Update: Train lines between Manningtree and Ipswich re-open following signalling problems but trains still have to run at reduced speed
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Train lines between Ipswich and Manningtree have re-opened following signalling problems which forced people travelling between London and Norwich to use a rail replacement bus service earlier this afternoon.
In a statement on its website, Greater Anglia said: 'Owing to signalling problems between Manningtree and Ipswich, all lines have re opened from 14:30. However, trains will have to run at reduced speed at the location affected by the fault and to manage the line capacity, London Liverpool Street to Ipswich services will start and terminate at Colchester.
'Commencing with the 14:00 Norwich to London service and 13:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich departure, trains to and from Norwich will run through to destination, with delays up to 15 minutes being incurred between Manningtree and Ipswich.
'Some services may be also be cancelled, or further revised at short notice.'
The company earlier said a rail replacement bus service was being put in place between Colchester, Manningtree and Ipswich.
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The company said customers travelling to and from Norwich can also travel via Cambridge and connect with Abellio Greater Anglia, to London Liverpool Street, or First Capital Connect services to and from Kings Cross.
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