Major track fault causes rush hour travel chaos in London

 Monday, June 11, 2018 



liverpoolMajor track fault at the London’ Liverpool Street station has caused rush hour travel disruption to rail passengers on Monday.



It was reported that the train running between the capital and Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex  would be cancelled by Greater Anglia or there will be slightly reduced services.



The possibility of alterations was predicted at around 4 pm by the train operating company but the changes were being revealed at 10 pm on Sunday.Some of the commuters took to twitter to get details of the travel plans in the absence of firm details.





Someone replied that still no revised timetable accusing Greater Anglia being the epitome of everything wrong with the train companies. There were others who blamed the Network Rails for the problems and the Mark Carne, chief executive was singled out. He was earlier awarded a CBE in spite of the continuous rail chaos.




Greater Anglia released a statement apologising the customers for the inconveniences caused stating that the Network Rail engineers were working towards fixing the problem. The operation of trains in some platforms is prevented due to major track fault at the London Liverpool Street Station. There were chances of alteration to some Greater Anglia peak services on Monday 11 June.



Greater Anglia is a joint venture between Dutch and Japanese firm.Norwich, Ipswich, Harwich, Clacton, Braintree, Colchester, Chelmsford, Southminster and Southend to London routes services is expected to be affected.





However, the ticket restriction would be lifted by the company if the alterations go ahead and further claimed that off peak trains were scheduled to run as normal.The fault did not affect the Tfl which anticipate that the services will be busier than normal and passengers should allow extra time for journeys.

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