Train Service Disruption in the Westerfield area

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Following an earlier broken down train between Westerfield and Ipswich all lines have now reopened.

Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed or revised. Normal services will be provided as soon as possible.

Train services between Ipswich and Felixstowe and Lowestoft have been disrupted due to an earlier broken down train in the Westerfield area.
The response team have restored power to the unit is now clear of the line.
Rail replacement buses will continue to run on the Felixstowe branch where a train has been cancelled.
Some Ipswich to Lowestoft services may be cancelled and replaced by buses as far as Saxmundham.
Passengers travelling to/from Ipswich to Lowestoft may travel via Norwich.
Passengers travelling on the Felixstowe branch may also travel on the local buses between Ipswich and Felixstowe.

We 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: