Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Essex: Olympic Delays On Tube and Trains
Problems on the tube and trains this morning (Tuesday July 31st) causes headache for spectators heading to the Olympic Park.
Spectators travelling to Stratford on the Central line at around 7am on Tuesday were told all services were terminating at Liverpool Street due to an incident at Leyton.
A defective train westbound was awaiting the arrival of the London Fire Brigade, a train driver said.
Station announcers at Bank said there were reports of a fire on board the train.
The fire alert meant there were no Central line services between Liverpool Street and Woodford/Newbury Park and there were severe delays on the rest of the line. The line re-opened just after 10am but there were still delays on the line.
To add to the Olympic travel problems, rail services in and out of Liverpool Street main line station were disrupted due to an overhead wire problem between Elsenham and Stansted Mountfitchet in Essex.
This was affecting travellers on services run by the Greater Anglia and CrossCountry train companies.
The problems around Liverpool Street come on another busy day for public transport as the first weekday evening football match takes place at Wembley Stadium
This is only one of a number of Olympic events taking place in the capital, with Transport for London advising that London is expected to be exceptionally busy throughout the day.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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