Faulty level crossing causes train delays

FAULTY level crossing barriers caused delays for rail passengers this morning. The barriers at the Litlington level crossing became stuck at around 7.30am. A spokesman for train operator First Capital Connect said: Staff at Royston station were informed

FAULTY level crossing barriers caused delays for rail passengers this morning.

The barriers at the Litlington level crossing became stuck at around 7.30am.

A spokesman for train operator First Capital Connect said: "Staff at Royston station were informed by a passenger that the barriers at Litlington were not closing properly.

"This caused a disruption to services between Royston and Ashwell and Morden stations, but the problem was resolved by 8.55am."


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The spokesman added that although trains were running as normal, passengers will still experience slight residual delays until later this morning.

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