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Heathrow to Paddington trains again disrupted after power fault

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Stranded passengers disembark a Heathrow Express train due to damage to overhead power cables at Paddington
Rail passengers are facing disruption due to damage to overhead power cables near one of London's busiest stations.Trains between Paddington, Heathrow, Oxford and Maidenhead are severely disrupted due to wires collapsing between Paddington and Hayes and Harlington.Some people are believed to be getting off stranded trains and onto tracks. British Transport Police advised people not to leave trapped trains if stranded as train tracks are "very dangerous".Earlier this month a test train damaged power cables near Paddington forcing services to be cancelled.
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Not kidding, looks like people are getting off onto the tracks before Paddington and walking through a work site out Report
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Overhead wires are down close to Paddington. Please refer to @TfLRail @GWRHelp @HeathrowExpress @nationalrailenq for latest information.
Emergency service are on route inc @networkrail. Please do not leave trapped trains, remain on board. Rail Tracks are very dangerous.— BTP Paddington (@BTPPaddington) October 28, 2018
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Great Western Railway said 10 trains in the section of the collapsed lines were stuck. Seven have been evacuated while three more continue to be evacuated safely, a spokesman said.
All train services between Paddington, Heathrow, and Maidenhead are currently suspended after damage to overhead power lines
Services to Heathrow Airport have also been cancelled until further notice.Heathrow Express said it was sending a rescue service to take passengers on their way to Heathrow Airport back to Paddington where a care team will be waiting to transfer them onto buses to complete their journey.National Rail said disruption is expected until the end of the day and recommended passengers use alternative methods of transport. "All train services between Paddington, Heathrow, and Maidenhead are currently suspended after damage to overhead power lines", a spokesman said."Engineers are currently on site to assess the situation and begin urgent repairs."We are sorry for the inconvenience to passengers and would advise them to check with their rail operator for immediate travel advice."
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? There's damage to the overhead electric wires between #LondonPaddington and #Slough. Lines are currently blocked. Transport for London, South Western Railway, London Underground and Chiltern Railways are accepting GWR tickets.— GWR Help (@GWRHelp) October 28, 2018
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Disgruntled passengers have taken to social media to express concerns over delays and missing flights from Heathrow Airport.
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@GWRHelp Stuck at Hayes & Harlington. Will be missing the NFL game at Wembley that we’ve been looking forward to for months. Will we be compensated for those tickets as well as our train tickets? No one here at Hayes & Harlington to help stranded passengers either. Disgraceful.— Kate Griffiths (@kgriffiths__) October 28, 2018
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My husband and I are going to miss our flight back to Atlanta which means I need a new flight and accommodations. Have the airlines been notified? Is there a customer service team I can call— XandraE (@XandraE1) October 28, 2018
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