Greater Anglia to run extra trains for Ipswich v Norwich derby

Friday, 31 August 2018

Greater Anglia will run special additional trains for football fans travelling to Portman Road this Sunday for the East Anglian derby match.

An additional 09.40 service from Norwich to Ipswich will run, calling at Diss at 09.58 and arriving in Ipswich at 10.21.

After the match, additional trains will leave Ipswich at 14.29, calling at Diss at 14.50 and arriving at Norwich at 15.10, and 14.43 calling at Needham Market at 14.53 and Stowmarket at 14.59.

In addition to the special trains, the scheduled hourly Sunday service between Norwich and Ipswich will operate.

Network Rail is carrying out some engineering work on Sunday between Ipswich and Chelmsford. We are running 64 buses to Ipswich from Ingatestone, Colchester, Manningtree and Felixstowe, to make sure all fans are able to attend the match.

Martin Moran, Greater Anglia’s Commercial Director, said: “We know this match is very important to thousands of our customers, which is why we’re running additional trains and buses. We want to make it as easy as possible for people to attend on Sunday, and there will be extra members of staff helping people with their journeys.”

Customers can obtain full details of train times and fares from: www.greateranglia.co.uk