Major rail disruption

An emergency timetable has been put into place after major disruption on rail services from Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk into London's King's Cross.

Rail chaos on return to work after Bank Holiday

by Olivia Paterson

Thousands of rail commuters faced travel problems as they returned to work after the Bank Holiday break.

Over-running engineering works meant First Capital Connect services from King's Lynn through Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire into London were badly hit.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson

Network Rail apologises for train chaos

Network Rail has apologised for the train delays for commuters heading into and out of London from Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk on Tuesday morning.

The company was updating signalling equipment over the Bank Holiday weekend but it didn't work as expected after it was tested at the end of the work.

Hundreds of trains were cancelled or ran late and the disruption continued for much of the day.

Tony Raine from Network Rail said there would be a reduced timetable for the evening rush hour on Tuesday but services would return to normal on Wednesday.

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Reduced rail services running after problems on the line

Over-running engineering works have caused chaos for tens of thousands early morning commuters heading to London at the end of Bank Holiday weekend.

Services running from King's Lynn in Norfolk, Cambridge and Stevenage in Hertfordshire were all affected.

First Capital Connect has put in place a reduced emergency timetable after dozens of train services were cancelled during the morning.

Network Rail was working on the line at Alexandra Palace in north London over the weekend and there were problems discovered after testing.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson

Emergency timetable after major rail disruption

Emergency engineering work is causing major disruption on trains into London King's Cross Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive/Press Association Images

An emergency timetable has been put into place after major disruption on rail services from Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk into London's King's Cross.

Urgent engineering work is taking place in the Alexandra Palace area of north London.

First Capital Connect is operating an amended timetable. It affects services to and from places like King's Lynn, Ely, Cambridge, Peterborough, Stevenage, Letchworth and Royston.