Train lines blocked between Hitchin and Royston due to electricity supply failure

Trains running between Hitchin and Cambridge have been disrupted due a points failure. Picture: Grea

Trains running between Hitchin and Cambridge have been disrupted due a points failure. Picture: Great Northern - Credit: Archant

All train lines are currently blocked between Hitchin and Royston this morning due to a electricity supply failure.

Rail operator Govia Thameslink says train services running through these stations will be cancelled or delayed, with disruption currently expected until 11am.

As a result, Great Northern services between London King's Cross and Ely/Kings Lynn are affected, as well as Thameslink services between Brighton and Cambridge.

Rail tickets are being accepted on the following Arriva buses:

- 98 between Hitchin and Baldock

- 97 between Hitchin and Letchworth

- 55 beteen Stevenage and Letchworth

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