Commuters warned of Thameslink travel chaos until 2pm today

Govia Thameslink Train

Angry commuters have been unable to travel from Bedford into London this morning, following major disruption due to overhead wire damage.

All lines are blocked due to damage of thew overhead wires between London St Pancras International’s and London Blackfriars.

The disruption is expected to end at 2pm today (Wednesday 2 October).

Travellers are told to expect that services between these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Thameslink advises customers not to travel at this time as they cannot guarantee a train service through the following stations:

  • London St Pancras International
  • Farringdon
  • City Thameslink
  • Blackfriars

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