A WARTIME bomb has closed down rail services and travel chaos is expected to last for hours.
Bomb disposal experts are carrying out investigations and train services in Kimble, Gloucestershire have been cancelled.
1All services to Stroud or Stonehouse have been cancelled until around 4.00pmA spokesperson for Great Western Railway said: “We will share more information as soon as we have it.
“Train services between Swindon and Gloucester will be delayed or diverted.”
A spokesman from Gloucestershire Constabulary said: “We are currently at the scene of a suspected explosive device that has been found close to the railway line in Frampton Mansell.
“The item was discovered by workers on the railway at around 11.30am.
“Officers have cordoned off the area and the army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team are currently at the scene and assessing the item.”
All services to Stroud or Stonehouse have been cancelled until around 4.00pm.
There are still services for those wishing to travel between Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.
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