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Delays as train hits car at level crossing

PUBLISHED: 23:28 29 March 2018 | UPDATED: 08:27 30 March 2018

A train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater Anglia

A train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater Anglia

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A train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge.

A train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater AngliaA train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater Anglia

Train operator Greater Anglia said the vehicle was struck at Waterbeach on the edge of the Fens in Cambridgeshire at 5.45pm today.

The company said services between Cambridge and Ely, King’s Lynn and Norwich are disrupted.

A Greater Anglia spokesman said the train involved in the incident belonged to Great Northern.

It is understood that the driver of the car escaped with minor injuries.

A train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater AngliaA train has hit a car at a level crossing, causing delays to rail services between Norwich and Cambridge. Photo: Greater Anglia

The crossing has now reopened.

Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.

• If your journey has been delayed by 30 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. visit http://www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay for details

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