ISLAND Line has announced its trains will not run this afternoon (Sunday), as a result of urgent repairs being undertaken between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head.

It said services will be delayed until around 5pm. 

A spokesperson for Island Line said: "Due to urgent repairs to the railway between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head all lines are blocked.

"Train services running to and from these stations will be suspended. Disruption is expected until 5pm."