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Train delays and cancellations on Greater Anglia after Ilford depot ‘incident’

PUBLISHED: 17:39 02 April 2014 | UPDATED: 18:38 02 April 2014

Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Gidea Park have been affected.

Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Gidea Park have been affected.

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Commuters on the Greater Anglia line from Liverpool Street to Shenfield face a long rush hour of cancellations and delays.

Services through Ilford, Romford and Chadwell Heath are being affected.

An “incident” at the train depot in Ilford is stopping trains getting in and out.

Operators have not confirmed what happened but said an investigation was ongoing.

An Abellio Greater Anglia spokesman said: “Due to a problem with a train in Ilford depot which is affecting access in and out of the depot, some of our services this evening have been cancelled.

“We apologise for the inconvenience caused and we are working to restore the normal service as quickly as possible.”

The incident, shortly after 5pm, coincided with Greater Anglia’s website going down but updates are still available on the National Rail website.

The following services were cancelled and others could be affected.

17:12 Liverpool Street - Witham

17:22 Liverpool Street - Southminster

17:38 Liverpool Street - Ipswich

17:52 Liverpool Street - Gidea Park

18:16 Witham - Liverpool Street

18:36 Southminster - Shenfield

19:10 Liverpool Street - Shenfield

19:18 Liverpool Street - Clacton

19:23 Ipswich - Colchester

19:32 Liverpool Street - Harwich International

Tickets can be used on the London Underground and local buses.

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