Search

UPDATE: Disruption as trains between Norwich and London cancelled

12:35 23 May 2011

Passengers are facing disruption between Norwich and London due to overhead wiring problems.

Passengers are facing disruption between Norwich and London due to overhead wiring problems.

Archant

Train services running between Norwich and London have been disrupted today due to overhead wiring problems after a tree came into contact with overhead lines.

Train services running between Norwich and London have been disrupted today due to overhead wiring problems after a tree came into contact with overhead lines.

The tree came into contact with overhead lines near to Newton Flotman resulting in problems to services between Norwich and Diss from about 9.30am.

A spokesman for National Express East Anglia said the problems resulted in a bus replacement service being operated between Norwich and Diss.

He added that the frequency of the service had to be put back from half-hourly to hourly while work was carried out on the overhead lines.

A spokesman for Network Rail said the tree has now been removed.

Normal services are now running between Norwich and Diss although there is expected to be some knock-on disruption as a result of this morning’s problems.

0 comments

Other News

Yesterday, 14:00
Church Farm residential home in Hemsby.

Picture: James Bass

Urgent improvement is needed to improve food hygiene at a care home in Hemsby, according to a report.

Yesterday, 09:46
Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

Yesterday, 06:38
The Manor Hotel, Mundesley.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A mudslide at Mundesley, following torrential rain last night, sparked concern for 20 people in the clifftop Manor Hotel.

Yesterday, 02:32
Louise Jackson, new head at Great Yarmouth High School

Great Yarmouth High School has announced the appointment of Louise Jackson as its new permanent headteacher.

Most Read

Tue, 10:10
Accident on Fuller's Hill, Yarmouth between a car and a lorry.

Traffic was slow in Yarmouth this morning after an accident saw a car end up on its side near Fuller’s Hill.

Read more
James Paget University Hospital
Wed, 14:58
The view from the top of Gorleston cliffs looking towards the Pier Hotel and Outer Harbour area of Great Yarmouth.  Picture: James Bass

A man was rescued this morning after he fell out of his mobility scooter and down the side of a cliff in Gorleston.

Read more
James Paget University Hospital
Tue, 13:30
Aerial acrobatics by the Twister team launched the countdown to the Great Yarmouth Air Show 2017

Aircraft will dance in the skies over Great Yarmouth seafront for four days next summer as the resort hosts its first ever major airshow.

Read more
Greater Yarmouth Tourism
Tue, 08:00
Picture: O J Spalding

A Norwich film-maker with roots in Yarmouth returned to the seaside town, to shoot the story of a single mum who finds she is pregnant again.

Read more
Great Yarmouth
Yesterday, 09:46
Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Most Commented

Yesterday, 09:46
Travelodge at Beacon Park

A new Travelodge Hotel and trio of food outlets are being tipped as the answer to a key employer’s investment needs in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Local Weather

Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 10°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up