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Updated: Signalling problems at Shenfield causing rail delays

PUBLISHED: 11:14 13 August 2014 | UPDATED: 11:49 13 August 2014

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

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A signalling problem at Shenfield causing delays on the main rail line between Norwich and London has now been fixed.

The fault was having a major impact on local Metro services between Shenfield and Liverpool Street.

However there knock-on delays remain on other routes between the capital and Braintree, Clacton, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich.

The fault follows on from a points problem in Ipswich this morning, and a series of issues on the rail network over the past week.

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