Disruption after lorry strikes bridge near Needham Market

The low bridge at Needham Market

The low bridge at Needham Market

Rail lines were blocked at Needham Market earlier today after a vehicle struck a bridge near the town.

Abellio Greater Anglia reported the incident at around 11.30am, reporting that a lorry had collided with the low bridge on the B1078 by Needham Market.

Services between Norwich and London Liverpool Street and Ipswich and Cambridge were affected by the collision, but following work by Network Rail engineers, the lines reopened at around 11.50am.

The disruption lasted until shortly before 1pm.


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