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RAIL: Delays across the east

There are 30 minute delays on CrossCountry services between Stansted Airport and Peterborough due to electrical supply problems at Cambridge. This is also causing problems on First Capital Connect services between King's Lynn and Letchworth Garden City.

There are also 30 minute delays on First Capital Connect services between Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City and King's Cross due to a signalling problem at King's Cross. This is also affecting East Coast trains.

There are also 40 minute delays on Greater Anglia Trains travelling between Chelmsford and London and services from Chelmsford may be cancelled.



There is disruption on First Capital Connect trains between Bedford and Brighton due to signalling problems. Tickets are being accepted by other operators.

There is also a replacement bus service for London Midland trains between Bedford and Bletchley because of a staff shortage. Journey times could be up to 30 minutes longer than usual.


  1. Russell Hookey

Residents fear fatal crossing accident won't be the last

People living near the level crossing in Norfolk where a car and train collided yesterday say it's only a matter of time before it happens again.

The driver of the Kia car, named locally as Rod Wheeler, was killed as his vehicle crossed the tracks between Littleport and Downham Market on the line from King's Lynn to Kings Cross. Russell Hookey reports

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