Network Rail has issued a “final reminder” that parts of the network will be closed during the bank holiday weekend amid fears that some passengers plan to travel on trains that are not running.
Motorists are being urged to delay bank holiday getaways until after 9pm on Friday to avoid severe queues on popular tourist routes.
A passenger was awarded £7,374 in compensation after falling over a mop at Edinburgh Waverley train station.
Parts of Scotland and northern England could see two weeks’ worth of rainfall today while the rest of the UK surveys the damage caused by recent heavy winds.
More than 70mm of rain fell in Cumbria on Saturday as the country was struck by unseasonable heavy rain and strong winds.
Flooded tracks have forced train operators to cancel services between Cumbria and Scotland in a day of disruption on the rail network caused by strong winds and heavy rain.
Travellers have been hit by widespread disruption as rail operators across the country battled hazards caused by wet and windy conditions.
Rail passengers have faced severe disruption between Edinburgh and Glasgow as firefighters drain a flooded tunnel.
Air passengers suffered major disruption on Friday due to the heatwave and a technical problem with the UK’s air traffic control system.
Air passengers were facing disruption on Friday due to the heatwave and a technical problem with the UK’s air traffic control system .
Commuters are enduring chaos and disruption on the railways as the UK swelters on its hottest July day on record.