Metal thieves caused chaos today by stealing cables from a line in Bedfordshire.
The theft affected the Midland Main Line just north of Flitwick - stopping services running between Bedford and Luton.
The effect was felt on services stretching almost 200 miles - as far south as Brighton, and as far north as Derby. Russell Hookey reports.
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