Passengers heading to London Paddington are facing train delays this morning.

National Rail has reported a points failure between Hanwell and Southall.

This affects Great Western Railway services from Reading towards Twyford, Maidenhead, Slough and London Paddington.

Trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Royal Borough Observer: National Rail map of route affected National Rail map of route affected

Disruption is expected until 9am today.

The incident was first reported at 7am on Thursday, February 11.

National Rail said: "You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim."