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Disruption “has now ended” after fallen trees block Lowestoft to Norwich train line

PUBLISHED: 16:47 27 December 2017 | UPDATED: 09:24 28 December 2017

Trains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network Rail

Trains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network Rail

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Commuters travelling between Lowestoft and Norwich were facing delays this afternoon due to fallen trees blocking the line.

Trains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network RailTrains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network Rail

Trees blocked the railway at Oulton Broad North, causing multiple cancellations, but Network Rail were quickly on site to cut down and remove the obstruction.

As of 3.28pm, all lines have been reopened and trains are now able to run between Norwich and Lowestoft.

Trains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network RailTrains between Lowestoft and Norwich were disrupted this afternoon after trees fell on the line at Oulton Broad North. Picture: Network Rail

Greater Anglia tweeted at 4.32pm to say the earlier disruption cause by the blockage has now ended.

Once the tree was cleared, the first train running from Norwich to Lowestoft was the 3.50pm service, whilst the first train from Lowestoft to Norwich will be the 4.48pm service.


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