Greater Anglia to run extra trains for Ipswich v Norwich derby

Published on: Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Last updated: Tuesday, 12 December 2023

Greater Anglia will run special additional trains for football fans travelling to Portman Road this Saturday, 16 December, for the East Anglian derby match.

An additional 09.48 service from Norwich to Ipswich will run, calling at Diss at 10.05 and arriving in Ipswich at 10.25

After the match, an additional train will leave Ipswich at 15.00, calling at Diss at 15.24 and arriving at Norwich at 15.42.

In addition to the special trains, the normal, scheduled half hourly service between Norwich and Ipswich will operate, with the usual two trains per hour.

Norwich fans are encouraged to travel on the special services, or services leaving Norwich at xx.30 to benefit from the fastest journey times.

Martin Moran, Greater Anglia’s Commercial Director, said:

“We know this match is very important to thousands of our customers, which is why we are running additional trains.

“We want to make it as easy as possible for people to attend on Saturday. To save time, passengers are advised to buy tickets online or via the Greater Anglia app before they travel. Groups of three of more people can save a third on fares with GroupSave.”

Customers can obtain full details of train times and fares from: