Sudbury railway line set to re-open after being ‘taken out of service’

Train services between Sudbury and Marks Tey will be replaced by buses until further notice Picture:

Train services between Sudbury and Marks Tey will be replaced by buses until further notice Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Rail services between Sudbury and Marks Tey are set to resume after a train fault closed the line.

Greater Anglia said that services between the two stations had been suspended as a result of an engine fault on a train earlier this morning.

Services between the two stations had been replaced by buses for much of the morning.

Greater Anglia apologised for the disruption said: “Following a train fault between Sudbury and Marks Tey all lines will be reopened shortly.

“A unit has been sourced and it is on route to Marks Tey.”


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“Train services running to and from these stations may be suspended between Sudbury and Marks Tey. Disruption is expected until further notice.

“The 1st service to run on the Sudbury branch will be the 11:01 Marks Tey to Sudbury.

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“Meanwhile rail replacement bus services will continue to operate on the branch until 11:30.”

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