A person has been hit by a train on the London mainline at Witham in Essex.
Trains are being cancelled or delayed by up to an hour as the rail line between Norwich and London is blocked.
Greater Anglia says: "Train services running through this station may be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 mins at short notice. An estimate for the resumption of normal services will be provided as soon as the problem has been fully assessed."
There's been a slight fall in the proportion of trains running on time across the UK although the best in the country is in Essex.Read the full story ›
The rail company that runs trains in south Essex between Southend and London has topped the latest rail punctuality league tables.
National Express which c2c says 96.7% of trains arrived on time in 2013/14, nearly 7% above the UK average
c2c Managing Director Julian Drury said: “We’re delighted to have finished on top of the rail industry’s league table for the third year running. We’re now aiming to run even more trains on time for our customers.”
Rail unions have launched legal action against government plans to re-privatise the East Coast mainline.
They say the line, which runs through Peterborough to connect London and Scotland, is better off in public hands.
The government believe a private company would bring greater efficiency and value for money to rail users.
The line was taken over by the government after two private operators struggled to finance the service.
The legal action also objects to the extension of the Great Northern and Thameslink franchises for services that run through much of our region.
ITV News Anglia has learned that Network Rail wanted to close a level crossing in Suffolk where a cyclist was killed.
A 41 year old man believed to be from Thurston near Bury St Edmunds was hit by a train.
Local people have been campaigning to have the crossing moved to a nearby underpass in the hope that it will save lives.
Click below to watch a report by ITV Anglia's Tanya Mercer
8 year old Charlie Baker's mum thought he might get a pen or mug if she wrote to a train company but instead they made his dreams come trueRead the full story ›
A new train which it's claimed will "transform" rail travel on the Thameslink line has been unveiled today.Read the full story ›
Disruption on all East Coast routes between Kings Cross and Doncaster due to person hit by a train at Hatfield. Delays expected to continue into the afternoon.
Disruption on First Capital Connect between Bedford and Brighton due to overhead wire problems at Hendon. Tickets being accepted on local bus routes and London Underground services.
Some lines have now re-opened, but widespread delays and cancellations remain. Passengers are still advised to use East or West Coast mainline services North of London, with buses continuing to run St Albans - Hatfield to connect with Kings Cross services.