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London-bound rail services face morning commuter delays following Essex signal fault

PUBLISHED: 07:22 29 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:35 29 August 2018

An Intercity train at Ipswich Station heading for London Picture: PAUL GEATER

An Intercity train at Ipswich Station heading for London Picture: PAUL GEATER


A signalling fault on the Great Eastern Mainline is causing delays for London-bound commuters from the region this morning.

Greater Anglia reported a fault with the signalling system at Ingatestone in Essex this morning.

Although the line was opened at around 6.30am, the train operator said services may continue to face delays until around 8am,

“Train services will be delayed towards London,” a spokesman said.

“Network Rail engineers have fixed the fault.”

“Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.”

Visit Journey Check for specific train service alterations.

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