Rail services hit by lightning strike

RAIL services between East Anglia and London were back to normal today after an evening of problems caused by a lightning strike at a major electricity sub-station on the network.

RAIL services between East Anglia and London were back to normal today after an evening of problems caused by a lightning strike at a major electricity sub-station on the network.

The sub-station at Romford was hit during last night's storm causing chaos with trains delayed by more than an hour or cancelled altogether.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter