London Midland has tweeted the following on the derailment disruption:
Services are still disrupted this morning due to a derailment and will continue to do so until further notice. We appreciate your patience
Where advance tickets have been sold for this morning, you can obtain a full refund or travel tomorrow instead.
Virgin trains have released photos of a landslide at Watford Junction which has caused major disruption on London Midland services today.
London Midland are advising people to avoid travelling in and out of London due to a derailed train earlier this morning.
Thanks for your continued patience all. Message is still out there not to attempt travel in /out London unless necessary
Network Rail have released a statement after a train derailed this morning, causing delays for commuters using London Midland trains.
A spokesperson said:
At 7am this morning, a train hit a landslip, caused by torrential rain, resulting in a small section of the train to leave the tracks a few miles north of Watford.
The train remained upright and there are no reported passenger injuries. Our engineers are on site and train services are now running through the area but it will be some time before a normal timetable resumes.
Our priority is to reopen the railway as soon as it is safe to do so. A full investigation into what happened will take place.
A derailed train at Watford Junction is causing problems for commuters using London Midland train services this morning.
London Midland says they do not know the extent of the delays:
We don't know the extent of the delays at the moment. I will keep you all updated as much as possible. Thanks for your patience
A derailed train between Watford Junction and Kings Langley is affecting London Midland services this morning. It is being reported the train hit a landslide.
Tickets are being accepted on Chiltern Railway and East Midlands Train services.
Due to a derailment this morning, there will be delays and cancellations. Ticket acceptance in place on other train operating companies
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