London to Stansted rail route disrupted after train collides with cows

London to Stansted rail route disrupted after train collides with cows

Tourists face missing flights after lines between airport and capital are closed in both directions following collision near Bishop’s Stortford

Rail links between London and Stansted airport have been disrupted after a train ploughed into three cows that wandered onto the tracks near Bishop’s Stortford.

Tourists faced missing their flights after lines between the airport and the capital were closed in both directions following the collision just before 3pm on Wednesday afternoon. There were also delays to services between Liverpool Street and Cambridge.

#BishopsStortford-disruption expected to last until approx 2200 due to cows on the track. KM

@Stansted_Exp stansted express, the train stuck because of cow accident! Going to miss flights and we’re not getting any information.

Can’t get to London because the train has hit a cow.

Can’t get to Stanstead because a train has hit a cow…

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Source: Guardian Transport

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