Great Northern and Thameslink trains disrupted by COVID-19 self-isolation measures

PUBLISHED: 08:09 20 March 2020 | UPDATED: 08:26 20 March 2020

Welwyn Garden City train station. Picture: Charlotte McLaughlin.

Welwyn Garden City train station. Picture: Charlotte McLaughlin.


A number of Great Northern and Thameslink trains are being cancelled as a knock on effect of the Government’s COVID-19 self-isolation measures.

Govia staff, who feel unwell or need to self-isolate under the guidance issued by Public Health England, have taken the decision to stay home.

READ MORE: Transport Secretary says he wants to avoid ‘ghost trains’

Today, the train franchise expects there will be a number of cancellations across its network and are expecting similar issues on Saturday.

More information is available here

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times