Service alteration details

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No trains between South Tottenham and Barking until further notice

Incident created
23/01/2020 06:41
Last updated
17/02/2020 06:44
Route affected
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Trains between Gospel Oak and Barking

TOC(s) affected
London Overground;

A freight train derailed at Walthamstow Queens Road on Thursday 23 January. Trains are currently unable to run between South Tottenham and Barking due to the damage caused by the derailment.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last. We will let you have a robust date for the re-opening of the line as soon as we can.

Please see here for a press release from Network Rail and images of the repairs taking place.

How does this affect my journey today?

A shuttle train service will run between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham. A replacement bus service is running between Walthamstow Central and Barking, calling at Leyton Midland Road, Leytonstone High Road (Harrow Green), Wanstead Park, Woodgrange Park and East Ham (London Underground).

Alternative travel advice:

To help with your journey, tickets will be accepted on the following services:

  • c2c services between London Fenchurch Street and Barking
  • Greater Anglia services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford / Tottenham Hale
  • Great Northern services between London Kings Cross and Moorgate / Harringay
  • TfL Rail services between London Liverpool Street and Manor Park
  • Thameslink services between London St Pancras International and West Hampstead Thameslink

An alternative route map can be found here.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey up to and including Tuesday 18 February using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #WalthamstowQueensRoad

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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