Storm Ciara warning information Please only travel if your journey is essential.
Storm Ciara warning: Rail passengers advised to check before they travel.
Ticket restrictions have been lifted and pre booked tickets for today will be accepted tomorrow Monday 10 February.
Rail passengers are advised to check before they travel on Sunday 9 February and Monday 10 February, as Storm Ciara could lead to disruption on the Greater Anglia network.
Network Rail has asked Greater Anglia to run its trains at lower speeds on Sunday which means that fewer trains will be able to run and journeys will take longer. A revised service will operate on Sunday. Customers are therefore advised to allow extra time for their journeys and check before they travel.
Specific train service alterations will be available here:
This approach is intended to help ensure a more resilient service during the bad weather and to help reduce the chances of extra damage to the overhead lines that would cause even greater disruption.
Wind speeds are forecast to start at 50mph during Sunday morning, reaching gusts of up to 70 mph during the afternoon and evening, which could blow trees and debris down onto tracks and even damage overhead lines.
In the worst case scenario, if overhead lines are damaged, Network Rail might have to wait until wind speeds subside to safer levels in order for engineers to work at height or with certain machinery to make repairs – which could be as late as Monday, potentially causing delays and cancellations to the morning commute.