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Showing off the hundred new trains coming to East Anglia

Greater Anglia has ordered 665 new train carriages from Bombardier in Derby. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The rail company Greater Anglia has been showing off the the new trains coming to a station near you in 2019.

It is a preview of how the new carriages it's buying could look.

The franchise holder is replacing all of its ageing rolling stock with new-look services running in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Nearly 700 carriages have been ordered from the Bombardier factory in Derby to make up 89 new five-carriage trains and 22 ten-carriage trains.

Commuters using them will have access to plug sockets, USB points and free wifi.

Overall, Greater Anglia is investing £1.4 billion on 169 new trains, of which £900 million is being spent on Bombardier trains.

A further 58 trains are being built for Greater Anglia by Stadler, in Switzerland, for Greater Anglia’s Intercity, Stansted Express and regional services.

  • Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes

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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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