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First Capital Connect rail services to remain disrupted throughout today
Commuters have been warned disruptions on First Capital Connect trains will continue throughout the day because of the damage caused by the storm.
Engineers from Network Rail are currently working to repair the damage and carry out safety checks along the route, due to fallen trees on the tracks and damage to overhead power lines.
FCC has now issued a statement advising passengers not to travel. Tickets for travel today will be valid tomorrow and passengers can also get a full refund from point of purchase.
A limited service between the following stations will be provided:
• London St Pancras International - Brighton (calling at all stations) and return
• London Blackfriars - Mitcham Junction - Sutton - Wimbledon - London Blackfriars (calling at all stations) in one direction only
• Bedford - Luton (there is no onward transport between Luton and London)
• Cambridge - King's Lynn A spokeman from FCC said: "We have redeployed headquarters staff to our stations to help passengers and we have ticket acceptance with London Buses and London Underground.
"We have emailed over 11,000 registered customers, updated all our station screens and website and we are broadcasting to 46,000 followers on Twitter.
"If passengers do need to travel, they should check the latest situation on our website and consider using other modes of transport, although the road network is similarly disrupted.
"We are very sorry for the disruption caused."
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