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Trains are now returning to normal following this incident – trains may still be subject to delay and/or cancellation
It has been confirmed that a freight train has derailed just north of Hitchin station, and is meaning trains are delayed through the station.
It is anticipated that disruption will continue until at least 12:00.
The reason behind the delays is because the derailment has damaged some of the infrastructures at Hitchin which prevents trains from running on some lines
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes in.
The following temporary amendments are in place:
Ticket acceptance is in place on any of the following routes:
Are you stuck in these delays? Let us know in the comments below!
Photo from @GrahamMack on Twitter.
The freight train on the right has derailed at Hitchin this morning so my train (on the left) is delayed and creeping past it. It’s going to cause problems for trains from Letchworth. @TLRailUK #Rail #Train pic.twitter.com/OtgLVlK2iQ
— Graham Mack (@GrahamMack) January 14, 2020
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