Broken down freight train

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The broken down freight train is now on the move.

Service is still disrupted.

Following a broken down train earlier today between Thetford and Shippea Hill all lines have now reopened.

Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 22:30 09/11.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.

Specific train service alterations are available here:

Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.

If your journey with us has been delayed by 30 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. Please visit for details

An explanation of the common causes of delays - and what we're doing to reduce their frequency and impact can be found here: