Rail delays of up to 10 minutes caused by signal failure between Chelmsford and Hatfield Peverel

Delays have been caused by a signal fault

Delays have been caused by a signal fault - Credit: Lucy taylor

Trains in Essex are being delayed by up to 10 minutes due to a signal fault between Chelmsford and Hatfield Peverel.

The issue is affecting trains running through both stations, and services between Colchester Town and London Liverpool Street, which are currently starting at Colchester station instead.

Services running between Shenfield and Stratford have also been affected.

The signal problem is affecting services in both directions.