Storm Eleanor: Rail chaos continues with services still blocked between Royston and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 10:12 03 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:53 03 January 2018

A large conifer tree was bown onto power lines near Meldreth. Picture: Network Rail

A large conifer tree was bown onto power lines near Meldreth. Picture: Network Rail


Chaos is continuing on the rails this morning with lines still blocked between Royston and Cambridge.

One of the new Class 700 Thameslink trains. One of the new Class 700 Thameslink trains.

No services are currently running between the two stations after a large conifer tree fell onto power lines near Meldreth in the early hours of this morning.

Rail replacement buses are now in place and trains northbound are terminating at Royston.

There are also some delays on services between Stevenage and Peterborough after a rail worker collapsed near the tracks.

Emergency services were called to the scene and train services passing the area were delayed.

You should check the National Rail Enquiries journey planner website here before travelling.

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