RAIL passengers travelling from Swindon to London Paddington are facing disruption to their journeys today.

A fire in an equipment room just outside Paddington has closed two of the four lines into London.

As a result First Great Western are operating a significantly reduced service between Reading and London Paddington having a knock on effect on Swindon trains.

Nework Rail have been working since yesterday morning and disruptions are anticipated to continue until at least 4pm today.

Full details of any train alterations can be found at www.journeycheck.com/firstgreatwestern.