Service disruption a fault on a freight train at Harold Wood

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Following an earlier broken down freight train between Shenfield and Gidea Park the line towards Liverpool Street and Stratford has now reopened

Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 40 minutes or revised.
Disruption is expected until 23:59 13/11.

Customer Advice

Owing to a fault on a freight train earlier at Harold Wood, the freight train is now on the move and lines are now opened.

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 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: