Damaged overhead wires between Harpenden and Bedford causing delays

Commuters waiting at St Albans train station due to delays. Picture: Franki Berry

Commuters waiting at St Albans train station due to delays. Picture: Franki Berry - Credit: Franki Berry

Damage to the overhead electric wires between Harpenden and Bedford are causing disruption to journeys between London St Pancras International and Bedford.

Overhead wires have been damamged near Harpeneden. Picture: Thameslink

Overhead wires have been damamged near Harpeneden. Picture: Thameslink - Credit: Thameslink

Thameslink has said because of the damage trains may be cancelled or delayed for the rest of the day.

During the morning peak there will be significant reductions to services.

Services that run to or from Sutton, Brighton, Peterborough, Horsham and Cambridge will be able to run, however some cancellations on these routes are likely.

There will be a reduced service running on the available lines for journeys from Bedford to London.

Overhead wires have been damamged near Harpeneden. Picture: Thameslink

Overhead wires have been damamged near Harpeneden. Picture: Thameslink - Credit: Thameslink


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Ticket acceptance will take place on Thameslink and Great Northern services running from Peterborough towards London.

Plus London Northwestern Railway services between Bedford and Bletchley and St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction.

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There are also a number of bus services on which tickets will be accepted.

For more information visit Thameslink's website.

Harpenden Train Station. Picture: DANNY LOO

Harpenden Train Station. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

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