Passengers on Thameslink and Great Northern will benefit from 200 extra services this December, Govia Thameslink Railway has announced.
Train services between Welwyn Garden City and London’s Finsbury Park may be cancelled or delayed following an “operating incident”.
Damage to overhead wires between Royston and Cambridge North means there is disruption on the Great Northern line.
Govia Thameslink has published details of the new interim timetable, which they say “marks a significant stage in the recovery plan” following chaos on their services.
“Dangerous” – that was the word used in a conversation between two members of Great Northern rail staff amid overcrowding at Hitchin this morning, commuters have said.
A reduced Great Northern service is operating today – the first day of the new timetable – with trains being cancelled or revised.
There are train delays on the Great Northern line tonight due to a signalling fault, with disruption to services between Stevenage and Potters Bar expected to continue until 8pm.
All train lines are blocked between London King’s Cross and Alexandra Palace due to a damaged overhead electric wire causing major disruption to all services in and out of London.
Network Rail is restricting trains operating north of Royston this evening due to a forecast for heavy snow.
All lines have now reopened at Stevenage after a person sadly died when struck by a train at the station this morning.
British Transport Police have confirmed that a person was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a train at Stevenage railway station this morning.
A lack of drivers was why Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) passengers suffered the worst performance on the UK’s entire rail network according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report.