Rail service disrupted after boat hits railway bridge

Greater Anglia Norwich

Greater Anglia trains are disrupted - Credit: Greater Anglia

Rail service in Norfolk has been disrupted after a boat hit a railway bridge.

Greater Anglia tweeted about the incident at 3.21pm on Tuesday, July 27 saying its service has been delayed between Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Sheringham and Norwich after a boat hit a railway bridge between Salhouse and Brundall.

The incident is ongoing and Network Rail staff are on site dealing with it.

In its train service updates, Greater Anglia said its 2.57pm service from Lowestoft to Norwich due at 3.33pm will call additionally at Somerleyton, Haddiscoe, Reedham, Cantley and Brundall. It will be delayed at Brundall Gardens and is now 20 minutes late.

And its 3.17pm service to Great Yarmouth from Norwich due at 3.55pm will be delayed at Brundall.

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Greater Anglia tweeted an update at 3.53pm to say normal running has resumed after lines at Salhouse reopened.

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