Service disruption at Chelmsford

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Following an earlier train fault at Chelmsford the line towards Liverpool Street is now open.

Train services running through this station are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.
Disruption is expected until 11:00 11/02.

Due to an earlier fault on a train at Chelmsford, services departing Clacton-on-Sea, Ipswich, Norwich, Colchester, Witham, Braintree and Chelmsford going to London Liverpool Street and vice versa are being disrupted.

Services are being delayed up to 30 minutes, the failed train has now moved and services are able to depart normally from platform 1 at Chelmsford.

Further Information

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 30 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. Please visit 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: