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Severe overcrowding and minor delays at TfL Rail stations across Havering, Redbridge and Newham

PUBLISHED: 08:31 01 February 2018 | UPDATED: 08:31 01 February 2018

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

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There are minor delays and reports of severe overcrowding at a number of TfL Rail stations this morning as a number of trains have been deemed “unavailable for service”.

A tweet from TfL Rail said: “There are some cancellations this morning due to trains being unavailable for service.

“As a result, our trains and stations will be very busy so please seek alternative routes.

“Your tickets will be accepted on local bus, Greater Anglia and London Underground.”

There are reports of some replacement buses being put on at certain stations to help ferry customers to nearby Tube stations.

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