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Travel: Rail services in Diss, Ipswich, Manningtree and Colchester cancelled after person hit by train in Ilford

12:31 19 March 2014

A person has been hit by a train.

A person has been hit by a train.

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Rail services may be cancelled, delayed or revised at short notice after a person was hit by a train earlier today.


Greater Anglia has announced that Ilford Station has reopened after the incident there this morning, however services travelling through that area re expected to be disrupted until 1pm.

The 12.30pm Norwich to London service, calling at Diss, Ipswich, Manningtree and Colchester has been cancelled, as has the 12.30pm London to Norwich service.

The 1pm and 2pm Colchester to Colchester Town services have also been cancelled.



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