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.
More top news
Fine and dry with sunny spells. Breezy near the coast.
The family of a missing woman from Milton Keynes has been told a body has been found in a wood in Hertfordshire.
A changeable week for the Anglia region and turning cooler for a time.