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  • Disruption details

    Due to a broken down train between Chelmsford and Witham all lines will be blocked.
    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or suspended between Colchester and Chelmsford. Disruption is expected until 16:00 18/12.
    Customer Advice:
    Following a broken down train near Hatfield Peverel earlier today, damage has been sustained to the overhead wires.
    The train invovled is still at the location and currently cannot be moved until repairs to the overhead wires have been completed.
    From 12:00, Network Rail will be starting repairs to the Overhead Wires, and as a result no trains will be able to run between Colchester and Chelmsford, including Braintree to Witham, in all directions.
    Customers are advised to postpone their journey until futher notice.
    A very limited Rail Replacement Bus service will operate between Colchester and Chelmsford, and Braintree to Witham
    Customers in London who wish to travel towards Norwich are advised to travel to Cambridge and onwards to Norwich. Journey time between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge is between 70 and 85 minutes.
    Replacement bus services are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys. First Essex bus routes 70, 71 and 72 between Colchester, Witham, Braintree and Chelmsford.
    70 Between Chelmsford and Braintree journey time 60 minutes,
    71 between Chelmsford and Colchester journey time 85 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 30 minutes, Witham journey time 40 minutes, Kelvedon journey time 50 minutes and Marks Tey journey time 60 minutes,
    72 between Chelmsford and Witham journey time 45 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 29 minutes
    TfL Rail are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

    7 services affected

    • 11:48 London Liverpool Street to Braintree due 12:50 will be terminated at Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Witham, White Notley, Cressing, Braintree Freeport and Braintree.
      This is due to a broken down train.
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    • 12:00 Braintree to London Liverpool Street due 13:01 will be started from Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Braintree, Braintree Freeport, Cressing, White Notley and Witham.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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    • 12:48 London Liverpool Street to Braintree due 13:50 will be terminated at Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Witham, White Notley, Cressing, Braintree Freeport and Braintree.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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    • 13:00 Braintree to London Liverpool Street due 14:03 will be started from Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Braintree, Braintree Freeport, Cressing, White Notley and Witham.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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    • 13:48 London Liverpool Street to Braintree due 14:50 will be terminated at Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Witham, White Notley, Cressing, Braintree Freeport and Braintree.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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    • 14:00 Braintree to London Liverpool Street due 15:01 will be started from Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Braintree, Braintree Freeport, Cressing, White Notley and Witham.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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    • 15:00 Braintree to London Liverpool Street due 16:01 will be started from Chelmsford.
      It will no longer call at Braintree, Braintree Freeport, Cressing, White Notley and Witham.
      This is due to a broken down train.
      Calling at stations:
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  • Disruption details

    Due to a broken down train between Chelmsford and Witham all lines will be blocked.
    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or suspended between Colchester and Chelmsford. Disruption is expected until 16:00 18/12.
    Customer Advice:
    Following a broken down train near Hatfield Peverel earlier today, damage has been sustained to the overhead wires.
    The train invovled is still at the location and currently cannot be moved until repairs to the overhead wires have been completed.
    From 12:00, Network Rail will be starting repairs to the Overhead Wires, and as a result no trains will be able to run between Colchester and Chelmsford, including Braintree to Witham, in all directions.
    Customers are advised to postpone their journey until futher notice.
    A very limited Rail Replacement Bus service will operate between Colchester and Chelmsford, and Braintree to Witham
    Customers in London who wish to travel towards Norwich are advised to travel to Cambridge and onwards to Norwich. Journey time between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge is between 70 and 85 minutes.
    Replacement bus services are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys. First Essex bus routes 70, 71 and 72 between Colchester, Witham, Braintree and Chelmsford.
    70 Between Chelmsford and Braintree journey time 60 minutes,
    71 between Chelmsford and Colchester journey time 85 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 30 minutes, Witham journey time 40 minutes, Kelvedon journey time 50 minutes and Marks Tey journey time 60 minutes,
    72 between Chelmsford and Witham journey time 45 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 29 minutes
    TfL Rail are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

    14 services affected

  • Disruption details

    Due to a broken down train between Chelmsford and Witham all lines will be blocked.
    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or suspended between Colchester and Chelmsford. Disruption is expected until 16:00 18/12.
    Customer Advice:
    Following a broken down train near Hatfield Peverel earlier today, damage has been sustained to the overhead wires.
    The train invovled is still at the location and currently cannot be moved until repairs to the overhead wires have been completed.
    From 12:00, Network Rail will be starting repairs to the Overhead Wires, and as a result no trains will be able to run between Colchester and Chelmsford, including Braintree to Witham, in all directions.
    Customers are advised to postpone their journey until futher notice.
    A very limited Rail Replacement Bus service will operate between Colchester and Chelmsford, and Braintree to Witham
    Customers in London who wish to travel towards Norwich are advised to travel to Cambridge and onwards to Norwich. Journey time between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge is between 70 and 85 minutes.
    Replacement bus services are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys. First Essex bus routes 70, 71 and 72 between Colchester, Witham, Braintree and Chelmsford.
    70 Between Chelmsford and Braintree journey time 60 minutes,
    71 between Chelmsford and Colchester journey time 85 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 30 minutes, Witham journey time 40 minutes, Kelvedon journey time 50 minutes and Marks Tey journey time 60 minutes,
    72 between Chelmsford and Witham journey time 45 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 29 minutes
    TfL Rail are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

    7 services affected

  • Disruption details

    Due to a broken down train between Chelmsford and Witham all lines will be blocked.
    Impact:
    Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or suspended between Colchester and Chelmsford. Disruption is expected until 16:00 18/12.
    Customer Advice:
    Following a broken down train near Hatfield Peverel earlier today, damage has been sustained to the overhead wires.
    The train invovled is still at the location and currently cannot be moved until repairs to the overhead wires have been completed.
    From 12:00, Network Rail will be starting repairs to the Overhead Wires, and as a result no trains will be able to run between Colchester and Chelmsford, including Braintree to Witham, in all directions.
    Customers are advised to postpone their journey until futher notice.
    A very limited Rail Replacement Bus service will operate between Colchester and Chelmsford, and Braintree to Witham
    Customers in London who wish to travel towards Norwich are advised to travel to Cambridge and onwards to Norwich. Journey time between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge is between 70 and 85 minutes.
    Replacement bus services are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys. First Essex bus routes 70, 71 and 72 between Colchester, Witham, Braintree and Chelmsford.
    70 Between Chelmsford and Braintree journey time 60 minutes,
    71 between Chelmsford and Colchester journey time 85 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 30 minutes, Witham journey time 40 minutes, Kelvedon journey time 50 minutes and Marks Tey journey time 60 minutes,
    72 between Chelmsford and Witham journey time 45 minutes via Hatfield Peverel journey time 29 minutes
    TfL Rail are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Greater Anglia rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

    19 services affected

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