Train woe continues with major disruption to services

Greater Anglia passengers face cancellations on the first day of increased rail fares. Picture: GREA

Greater Anglia passengers face cancellations on the first day of increased rail fares. Picture: GREATER ANGLIA - Credit: Archant

Train commuters are still facing severe disruption due to major signalling problems across rural routes.

The Ipswich to Peterborough service is suspended until further notice due to a shortage of trains as a result of the signalling fault, Greater Anglia said.

MORE: Greater Anglia and Network Rail promise to restore good service after rail chaosCustomers are advised to travel to Norwich and travel on a train to Ely where their tickets will be accepted on East Midlands Railways services to Peterborough.

Customers can also travel on Ipswich to Cambridge services and then change at Cambridge for a Great Northern service to Ely and change at Ely for an East Midlands service to Peterborough.

There are coaches and minibuses operated by Blue Fox and St Edmunds Travel running between Ely-Peterborough, serving Manea, March and Whittlesea.

Services between Ipswich and Felixstowe have resumed following earlier disruption.


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Greater Anglia and Network Rail apologised to passengers whose journey has been affected by the disruption.

Specific train service alterations are available here.

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