Search

Heavy delays between Stratford and Romford after train breaks down between Manor Park and Ilford

PUBLISHED: 13:38 19 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:41 19 June 2017

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

Creative Commons - must be attributed

A broken down train at Ilford is causing severe delays for commuters from Stratford to Romford.

Transport for London are advising passengers to seek alternate routes where possible after a passenger train broke down on a stretch of the TfL Rail line between Manor Park and Ilford stations.

The train has also damaged overhead wires, which is causing further delays.

The heaviest delays appear to be between Statford and Romford, but minor delays are expected along the entire length of the line from Liverpool Street to Shenfield.

Disruption is expected until 7pm.

Greater Anglia trains are also being affected.

It reportedly took a train from Liverpool Street to Norwich three hours to get to Goodmayes.

A Network Rail team are on site and are working to resolve the problem.

A Greater Anglia spokesman said: “We apologise for the disruption to your train services this afternoon.

“Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.”

People travelling on Greater Anglia trains can reclaim their fare here: http://www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay

Latest Ilford News Stories

Yesterday, 17:51

Last week, the Recorder reported on Fred, who spent last Christmas sleeping next to bins and how his life had been transformed by charity the Single Homeless Project (SHP).

Yesterday, 16:15

A Swedish coffee shop known for its cold-pressed juices, beetroot lattes, and Scandi pastries is planning to open in Ilford next year.

Yesterday, 14:58

A woman’s skin was ripped off her hand when two men snatched her bag at South Woodford Station.

Yesterday, 14:14

Police have released their Christmas list of the most wanted suspects in Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

PROMOTED CONTENT

You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Oaks Park High School Year 8 student Rhia Gondhia likes to make people feel welcome.

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now