Rail services return to normal after debris on overhead wires caused disruption on mainline

Grater Anglia services are delayed because of debris on the overhead lines. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Grater Anglia services are delayed because of debris on the overhead lines. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

Rail service on the region’s mainline have returned to normal after delays caused debris on the overhead line in Suffolk.

Greater Anglia said disruption to its services on the London to Norwich mainline had ended by around 10.45am.

Trains between Stowmarket and Diss had been running at reduced speed due to debris caught on the overhead electric wires.

Greater Anglia said its services could be delayed by up to 15 minutes or revised.

The debris wass reported to be plastic tape that had become wrapped around the overhead wires.

Services from 7am were affected, with some terminating early in Stormarket.

Network Rail staff were expected to be at the site of the obstruction by 9.15am.

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