Travel disruption and power cuts in the Anglia region

Normal rail service has resumed and power restored to almost all homes and businesses after Thursday's winds.

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Normal rail service resumes after storm damage

Normal service has resumed after storm damage

Normal service has resumed on the regions rail network following storm damage early on Thursday 18.

Trees fell on tracks and overhead lines during the strong winds. More damaged trees fell on overhead lines on Friday 19 adding to the disruption.

They were removed in the morning and normal service had resumed by 4pm.

UK Power Networks say the vast majority of homes and businesses have had their power restored and hope to have the last few completed today.

Storm disruption to power, roads and rail continues

More trees have come down on power lines

The line between Norwich and Liverpool street is experiencing delays after yesterday's heavy winds.

This morning more trees fell onto overhead wires between Stowmarket and Norwich. Greater Anglia say they expect the disruption is expected to continue until later this afternoon.

Some areas are still experiencing power cuts Credit: ITV News

Around 1,300 homes and business in Suffolk are still experiencing power cuts with a further 700 in Norfolk affected. UK Power Networks say they are aiming to have power restored by the end of today.

In Hertfordshire the remaining trees on the roads have been made safe and will be removed today.


Rail disruption continues after last night's winds

Rail disruption continues after strong winds Credit: PA

Rail services are still experiencing difficulties after last night's winds brought down trees and power lines.

There are cancellations on a number of Greater Anglia services.

Trees are blocking lines between Marks Tey and Sudbury and Darsham and Saxmundham and there is damage to overhead electric wires between Stowmarket and Norwich.

Due to a signalling fault there is also cancellations between Norwich and Sheringham via Cromer.


Police deal with hundreds of calls over travel chaos

Norfolk Police say they have dealt with 300 emergency calls following the travel chaos caused by strong winds.

They were received between 5am and 7am. That number is the usual daily total.

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