Following a fault with the signalling system between North Fambridge and Wickford the line has now reopened. Disruption is expected until 10:00 17/08.
Train services between Wickford and Southminster may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.
The 07:37 from Southminster to Liverpool Street has been delayed at North Fambridge by a signalling equipment fault between North Fambridge and Wickford, this train has now departed from North Fambridge and is 17 minutes late.
The 07:40 from Liverpool Street to Southminster has terminated at Wickford and the 08:56 from Southminster to Wickford is cancelled.
Network Rail engineers have been mobilised to rectify the fault.