Search

‘Don’t travel unless necessary’ between Gidea Park and Liverpool Street says Greater Anglia following rail death at Brentwood

09:22 10 February 2014

Trains are delayed by up to 60 minutes (pic: Matt Keal)

Trains are delayed by up to 60 minutes (pic: Matt Keal)

Copyright:mattkealphotography

Commuters are being urged to avoid travelling by train between Gidea Park and Liverpool Street stations following a death on the tracks this morning.

Greater Anglia tweeted at 8.46am: “Customers are asked NOT to travel unless your journey is absolutely necessary. Very limited service running Gidea P-London.”

Stations affected by the incident include Liverpool Street, Stratford, Maryland, Forest Gate, Manor Park, Ilford, Seven Kings, Chadwell Heath, Romford and Gidea Park.

A person is reportedy blocking the tracks at Brentwood.

The train provider is tweeting customers it “can’t run anything until the line is given back to us by the emergency services”.

Tickets are valid on bus and Underground routes.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 16:35
Daniel Radcliffe posed for this selfie with Zarra Cushing. The pair passed their tests at the same time. Picture: Zarra Cushing

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe passed his driving test in Hornchurch today.

Yesterday, 18:28
Do you recognise this man?

This man is wanted for questioning by police in connection with two robberies in Romford town centre.

Yesterday, 16:52
The family of Prince the six-month-old pup were overjoyed and confused when their family pet was returned to them shaved.

A family was both overjoyed and bewildered when their missing dog was returned to them with less fur than he had left with.

Yesterday, 16:09
Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

Protesters have been warned they are banned from setting up camp at the landmark.

John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.

From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.

At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.