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Rail passengers being warned of delays

Rail passengers in the East are being warned of possible delays of up to 40 minutes on Abellio Greater Anglia trains because of a double decker bus hitting a bridge at Stratford.

Lines have been reopened but Abellio are warning that all services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford may be delayed, diverted or even cancelled.

Disruption is expected until 16.00


M11 still shut for clean up work after collision

The M11 remains closed northbound between J10 Duxford and J8 Bishop's Stortford after a van and two cars collided earlier today, leaving one man dead.

Investigation work has been completed at the scene 10 miles after junction 8 near Saffron Walden, but the carriageway now needs to be cleared.

All traffic that was trapped on the motorway, has been released, but there are long delays in the area.

M11 closed northbound because of fatal crash

The M11 is closed while emergency services deal with a crash near the junction for Saffron Walden.

It happened just after 1.30pm and involved a white VW Transport van, a black Ford Focus and a silver VW Golf.

One man has died, three others are in hospital. The M11 northbound is closed at junction 8. Motorists are asked to find alternative routes and to avoid the area while important recovery and forensic investigation work takes place.

A lane of the south bound carriageway has also been closed.

The road closures will be in place throughout the rush hour. Essex Police and the Highways Agency are working together to free the trapped traffic and are urging people to try and use alternative routes.

Council suggests 40mph limit for rural roads

A new scheme aimed at reducing road deaths could see 40 and 50mph speed limits introduced on scores of rural roads in north Norfolk.

The pilot would see a mix of 40mph and 50mph limits Credit: ITV

Councillors want to bring in the new limits in a triangle between King's Lynn, Hunstanton and Sheringham, with 50 limits on 'B' roads and 40s on smaller roads. The pilot still needs to be approved by the Department for Transport. Limits on 'A' roads would remain unchanged.

The triangle formed by the A148 and A149 Credit: ITV

Dave Stevens from Norfolk County Council explains why the area was chosen:

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