Broken overhead wires cause Greater Anglia cancellations

Plans for a 305-space car park at Norwich Railway Station have been given the go-ahead. Picture: BRI

Greater Anglia trains have been cancelled between Norwich and Diss after damaged overhead wires on December 8, 2020. - Credit: Archant

Trains between Norwich and Diss are cancelled this morning after damaged overhead wires.

The Greater Anglia services will be replaced with a bus service according to the train operator's website.

It said: "Due to faulty overhead electric wires between Diss and Norwich all lines are blocked Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until further notice. Network Rail engineers are en route to the site to investigate and affect repairs."

The cancellations come after trains between Norwich and London Liverpool Street were cancelled or delayed after a person was hit by a train between Gidea Park and Ilford, near the capital.

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