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Residents have described the decision by developers behind 5,000 new homes in a Norfolk town to have a bus route run down a muddy track barely wide enough to drive down as ridiculous.

Repairs to a railway bridge near Diss station and two weeks of resurfacing work will see two roads in South Norfolk closed to traffic.

If Greater Anglia’s promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region’s rail passengers – the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.

Trains between Norwich and Diss have been cancelled, leaving many football fans stranded as they try to make their way to Carrow Road.

Rail passengers are being warned to check before they travel over the festive season as engineering works and timetable changes come into effect.

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Greater Anglia has just posted its worst ever results for punctuality and reliability, but boss Jamie Burles is upbeat.

Firefighters in Norfolk have been called out twice in just over an hour to deal with electric cables that have come down.

The romance of steam has mingled with the magic of Christmas on Norfolk’s famous Poppy Line.

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.

Catching the train should be a stress free way of travelling across the county but for thousands of commuters in Norfolk this just simply is not the case.

It’s been a torrid year for rail passengers, hit by strikes, timetable changes and now fare increases.

MPs have slammed the “chaotic rollout” of railway timetable changes, including on the King’s Lynn to London line earlier this year.

Planned engineering work is continuing as part of a major signalling upgrade on the Wherry Lines from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Train services on the Ipswich to Lowestoft line have been “severely disrupted” due to signalling problems.

Network Rail is to spend £2.2bn maintaining and replacing infrastructure in East Anglia – but there is still no commitment to the improvements needed to bring the main line to London into the 21st century.

Essential rail maintenance work will take place this month to reduce delays on the Norwich to London main line.

Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.

Engineering works on the Sheringham rail line for the next two weekends have been cancelled – so passengers will be able to catch trains instead of the buses which had been advertised.

Train services running between Ipswich and Lowestoft are returning to normal after fallen trees had blocked the railway line – but disruption is still expected until 7pm.

The “almost daily” cancellation of early morning train services between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is damaging the seaside town, councillors have claimed.

More than five acres of railway sidings are up for grabs with Network Rail looking for new leaseholders for a site in Lowestoft.

A busy Norfolk road will be shut through rush hour after a car crashed into a railway bridge.

Train services between Ipswich and Norwich were disrupted in the summer after a train hit engineering equipment left on the line by team employed by Network Rail, it has emerged.

Network Rail will train its sights this autumn on combatting leaves which fall on the line and cause delays.

A level crossing was the scene of tragedy as a London to Norwich train crashed into a car, leaving the male driver dead.

From a trip into space with astronaut Tim Peake to making a robot obey your commands - here’s how to take part in Norwich Science Festival 2018.

All lines between Norwich and Lowestoft are blocked following a swing bridge failure.

A £68m signalling upgrade will see no trains run between Great Yarmouth and Reedham for at least six months.

Extra train services are being run to transport football fans to Ipswich for the big East Anglian derby this weekend.

Train journeys between Norwich and London are suffering delays after an accident saw a level crossing damaged prompting speed reductions

Caroline Linsdell, partner at Cozens-Hardy solicitors, looks at the knotty problem of Japanese Knotweed.

A faulty swing bridge means all trains between Lowestoft and Ipswich have been cancelled, with services now starting at Oulton Broad South until the problem is fixed.

Those using Greater Anglia services this weekend can expect disruption to their journeys.

Rail replacement buses will be running between Norwich and London this August Bank Holiday because of track improvements.

The numbers of people caught trespassing on Norfolk railway lines has fallen - but hundreds of people continue to risk their lives each year, including teenagers.

Greater Anglia has announced changes to the timetable this weekend due to late notice engineering works taking place between Bethnal Green and London Liverpool Street

The lack of rain - and the scorching temperatures which have dominated the past few weeks - has left some concerned about the threat of a hosepipe ban in East Anglia.

A community will be giving back to their hero in need, who worked around the clock to keep residents and their homes safe during The Marrams coastal erosion crisis.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are taking action to minimise disruption to rail passengers during hot weather.

Holidaymakers are warning they might not return to a Norfolk gem after getting stranded following failures of three bridges.

Two failures of the Victoria Road level crossing were not fixed for more than 700 hours - more than 29 days - it has been revealed.

Rail bosses pledged a new timetable would mean fewer delays and more reliable services.

Trains between Lowestoft and Norwich were cancelled yesterday afternoon due to a swing bridge failure.

Greater Anglia has reported an “excellent performance” in the last month with punctuality on many routes more than 90pc during May.

Train passengers are still facing disruption today because of a major track fault at London Liverpool Street station - and will continue to for the rest of the week.

Multiple train journeys between Norwich and London will be badly affected today because of a “major track fault”.

Due to a major track fault at London Liverpool Street station, preventing the operation of trains into some platforms, there will be alterations to some Greater Anglia services on Monday, June 11.

A van has become stuck under a railway bridge in Thetford.

Redundant assets from rail improvements in Great Yarmouth have been given to the Mid Norfolk Railway (MNR).

Police were filmed breaking up an illegal rave in riot gear on Saturday in the third such event this month.

Rail services are returning to normal between Stowmarket and Diss, following delays and alterations while an inspection of the track took place.

A familiar face will make the journey to London next week as part of a national initiative to promote rail travel to the region.

Trains between Norwich and London are being delayed and cancelled because the hot weather means a speed restriction has been put in place.

Train passengers in Norfolk and Suffolk have been promised fewer delays and cancellations on mainline services following upgrades.

The rail crossing at Victoria Road, near Oulton Broad South station, which broke three times in three days last week causing chaos for drivers in Lowestoft, has been fixed by Network Rail.

A taskforce has confirmed the ambition to achieve train services from London to Norwich in 90 minutes will be met on schedule.

A claim that the Norwich in 90 minutes train time ambition by Greater Anglia could hit the buffers has been refuted by an MP and the train operator.

The ambition to have 90 minute train times between Norwich and London is in doubt, it has been claimed.

When faced with a long train journey, it can often be tricky for commuters to think of how to pass the time.

A broken down train has prevented the minister responsible for the country’s transport system from visiting the Great Yarmouth area today.

The Victoria Road level crossing is once again broken, infuriating drivers in Lowestoft.

Trains are running between Lowestoft and Norwich in both directions after disruption due to a failure of the Somerleyton Swing Bridge.

There will be further disruption for rail passengers over the two bank holiday weekends due to be engineering work being carried out by Network Rail on the main line to London.

A road closure is causing traffic problems at a rail crossing in Oulton Broad.

A frustrated commuter who took a train firm to court after claiming he experienced almost 200 delayed journeys in a year has been paid compensation.

A person has been killed after being hit by a train on the Cambridge to Ely line.

Train drivers were told to approach a level crossing in Rackheath with caution after a warning barrier was knocked off.

A new train control system could help cut delays on the King’s Lynn to London line.

It is an ambitious vision to relay miles of railway track and rejuvenate an area of mid-Norfolk.

The rail crossing barriers on a busy road are stuck down again, just three days after the very same fault occurred.

Rail crossing barriers on a busy road are now working properly after an earlier fault caused severe traffic problems.

A retired teacher has admitted endangering a train by failing to heed warning signs at a crossing.

The Beast from the East may have passed and the snow may have mostly melted, but the white stuff still needed to be cleared to allow the trains to run.

East Midlands trains have announced it will be resuming its regular timetable from Monday, March 5.

Railway tracks have become submerged in snow making passage impossible.

Network Rail has announced it will end toilet charges at its stations in 2019.

Train services are expected to run as normal tomorrow after a day of snow disruption.

Rail bosses say they are using NASA-grade insulation to try to stop points from freezing during the cold snap.

Hundreds of trains have been cancelled on the region’s network as snow and sub-zero temperatures are forecast. But why do trains stop running in cold weather? Here is everything you need to know.

Forecasted heavy snow fall and sub-zero temperatures has forced Greater Anglia to put in place a contingency plan which could see trains cancelled across Norfolk and Suffolk.

The Broads Authority is in talks with Network Rail to ease passage for larger boats using a pair of century old swing bridges.

Rail passengers have been warned to plan ahead for the Easter weekend due to major engineering work on some of Britain’s busiest routes.

Trains between Norwich and Sheringham have been disrupted due to a signalling fault at North Walsham.

The closure of train services between Norwich, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth continues this weekend for signalling improvements.

A pledge to double the length of trains between King’s Lynn and London hang in balance despite promises the new-look service would be in place by the end of the year.

Network Rail has shared plans for how it will spend more than £2 billion to improve train services in East Anglia between 2019 and 2024.

A decision to replace all train services between Great Yarmouth and Norwich over the half term has been defended, with the message that the works need to be done.

No trains will run on two major routes from Norwich for nine days this month, with replacement bus services instead taking on the mantle.

The MP for Suffolk Coastal has urged the public to use level crossings safely, after a teenage girl narrowly missed being hit by a train at Halesworth last month.

Rail passengers travelling between Norwich and Cambridge are facing delays and possible cancellations to services.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the King’s Lynn branch of Samaritans, the charity which provides a listening ear to people in distress and despair.

Commuters and passengers on Greater Anglia trains to and from Norwich are facing cancellations or delays because of problems on the line.

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