Passengers face train delays at Stansted Airport


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Problems with overhead cables have caused rail services to and from Stansted Airport to be delayed.

Passengers have been facing issues since 9.30am today (Tuesday). The overhead cables have now been repaired but delays are still expected until around 7pm this evening.

An Abellio Greater Anglia spokesperson said: “A problem with overhead power lines in the Roydon area has affected trains from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and Stansted Airport from approximately 09.30 this morning. Network Rail engineers attended site and worked on repairs through the day.

“These were completed at the nominated time of 4pm and we restored services from that time, but with some disruption expected until 7pm whilst the full timetable was reintroduced.

“Rail passengers have been directed to use the London Kings Cross to Cambridge service and then changing there for a train between Cambridge and Stansted Airport. We apologise to passengers for the delays and disruption to their journeys today. Under the terms of our Passenger’s Charter, passengers are entitled to claim compensation for any delays incurred in excess of 30 minutes.”