Line reopens between Lowestoft and Ipswich after earlier track repair works

Greater Anglia has warned there may be small delays on services until lunchtime.

Greater Anglia has warned there may be small delays on services until lunchtime. - Credit: Archant

Rail passengers have been experiencing delays between Lowestoft and Ipswich due to track repair works close to Woodbridge.

Earlier in the afternoon, the Greater Anglia website read that: 'Due to urgent repairs to the track between Westerfield and Woodbridge some lines are blocked.

'Train services between Ipswich and Lowestoft via Saxmundham and Beccles may be cancelled, delayed by up to 45 minutes or suspended between Ipswich and Lowestoft.

'Customers are advised some train services maybe supplemented with a rail replacement bus in both directions between Lowestoft and Ipswich, allow for an extended journey time in both directions.'

The line had reopened shortly after 4pm, although delays of 20 minutes may still be experienced until 5pm.

The 2.17pm service from Ipswich to Lowestoft was started from Woodbridge and terminated at Beccles.

The 3.07pm service from Lowestoft to Ipswich was cancelled.

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