Rail chaos after tree downs power lines
RAIL passengers suffered delays today after a tree brought down overhead power lines.Services on the Great Eastern mainline were disrupted after the incident, which happened about two miles south of Chelmsford this afternoon.
RAIL passengers suffered delays today after a tree brought down overhead power lines.
Services on the Great Eastern mainline were disrupted after the incident, which happened about two miles south of Chelmsford this afternoon.
Some trains were running up to an hour late, while others were terminated prematurely.
Metro services from London Liverpool Street to Shenfield are running, but with a limited service.
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Network Rail engineers were dispatched to the site and were trying to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.
For full details of how this will affect journeys, passengers are encouraged to go to the National Rail Enquiries website at www.nationalrail.co.uk or phone 08457 48 49 50
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