Rail services to and from London Euston have resumed following emergency repairs, but passengers have been told to expect continued disruption.

All lines from the station – which connects to Scotland’s west coast – were closed yesterday morning as engineers worked to replace downed electrical overhead wires.

Trains began running at around midday, with lines fully open by 1pm, but Network Rail warned services could be delayed throughout the day.

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Passengers on trains operated by Virgin, London Midlands and London Overground have been advised to check for disruption before travelling.

Network Rail said: “All railway lines leaving London Euston have been successfully reopened today and trains are now running to and from the station again.

“However services may still be impacted today so passengers are being advised to check before they travel using National Rail Enquiries.”

Customers had earlier been urged not to travel due to the works.

More than 500 metres of wires near Wembley, north London, needed replacing after they were damaged at around 3.30pm on Friday.

A set of railway points also had to be repaired.

The cause of the damage is not yet known and inquiries were ongoing.

The RMT union called for an investigation into maintenance cuts on the railways. Leader Mick Cash said “serious questions” needed to be asked about the state of rail infrastructure in Britain.