Commuters faced serious disruption today (Wednesday 17th October 2012) after technical problems shut down a section of Merseyrail between Hunts Cross and Southport.

A circuit failure saw the Northern Line suspended early this morning.

Engineers were on scene a short time later trying to rectify the problem 
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