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Greater Anglia delays: Major flooding near Romford blocks train lines as passengers face delays

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Passengers on Greater Anglia services face delays and cancellations because of severe flooding in west Essex and east London this evening (Sunday, July 25).

Lines are blocked because of flooding between London Liverpool Street and Romford, meaning some trains are facing cancellations on certain routes.

This is impacting travel on services running through Essex.

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A Greater Anglia spokesperson said: “Due to a speed restriction because of heavy rain between London Liverpool Street and Romford some lines are blocked.

“Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed. Disruption is expected until further notice.

“Delays expected From Liverpool Street to Romford.”

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They continued: “Due to heavy rain in London area train services are running at a reduced speed.

“Services subject to alterations on all routes due to flooding on the railway.

“Delays expected From Liverpool Street to Romford.

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“The lines that TFL trains use are blocked in some areas, with their services also running on the lines Greater Anglia normally use.”

Flooding has caused travel chaos in the area.

Currently, the M11 is completely shut heading southbound between junctions for the M25 and North Circular Road.

Local roads are also heavily affected.

For live updates on the ongoing disruption, follow our live blog by clicking here.

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