Service disruption between Needham Market and Stowmarket owing to road vehicle striking a railway bridge earlier and an earlier trespass incident outside Norwich station

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Following a vehicle striking a bridge between Needham Market and Stowmarket all lines are now open

Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.

Disruption is expected until 22:00

Network Rail staff on site have inspected bridge, train services on the move at 18.33

Train services have been further delayed owing to a earlier trespass incident near Norwich station

19.00 Norwich to Liverpool Street was 25 minutes late start but was further delayed by a trespass incident outside Norwich station and is now 38 minutes late and will now call as scheduled to Ipswich then Liverpool Street only.

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 15 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: