Trains between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough suspended after derailment at Manea, Norwich - Cambridge services not affected
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Some train services have been suspended 'until further notice' on one of the region's busiest routes after a freight train derailed.
Wagons came off the line between Ely and Manea, in Cambridgeshire, yesterday.
Train operator Greater Anglia said services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough have been suspended until further notice.
'Network Rail engineers are on site working to recover the derailed wagons, which is likely to take a number of days as they will require to be lifted away by crane,' thye firm said. 'The track is also damaged and will need to be replaced before services can run again. Further updates and timescales will be released over the next few days.'
A limited rail replacement bus service is running between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough, to call at Ely, March, Whittlesea and Peterborough, which is being operated by Panther, Young's and Discovery.
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Customers wishing to travel to Ely can use Greater Anglia services between Ipswich and Cambridge, and Norwich and Cambridge.
Greater Anglia services between Norwich and Cambridge, and Ipswich and Cambridge are mostly unaffected, however some services may need to be altered or cancelled at short notice.
Specific train service alterations are available here.
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