Train services between London and Norwich were disrupted earlier today because of a broken down train.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Greater Anglia said Norwich-bound services were affected because of the broken down train between Ipswich and Needham Market.

It was the 12.30pm London Liverpool Street to Norwich service which had broken down.

The line was blocked and services delayed, but engineers have now fixed the train and moved it out of the way.

But train services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich, Ipswich to Peterborough and Ipswich to Cambridge may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes, until the service recovers.

6 comments

  • What a joke the raikl system has become, and the fares, out of this world. When I worked for B R many years ago a day return to London from Norwich was a Pound and today you are talking about a 107 and proposing to make peak times nearly 150 quid, come on people use some common. The system has removed as many people as they can from the "service" and still wants to charge more, on what basis, cannot be reliability, then must be profit, so for whom? Government? the rail companies? I would suggest re nayionalise them and put the whole system on a firm footing. Prehaps then you will get back to a more modern and reliable transport system.

    Report this comment

    canuk

    Friday, March 29, 2013

  • Surely delays & disruption ARE the norm on this Godforsaken line.

    Report this comment

    Tudor Bushe

    Saturday, March 30, 2013

  • So much for Chloe Smith. Is her 'cure the railways' initiative going to take longer than expected to deliver, like the rest of her hot air and empty promises that the EDP likes to plug.

    Report this comment

    Police Commissioner ???

    Friday, March 29, 2013

  • Can't blame Network Rail for this one. Travelling on this line is an expensive and unfunny joke. Usually train travel is much preferable to the car, but faced with the cost and unreliability of this line I am back to the delights of the A11.

    Report this comment

    a fine city

    Friday, March 29, 2013

  • More 'clapped out' rollng stock - along with the carriages! Oh for British Rail, and not this pantomine.

    Report this comment

    biglingers

    Friday, March 29, 2013

  • This is "dog bites man" stuff. News would give us "man bites dog" stuff - that is, that all train services are running normally, and fare prices remain unchanged. Fat chance - we know!

    Report this comment

    peter blyth

    Friday, March 29, 2013

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Homes24
Jobs24
Drive24
MyDate24
MyPhotos24
FamilyNotices24
Weddingsite

loading...

Classifieds, browse or search them online now

The Canary magazine
Order your copy of The Canary magazine

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT