A lorry has struck a bridge and caught fire - bringing train services to a halt.

The vehicle, a white lorry, collided with a bridge between Hounslow and Isleworth on Wednesday (October 4) morning.

London Fire Brigade are believed to be on the scene.

Train services through Brentford station are suspended on South Western Railway , between Barnes and Twickenham, and between Barnes and Feltham.

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What we know about today's collision

For those who missed it, today drivers were faced with chaos on the roads after a lorry collided with a bridge.

The white vehicle, which struck the bridge on St John’s Road, caught fire after the collision.

Trains were cancelled or delayed and buses were diverted following the incident.

Check out our article for more on the incident and a picture of the aftermath.

Buses returned to normal service at just before 2pm

'Good service' on train lines

South Western Railway is now reporting ‘good service’ on the Hounslow Loop after the earlier disruption.

Network Rail assessed the bridge

St John's Road

The lorry collided with an Isleworth bridge on St John’s Road earlier today.

There is still ‘heavy traffic’ on the surrounding roads following the collision.

St John's Road, Isleworth
St John's Road, Isleworth (Image: Google Maps)

Hounslow bus routes are affected

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There is 'heavy traffic' in the area

St John’s Road in both directions partially blocked, heavy traffic due to bridge struck by vehicle between A315 London Road and Loring Road.
Traffic is having to take it in turns to pass a lorry which has hit a rail bridge near Isleworth Station.

Lorry struck the exact same bridge a double decker bus collided with a year ago

Today’s incident is a year after three people were injured when a double-decker bus had its roof ripped off after the driver hit the very SAME railway bridge.

The roof of this double-decker bus was ripped off as it went under a low rail bridge in Isleworth
The roof of this double-decker bus was ripped off as it went under a low rail bridge in Isleworth (Image: Ruth Cadbury MP)

You can read the full story here.

No one was injured during the incident, fire brigade confirms

London Fire Brigade were called to the incident at 10.41am this morning.

A spokesperson said:

“We were called to lorry alight St John’s Road in Isleworth.

“5% of the lorry trailer was damaged by fire.

“Nobody was injured.

“The incident was over for us at 11.11am.”

Rail disruption is expected to last until 1pm

South Western Railway expect services will improve by lunchtime.

St John’s Road is partially blocked in both directions

Expect delays and disruption on rail services