Travel: Train delays and flooding lead to pre-match disruption

Trains delayed due to signalling problem

Trains delayed due to signalling problem - Credit: Archant

Football supporters faced delays on the way to today’s FA Cup match at Portman Road.

Train passengers faced disruption due to signalling problems at Stowmarket, meaning some fans faced a rush to get to the ground in time for kick-off.

Flooding also made driving difficult along a stretch of road near the Orwell Bridge. Rain fall and the high tide combined to flood a section of the B1456, known as The Strand.


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