Search

‘Very limited service’ on National Rail services through Newham after person hit by train at Brentwood

08:57 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

Rail services through Newham are delayed and cancelled this morning after a person was hit by a train at Brentwood.

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.”

The line runs through Stratford, Maryland, Forest Gate and Manor Park, then on to Ilford, Seven Kings, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Gidea Park, Harold Wood, Brentwood and Shenfield.

Greater Anglia said c2c, TfL buses and Tube trains would accept its tickets on all “reasonable” routes.

At 8.39am, its official Twitter account said “current advice” was that delays would be “approx 60mins”.

A spokesman said: “We can’t run trains at the moment while emergency services are on site.”

Check back for further updates.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 14:03
Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

A man has been charged with murder following the death of 29-year-old Mantas Ziedavicius in a greenway in East Ham last week.

Yesterday, 17:00
Boris Johnson announces 1,500 new homes at East Wick and Sweetwater: with 
Rosanna Lawbs, Exec Director Realestate at LLDC, Leo Quinn, chief executive of Balfour Beatty, David Goldstone, LLDC chief executive, Mary Parsons, director of business development at Places for People.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson descended on Newham today to announce an extra 1,500 homes to be built in the Olympic Park.

Boris Johnson
Yesterday, 16:48
Families affected by domestic violence can get financial help (photo posed by models)

Families affected by domestic violence can benefit from a grant of up to £2,000 thanks to an initiative recently awarded a second round of funding.

London
Yesterday, 15:06
An artist's impression of the Royal Wharf development (Pic by Ballymore Group)

The Royal Wharf’s second phase of development has 760 properties available.

Most read news

David Cameron will lay out his plans for helping to better protect children from sexual exploitation.

And it’s not the first time this has happened.

Sunderland have suspended Johnson pending the police investigation’s outcome.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder