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Update: Normal rail service resumes between Ipswich and Felixstowe after freight train disruption

09:09 03 November 2015

Colchester railway station

Colchester railway station

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Rail passengers faced delays between Ipswich and Felixstowe this morning.

A late running freight train caused the disruption between 6am and 8.45am.

Services were delayed by up to 20 minutes.

Traffic on the A14 is being diverted using the entrance and exti slip roads. Image: Keith Mindham

The A14 is closed in both directions at Bury St Edmunds while police attempt to talk a woman off the bridge at junction 44.

The former Fisons building at Bramford

Trains between Stowmarket and Ipswich are running at reduced speed due to “thick black smoke” coming from a fire in the old Fisons building in Paper Mill Lane, Bramford.

Ronald King, 87, of Cedar Close, Walton-on-the-Naze

A pensioner who shot his 81-year-old wife dead at a care home has been sentenced to six years in a psychiatric hospital.

Abellio Greater Anglia managing director Jamie Burles.

The average speed of trains between London and Ipswich will be cut to just over an hour in three years’ time – but the Ipswich in 60 ambition will depend on Network Rail carrying out improvement work.

An entry in the Suffolk Libraries Bookface competition

Dozens of creative entries have been submitted into the Suffolk Libraries Get Caught Reading and Bookface competitions as a means to inspire readers.

Javid Ahmed, 26, a student, of Fambridge Close, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter with diminished responsibility

A son has pleaded guilty to manslaughter today on the grounds of diminished responsibility after stabbing his mother 37 times in Maldon.

Bury St Edmunds train station.

Concerted calls for a 20-year backlog of repairs to be carried out at the historic Bury St Edmunds railway station are being made, with concern for the fabric of the buildings.

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