Trains to London delayed

IPSWICH: Rail passengers are facing long delays this morning on trains into London.Delays of up to one hour are affecting services due to a signal failure at Chelmsford.

IPSWICH: Rail passengers are facing long delays today on trains into London.

Delays of up to one hour are affecting services due to a signal failure at Chelmsford.

A reduced number of trains are now running between Colchester and London Liverpool Street.

A number of trains travelling between London and Ipswich have had to be cancelled.

National Express said they expect the delays to last until at least 4pm this afternoon - with the possibility of the problems continuing into the evening.

It is believed the problems stem from the theft of cabling from signals at Chelmsford.