Signal problem at London King’s Cross causes First Capital Connect commuter misery to Huntingdon and St Neots

17:16 19 February 2013

First Capital Connect passengers facing delays

First Capital Connect passengers facing delays


COMMUTERS from face an evening of misery, with overhead cable problems forcing train cancellations and delays.

First Capital Connect is reporting problems at Alexandra Palace, which is affecting services from and to London King’s Cross, including St Neots and Huntingdon.

A number of trains may be cancelled, and there are delays of up to 90 minutes.

East Coast services are also affected.

A FCC spokesman said: “Due to earlier overhead wire problems, GN route services in and out of London are being delayed by up to 60 minutes.

“Trains are now serving all destinations but delays are likely to continue for the rest of this evening. Customers are advised to use alternative routes wherever possible. Click the ‘More’ link below for full details of alternative journey information.”

Passengers may use the following services:

UNO Buses between Hatfield and St Albans for connecting trains into London

Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, Grand Central, First Capital Connect (Thameslink) and London Underground via any reasonable routes

East Midlands Trains between Sheffield and London St Pancras International

Virgin Trains services between Mancheseter / Scotland and London Euston

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