March 9 2014 Latest news:
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Troy Samuel was trying to get to Norwich from Colchester at around 8pm on Thursday night but was affected by the major disruption to the rail service caused by the storms nationwide.
The drama was then played out on Twitter.
His tweets went as follows: “@greateranglia im fuming.. In Colchester trying to get to Norwich but the delays are ridiculous! My girlfriend is giving birth!!”
“Train still not moving really just wanna get to the hospital ASAP! Hope I don’t miss it! She’s in labour ATM!”
“Gotta make it home to my son”
“@greateranglia cab by any chance ? Really need to get there”
“@greateranglia I’m gonna name my son destiny. Because I know it’s destiny I will make it to him in time.. With help from you lot of course.”
“My girlfriend’s given birth to a beautiful son. Thank you God. @greateranglia Made me miss birth of my beautiful son. Outrageous. Fuming!!”
Nobody at Greater Anglia was available for comment.