Multiple train journeys between Norwich and London will be badly affected today because of a “major track fault”.
A claim that the Norwich in 90 minutes train time ambition by Greater Anglia could hit the buffers has been refuted by an MP and the train operator.
The ambition to have 90 minute train times between Norwich and London is in doubt, it has been claimed.
When faced with a long train journey, it can often be tricky for commuters to think of how to pass the time.
A broken down train has prevented the minister responsible for the country’s transport system from visiting the Great Yarmouth area today.
Transformation of Yarmouth line
Train services are expected to run as normal tomorrow after a day of snow disruption.
Forecasted heavy snow fall and sub-zero temperatures has forced Greater Anglia to put in place a contingency plan which could see trains cancelled across Norfolk and Suffolk.
I have no problem with railway works being done over school holidays - without school runs in the morning, when better to make use of replacement buses?
The closure of train services between Norwich, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth continues this weekend for signalling improvements.
Network Rail has shared plans for how it will spend more than £2 billion to improve train services in East Anglia between 2019 and 2024.
A decision to replace all train services between Great Yarmouth and Norwich over the half term has been defended, with the message that the works need to be done.
No trains will run on two major routes from Norwich for nine days this month, with replacement bus services instead taking on the mantle.
Commuters and passengers on Greater Anglia trains to and from Norwich are facing cancellations or delays because of problems on the line.
A postcode lottery for Norfolk in the trial of a new ‘Millennial’ 26-30 railcard will be fixed after patches in availability were found.
Greater Anglia is reassuring customers that the railway is open for travel this Christmas despite engineering works taking place on the Norwich to London line.
Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.
Network Rail is carrying out nine days of intensive engineering works to upgrade signals on the Norwich to Lowestoft and Norwich to Great Yarmouth routes, starting this weekend.
Rail passengers are set to experience widespread disruption as work on a major modernisation plan gets under way.
A platform is set to be removed from Great Yarmouth station as part of resignalling plans.
The train operator has cancelled 15 train services today due to track problems near London and the derailed freight train in Suffolk. See if your travel plans have been affected here.
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