THERE are rail delays in Herefordshire this morning after a fire.

National Rail said fire next to the track at Ledbury is causing disruption to journeys between Hereford and Worcester Foregate Street.

The fire is affecting Great Western Railway and West Midlands Railway services.

Services may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Disruption is expected to continue until 10am.

Replacement road transport has been requested to run in both directions between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill, however this is not expected to arrive at Hereford until at least at 8.30am.