Train delays as lorry crashes into barriers at Foxton level crossing

A lorry has crashed into the barriers at Foxton level crossing

A lorry has crashed into the barriers at Foxton level crossing - Credit: Archant

A lorry has struck the barriers of a level crossing this morning (Thursday) blocking the Great Northern line and causing delays to train services.

The incident occurred at about 10.10am and train operator First Capital Connect (FCC)has said trains are running at reduced speed while Network Rail attempt to rectify the problem.

Writing on Twitter, FCC said: “GN: Due to a problem with a level crossing at #Foxton trains are running at reduced speeds in the area. @networkrail are working on this.

“GN: #Foxton - Further info reveals that a lorry has struck the barriers on the crossing all lines are blocked.

“GN #Foxton - @greateranglia are accepting our tickets to Liverpool Street on reasonable routes.”