There was a time that our region was criss-crossed by a dense network of railways connecting many of our towns and villages.
That all changed in the late fifties and 1960s when dozens of rural branch lines were shut to save cash and now these lost railways are featured in a new book.
Matthew Hudson and the author of Britain's Lost Railways Julian Holland discovered the trains may be long gone but the lines, including the Braintree to Bishop's Stortford route, have had a new lease of life.
Fuel spillage and broken down van on M11 Southbound between J8 A120 (Stansted / Bishop's Stortford) and J7 A414 / B1393 (Harlow). On the hard shoulder. Not causing any problems at the moment.
Delays of up to 15 minutes on Greater Anglia services from Cambridge, Bishop's Stortforrd and Hertford East into London Liverpool Street. Also delays on the Stansted Express service. It is because of a signalling problem at Broxbourne.
Disruption continues on Greater Anglia services. Trains are currently suspended from Bishop's Stortford and Hertford East into London Liverpool Street. A limited bus service is now running between Broxbourne/Cheshunt and Enfield Town.
The Stansted Express service is also suspended. Trains are only running between Stansted and Bishop's Stortford. A limited bus service is running between Stansted Airport and Witham to connect with other services into London Liverpool Street.
The disruption is because of overhead line problems. The disruption is expected until 3.30pm this afternoon.
Disruption continues on Greater Anglia services between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street. Trains are currently suspended from Bishop's Stortford and Hertford East into London Liverpool Street. The Stansted Express service is also suspended. It's all because of overhead line problems.
A limited bus service is now running between Stansted Airport and Witham to connect with other services into London Liverpool Street. The disruption is expected until 3.30pm this afternoon.
A man has been sentenced to death for his role in helping with the kidnap of British tourist Judith Tebbutt during an attack in which her husband David was killed in Kenya.
Ali Babitu Kololo was found guilty of robbery with violence and kidnapping in relation to the raid at a remote resort close to the border with Somalia in September 2011.
David Tebbutt was shot and killed and Judith was abducted and taken to Somalia where she was held for over six months before being released.
A man has been found guilty of being part of a gang of pirates who murdered a tourist from Hertfordshire in Kenya.Read the full story ›
There are delays of up to 20 minutes on Stansted Express services between Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Airport.
Lorry fire on the hard shoulder of M11 Northbound between J7 A414 / B1393 (Harlow) and J8 A120 / B1256 Stortford Road / B1256 (Bishops Stortford).
Singer Gary Barlow, who met Stephanie as part of her bucket list, tweeted when he heard the news of her death.
'Lets all say a prayer for Stephanie Knight tonight ! Beautiful girl'