c2c has had to put crowd control measures in place after problems on the trains caused severe overcrowding at stations.

Damage to overhead wires between West Ham and Barking has affected those travelling on trains between London and Essex.


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People have reported being stuck on trains and at stations, with London Fenchurch closed due to over crowding.

Delays are expected until 9pm.

The routes affected are between London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central, Shoebury, Pitsea, Leigh, Grays and Thorpe Bay.

Greater Anglia, TFL Rail, London Buses, Arriva and London Underground are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice.

If your journey has been disrupted by more than 15 minutes, you may be entitled to cash compensation. Please visit the c2c website and search 'Delay Repay' for information on how to claim.