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Trains delayed between London Liverpool Street and Goodmayes due to fire next to track

PUBLISHED: 09:12 25 August 2017

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

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TfL Rail services may be delayed or amended between London Liverpool Street and Goodmayes this morning.

Services are still being delayed and cancelled after a driver put out the fire next to the tracks using a fire extinguisher.

On Twitter, a TfL Rail spokesperson: “We apologise for the delays this morning due to a fire next to the track.

“Services towards London are being maintained with minor delay.

“There are some cancellations and short notice alterations to services towards Shenfield.”

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