Wiring damage cancels First Capital Connect train services from Hendon and Borehamwood

Times Series: Overhead wire damage at Hendon overground station has cancelled a number of services Overhead wire damage at Hendon overground station has cancelled a number of services

Thousands of commuters have been left stranded at train stations on their way to work after wiring problems at Hendon cancelled a large number of services.

Damage to overhead wiring at Hendon Overground station has caused services between Luton and London St Pancras on the Thameslink line to be cancelled.

The disruption is also severely affecting services from Borehamwood.

First Capital Connect says there will be no trains running until the damage to the wires has been assessed.

The problem is also affecting a number of South Eastern Rail services.

Many customers have taken to Twitter to express thier frustration this morning.

Alex Nunn wrote: "Took my husband three hours to get to work today after getting stuck at Elstree for over 30 minutes with no news."

First Capital Connect is now running replacement bus services between stations.

For live updates and information, keep checking www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk.

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1:39pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Jon10 says...

Hendon station may well survive, if a Brent Cross station is ever built.

Not so Cricklewood?
Hendon station may well survive, if a Brent Cross station is ever built. Not so Cricklewood? Jon10
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5:14pm Fri 17 Jan 14

TFEB says...

Maybe Hendon won't survive as they did not extend it for 12 car trains.
Maybe Hendon won't survive as they did not extend it for 12 car trains. TFEB
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