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Broken down freight train at Romford Station causes chaos for commuters

PUBLISHED: 17:08 15 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:08 15 June 2017

Broken down freight train at Romford Station

Broken down freight train at Romford Station

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A broken down freight train at Romford station has led to cancellations and disruption to a number of services this evening.

Those planning to get home via Greater Anglia and TfL Rail may want to take a different route as the 5.15pm and 5.25pm Greater Anglia services from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria have been cancelled.

Greater Anglia’s 5.32pm London Liverpool Street to Clacton will start from Colchester.

Meanwhile TfL Rail has also had to cancel the 5.39pm train from London Liverpool Street to Shenfield.

C2c is accepting Greater Anglia tickets between Fenchurch Street and Southend stations and Tfl tickets between Upminster and Fenchurch Street.

TfL tickets are also being accepted on London Underground.

The delays and disruption are expected to continue until 6.30pm.

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