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Update: Trains services return to normal

PUBLISHED: 07:34 28 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:53 28 December 2012

A London-bound train goes through Suffolk at Baylham

A London-bound train goes through Suffolk at Baylham

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TRAIN services to and from Norwich have returned to normal after hours of major disruption because of signalling problems.

Services to London Liverpool Street, Cambridge, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth were affected.

Train operator Greater Anglia had to cancel and delay services at short notice from about 7am.

Commuters had been waiting for up to an hour but the delays improved to be about 30 minutes mid morning.

A Network Rail spokesman had earlier apologised for the delays.

To find out whether this will impact your journey and to get alternative options planned for you, use the National Rail Enquiries real time Journey Planner or call TrainTracker on 0871 200 49 50.

On the roads a spokesman for Suffolk police said there had been no problems so far today.

The outlook for today is for more blustery and wet weather.

The afternoon should see the rain clear for some brighter spells with highs of 11c (51.8F).

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Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5% hike in 2003.

Campaigners fighting proposals for a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast claim drone footage of Hinkley Point shows what a “massive, life-changing, countryside-destroying intrusion” Sizewell C would be.

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Sixteen homes are to be bought by Colchester Borough Council at an estimated cost of £2.9million in a bid to tackle homelessness – as council tax in the borough is set to rise.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Chelmsford.

Proposals to build a new multi-million pound rail depot at Brantham on the Suffolk/Essex border have been jeopardised because it would force too many trains to use the level crossing at Manningtree station, it has emerged.

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