Nationalrail said:Derailed train between Preston and Lancaster
Time Reported: 14:26
Route Affected: London Euston - Rugby - Crewe - Preston - Lancaster - Carlisle - Glasgow Central; also Manchester Airport - Manchester Piccadilly - Preston - Lancaster - Barrow-in-Furness/Windermere
TOC/s Affected: Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, Virgin Trains
Description: Train services are being disrupted following a train derailment and landslip between Preston and Lancaster. The line is currently closed. Road transport will operate between Preston and Lancaster until further notice. There is no estimate for a normal train service to resume
Easements: GNER are accepting Virgin Trains tickets until further notice
This is believed to be 175103 on the 1C62 1227 Manc'r Airport - Windermere TPX service. No further details as yet, although TransPennine are reporting all services between Preston and Lancaster have been replaced by buses.
EDIT - Just checked further, and it seems the North West in general is having a bad day..
Power Supply problems at Winsford
Landslip between Bentham and Clapham (North Yorkshire)
As well as the ongoing problems at Rugeley