MORE than a dozen trains between Southend and London have been cancelled this morning.

c2c rail have cancelled all services between London Fenchurch Street and Shoebury this morning following an engineering train breaking down on the tracks.

The train has broken down between Leigh and Pitsea, and the line is blocked.

c2c have not stated when it believes the train will be moved, and trains up to 8am have been cancelled.

There is a replacement bus service running between Leigh, Benfleet and Pitsea.

Greater Anglia and London Underground will be accepting c2c tickets at no extra cost.

Greater Anglia has also announced that due to a defective track, some of its own Southend trains would be cancelled.

The 7.52am Southend to London service is not running, and the 9.13am London to Southend service has also been cancelled.

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