OVER running engineering works have caused serious problems on the Colchester to London Liverpool Street railway line today.

All lines have now re-opened travelling through Colchester, but commuters have been warned to expect delays throughout the day.

Further disruption is expected after a person was hit by a train at Chadwell Heath station at about 1.30pm.

UPDATE 8.40am

ALL lines have now re-opened.

Greater Anglia is working to restore a normal service but disruption is expected to continue for some hours.

People are still being advised not to travel unless their journey is essential.

All ticket restrictions have been lifted for today. Tickets will be valid for travel tomorrow.


THE train disruption has added to heavy traffic in Colchester and on the A12.

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