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Rail disruption as car strikes bridge

PUBLISHED: 12:46 08 May 2019 | UPDATED: 12:46 08 May 2019

Greater Anglia services running to and from London Liverpool Street heading through Chelmsford face delays. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Greater Anglia services running to and from London Liverpool Street heading through Chelmsford face delays. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

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Rail passengers travelling between Suffolk, Essex and London face prospects of delays after a car struck a bridge near Chelmsford.

All Greater Anglia services running through Chelmsford - which include trains heading to London Liverpool Street and Stratford - are running at a reduced speed following the collision, causing delays.

Network Rail engineers are en route to the scene to examine the bridge's condition - the extent of any damages is not currently known.

Current delays are between five and 13 minutes long depending on the service.

Greater Anglia expects disruption to continue until 2pm.

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The following services are affected:

11:18 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-On-Sea due 12:44

11:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich due 13:27

11:35 Colchester Town to London Liverpool Street due 12:45

11:48 London Liverpool Street to Braintree due 12:50

12:02 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich due 13:25

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