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Bittern Line re-opens following bridge bash

PUBLISHED: 12:11 08 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:11 08 September 2016

A train on the Bittern Line. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A train on the Bittern Line. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

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The Bittern Line has reopened following a bridge bash at North Walsham this morning.

A Network Rail spokesman said: “I can confirm that the bridge at North Walsham Station was struck this morning just before 10am. Our engineers inspected the bridge and the line reopened at 11.05am.”

Trains between Norwich and Sheringham were running up to 20 minutes late, or being cancelled, following the incident which was reported at about 9.50am.

An Abellio spokesman said passengers affected might be entitled to claim delay repay via: www.abelliogreateranglia.co.uk/contact-us/contact-forms/delay-repay


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