Service Disruption Overhead Damage Kelvedon
Due to damage to the overhead electric wires between Marks Tey and Witham all lines will be blocked.
Train services running through these stations have been cancelled, delayed or revised.
Disruption is expected until 02:00 18/06.
Damage has been reported to the overhead line equipment near Kelvedon. Network rail engineers will be closing the line from 23:00 until 05:00 to fix the overhead wires.
Rail replacement buses have been ordered. With a bus replacement running between Shenfiled and Colchester.
Alternative routes are available as below:
Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Norwich via Cambridge and Ely (Journey time Liverpool Street to Cambridge 70 to 85 minutes, Cambridge to Norwich 80 minutes).
London Underground: Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines between Liverpool Street and King's Cross (journey time 10 minutes) to Connect with
Great Northern services King's Cross and Cambridge / Ely (journey time 46 minutes to Cambridge, 67 minutes to Ely) for connections on Greater Anglia, Cross Country and East Midlands Trains services between Cambridge / Ely and Norwich. (Journey time 60 Minutes Ely-Norwich) N.B Great Northern are running a reduced service today between Kings Cross Cambridge and Ely
Greater Anglia tickets be valid in both directions on the services above:
Customers wishing to travel tomorrow instead, your tickets will be valid.
An update will follow within the next 1 hour.
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 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: