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Train services across parts of East Anglia affected by major signalling problem

Branch lines across East Anglia have been the worst hit. Credit: PA Images

A major signalling problem has led to chaos for commuters on parts of the region's railways. Branch lines across East Anglia have been the worst hit.

Greater Anglia services between Ipswich and Peterborough, and rural routes from Ipswich and Norwich are disrupted.

Greater Anglia has advised services will be affected until further notice. The following train services have been cancelled as a result.

Peterborough to Ipswich

  • 13:50 Peterborough to Ipswich
  • 16:01 Ipswich to Peterborough
  • 17:50 Peterborough to Ipswich

Passengers travelling between Peterborough and Ipswich may travel via Cambridge in both direction. Greater Anglia tickets will be accepted on East Midlands Railway and Cross Country Trains to and from Peterborough. Passengers for Whittlesea and Manea are advised to use the help point or ask a member of staff for assistance.

– Greater Anglia

Norwich - Sheringham

  • Trains will run between Norwich and Cromer all day.
  • Cromer - Sheringham will be served by a rail replacement bus service.
  • After 09:45 the service will reduce to a two-hour frequency.

Norwich - Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft

  • Full peak service for both AM / PM peak dependent on unit availability.
  • After 10:00 the service will reduce to a two-hour frequency.

Norwich - Cambridge

  • All services cancelled to 10:30am.
  • This is when the engineers are hoping to fix the signalling problems.
  • East Midland Railway services will call additionally at Brandon, Attleborough and Wymondham in both directions.

Ipswich - Felixstowe

  • Cancelled throughout the day.

Ipswich - Cambridge

  • Full Working Timetable.

Ipswich - Peterborough Ipswich - Lowestoft via Saxmundham

  • 70% service throughout the day. We are working on making it a 100% service.

Marks Tey - Sudbury

  • Full Working Timetable.

Greater Anglia have apologised for the disruption.

For specific train service alterations click here.