48am: Services are now running again.

THERE are rail delays in Herefordshire this morning after a points failure on the line.

National Rail said the 7.32am West Midlands Railway service between Hereford and Great Malvern is currently cancelled due to the fault.

Currently services will start and terminate at Great Malvern, with Hereford, Ledbury, and Colwall stations affected.

Customers may use alternative West Midlands Railway services between Birmingham and Great Malvern/Shrewsbury, as well as Transport for Wales services between Shrewsbury and Hereford.

Rail Replacement transport has been requested to run between Great Malvern and Hereford.