Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

Update: Rail delays clear after car crashes into level crossing barrier in Old Newton

PUBLISHED: 08:33 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:03 16 January 2013

Rail delays after signalling fault

Rail delays after signalling fault

Archant

TRAIN services have returned to normal after a car crashed into a Suffolk level crossing barrier this morning.

The smash happened in Station Road, Old Newton, around 7.10am.

A Ford Mondeo crashed into the barrier and ended up on the tracks, blocking the Suffolk-to-London line.

The car has now been removed and train services are running normally again.

1 comment

  • How imaginative, using a photo of Ipswich station captioned "incident at Stowmarket" to illustrate a story about something that happened at Old Newton.

    Report this comment

    beerlover

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Seven suspected Ukrainian illegal immigrants have been arrested after their yacht ran aground on the Suffolk coast today.

It may have been a forgettable season finish for Blues fans at Portman Road on Saturday – but one moment of magic should cheer even the most desolate of supporters.

Firefighters will be tackling the fire on Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, into the night, with needles left by drug users and a hazardous building meaning they will not risk entering the property.

A spring cleaning campaign across west Suffolk has seen volunteers litter pick and remove more than 460 bags of waste from public open spaces.

Former Bread star Giles Watling is hoping to make it third time lucky when he tries again to be elected as Conservative MP for Clacton next month.

A critical care nurse is to take on her first ever open-water swimming challenge in memory of her best friend who she lost to meningitis.

One sixth form in Ipswich experienced the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with its own red carpet event last week for its film students.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24