Rail disruption on the Norwich to Lowestoft and Norwich to London lines

An Abellio Greater Anglia train. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

An Abellio Greater Anglia train. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Rail passengers are experiencing disruption on the Norwich to Lowestoft and Norwich to London lines today

There have been cancellations to services between Norwich and Lowestoft due to a fault with a river swing bridge at Somerleyton.

Abellio Greater Anglia is reporting that all lines are blocked and disruption is expected until 5.30pm.

The Abellio Greater Anglia website states a rail replacement bus, operated by Freestones Coaches, is operating between Norwich and Lowestoft via Oulton Broad North.

Valid Abellio Greater Anglia tickets will also be accepted on alternative routes available on the following First Norfolk/Suffolk local buses:


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There have also been cancellations on services between London Liverpool Street and Stratford due to plastic sheeting being caught on the overhead electric wires earlier today.

As of 4.30pm, the Abellio Greater Anglia website stated all lines have now reopened.

It said: 'Train services running to and from these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 45 mins or revised.'

Disruption is expected until about 5pm.

For more information, visit www.abelliogreateranglia.co.uk

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