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Travel: Services return to normal after major disruption on main line

PUBLISHED: 15:15 16 March 2014 | UPDATED: 18:36 16 March 2014

Disruption to mainline trains

Disruption to mainline trains

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Rail passengers faced disruption to journeys in and out of London after a person was hit by a train on Sunday afternoon.

All services travelling via Witham were cancelled or delayed by up to 90 minutes following the incident shortly after lunchtime.

The disruption affected journeys from Liverpool Street to Ipswich, Colchester and Norwich.

The line was eventually reopened by 4.30pm and services returned to normal during the early evening.

A Shotley father with five drink-driving convictions has been jailed for 36 weeks after taking his mother’s car without consent and crashing it into a hedge.

Snow could fall in parts of Suffolk this morning as temperatures dropped overnight.

Bosses at the Eastern Enterprise Hub and University of Suffolk hope gaming and technology students will be inspired to pursue their games ideas, after it emerged the gaming industry is one of the fastest growing locally.

Police and firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack in Carlton Colville in the early hours of this morning.

Trains between London and Norwich are being cancelled this morning as a result of engineering work not having been completed on time.

Police are searching for a 52-year-old man from Leavenheath who has been reported missing.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

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