Update: Police fail to find ‘trespasser’ on Shenfield to Liverpool Street line

13:04 30 June 2014

Greater Anglia. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA

Greater Anglia. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA

PA Archive/Press Association Images

Police failed to find the man who was reportedly trespassing on the train tracks leading to delays and cancellations on the Shenfield to Liverpool Street line.

The British Transport Police (BTP) was called by Network Rail at around 8.40 this morning to trace the man on the line between Ilford and Manor Park stations.

The Metropolitan Police helped in the search and sent its helicopter to assist.

Two trains were cancelled and there were delays of up to 15 minutes but services are now running as scheduled.

Enquiries are ongoing and if you have any information you should contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 83 of 30062014.

Did you witness the incident? Contact Sam on 0208 477 3892 or

Read more:

Shenfield to Liverpool Street delays due to ‘trespasser’ on tracks


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford News Stories

Police attending the scene of a stabbing incident in Goodmayes.

A 19-year-old man has died after being stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

The circumstances around the death of a one-month-old baby at a hotel used by Redbridge Council as temporary accommodation remain a mystery.

Yesterday, 17:06

The South Woodford Royal Mail delivery office could be moving to Chingford, the Recorder can reveal.

Yesterday, 16:25

A former coroner for Redbridge has been suspended and an investigation into his conduct launched after families complained of waiting more than a year for death certificates.

Breaking news

Police attending the scene of a stabbing incident in Goodmayes.

A 19-year-old man has died after being stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now