First Capital Connect cancels train services due to storm threat

First Capital Connect trains, which include a fast service from Stevenage Railway Station to London

First Capital Connect trains, which include a fast service from Stevenage Railway Station to London King's Cross, will not be running until 9am tomorrow - Credit: Archant

Train services will not be running tomorrow morning (Monday) due to the threat of stormy weather overnight.

First Capital Connect has announced it is cancelling services overnight with no trains to run before 9am tomorrow, with no replacement bus services available.

A statement from the train operator on its website said: “The storm is expected to be strongest overnight and is likely to lead to fallen trees and damage to buildings. In the interests of safety, Network Rail have advised us not to operate any trains on our network from midnight on Sunday until it is safe to do so. Services are unlikely to resume until after 9am on Monday morning. This measure will allow us to ensure that nothing is blocking the railway.”

Services of all operators are expected to be severely disrupted and may be suspended.

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