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Commuters faced delays after train broke down in Stowmarket

PUBLISHED: 19:38 22 February 2019 | UPDATED: 22:27 22 February 2019

Services between Norwich and Cromer were suspended for more than an hour after the vehicle became stuck under the Norwich Road bridge in North Walsham. Photo: Neil Perry

Services between Norwich and Cromer were suspended for more than an hour after the vehicle became stuck under the Norwich Road bridge in North Walsham. Photo: Neil Perry

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Commuters faced delays on the track after services were cancelled between London and Norwich due to a broken down train.

The 4pm train from Norwich to London broke down at Stowmarket causing delays in both directions.

Greater Anglia put announcements on Twitter.

It posted: “The 16:00 from Norwich to Liverpool Street has broken down at #Stowmarket and has terminated there.

“As a result all trains calling at Stowmarket will use platform 2 the Nowich, Bury St Edmunds platform in both directions.

“The following trains are cancelled as a result -the 18:30 and 20:00 from Liverpool Street to Norwich.

“The 17:30 from Norwich to Liverpool Street.”

Services continued to be affected with the company warning that trains heading towards Ipswich will be delayed by 20 minutes or cancelled until about 9pm.


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