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No trains between Cromer and Sheringham

Trains are not running between Cromer and Sheringham in Norfolk. Credit: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

The rail service is suspended on Greater Anglia between Cromer and Sheringham due to a points failure.

Trains are unable to run on any of the lines.

Abellio Greater Anglia says train services running to and from this station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 mins or revised. Disruption is expected until 11am.

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£100k to fight Northamptonshire rail plans

A campaign to fight plans for a new rail depot in Northamptonshire has been given a cash boost.

Councillors on South Northamptonshire have voted to set aside a hundred thousand pounds to block the proposals by Rail Central for a 700 acre site between Milton Malsor and Blisworth.

People living in the area say it would cause traffic problems, ruin the countryside and end the rural community but the scheme's developers say it will create eight thousand jobs.

Flying Scotsman train trip to East Anglia cancelled

The Flying Scotsman made an historic journey along the East Coast line in February. Credit: ITV News

A visit to the Anglia region by the historic steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman has been cancelled after safety concerns.

The legendary locomotive was due to run a special excursion train from Ely to Norwich however the trip's been called off.

It's after thousands of pounds worth of delays were caused when people got too close to the tracks as the engine steamed through St Neots in Cambridgeshire in February.

It was feared the same might happen when the East Anglia trip was due to take place on 25 May.

Crowds turned out in force to see The Flying Scotsman travel through the Anglia region in February. Credit: ITV News

Person killed on Norwich to Cambridge rail line

The level crossing at Keswick in Norfolk where a person was hit by a train on the line. Credit: Google Maps / Street View

Police are investigating after a person was killed on the railway line between Norwich to Cambridge.

The incident happened around 10.30am on Monday in the Keswick - Cringleford area near Norwich.

British Transport Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Train services between Cambridge and Norwich are being delayed by up to an hour and buses are replacing some trains. Abellio Greater Anglia expect disruption to continue until 3pm.

The incident follows a crash between a tractor and a train with 135 passengers at a level crossing at Roudham in Norfolk on Sunday.

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Network Rail to be quizzed over Ely junction upgrade

The Ely North junction. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

MPs and business leaders will quiz Network Rail this morning about a much-needed upgrade of the Ely North junction.

It follows months of lobbying to ensure a promised half-hourly service on the King's Lynn to London line are on schedule for next year.

"The Ely Junction is now the critical bottleneck holding back the vital Norwich to Cambridge to Stansted 'Innovation Line' which could create thousands of jobs in rural Norfolk."

– George Freeman MP, Mid Norfolk (Con).

Rail line re-opened but delays and buses continue

The main rail between London and Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk has re-opened after signalling problems near Witham but there will still be delays for commuters well into the evening.

Buses replacing trains outside Witham station in Essex. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Serena Sandhu

Buses have been replacing trains between Chelmsford and Witham affecting passengers heading to and from Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich as well as stations between.

Rail operator Abellio Greater Anglia is warning that delays and disruption could continue until 9pm.

In the past fortnight, Abellio Greater Anglia has been forced to cancel 900 train services. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Serena Sandhu
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