Train service disruption Manningtree to Ipswich

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Following animals on the line earlier between Manningtree and Ipswich all lines are now open.

Impact

Train services running through these stations will be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 03:00 29/11.

Customer Advice

Due to the 22:30 Liverpool Street to Norwich service hitting an animal on the line earlier, services will be disrupted.

A rescue train is now moving the train towards Ipswich station at 5 mph.

Services will begin to move again shortly. Train services will be delayed whilst the broken down train moves into a siding at Ipswich.

Incident information:

The 22:30 Liverpool street to Norwich service has hit a deer between Manningtree and Ipswich. This has caused damaged to the air pipes on the train. A rescue train is on route to attach to the train to take it to Ipswich Station.

Further Information

An update will follow within the next 1 hour.

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

Specific train service alterations are available here:

http://www.journeycheck.com/greateranglia/

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 http://www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay 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:

http://www.networkrail.co.uk/timetables-and-travel/delays-explained/