The M1 near Milton Keynes has 11 miles of queuing traffic and delays of up to an hour after a multiple vehicle crash.
There is congestion between junctions 12 and 14 northbound which the Highways Agency expects to continue until lunchtime.
One lane is closed while accident investigation work continues.
There's rail disruption on Abellio Greater Anglia trains between London Liverpool Street and Bishop's Stortford and between Liverpool Street and Cambridge due to overhead line problems at Broxbourne.
The issue is also affecting the Stansted Express serving the airport.
Services may be cancelled or delayed by 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until midday.
#Broxbourne - We have ordered replacement buses to run and expect them to be at Bishops Stortford within the hour. RH
There were rush-hour delays on commuter trains through Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire after a person was hit by a train at Leighton Buzzard.
There were delays and cancellations between Milton Keynes and London Euston after the person was hit by the train on the West Coast mainline at 6.40am.
“The incident resulted in the temporary suspension of all passenger services, with knock-on delays felt further north in Birmingham, Stafford, Crewe, Manchester and Liverpool.
"Trains began moving slowly past the scene of the incident shortly before 8am."
There are traffic delays on the M1 near Milton Keynes.
The southbound carriageway is blocked with queueing traffic because of an accident on the opposite carriageway at Junction 14 for the A509 Milton Keynes.
All traffic has been held whilst the air ambulance attends an accident on the northbound carriageway.
Drivers are being asked to avoid the A14 in Cambridgeshire after a crash between two lorries near Bar Hill blocked the road.
Th Police say no-one's been seriously injured but there are likely to be delays all morning while they clear the scene.
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A demonstration will take place in London today over plans to build a retail park on church land in Bedfordshire.
Residents and traders from Leighton Buzzard are opposing the development at Grovebury Road.
Today they'll be joined in London by the former Subdean of Westminster Abbey.
Central Bedfordshire Council, the Church Commissioners and the developers say it will create jobs and attract people to the area.
An image of a seal glistening in the morning sun has scooped first prize in the RSPCA's young photography competition.
16-year old Owen Hearn from Leighton Buzzard was named the overall winner of the RSPCA Young Photographers Awards 2014.
The picture was taken on the Norfolk coastline. Owen also won the 12 to 15-year old category for the same photograph.
Wildlife expert Chris Packham led the judging panel.
"It really stood out to the whole panel as soon as we saw it. Through this image he has really shown his talent and as fellow photographers we were jealous we hadn't taken the shot ourselves."
All the winning photographs can be seen at www.rspca.uk/ypa