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Thousands of rail travellers have faced lengthy delays today after a major fault on the East Coast main line. A kilometre of overhead wiring was brought down by an engine last night.
It left two hundred Yorkshire bound passengers stranded overnight at Kings Cross station and delays for passengers which will reach into tomorrow.
- Information and advice from National Rail Enquiries
Railway passengers travelling between the North East and London have faced delays and disruption because of problems on the East Coast mainline.
Many trains to and from Kings Cross have been cancelled, causing problems right along the route.
Watch the lunchtime report from Kenny Toal, who was at one of the stations affected, below.
There is disruption on East Coast rail line between Newcastle and Kings Cross, and between Leeds and Kings Cross, due to overhead line problems at St Neots.
Tickets are being accepted on the CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, First Transpennine Express, and Virgin Trains services.
Replacement buses are operating between Peterborough and London, although a very limited number of trains can run via Cambridge.
Services are not expected to run via St Neots until later this afternoon, but with disruption for the rest of the day.
Thousands of rail commuters leaving Yorkshire for London are facing much-delayed journeys due to an electrical supply problem.
Centred on north London, the problem was last night causing hold-ups of up to 90 minutes on some journeys between London's King's Cross and Moorgate stations and Stevenage in Hertfordshire. Passengers travelling with - East Coast, First Hull and Grand Central trains - are also affected.
Latest ITV News reports
Rail passengers endured more morning misery today when an overhead line problem led to major disruption to key services.