Great Northern chaos: Over 20 trains already cancelled this morning

PUBLISHED: 09:58 26 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:02 27 May 2018

A sign at Stevenage train station yesterday (May 26) advising people

A sign at Stevenage train station yesterday (May 26) advising people "not to travel". Picture: Dan Williamson.


Numerous trains serving Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Stevenage have been cancelled this morning as the Great Northern timetable chaos continues.

There are cancellations and delays on Great Northern services serving Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Stevenage.There are cancellations and delays on Great Northern services serving Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Stevenage.

Eight services from WGC to London King’s Cross, Moorgate and Cambridge that were scheduled to leave between 9.37am and 10.09am have already been scrapped.

Several of those also serve Stevenage, and numerous others going to Peterborough, Horsham, Brighton and Cambridge North will also no longer run.

The travel misery has also hit St Albans, where 10 trains going to Gatwick, Luton, Bedford and Rainham – scheduled for before 11am – have been cancelled.

Numerous services from Royston to Cambridge and Brighton have also been scrapped.

The disruption is expected to last throughout the day and follows the disastrous roll-out of Great Northern’s timetable, which Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps claimed could continue for two months.

Great Northern is running a short-term timetable today (Sunday). For the latest situation click here:

For live train times visit Great Northern’s website .

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