A NUMBER of c2c trains have been delayed this afternoon after passengers "caused a disturbance" on a train in south Essex.

Trains are skipping stations across the network after the incident on a c2c train in Grays earlier this afternoon.

This includes the 12.12pm Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street service, the 12.40pm train from Grays to London Fenchurch Street and the 1.23pm from London Fenchurch Street to Grays.

The Southend train is running five minutes late, while the London to Grays train due at 1.59pm will no longer call at Limehouse and West Ham high level.

A c2c spokesman said: "[The] 12.40pm Grays to London Fenchurch Street due 1.16pm will no longer call at Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock.

"It has been delayed at Grays and is now 13 minutes late.

"This is due to passengers causing a disturbance on this train."

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