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Rail chaos after train overheats

PUBLISHED: 11:21 17 October 2001 | UPDATED: 10:40 03 March 2010

Rail services between East Anglia and London were thrown into chaos today after smoke was seen coming from a locomotive at Romford in Essex.

The fire service was called, but the locomotive was found to be overheating.

Rail services between East Anglia and London were thrown into chaos today after smoke was seen coming from a locomotive at Romford in Essex.

The fire service was called, but the locomotive was found to be overheating.

Power to the line was switched off for about two hours, causing widespread chaos and delays. Services were not back to normal until lunchtime.

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