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Passengers injured in low-speed train crash at Norwich station

Eight passengers have suffered minor injuries after a low-speed train crash at Norwich station.

The crash happened at around 12.25am on Sunday.

The 23:34 Greater Anglia Train from Great Yarmouth to Norwich collided with a stationary East Midlands train, which was already in the station.

There were 31 passengers on board the Greater Anglia train, plus the driver and conductor. It's thought that 8 passenger received minor injuries.

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TRAVEL: Train delays between Norwich and London

There are delays between Norwich and London because of a tree leaning on power cables on the line to Diss.

A shuttle bus is currently in operation between Norwich and Diss and there are delays of about 30 minutes on both directions of the line.

Network Rail and Greater Anglia do not know when a normal service will be resumed. There are currently engineers on site who are looking at removing the tree which is causing the obstruction.


Tenth anniversary for train service

Cambridge Railway Station. Credit: ITV Anglia

Today sees the tenth anniversary of the Norwich to Cambridge rail service.

The direct service was first introduced in September 2002, when just over 300,000 people used the line. Now almost a million people use the service every year.

Prior to the service being introduced passengers had to change at Ely.

Rail passengers face delays after person hit by train

Train stopped on bridge at Diss in Norfolk Credit: ITV Anglia

Greater Anglia train services between Norwich and London Liverpool Street have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train at Diss. The line was shut around midday, the first departure from Norwich will now be at 1300. Disruption to services on the line is expected to continue until 1500.

Passengers waiting at Diss station Credit: ITV Anglia