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Southeastern passengers face delays and cancellations after cable theft at Faversham

ByIan Johns

Commuters face rail chaos throughout the morning after thieves stole signalling cables.

A number of services have been cancelled and others will be subject to delays until midday.

The cables were stolen between Faversham and Whitstable and are now in the process of being replaced.

A Southeastern train. Stock picture (13564278)
A Southeastern train. Stock picture (13564278)

Services cancelled are:

  • The 05:46 from Broadstairs to London Blackfriars
  • The 06:29 from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  • The 06:43 from Dumpton Park to London Cannon Street
  • The 06:58 from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  • The 07:19 from Ramsgate to London Cannon Street

Passengers have been urged to check before they travel on the National Rail journey planner.

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