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Commuters face cancellations to train services due to fire

PUBLISHED: 06:32 07 August 2018 | UPDATED: 06:43 07 August 2018

The 6.24am train from Norwich to Liverpool Street, which was due into Ipswich at 7.08am was cancelled this morning. Picture: ARCHANT

The 6.24am train from Norwich to Liverpool Street, which was due into Ipswich at 7.08am was cancelled this morning. Picture: ARCHANT

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Train disruption is expected between Colchester and Ipswich this morning following an earlier fire – which damaged signalling equipment.

Services running through Colchester and Ipswich may be cancelled or revised, and disruption is expected until 2pm.

The line-side fire near the railway, which damaged signalling equipment near Colchester, means services in both directions between Liverpool Street and Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich are disrupted.

The following amendments to the morning peak will apply:

A shuttle service will operate between Manningtree and Harwich Town and will commence at 6am from Manningtree and 6:30am from Harwich Town.

6am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street has been cancelled

6.29am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street has been cancelled

6.52am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will start at Colchester (7.13am)

7.03am Stowmarket to London Liverpool Street has been cancelled

7.38am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will start at Colchester (7.38am)

8.11am Stowmarket to London Liverpool Street has been cancelled

8.58am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will start at Colchester

9.53am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will start at Colchester (10.12am)

10.53am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will start at Colchester (11.12am)

Services from London towards Colchester/Ipswich/Norwich

5.40am Colchester to Peterborough starts from Ipswich (6am)

6.15am Colchester to Ipswich cancelled

7.10am Colchester to Ipswich cancelled

7.08am London Liverpool Street to Ipswich will terminate Colchester

7.50am Harwich to Cambridge starts from Ipswich (8.20am)

8.01am London Liverpool Street to Ipswich has been cancelled

8.06am London Liverpool Street to Ipswich will terminate at Colchester

9.02am London Liverpool Street to Ipswich will terminate at Colchester

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