Train delays after overhead line failure

RAIL passengers are facing delays of up to 90 minutes after an overhead wire failure on the London mainline just north of Ipswich.Train services between Ipswich and Norwich are currently disrupted because of problems in the Claydon area.

RAIL passengers are facing delays of up to 90 minutes after an overhead wire failure on the London mainline just north of Ipswich.

Train services between Ipswich and Norwich are currently disrupted because of problems in the Claydon area.

A spokesman for train operator, One, said replacement buses had been ordered and would be running throughout this afternoon.

He said: “Services between London and Ipswich are running according to the timetable however past this point they have been terminated.

“Buses are in operation between Ipswich and Stowmarket and also between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds to take passengers to Diss, Norwich and Cambridge.

“At the moment senior managers are on a telephone conference with officials from Network Rail to get an idea of the extent of the damage and how long repairs will take.”

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