Delays on rail services to London after train develops fault between Ingatestone and Shenfield

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester - Credit: Archant

Rail services towards London have been delayed this evening after a train has developed a fault and is blocking one of the lines.

The 6pm service from Norwich to London Liverpool Street stopped between Ingatestone and Shenfield on the London-bound line after finding a fault.

The issue has left the line blocked, with short notice cancellations, revisions and delays of around 20 minutes affecting journeys.

The driver is attempting to repair the fault alongside fleet support engineers.

Trains running from 7pm have been delayed, with some services using the Colchester line.

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Passengers are advised to allow extra time for their journey.

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