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Update: Disruption and delays for rail passengers

PUBLISHED: 23:25 20 November 2012 | UPDATED: 23:35 20 November 2012

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LEAVES on the rail tracks have caused a number of services to be delays or cancelled.

Mainline services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich have been disrupted by “poor rail conditions” throughout the evening.

One commuter travelling between London and Ipswich said an announcement at Liverpool Street station said his train had been cancelled due to leaves on the line.

Further delays have been caused by a chemical leak at a factory near the line at Hatfield Peverel, which has affected some services.

Highways bosses have announced they will be carrying out a series of improvements to the road network across Suffolk and north Essex this week.

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

Drivers in Woodbridge have faced long delays this afternoon after a major route through the town became flooded.

Kebab fans will be excited to hear a new fast food outlet that prides itself on making top quality versions of the takeaway staple is opening in Ipswich soon.

Firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze that broke out in a flat in Ipswich this afternoon.

Colchester MP Will Quince has described a knife attack in the town that left a teenager seriously hurt as “deeply alarming”.

The shocking prevalence of rape in Ipswich has been uncovered in an EADT and Star investigation.

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