Fallen tree damaging the Overhead electric wires at Bishops Stortford

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Due to a fallen tree damaging the overhead electric wires between Harlow Town and Stansted Airport all lines are blocked. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Train services between Bishops Stortford and Cambridge may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Network Rail engineers are working as quickly as possible to restore the train service to normal at start of service tomorrow Tuesday 11 February.
It is not anticipated that the line will reopen before close of the day today.

We are running a shuttle service between London Liverpool Street and Harlow Town. There are Rail Replacement buses between Harlow Town to Stansted Airport calling at Harlow Mill, Sawbridgeworth, Bishops Stortford, Stansted Mountfitchet and Stansted Airport in both directions.
(Pease note: The last shuttle from Liverpool Street to Harlow Town will depart Liverpool Street at 23:58 and the last shuttle from Harlow Town to Liverpool Street will depart at 01:00.

London Underground are accepting GA tickets on reasonable routes.

Customers travelling to and from Cambridge are advised to use Great Northern Railway between London Kings Cross and Cambridge.

Customers for stations between Stansted Airport and Cambridge should also use Great Northern Railways to Cambridge and get a connecting service from Cambridge to Stansted Airport.
Cross Country are also accepting Greater Anglia tickets between Cambridge and Stansted Airport.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.

Specific train service alterations are available here:


Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.

If your journey with us has been delayed by 15 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. Please visit http://www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay for details

An explanation of the common causes of delays - and what we're doing to reduce their frequency and impact can be found here: