Tuesday 7 Jan 2003

POWER FAILURE ON GREAT WESTERN MAINLINE - LONDON AREA

Route:
Wales
Western
There has been a complete power failure in the London area due to a technical fault in the Integrated Electrical Control Centre (IECC) at Slough. The IECC controls the signals between West Drayton and Paddington station. All trains are currently affected between West Drayton and London and this is having a severe impact on all services on the Great Western Mainline. Technicians are currently on site investigating the problem. All services to London will be terminating at Reading and customers are advised to take connections to Slough via Thames Trains or to Waterloo via South West Trains.

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