Greater Anglia to run extra trains to coincide with Ipswich v Norwich derby

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Football fans can take advantage of extra Greater Anglia services this weekend which will coincide with the Ipswich v Norwich derby at Portman Road.

On Sunday 22 October, the train operator will run additional services at:

  • 10.50 Norwich to Ipswich (calling at Diss)
  • 14.35 Ipswich to Norwich (calling at Diss)
  • 14.20 Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds

Scheduled hourly Sunday service between Norwich and Ipswich will also run as usual.

Customers should note that Network Rail is carrying out essential engineering works between Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Norwich this Sunday.

Extra buses have been organised between Sheringham, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Norwich to help football fans get to the match. Passengers are advised to check before they travel.

Andrew Goodrum, Greater Anglia’s Customer Service Director, said: “We know Sunday is a very important day for football fans in the region and we are putting on extra trains to help them travel to and from the match at Portman Road. We are expecting services to be busy as the derby is always a popular match.

“During big events we work with local organisers to arrange additional services when we can. We are very pleased to be able to run extra services this weekend to help fans attend the match."