HIGH winds have resulted in a speed restriction on the North Wales coast railway line.

The restriction is having an impact on trains between Llandudno and Chester today (Wednesday, March13), which are having to run at a reduced speed.

Disruption is expected until about 4.50pm.

Transport for Wales have posted alterations to services between Llandudno and Chester.

In a statement on their website, they said: "Train services between Llandudno and Chester may be terminated at and started back from Warrington Bank Quay. All stations between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Airport will not be served.

"The following service alterations will apply:

"Holyhead - Llandudno Junction - Chester - Shrewsbury - Cardiff Central / Birmingham International.

"Services will have amended calling patterns with some trains not calling at Valley, Rhosneigr, Ty Croes, Bodorgan, Llanfairpwll, Penmaenmawr, Llanfairfechan, Conwy, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Prestatyn or Flint.

"Replacement buses will operate between Holyhead - Llandudno Junction in both directions where trains are not calling.

"Customers travelling to or from Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Prestatyn and Flint should use alternative train services."

The following train cancellations are in place for March 13:

11.12am Llandudno to Llandudno Junction due 11.20am.

11.28am Llandudno Junction to Llandudno due 11.38am.

14.08am Llandudno to Llandudno Junction due 14.18am.

14.28am Llandudno Junction to Llandudno due 14.38am.

16.25am Llandudno Junction to Chester due 17.17am.

18.39am Llandudno Junction to Chester due 19.31am.

For further updates, visit www.journeycheck.com/tfwrail