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

08:33 16 January 2013

Rail delays after signalling fault

Rail delays after signalling fault

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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.

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

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    Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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