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Train services through Wimbledon faced severe disruptions yesterday following a concern for welfare incident near Raynes Park. The incident, which occurred around 3.20pm, prompted officers to respond and ensure the individual’s safety. While the situation has been resolved, delays will persist until approximately 10am today.

London Waterloo Station, a major transportation hub, experienced cancellations and service interruptions due to the incident. The ripple effect extended to multiple routes, including South Western Railway in Hampton Court, Shepperton, Chessington South, Woking, Alton, Dorking, Guildford, Basingstoke, Yeovil Junction, Exeter St Davids, Portsmouth & Southsea, Portsmouth Harbour, and Weymouth. Additionally, Thameslink between St Albans City and Sutton was impacted.

Passengers traveling on these routes should anticipate ongoing delays and plan their journeys accordingly. It is advisable to check with the respective railway operators or consult alternative transportation options during this period, particularly if time-sensitive travel is required.

While disturbances to train services can disrupt commuters’ schedules, it is essential to remember the underlying concern for the welfare of the person involved. If you or someone you know is in need of emotional support, organizations like Samaritans are available 24/7 and can be contacted at 116 123.

The British Transport Police assured the public that officers promptly responded to the reports and safely relocated the individual in question. By prioritizing the well-being of all individuals, the authorities worked diligently to resolve the incident and resume normal operations as swiftly as possible.