MAJOR DISRUPTION – Person hit by train near Stevenage

LNER HST at Grantham
Credit: 125 Group

London North Eastern Railway has confirmed that there has been a person hit by a train near Stevenage.

The person has been hit by the train between Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City.

This, therefore, means that trains between Stevenage and London King’s Cross may be cancelled, delayed, or changed.

National Rail currently expects delays until 15:00.

We will update you as soon as we know anything

14th December 2019 @ 16:15


14th December 2019 @ 15:40


14th December 2019 @ 15:30

Hull Trains are no longer affected by this disruption and are running to time

14th December 2019 @ 12:30


14th December 2019 @ 11:30

Train diagrams on the Tracksy website show trains are now running through Stevange once again – delays still expected until 15:00

14th December 2019 @ 11:20


14th December 2019 @ 11:10

Rail replacement transport is now operating on behalf of LNER

14th December 2019 @ 10:50

LNER has released travel advice for passengers held up in delays today:

You may use East Midlands Railway between Newark North Gate and Lincoln Central

14th December 2019 @ 10:40

Thameslink has released a further update for passengers travelling to and from the capital today:

Severe disruption is affecting trains to and from London Kings Cross / Finsbury Park.

Your train may be terminated before reaching the affected area, or may be held for a long time before lines reopen.

Trains affected by the disruption include Great Northern services in the Cambridge area, Stevenage and Central London, and Thameslink services between Peterborough or Cambridge, Finsbury Park, London St Pancras International and stations south of Central London.

You may use Thameslink and Great Northern tickets on the following alternative routes at no extra cost:

– Greater Anglia services between London Liverpool Street and Hertford East and also Cambridge

– Thameslink services between London St Pancras International and Bedford (please note there are currently no connecting replacement bus services between this route and the stations on the Peterborough and Cambridge routes)

– London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Hackney Central, for trains from Hackney Downs to Enfield Town

– London Underground services on any reasonable route, including Victoria Line and Piccadilly Line services between London Kings Cross, St Pancras and Finsbury Park

14th December 2019 @ 10:24

Thameslink has released advise to its passengers travelling to and from London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park.

Thameslink has said

We are expecting severe disruption to trains to/from London Kings Cross and Finsbury Park. Please check back here for further updates shortly.

14th December 2019 @ 10:20

There is currently no travel advice from either London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central, who operate on this part of the East Coast Main Line.

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