Extra trains put on for East Anglian derby this weekend between Norwich City and Ipswich Town

Norwich City and Ipswich Town fans at Carrow Road in 2015. Picture Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City and Ipswich Town fans at Carrow Road in 2015. Picture Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 16/05/2015 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Greater Anglia is running extra train services on Sunday for football supporters travelling to Norwich for the Championship local derby between Norwich City and Ipswich Town.

About 2,000 Ipswich Town fans are expected to travel to Norwich for the match at Carrow Road on Sunday with kick-off at midday.

Before the match there will be two extra services, one which leaves Ipswich at 9.40am and arrives in Norwich 10.22am and another which leaves at 10.05am and arrives in the city at 10.58am.

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Andrew Goodrum, customer service director, Greater Anglia, said: 'We are always happy to support local events, wherever possible and practical, and we know football fans appreciate the additional services.'

Other scheduled services will operate between Norwich and Ipswich, Norwich and Lowestoft, and Norwich and Thetford .

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The scheduled timetable services will also be running between Norwich and Great Yarmouth and Norwich and Sheringham.

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