Great Northern train delays affecting Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 15:38 28 June 2018 | UPDATED: 15:40 28 June 2018

There are currently Great Northern train delays affecting Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage.

There are currently Great Northern train delays affecting Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage.


Commuters are being warned of 45-minute delays to trains serving Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage this afternoon (June 28).

A message on Great Northern’s website states: “A fire alarm sounding at Moorgate means all lines are closed. This is causing disruption to journeys to and from Moorgate.

Train services [may] be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes or diverted. Disruption is expected until 17:00.”

It added the following services will be affected:

•Stevenage/Watton-At-Stone/Hertford North/Gordon Hill - Moorgate divert into King’s Cross

•Welwyn Garden City - Moorgate services terminate Finsbury Park

•Moorgate - Welwyn Garden City services start Finsbury Park

•Moorgate - Hertford North services start Finsbury Park

•Moorgate - Gordon Hill services start Finsbury Park

•Moorgate - Watton-At-Stone/Stevenage start Finsbury Park

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