TRAINS have been cancelled and delayed during rush hour following signal and point failures.

c2c trains between Shoebury and London Fenchurch Street have been delayed by up to an hour this morning due to a signal fault at Pitsea and point failure at Hornchurch.

Some trains between Shoebury and London have been cancelled during the rush including the 8.05, 8.40 and 9am trains. Others are travelling at a reduced speed.

Greater Anglia and London Underground’s district line is accepting tickets on “reasonable routes”.

The delays are expected to last until 12pm today.