Peterborough trains delayed due to damaged overhead wires

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Credit: ThamesLink

Damage to the overhead electric wires between Hitchin and Peterborough is causing disruption out of Peterborough this evening.

Trains are subject to cancellation, delay or revision.

Delays are expected until 19:00.

Disruption is expected on Grand Central, Great Northern, Hull Trains, LNER and Thameslink services.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.

Passenger Advice

Great Northern and Thameslink

Trains operating between Hitchin and Peterborough will be affected as below:

  • XX:20 departures from Hitchin to Peterborough will run express between Hitchin and St Neots.
    • If you need any stations in between, speak to station staff
    • Alternatively, XX:50 departures will run as normal.
    • Passengers may also travel to St Neots and then board a London service for intermediate stations.

Network Rail colleagues are on site and will be assessing the extent of the damage.

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