DELAYS of more than an hour have hit the Greater Anglia service to London this morning.

A train fault was responsible for the disruption, which means the 7.42am from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street is nto due until 8.46am.

The train was delayed at Shenfield by six minutes, before being further delayed at Chadwell Heath.

As a result of the fault, the 7.52am train behind it was delayed at Gidea Park and is now due at 8.56am.